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Online-only Platforms Are Going Offline With Permanent Spaces

An anonymous reader shares a report: The retailpocalypse started in 2010. It followed the 2008 global recession, with the parallel birth and rise of social media adding fuel to the growth of online shopping. Suburban and rural malls sat empty, underutilized or poorly maintained as the most affected brands lost their customer base in the squeezed middle class. Meanwhile, online retailers thrived without the overhead costs of a physical space. Nearly a decade later, the online-only platforms that ...
Tags: Los Angeles, Tech, Venice, Shopify, Abbot Kinney, Depop, Hunker House, Little Italy Manhattan, Silver Lake LA Read

The 7 Best Outdoor Activities to Try in Los Angeles

When you think of Los Angeles, images of movie stars and expensive hotels probably come to mind. If you’ve never been to this city, it’s easy to think it’s all about the glitz and glamour. But there’s a lot more to LA than Universal Studios. There are literally tons of things to do here, especially outdoor activities. Below, we’ll discuss the best outdoor activities to try in Los Angeles. So whether you’re moving here or are just visiting on vacation, you’ll have a blast. After trying these sev...
Tags: Travel, Usa, Hollywood, California, La, Los Angeles, Manhattan, Pacific Ocean, Malibu, Travel Blog, Michelle, Dodgers, Observatory, Santa Monica Mountains, Griffith, Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Where to spot celebrities in LA

You go to Los Angeles for the blue skies and palm trees, for the inventive California cuisine and iconic attractions — all legit reasons to visit La La Land. But come on, you know you want to see a celeb. Admit it. Sure, an Instagram post of the Walk of Fame will get you a few likes, but coming home with an actual celeb story — “I totally ate tortellini next to Leonardo DiCaprio” — gives you lifetime bragging rights. Tinseltown is always fertile ground for celeb-spotting, but around the Acade...
Tags: Travel, Hollywood, Kerry Washington, Celebrity, Rihanna, California, La, Matt Damon, Los Angeles, Jake Gyllenhaal, Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, Jennifer Aniston, Amy Poehler, Cameron Diaz, Leonardo Dicaprio

dosist’s First-Ever Brick and Mortar Store

Unveiling a sophisticated retail experience in Venice, CA Cannabis company dosist is thinking far beyond how people can enjoy their highs. They’re also interested in redefining the experience of buying cannabis and related products. The Santa Monica-based brand just opened a concept store on Venice‘s Abbot Kinney that is a distillation of their guiding principles of design and wellness, effectively evolving them beyond their popular dosed …
Tags: Design, California, Cannabis, Culture, Retail, Stores, Venice, Santa Monica, Abbot Kinney, Cannabis Culture, Dosist, Mortar Store, Cannabis Retail

11 Airbnb Bungalows To Book For A Dose Of Fresh Air & Sunshine

The word bungalow conjures up costal visions of warm, cozy, and open-air spaces filled with ample amounts of sunshine. Before gaining popularity in SoCal as a novel departure from more classical architecture, the small (often one-story) abodes' etymology traces back to 19th century India when they were first designed as casual resting spots for travelers. Today, this same low-to-the-ground and airy-layout style still captivates wanderlusters across the globe — making it a top refreshing option ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, California, India, Los Angeles, Morocco, Airbnb, Venice, Santa Fe, Santa Barbara, Malibu, Folly Beach, Harbor, Charleston, Phoenix, Honolulu

Bargain Hunter: Humphry Slocombe launches Ice Cream Happy Hour

Humphry Slocombe, an artisanal ice cream shop in Venice, has launched Ice Cream Happy Hour 2-6 p.m. Wednesdays, during which you may purchase a single scoop and get one free for a friend. You may pick from six seasonal flavors, including black sesame, dirty chai and coconut lemon sorbet. The shop is at 1653B Abbot Kinney Blvd. For more information, call 424-387-8161 or go to Related Articles Bargain Hunter: Firehouse Subs is offering free cookies for ...
Tags: Deals, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Venice, Marie Callender, Abbot Kinney, Humphry Slocombe, Free And Cheap, Hollywood Highland Bargain Hunter

Best Free Things to do in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is the United State’s second most populated city and is home to approximately 4 million people. With a vibrant history that dates back to the 1500s. Covering 502 square miles and home to some impressive landmarks, Los Angeles sees temperatures of approximately 58 Fahrenheit in January and 74 Fahrenheit in August. But the weather is not the only advantage of living in Los Angeles. There is so much to see and do in LA that it could be easy to spend a lot of money in a very short time...
Tags: Travel, Usa, California, La, Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Venice, Travel Blog, United State, Hollywood Bowl, Observatory, Hollywood Hills, Griffith Park, Runyon Canyon, Muscle Beach, Venice Boardwalk

Warby Parker Prompts Eight Designers to Design Their Personal Take on the Handheld Mirror

Instead if asking designers to design eyewear, which is what they're known for, Warby Parker recently prompted eight designers to design a complimentary object to their well-known product line—handheld mirrors. Handheld mirrors are something we rarely think about during the eyewear purchasing experience, but they're what we reach for when we need a helping hand in deciding what looks best (because you can't always trust your friends to tell you like it is). After years of use, we thought it was ...
Tags: Design, NYC, La, Warby Parker, Greene, Design News, Abbot Kinney, Brendan Ravenhill, Eric Trine, Fredricks, Chen Chen Kai, Chen Chen Kai Williams, Tom Fruin

A hotel lobby restaurant near LAX tastes like LA — here’s why

Los Angeles is defined by many things: our food, our culture, our traffic. So what’s an Angeleno to do when guests come in from out of town and you want to give them a historical food culture tour but there’s just no way you want to spend a day sitting on the freeway? That’s when it’s time to get social, as in Social Market & Eatery. Executive Chef Thomas O’Keefe speaks while Executive Sous Chef Victor Miguel cooks in the background in the kitchen of Social Market and Eatery at the Los Angel...
Tags: Google, La, Restaurants, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Pink, Pasadena, Southern California, Lax, Santa Monica, Los Angeles International Airport, Caesar, San Fernando Valley, Deli

Don’t Become Overwhelmed – Follow This Los Angeles Weekend Itinerary

Don’t Become Overwhelmed – Follow This Los Angeles Weekend Itinerary | Written By: Lee Visiting Los Angeles can be overwhelming no matter how many times you’ve visited. There’s so much to try and take in and receiving a few recommendations is always appreciated, so asked me to share mine. Below I’ll tell you about some of my old standards and a few new things I took part in that I think you should check out. So, get out your walking shoes and at least one sparkly dress but no worri...
Tags: Travel, Hollywood, Parenting, La, US, Los Angeles, Expedia, Venice Beach, Don, Venice Italy, Lee, Pauline, Franklin Ave, Ventura Blvd, Reese, Donkey Kong

1965 Shelby Mustangs and Clothing, Get ‘em Now

A little more than 50 years after Carroll Shelby and his merry band of designers, fabricators, racers, and hot rodders built the original racing versions of the ’65 Shelby G.T. 350 Mustang, a small nucleus of that group is putting the band back together to design and produce a Ford Motor Company and Shelby American authorized “tribute” or “continuation” run of those R-Model Mustangs. The gang is called the Original Venice Crew, because the first round of those cars, back in the day, was built at...
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Save money on LA trip

LA can be an expensive place to explore — it’s a sprawling city and the transportation system is less than great. On the flip side, the weather is fantastic, it has one of the most exciting culinary and art scenes in the country right now, and it’s a great city if you love the outdoors. Luckily, there are a ton of ways to save a few bucks so you don’t have to break the bank when traveling to Los Angeles. 1. Ride the LA Metro. While the transportation system in LA isn’t quite as evolved as o...
Tags: Travel, California, La, Los Angeles, Leo, Disneyland, Legoland, Kogi, All, Metro, Santa Monica, Grove, Roy Choi, Marina del Rey, Santa Monica Mountains, Getty Center

Google Home Mini Donut Shops Pop Up in NY/LA

Google is promoting its new donut-sized Mini smart speaker with donut-filled pop-ups that start opening this weekend. As noted Friday on Instagram, “Today we launched our new donut-sized #GoogleHome Mini, and we built a donut shop to celebrate. On tour now in the U.S. and Canada, get a taste before it hits stores.” Today we launched our new donut-sized #GoogleHome Mini, and we built a donut shop to celebrate. On tour now in the U.S. and Canada, get a taste before it hits stores →
Tags: Google, New York, Technology, Uncategorized, Advertising, Digital, Indianapolis, Chicago, Canada, Brooklyn, Michigan, Venice, Ai, Smart Home, Oklahoma City, Duncan

Abbot Kinney Festival: Here’s the lineup for Sunday

The lineup is set for Sunday’s 33rd Abbot Kinney Festival, which brings four stages of music — including the likes of Brightside, Matt Ellis, Thumpasaurus and Blue-Eyed Son — to a mile-long stretch of Venice’s Abbot Kinney Boulevard. Along with the music, which includes on stage devoted to kids, the festival features vendors, food trucks, booths, kids’ rides and games and three beer gardens. The event is free and all-ages. Here are the set times: Andalusia Stage 10:15AM – Lucky Penny 11:00AM – L...
Tags: Music, News, Venice, Andalusia, Samba, Matt Ellis, Andrew, Gisella, Brightside, Abbot Kinney, Cristina Vane, Thumpasaurus, Steve McCormick, Abbot-Kinney Festival, Blue-Eyed Son, Brightside Matt Ellis Thumpasaurus

Best Airbnbs in Los Angeles

YOU CAN’T AFFORD to live in Los Angeles, neither can anyone else really. Live the Hollywood or Malibu life vicariously through the vast sea of Airbnb rentals available at your fingertips. Pretend that you’re a celebrity for a day — go ahead, you can literally rent Charlie Chaplin or Harry Houdini’s old haunts, so have at it! Silver Lake Silver Lake is the land of the hipsters, where dudes in man buns and Intelligentsia coffee purists roam freely as they munch on meals crafted from the most loc...
Tags: Travel, Hollywood, La, Los Angeles, Italy, Airbnb, Venice, Nicaragua, Pacific, Cw, Charlie Chaplin, Malibu, Silver Lake, All, Chiang Mai, West Hollywood

This Swedish Brand Is Giving Corduroy A Sexy Makeover

It's been a while since the words "wow, cute corduroy pants!" have been uttered by anyone under middle age. The closest most millennials have come to the fabric in recent years is perhaps the memory of a beloved, clumsy teddy-bear, and you know, that doesn't really count. But this is the year 2017 which seems to be in the running towards becoming America's Next Top Trend Reviver. While we've yet to see the Kendalls, Gigis, and Haileys of the world, there's no doubt this fabric is inching its wa...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, America, Paris, Stockholm, Happy Socks, Soho, Greg Brady, Marcia Marcia Marcia, le Marais, J Lindeberg, Abbot Kinney, Kendalls Gigis, Haileys, Cords Co

We Had No Idea This Is What "Smashbox" Actually Means

Raise your hand if you watched The Hills (don't be ashamed, now). Real fans can probably remember an early scene in which Audrina Patridge dutifully manned the front desk at Smashbox Studios... before Lo Bosworth landed a similar gig years later. That same space is where Lauren Conrad organized a photoshoot for her first "big girl" job at People's Revolution. Even if we only saw bits and pieces of the studio on TV, Smashbox seemed like the dopest place to work.But Smashbox is way more than just...
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, Music, California, Local, Davis, Venice, West Coast, Lauren Conrad, Judy Garland, Audrina Patridge, Dean, Lo Bosworth, Smashbox, Max Factor, Abbot Kinney

What to do in California

California has a myriad of interesting and beautiful destinations within its borders. This can make it much harder to plan a trip. We’ve put together some highlights for you, from the lesser known to the celebrated, here is a little help to get you started. Editor’s note: These spots are all taken directly from travelstoke®, a new app from Matador that connects you with fellow travelers and locals, and helps you build trip itineraries with spots that integrate seamlessly into Google Maps and ...
Tags: Travel, Google, Colorado, California, La, Sacramento, Los Angeles, San Francisco, United States, Venice, Oakland, Google Maps, Sonoma, Pacific, Pacific Ocean, Sierra Nevada

5 Essentials For Selling Out Your Hometown Show

For an even somewhat established band,  it may seem as though selling out a show in your hometown would be effortless. Such is not the case, however, and doing so requires significant effort. Here we look at five helpful tips to guarantee your next hometown show is packed to the gills. ______________________________ Guest post by Angela Mastrogiacomo of the ReverbNation Blog Every artist longs for the experience of playing to a sold-out crowd. The imagined cheers from your most loya...
Tags: Facebook, Music, Instagram, San Francisco, Guest Post, Paul Mccartney, Ethan Kaplan, Music Business, Live & Touring, Greensboro, Angela Mastrogiacomo, Abbot Kinney, D.I.Y, Vanwave, Travis Hayes

Ojai: weekend escape from LA

When you need an escape from the city life, Ojai is the perfect quaint destination. Just over 80 miles north of Los Angeles, Ojai is more than just a wine stop and spa-saturated getaway. Ojai’s charm lies in the small town feel — a tight-knit community of local farmers, producers, small business owners and residents –  combined with lush landscapes and sweeping mountain views which provide a plethora of ways to relax and unwind from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Here are our top pick...
Tags: Travel, South Korea, Travel Planning, Greece, California, La, Boston, John, Mediterranean, Bart, Douglas, Azu, Ventura, Jennifer, Leila, Ojai

12 offbeat L.A. experiences

1. Visit the birthplace of L.A. Photo: mcflygoes88mph Take a trip back to the city’s 18th-century beginnings at downtown’s El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument, commemorating the Spanish settlement that ultimately became Los Angeles. While most people are drawn to the hustle, bustle, and bright colors of Olvera Street’s open-air market, or to the celebratory music and dancing in the nearby plaza, it’s also worth checking out the quieter side of history. My pick is the rustic Avila A...
Tags: Travel, Martha Stewart, Los Angeles, Beverly Hills Hotel, Paramount Pictures, David Lynch, Paramount, Walt Disney, All, Old Town, Venice Beach, Don, Clifton, Bob Hope, Masonic Lodge, Hardy

Alchemie Spa, Santa Monica

The other week, I took the 5 to the 10 and found myself in another world: the Alchemie spa in Santa Monica. I don’t often go to Santa Monica as I like my beach days people free, so to me this part of the world is but a traffic jam in between Abbot Kinney and Malibu. But not anymore… Now I’ve discovered Alchemie spa, I’m pretty sure Santa Monica is going to see a lot more of me. Alchemie opened a few years ago with the idea of bringing a sustainable ethos to the spa game. And do you know what ...
Tags: Fashion, United States, Malibu, Santa Monica, Monica, Abbot Kinney, Alchemie, Alchemie Spa Santa Monica

Kev Choice - 1. Feel The Love (feat. Viveca Hawkins)

Words by Annie Bacon If you missed it last month, the Band-to-Band Relay is part of The Bay Bridged’s ongoing desire to curate and deepen your awareness of your local music scene. We know you’re oversaturated, and we… (in post The Bay Bridged Band-To-Band Relay: Abbot Kinney to Kev Choice from The Bay Bridged. More by this artist at )
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Antique Naked Soul - Warrior

Words by Annie Bacon If you missed it last month, the Band-to-Band Relay is part of The Bay Bridged’s ongoing desire to curate and deepen your awareness of your local music scene. We know you’re oversaturated, and we… (in post The Bay Bridged Band-To-Band Relay: Abbot Kinney to Kev Choice from The Bay Bridged. More by this artist at )
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Fantastic Negrito - 07 In The Pines

Words by Annie Bacon If you missed it last month, the Band-to-Band Relay is part of The Bay Bridged’s ongoing desire to curate and deepen your awareness of your local music scene. We know you’re oversaturated, and we… (in post The Bay Bridged Band-To-Band Relay: Abbot Kinney to Kev Choice from The Bay Bridged. More by this artist at )
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Abbot Kinney - It's the Middle of the Night

Words by Annie Bacon If you missed it last month, the Band-to-Band Relay is part of The Bay Bridged’s ongoing desire to curate and deepen your awareness of your local music scene. We know you’re oversaturated, and we… (in post The Bay Bridged Band-To-Band Relay: Abbot Kinney to Kev Choice from The Bay Bridged. More by this artist at )
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5×5: Los Angeles

All the best hangouts, in all the best cities, from the locals who know…  First stop on next week’s FP Lets Move tour — Los Angeles! After a day full of meditation and potion sampling, consider treating yourself the way the locals do. We reached out to five Free People employees from the LA area to give you in the in’s and out’s of all their favorite spots. Erica Contreras: Los Angeles District Visual Manager @_iamerica_ The Broad –  221 S. Grand Ave. Downtown Los Angeles, CA 90012  The n...
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Remodeled 5 bedroom. 4 bath, washer/dryer/dishwasher in unit. New hardwood floors. Separate patio and storage. One block to Abbot Kinney shopping and restaurants, Skylight, bright and sunny. Pets allow. Visit us for appointment to view
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Yours, Mine, and Eternity's Man

Even as a young man, Leonard Cohen was old. Listen to him on his first album singing the instantly memorable first line of Suzanne, and you hear a world-weariness, the sigh of an elder sage, that would seem unbecoming in a young singer-songwriter were it not for the level of insight evidenced in his lyrics.  It's not just the deep bass register he adopted as time went by, but the entirety of his persona: the sober, rabbinical pose at the altar of keyboard or guitar, the spare and simple fol...
Tags: Leonard Cohen, Peter, Cohen, Leonard, Suzanne, Screenwriting, Abbot Kinney

The 4 Benefits Of Married Sex You Didn't See Coming

I meet my friend Geraldine at a hip, local eatery in the heart of Abbot Kinney in Venice Beach. Over our poached kale and egg salads with a side of chickpeas I notice my firecracker friend is uncharacteristically glum. "I think I'm ready to hang up my boots," Geraldine sighs. "Are you moonlighting as the Electric Horseman and you didn't tell me?" I query hopefully. (I've looked everywhere for that soundtrack and it no longer exists! Has anyone told Redford about this?!) (You'll always be my fi...
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