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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Abbot Kinney Festival 2013

Abbot Kinney Festival 2013

Narry a Place to Park. Abbot Kinney Festival Started at 10 am. By noon, it was packed. But a few hours later, it was really packed, and when the crowd...

Duncan, Stenger, Tantau Receive The Spirit of Venice Awards

Oscar Duncan, the young man who was killed June of last year in Oakwood, was awarded the award posthumously.  Michael Stenger, the consummate volunteer,...

Triathlon Bikers Race Thru Venice

Triathlon Bikers Race Thru Venice

Bikers head up Venice Blvd for the second leg of the Herbalife Triathlon that started with an ocean swim at 6:50 am. Bikers were racing to the running...

My Corner, Buddy!

My Corner, Buddy!

Mr. Marine is back and doesn’t want to share. This was taken at the Lincoln-Washington southwest corner, Walgreens, and thru the car window.  Video...

Sunday–Abbot Kinney Festival at 10 am; Herbalife Triathlon Starts at 6:50 am

Tomorrow before the Abbot Kinney Festival starts at 10 am, the Herbalife Triathlon will begin with the closing of Venice Blvd east bound from 6 am. Venice...

Venice Film Festival

Venice Film Festival

Banner says it all!

Speaking of Short-Term Rentals

Speaking of Short-Term Rentals

This is a one-bedroom, one-bath display on Abbot Kinney that Airbnb is using as publicity to sign up customers—those who want to rent and those who have...

Two Abbot Kinney Projects Take Aim at Traffic Flow, Parking

Two Abbot Kinney Projects Take Aim at Traffic...

Developers come to Venice and want to replicate the quaintness of Abbot Kinney, yet these people try the following projects. 812 Main   One proposed at...

SM Airport-to-Park Meet

A meeting will be held Thursday, 3 October 6 to 9 pm at 1343 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica. In July 2015, the City of Santa Monica’s 1984 agreement with...

It’s One Gigantic Salad on Abbot Kinney

It’s One Gigantic Salad on Abbot Kinney

It is like walking thru a gigantic salad with chickens—not chicken.  Or maybe it is a bunch of gigantic boxed salads with chickens, and once again—not...