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Saturday
May182019

Citywide - SaMo Pride announces robust calendar of family-friendly programming

SMDP:  Downtown Santa Monica, the Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica Place and the City of Santa Monica, are unveiling a calendar of fun, family-friendly events and experiences for the first-ever, SaMo PRIDE. More than 20 events throughout the month of June will celebrate the LGBTQ+ community, individuality, inclusivity and love in every color, anchored by a nightly display of lights spanning the Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica Place, the historic Santa Monica Pier Bridge and City Hall.

“The inaugural SaMo PRIDE celebration will bring our community value of inclusion to life through a lineup of opportunities for all ages,” said Mayor Gleam Davis. “We look forward to having the community and our neighbors come out to help inaugurate what we hope becomes a new annual tradition in Santa Monica.”  Read more >

Monday
Feb182019

A guide to the best wine in Downtown SM

Santa Monica Centric:  Ahh, National Drink Wine Day (February 18) … a special day dedicated to our favorite boozy bev. From syrahs to sauv blancs to buttery chardonnays, there's no excuse not to celebrate.

Looking for the perfect place to stop and smell the rosé in Downtown Santa Monica this holiday? There are more than a few fabulous spots to sip, swirl, and clink your glass, so we used Yelp to read between the wines and find the best of the best.  Read on...

Saturday
Feb022019

Most Loved voting opens this month

SM Daily Press:  Local shoppers can now vote for their favorite Santa Monica businesses with the start of the annual Most Loved contest.

During the month of February, businesses will compete in 32 categories. The public is encouraged to vote in as many categories as they can and participants who vote for more than 15 categories, will be entered to win a Most Loved Raffle Prize.

“Many of our local businesses have an impressive following of dedicated, loyal customers.  And this is deservedly so, they are offering great customer service along with goods and services that we need and want,” said Jennifer Taylor, Buy Local SM Committee Chair. “The Most Loved SM contest is a great way to celebrate customer loyalty and also recognize best practice in customer service.”  Read full article>

Wednesday
Dec052018

Main Street

SM Mirror/ Edify TV Video:  Main Street Vacancies - A great reminder on the importance of buying and eating locally in support of our local businesses so we don't lose any more.

https://smmirror.com/2018/12/main-street-vacancies/

https://smmirror.com/2018/12/why-are-businesses-on-main-street-closing/

Saturday
Sep082018

BUY LOCAL Health and Fitness Festival