January 25, 2021 #1 Local News, Forum, Information and Event Source for Venice Beach, California.

‘Save Venice’ to Boycott GQ Magazine Abbot Kinney Promo

GQ Magazine “is taking over the coolest block in America on November 16“. A group calling themselves “Save Venice” announced today that they will be there to boycott. The main protest will be from 12-1, in front of The Brig.

'Save Venice' to Boycott GQ Magazine Abbot Kinney Promo

From Save Venice:

Lets give GQ a warm welcome to Venice this Saturday. Does anyone remember paying $5 for a beer or even coffee on Abbot Kinney? Is anyone stoked about paying $14 for a sandwich?

Are you tired of your rent increasing and afraid you will never be able to afford a home in the place you call home? Are you worried about being forced to move inland to make ends meet?

Do we really need GQ bringing yet more unwelcome pressure to our corner of the Pacific by pumping the ridiculously gentrified and overpriced Abbot Kinney (formerly West Washington Blvd) yet more as the “coolest block in America”?

Come represent this Saturday during GQ’s “Style Bible” sponsored Shopping Glutstravaganza. Don’t let the Endless Summer become the Endless Bummer.

Make a big sign, rock it and represent the dispirited of Venice by telling GQ and anyone else who wants to capitalize on our beach community they can Google themselves the heck out of here.

Suggested themes are “Welcome to Venice, Now Go Home.” or “Google Yourself Out of Here.” Or anything else that you think might make the point. Loud colors score extra points.

Gentrification go home.

GQ is staging a media event. Let’s hijack it. Bring a sign and make yourself seen. Invite your friends.

Love and peace.

Related Posts

Seven-Story Apartment Survives Appeal

January 24, 2021

January 24, 2021

City Planning Commission upholds approval for 31-unit Westwood Boulevard apartment development By Chad Winthrop A seven-story Westside development has survived...

Edify TV: Affordable Senior Housing Rises in Westside Neighborhood

January 24, 2021

January 24, 2021

A four-story senior affordable housing project is rising in a Westside neighborhood. Learn more in this video made possible by...

Rise of The Digital Nomads Changing The Way We Rent?

January 22, 2021

January 22, 2021

Today on Westside Real Estate Show* Matt Damon Lists Palisades home for $21 Million.* Rise of The Digital Nomads Changing...

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...

Video: 25K New Housing Units in LA?

January 17, 2021

January 17, 2021

With a massive spike in homelessness forecasted, LA lawmakers want to build 25,000 new housing units. Learn more in this...

$50 Million Dollar Doomed Estate of Mohamed Hadid On Market for $8.5M

January 15, 2021

January 15, 2021

Today on Westside Cribz, Check on these top things for a safer home, Mohammed Hadid’s $50M dollar estate on sale...

Edify TV: Over 1,700 Units Proposed for Westside Neighborhood

January 10, 2021

January 10, 2021

Over 1,700 apartment units are planned for a few block radius in a Westside neighborhood. Learn more in this video...

City Planning Approves Venice Boardwalk Apartment Development

January 8, 2021

January 8, 2021

Los Angeles Planning Department advances nine-unit development By Toi Creel The Los Angeles Planning Department has signed off on a...

How Much Did Rent Decrease in 2020?

January 8, 2021

January 8, 2021

Today on Westside Cribz, how much have rents decreased since January 2020? Trevor Noah buys $27 million dollar Bel Air...

Short-Term Rental Interests Spike Amid The Pandemic

January 3, 2021

January 3, 2021

As the nation battles what seems to be the second wave of the coronavirus, the need for reliable yet short-term...

How to Find the Perfect Lender

January 2, 2021

January 2, 2021

If you are looking to borrow money, there are many things you should consider before making a decision on your...

Edify TV: Venice Development Survives Two Appeals

December 28, 2020

December 28, 2020

A proposal to bring over 70 apartments to Venice recently survived two appeals filed by neighboring property owners. Learn more...

Edify TV: Venice-Area Motel Purchased for Project Roomkey

December 20, 2020

December 20, 2020

A Venice-area motel is among 8 properties the City of LA recently purchased to house homeless individuals. Learn more in...

Ex-Wife of TikTok Investor Buys Brentwood Estate for $25.1 Million

December 18, 2020

December 18, 2020

Today on Westside Cribz, how much does location affect your resale value? Tour one of Brentwood’s largest properties, and check...