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Gimme my Green Christmas - EcoGift Expo

By Aaron S., published on Dec 13, 2007

Even if my strip dreidel game ended last night with my pants off, the holiday cheer rages on for most of the city. The spiked apple cider is broowing, zig-zag wrappers now come in Christmas colors, and the dwarf-sized skating rink in Santa Monica is open for business. But the holidays, whatever your religion, are about presents – getting or giving. This weekend only, you’ll be able to get your fix at the Eco Gift Shopping Festival, taking place at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium at 1855 Main Street. Doors are open from 9-8 on Saturday, and 9-5 on Sunday. Whether you’re struggling to... (more)

Tags: religion, jazz, santa monica

By yesteryear, published on Dec 10, 2007

Santa Monica, CA - One million disgruntled boyfriends marched outside the home of British singer-songwriter James Blunt Thursday to protest the unrealistic expectations of devotion, admiration and respect his songs have inspired in legions of shrill, angry girlfriends around the world. Blunt's single "You're Beautiful", which held the number-one spot on Billboard's Top 100 in both the United States and the UK in 2005, has since been blamed for the termination of over 86,000 long term relationships in both countries, as well as in Canada. "We will no longer stand by and allow this man's music... (more)

Tags: california, police, music, santa monica

At Home, She Feels Like A Tourist

By thermos62000, published on Sep 28, 2007 cream in your panties. Do yourself a favor: Go over the hill and check it out. Book Soup is a little slice of heaven. At any given time, you could walk in amidst the reading of an amazing work. I could spend HOURS there. Oh, wait...I think I have. 'Nuff said. Fiesta Cantina on Santa Monica: Apparently, no one here owns a shirt. I could identify guys' nips in a line-up. Their music playlist includes Madonna and G 'n' R. And after a couple of Cadillac Margaritas, you won't care that you're the only straight girl amongst a plethora of uber-hot gay men. The Belmont: Yeah, it ... (more)

Tags: los angeles, hollywood, music, gay, santa monica

Giving It Up At Dorothy's Surrender

By VeroniqueChevalier, published on Sep 22, 2007

There is this little retail establishment in WeHo, on Santa Monica Blvd. just east of Crescent Heights, which has, at times, given me the sneaking suspicion that I might really be a drag queen trapped in a woman's body. (BTW, there is no truth to that MySpace rumor that I am a trannie, but it has made for a fun addition to the certain je ne sais quoi that is Veronique CheVALier, The "Weird VAL" of Cabaret, my performance persona). Anyway, the first time I walked into the gift emporium called Dorothy's Surrender, was to kill time whilst awaiting the first of many a futile blind, (or rather, Internet,... (more)

Tags: disney, myspace, gay, restaurant, traffic, santa monica

The Saga Continues: Lohan's Says She's Innocent

By Sheena B, published on Jul 25, 2007

Lindsay Lohan professes her innocence today after being arrested early Tuesday morning for driving under the influence with a suspended license and drug procession. Lohan, who recently turned 21, was arrested in Santa Monica and released on bail. The actress claims that she was being chased by the mother of a former assistant that quit earlier that day. A small amount of cocaine was somehow found in Lohan's pockets during a pre-booking process. Even though Lohan states that the drugs were not her’s and she do not do drugs, why was they in her possession? Maybe they were planted. Who knows.... (more)

Tags: movie, police, hollywood, lindsay lohan, santa monica

La Lohan Letdown

By rjlight, published on Jul 25, 2007

...who feels sorry for the girl, but I do. Let's face it, she's had one messy upbringing, and too much money and success too fast. It's less than two weeks since she has gotten out of rehab, and Lindsay Lohan has a new mugshot all over the news. Early this morning at approximately 2:15am in Santa Monica, Lindsay Lohan was arrested with a blood alcohol level of around .13, and a stash of cocaine in her jeans pocket. There is still confusion as to what was going on--some reports have stated she was chasing a former assistant; however, the latest report states that she was actually the one... (more)

Tags: movie, hollywood, lindsay lohan, santa monica

Do You Like Good Music?

By Ricky Ricardo, published on Jul 15, 2007

Do You Like Good Music? Santa Monica, CA. - “I Like Good Music; Any Kind of Music” this is the title of a song by the O’Jays. The title of this song describes my taste in music. You have probably notice that all of the articles that I have written pertains to various genres of music. I greeted the line-up for the 23rd Annual Twilight Dance Series presented by Amoeba Music on the Santa Monica Pier with excitement. The best concerts on the bay are back, featuring an eclectic line-up of leading new artist and well loved favorites. The Santa Monica Pier marks the beginning of summer with incredible... (more)

Tags: miami, hip-hop, california, music, santa monica

Remembering to Walk: the Santa Monica Steps

By AM Nelson, published on Jul 9, 2007

I felt healthier already as her exhaust breath filled my nose with mint undernotes. I had found the Santa Monica steps. Sweaty accomplishment greeted my arrival. I wondered if my face would be aglow with Christmas spirit upon ascent. The gentle knee creak of my snowboard accident, the pull of my torn ankle ligament, the steering wheel shoulder tension...yes, I was long overdue for a local favorite worth remembering. The Santa Monica steps located at the end of 4th Street at San Vicente create a local gathering of stretching, panting, and exercising. Even cyclists gaffing plastic water... (more)

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iWaited: My Pursuit of an iPhone

By Phoenix, published on Jul 2, 2007

...Apple stores and 60 AT&T stores—where gadget gurus could be among the first to get their hands on the coveted device. My quest for an iPhone, (not for myself, but for my boss,) began at 10:00 AM Friday morning. I arrived at the Apple store on the 3rd Street Promenade in Santa Monica, California, expecting a crowd, but not prepared for the 150+ person line that had already formed outside the store. As I walked nearly a block to the end of the line, I noticed people were passing the time by playing cards and board games, some were reading, others were surfing the web... (more)

Tags: iphone, california, santa monica

Run for your life!

By Jen, published on Jun 9, 2007

After 6 months of Friday nights spent in an early bed so that I could greet the dawn with the crisp Santa Monica morning air filling my ever expanding lungs I was ready, and on March 4, 2007 I crossed the finish line of the Los Angeles City Marathon. As my friend and I huffed and puffed our way along the oft-times entertaining, sometimes dreary 26.2 mile course there was nary a moment that a young person in a bright turquoise hat and singlet couldn’t be spotted or their laughter heard. These middle and high school kids were members of a group called Students Run L.A. Students Run L.A. began... (more)

Tags: los angeles, santa monica

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