Fun Events

Get fit with SIX:02 in Santa Monica

It’s always great finding new and exciting places to work out in Santa Monica. Plus, it’s always easier, at least for me, working out in a group versus alone. I mean, if I go to the gym alone, I last …

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Whole Life Balance Santa Monica

Read all the way to the end of the post for a special offer exclusively for SantaMonicaCentric.com readers! The greater Los Angeles area boasts numerous yoga and Pilates studios, life coach offices, personal training gyms, nutritional counseling centers and spas, …

Food & Drinks

Santa Monica Bike Center’s new tours

Summer is around the corner, and you can get a unique look at Santa Monica this season by trying out one of the Santa Monica Bike Center’s walking or biking tours. After hearing the buzz around these experiences, I decided …

Food & Drinks

Michael’s goes casual

For many, Michael’s restaurant on Third Street was a place reserved for the special occasion. The menu was higher end, and so was the clientele. I’m talking power lunches featuring power suits, big shoulder pads and big hair. The prices …

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Downtown Santa Monica businesses go green

In Santa Monica, being green is a way of life, or at least we like to think so. People brag about how sustainable they are, whether it’s driving an electric car, cutting beef out of their diets, installing low-flow toilets …

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Santa Monica lunch spots with free parking

Driving into Santa Monica for a lunch meeting? If you’re looking for something quick, affordable, and easily accessible, then you’ve come to the right place. Santa Monica has nine parking structures in Downtown. Each garage allows for 90 minutes of …

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A walkable Downtown Santa Monica

When I decided to move to the Los Angeles area, it was important to me to find a walkable community. Coming from Chicago, I had everything I needed within a one-mile radius. L.A. is much more spread out than Chicago, …

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Kabbalah comes to Downtown Santa Monica

When you think about it, finding Om in Santa Monica can be just around the next corner. My latest Ohm moment was when I found myself on Second Street last Tuesday night in time for the ribbon cutting and grand …