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Santa Monica Centric’s new look

If you’re a loyal fan of this blog, you probably noticed something a little different about it recently. A new smoodle! That’s right, we updated the look a bit, but are still bringing you the best content, whether it’s the …

Miscellany

HI-Santa Monica hostel a bargain buy

Having secured an internship with Downtown Santa Monica, Inc., I find myself residing in the Hostelling International on 2nd Street until I find something a bit more “permanent.” While there are many differences between a hotel and a hostel, one …

Food & Drinks

Valentine’s Day dinner deals

We all want to show our love and appreciation for our significant others come Valentine’s Day. I mean, what choice do we have, right? We either participate or spend the week — maybe the month or more — in the …

Sonoma Wine Garden to offer live music

As if I needed another excuse to drink. Now Sonoma Wine Garden at Santa Monica Place combines live entertainment with their unbeatable selection of vino and scrumptious food. Every Friday night they’ll have something new to entertain you, whether that …

Fashion

Gallery embraces art of window displays

I was walking along Ocean Avenue the other day to get some fresh air and stretch my legs, having recently read a study regarding the health impacts of living a sedentary lifestyle, when I stumbled upon a brightly colored window …

Food & Drinks

Exploring Downtown Santa Monica’s Cocktail Culture

Downtown Santa Monica is known for its amazingly fresh and creative culinary experiences, so why should its cocktail offerings be any different?   Come and experience these liberating libations this month with two rad events guaranteed to tickle the taste …

Food & Drinks

dineLA’s Restaurant Week is back!

Foodies rejoice! dineL.A.’s Restaurant Week is back. Time to put on the elastic-waist pants and hit up all those restaurants you’ve been dying to try, but at a fraction of the price.   For those who have been living in …