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 …

Night Life

Best Downtown New Year’s Eve Parties

Stressing about New Year’s Eve? Putting an insane amount of pressure on yourself to do something epic? Let me help.   Here’s a brief roundup of some Downtown New Year’s Eve events to help you make plans for the most …

Vinyl Nights at The Georgian Hotel

Sure, Spotify and Pandora can curate a holiday music mix, but they can’t touch the classic sound of needle-meets-vinyl. This holiday season, The Georgian Hotel is unwrapping a great holiday tradition with vintage flair – classic winter cocktails, beloved holiday albums, and …

Arts, Lit, Music, Theatre

Flaunt your comedy chops

Calling all aspiring comedians. M.i.’s Westside Comedy Theater in Downtown Santa Monica is having its 4th Annual Westside Stand-Up Showdown! It’s a comedy competition for all stand-ups. The shows will be January 25-29, with the finals on February 7, but …

Fun Events

ICE at Santa Monica’s Grand Opening

With abundant sunshine still in the forecast, Downtown Santa Monica is hunkering down for a winter of fun with the return of ICE at Santa Monica. The premier outdoor skating destination marks the turn of the holiday season and gives Los Angeles …

Food & Drinks

Beware of Zombies in DTSM…

Halloween is next Friday, which means you have no excuse. None of this, “But I have to work tomorrow” garbage. You need to be out and about scaring the crap out of people. Don’t know what to do? We have …

Fashion

What Are You Going to be for Halloween?

DTSM Has Your Costume Covered. While Downtown Santa Monica doesn’t have a traditional costume store, there are still plenty of options for those searching for the perfect Halloween getup.   If you’re like me and you don’t want to drop …