May 17, 2021 #1 Local News, Forum, Information and Event Source for Venice Beach, California.

Summer is here!

What a weekend! Summer must be here! Traffic is back, the parking lots are full, pedestrians crowd the bike path … and people from all over Los Angeles come to admire what some of us around here take for granted: Venice Beach.

While the traffic may be a pain, it never ceases to amaze me that I live in a place that people come from all over the world to see. Our little community is a destination point on a global scale, and we can walk to it. I have heard that more people visit Venice in a given year than Disneyland. Pretty neat.

Here is a little slide show of pictures I took during our bike ride today. If you would like to see the same thing with larger pictures, click here!

Related Posts

Tokyo-Style Pizza?

April 29, 2021

April 29, 2021

The Rose Venice’s Jason Neroni announces plans for former A-Frame space on Washington Blvd. By Kerry Slater A Venice-chef is...

Restaurant Spotlight: Tar And Roses Serves Up Wood-Fired Cuisine, Earthy Wines With Reopening

April 22, 2021

April 22, 2021

Popular SM restaurant back up and running By Toi Creel Far too many restaurants have fallen victim to the pandemic....

Mixed-Use Development Proposed for Windward Circle

March 23, 2021

March 23, 2021

Three-story townhouse project with restaurant planned for Main Street in Venice By Sam Catanzaro A developer wants to replace two...

Check out the 10 Venice Restaurants Taking Part in dineL.A.

February 25, 2021

February 25, 2021

First ‘spring’ season of culinary event to begin first week in March By Kerry Slater 10 Venice restaurants will participate in...

Venice Student Receives Education Award from The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Westside Coalition

January 21, 2021

January 21, 2021

Seven area students were presented Education Awards by The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Westside Coalition at the first-ever...

Beautiful Places To Get Married In Venice Beach, California

January 2, 2021

January 2, 2021

When you think of destination weddings, tropical places like the Bahamas and Fiji or romantic hotspots like Paris and Italy...

PIQUE Health Not Your Average Medical Practice

December 7, 2020

December 7, 2020

PIQUE Health is the very first comprehensive mens health center in Beverly Hills. With highly personalized treatment plans that fit...

Acclaimed Abbot Kinney Restaurant Closes 18-Months After Opening

November 25, 2020

November 25, 2020

Vartan Abgaryan says Abbot Kinney Boulevard restaurant Yours Truly will not be reopening By Kerry Slater An acclaimed Abbot Kinney...

Senior Housing Development Would Include 12-Stories, Over 100 Units

November 17, 2020

November 17, 2020

Belmont Village project to go before Westwood Design Review Board By Sam Catanzaro A 12-story, 153-foot-tall, senior housing project is...

Venice Getting Indonesian Restaurant: Westside Food Scene

October 22, 2020

October 22, 2020

Westside Food Scene October 22, 2020 By Kerry Slater New Indonesian Restaurant Opening in Venice A restauranteur has opened an...

Swimmer Abby Bergman is Fourth Person to Cross Santa Monica Bay

October 2, 2020

October 2, 2020

On September 3, Abby Bergman succeeded in swimming solo 27 miles across Santa Monica Bay in 16 hours 25 minutes...

Edify TV: National Women’s Health and Fitness Day!

September 28, 2020

September 28, 2020

September 30th marks National Women’s Health and Fitness Day, Here are a few fun activities to try out in celebration...

Comments
  • You know summer is here when it takes 15 min. to get to Lincoln from the beach. But every year I feel proud to call Venice home. It’s a little eden in L.A.

    Great pictures!

  • Venice Beach Drum Circle

    Red Alert! The police are trying to shut down Venice Beach. They are always shutting down the drum circle now by 8:30 pm even on a Saturday night. Venice Beach used to be a 24/7 party but now it’s owned by the imperialistic party.

    Are we a free people who can’t stay up past our bedtime anymore without the gustapo wanting to know why? Did they treat the generation before us this way?

    No more loitering means no more public sidewalk. If we can’t loiter or be out at night then how can we keep an eye on the government or meet other people? I don’t go to church or bars besides bars are next to be outlawed.

    Since when can they close the beach? The beach has always been free to the public 24/7 even to camp on. Venice Beach was created by Abbot Kinney as a 24/7 carnival. The Neal Bros. Tom, Dick, and Harry helped and every Tom, Dick, and Harry knows THE BEACH DON’T CLOSE!

    Where are the Jazz Bands? The Majic people are gone. Now all we have are a few youngsters rolling around on the ground dancing. Yes, they are fun to watch but where are the Bohemians? Don’t they make up the beach?

    Who let people move in who can call the police and say turn off the party? We did through following corrupt laws. We need to wake up from the illusion of our separateness before it’s too late.

    If people don’t like the noise then they need to move. I’m sure there is a lonely stretch of beach they can go and sleep.

    Why is there a new Air Traffic Control tower just past Muscle Beach? When is the landing strip coming? Why are there so many helicopters suddenly flying all over Venice Beach all the time? Just wondering…

    Take back Venice Beach. Come to the Drum Circle Sat, May 31, 2008 and make your final stand. It’s now or never. Can you say Martial Law? NO MORE WAR? DON’T BRING GUNS BRING WEED.

    If anyone asks you why you smoke say this, “For recreation, same reason I drink! What other reason is there?”

    Cars and corrupt gov are the problems not alchohol. Outlaw cars! Boycott work, I need you! Nancy for President!

Leave a Reply