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2013-12-09 23:20:25

Suptil’s 2,500-mile trek from Chicago to Los Angeles concludes at the Santa Monica Pier. (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 French cyclist Thierry Suptil made history this past week as the first person to ride the full 2,448 miles of Route 66 on an ElliptiGO elliptical cycle. A newcomer to the ElliptiGO, but an experienced cyclist and innovator in the industry, Suptil was drawn to the challenge of riding this iconic highway by himself on this innovative device. Averaging 47 miles per day, it...

2013-10-01 20:22:09

Groundbreaking all-night arts event attracted more than 100,000 to celebrate contemporary art SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Sept. 28 2013, from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m., Santa Monica hosted its third iteration of Glow, the city's signature cultural event and the nation's only nighttime arts celebration focused exclusively on original artwork. Glow featured 15 site-specific, interactive art projects located along the beach and pier. For a single night,...

2013-07-22 08:26:44

Four Del Frisco's Grilles also set to open in 2013 in major mixed-use developments nationwide SOUTHLAKE, Texas, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark S. Mednansky, CEO of Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, is pleased to announce that Del Frisco's Grille is now open in Santa Monica on the corner of Ocean Avenue and Colorado Avenue, adjacent to the iconic Santa Monica Pier. The new location is the first Del Frisco's Grille in California and the seventh location in the country. The opening...

2013-05-15 16:21:32

Races to Benefit Heal the Bay; In-Person Registration Still Available LOS ANGELES, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This Sunday, May 19(th), more than 3,000 runners will toe the start line in Santa Monica for the eighth annual Santa Monica Classic. The event, which includes both a 5K and a 10K race, will once again support the conservation efforts of Heal the Bay. The 5K will begin at 7:30 a.m., and a 10K race at 8:00 a.m. Runners will follow a scenic point-to-point course along the streets of...

2012-05-14 06:24:01

LOS ANGELES, May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This Sunday, May 20th, more than 4,000 runners are expected to gather in Santa Monica for the seventh annual Santa Monica Classic. The event, which includes both 5K & 10K races, will continue the tradition of raising awareness for the environmental non-profit Heal the Bay. Runners will race along the streets of Santa Monica on a point-to-point course that ends just steps away from the world-famous Santa Monica Pier. Following the...

2012-05-10 02:35:04

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Santa Monica's quintessential luxury hotel, Shutters on the Beach, debuts 2012's exclusive summer beach bag by the design team at kate spade new york, just in time for summer escapes to the beach. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120510/LA04696) The roomy tote is available in a beachy blue and green "Solar" print by Florence Broadhurst, part of kate spade new york's 2012 collaborative collection of accessories by the...

2012-02-21 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rum & Humble, in its 21st year of operation under the leadership of industry veteran Martin Fleischmann, announced today an agreement to handle talent bookings and production for the 2012 Santa Monica Pier summer concert series. The contract continues to build on the success of the firm's inaugural run of concerts at the Pier from July through September 2011. Last month saw the launch of WIRE:t/a/p--an exploration of the creative...

2011-09-09 12:25:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrity chef and Food Network all-star Guy Fieri will host an afternoon of sunshine, BBQ, beer and live music at Brew B'Que on Santa Monica Pier as part of Los Angeles Food & Wine, a four-day epicurean experience celebrating the very best in L.A. food and drink culture. From October 13-16, 2011, more than 100 celebrity chefs such as Fieri will team up with today's pop culture and culinary power-houses to lead demonstrations, seminars,...

2011-08-01 10:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In Los Angeles, it's 26.2 miles to stardom. And runners can now secure their spots on the starting line by signing up for the 2012 Honda LA Marathon to be held on Sunday, March 18th. The race is expected to draw in excess of 25,000 participants for the third running of the marathon's wildly successful "Stadium to the Sea" route, which takes runners from Dodger Stadium to the Santa Monica Pier, with a highlight reel of sights in between: famous...

2011-06-11 00:00:29

The ALS Association Rocky Mountain Chapter is proud to announce that Chuck La Rue, aka "Chuck Walking", will take the final steps in his 3,000+ mile walk across the country at the Santa Monica Pier on Sunday, June 12. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2011 The ALS Association Rocky Mountain Chapter is proud to announce that Chuck La Rue, aka "Chuck Walking", will take the final steps in his 3,000+ mile walk across the country at the Santa Monica Pier on Sunday, June 12. Chuck started his...