Last week I finally made it back to Venice Beach after 3 years. I fell in love with this place when I visited for the first time in 2012 and have been dying to go back after my last visit in 2014. I stayed at the wonderful Samesun Venice Beach, right at the beach, Boardwalk… Read More Los Angeles. Back to Venice Beach!
The Bergamot Station in Santa Monica is the largest art gallery and cultural complex in Southern California. The former rail depot hosts about 30 galleries, a cafè, some shops and the Santa Monica Museum of Art. About the history of the Bergamot Station: “Bergamot Station is the historical name for the site on which the gallery complex… Read More Santa Monica. Bergamot Station and the Santa Monica Museum of Art.
Tongva Park is a newly built park in Downtown Santa Monica, close to the beach, the Santa Monica Pier, 3rd Street Promenade and Santa Monica Place. Named for the Tongva people who have lived in the Los Angeles area for thousands of years, the park provides lawns and walkways, picnic tables, fountains, playgounds and futuristic… Read More Santa Monica. The Tongva Park.
The art initiative “Beautify Earth” commissions public and private art projects from previously overlooked and unempowered sources for the purpose of instilling community pride in impoverished or neglected communities, such as Rockaway Beach in New York, South Central in Los Angeles and the Lincoln Boulevard in Venice Beach and Santa Monica. On the latter one… Read More Santa Monica / Venice Beach. Beautify Earth and the Corner Of Love.
During my stay in Venice Beach I walked over to Santa Monica every day. To visit the pier, 3rd Street Promenade and Santa Monica Place and the Bergamot Station. But mostly because I like the walk itself, whether it’s walking along the boardwalk and the bike path passing beautiful hotels and the original muscle… Read More Santa Monica.
[i wanted to see the santa monica pier ever since i saw david lachapelle’s movie “RIZE”. for those that haven’t seen it: RIZE is documentation about krump and clown dancers in los angeles . one of my favorite scenes shows one of the main cast dancing on the beach during sunset to christina aguiliera’s “soar” with the santa… Read More los angeles. santa monica. on & around the pier. part 2.