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Thursday
Sep062018

This Weekend: Walk with the Mayor Protem to the Buy Local Health & Fitness Festival!

Santa Monica SPOKE:  Come visit us at Santa Monica Spoke, Santa Monica Safe Routes to School, GoSaMo Team, and the Santa Monica Safe Street Alliance AND SO MUCH MORE. We will host another fun bike & small wheels obstacle safety course and bike safety checks by Performance Bicycle for the kids. Free and low cost helmets and lots of materials and information to share! A day of healthy outdoor activities for all ages!  Read more >

Friday
Jul272018

Revamped Montana Art Walk brings change and more to Santa Monica

SM Daily Press:  The annual Montana Avenue Art Walk returns to Santa Monica this year, July 28, bringing change in its size and giving merchants more creative freedom in an effort to expand the event to festival-size and attract more visitors.

For the uninitiated, the Montana Avenue Art Walk is just what it sounds like: a walk around Montana Avenue, supporting local artists and their work as well as merchants along the street. It’s a ten block stretch with typically around 150 shops participating. It has traditionally been held during a weekday evening.

While the Art Walk hasn’t changed much since its inception, this year, Montana Avenue Merchants Association (MAMA) president Ryan Ole Hass wanted to revamp the event.   Read more >

Thursday
Jun072018

30 Things To Do In Santa Monica With Kids

MommyPoppins.com:  Whether you're a lucky family living in one of America's most popular tourist destinations, or a lucky tourist who's just arrived in Santa Monica, finding the fun in this gem of a SoCal seaside town isn't hard. When tourists from other countries imagine Los Angeles, what they're really picturing is Santa Monica. When Santa Monicans imagine Los Angeles, they just stay in Santa Monica. Between the miles of beaches, the wonderful and numerous city parks, and the inviting pedestrian zones, you might not need help finding a day's activities in Santa Monica; but if you do, we've got 30 great ideas for you.  Read more > >

Wednesday
Mar142018

Ride with Mayor, multi-modal in March

SM Spoke:  Ride with the Mayor is going multi-modal with two great options in March –
Plus, HandleBar Happy Hour #HBHH at Lunetta All Day – Everyone Welcome!  Read more >

Thursday
Jan112018

Model shop celebrates 70 years of building community

Santa Monica Daily Press:  A spotlight of Evett's Model Shop on Ocean Park Boulevard.  Read more >