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Santa Monica Symposium

On September 17th, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., local residents, intrigued tourists, curious students and downtown enthusiasts will gather at the historic Santa Monica Bay Woman’s Club at 4th & Wilshire in Santa Monica for an evening featuring guest speakers who will educate …

Vintage DTSM

The Story of Third Street Promenade: Part 3

The success soon spread to neighboring streets. Restaurants began lining Ocean Avenue, new hotels opened in or near Downtown and new apartment buildings began rising on the outlying streets. “The Promenade’s success was a tremendous shot in the arm for …

Arts, Lit, Music, Theatre

Sonic Submarine: Meet Your DJs

The Sonic Submarine event is in a few weeks and Downtown Santa Monica is gearing up for a funky anniversary party on September 20th. The Promenade will be transformed into an outdoor music festival, complete with staging, lighting, and entertainment. Our captains of music …

Food & Drinks

Surf and Turf: Best Seafood on the Promenade

In anticipation of Downtown Santa Monica’s Sonic Submarine event — celebrating its silver anniversary — the nautical themed party got me thinking about the sea. Which lead me to to think about seafood. Maybe because it was noon and I …