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Monday
May072018

Congratulations to our Most Loved Santa Monica Business Winners of 2018

Seascape:  Thanks to everyone who voted in the 5th Annual Most Loved Santa Monica Businesses Contest!  Created to encourage people to shop, eat and play locally, this contest is an initiative of the Buy Local Santa Monica Committee and the Santa Monica Daily Press, in partnership with our local business improvement districts (Downtown SM, Main St, Montana Ave + Pico Blvd), the SM Chamber, SM Pier Corp., the SM Travel + Tourism and the City of Santa Monica.  Read more (p. 11) >

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 >

Tuesday
Nov212017

The Santa Monica Gift Guide

City of Santa Monica Blog:  You have the opportunity to "vote with your dollars" this holiday season. Every year, Buy Local Santa Monica puts together the Tis the Season to Buy Local Gift Guide. If you're not familiar, Buy Local is a campaign by the Santa Monica business community and the City of Santa Monica to encourage supporting local businesses. A 2008 study by Civic Economics found for every $10 spent at a Santa Monica business, almost $7 stays in the community. 

The Buy Local Gift Guide is packed with ideas, so we pulled a few of our favorites guaranteed to make any Santa Monica resident cheerful (and pleased that you supported local business). 

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Wednesday
Oct042017

Buy Local Health + Fitness Festival 2017 Highlights Video

 September 9, 2017

Produced by City TV for the Buy Local Santa Monica Committee, the City of Santa Monica + the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce.  Enjoy!

Monday
Sep182017

Wellbeing Fest Reaches New Heights--Health & Fitness Event Returns Bigger at New Location

Westside Today:  The annual Health & Fitness Festival returned Saturday Sept. 9 to Santa Monica, this year at its new Christina Reed Emerson Park location. Each year, the event, which is co-produced by the City of Santa Monica, the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce, Buy Local Santa Monica and the Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation, invites local businesses and organizations to come together for a community event focused on the wellbeing of Santa Monica locals.

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