#Venice

Politics | Politics

The Destruction of Venice Beach Epitomizes California’s Idiocracy

Venice Beach, California, used to be one of California’s great places. A Bohemian gem, nestled against the sand between big Los Angeles and the vast Pacific Ocean. Rents used to be a little lower in Venice compared to other coastal neighborhoods. The lo

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

How Gentrification is Changing the LA Food Scene

Gentrification of Los Angeles is transparent through the food scene as locals and businesses evolve and adapt to a blend of incoming cultures.

Politics | Politics

Trouble in Venice: can this trendy LA enclave reconcile a deep divide? | US news | The Guardian

As the neighborhood floods with tech workers and new wealth, its homeless population keeps rising – and a political battle is raging over what to do

News | Interesting Links

500 Years of Jewish Life in Venice - The New York Times

A journey into one of the world’s oldest Jewish ghettos, where this year a long, rich history is commemorated.

Architecture & Interior Design | Architecture and Design

Eclectic Revisited: Preserving Venice's Architectural Context | Los Angeles | Artbound | KCET

The Los Angeles Conservancy leads tours of Venice's more eclectic buildings to advocate for the preservation of historic L.A. structures.

Miscellaneous | Local Flavor

The Lost Canals of Venice of America [Expanded] | LA as Subject | SoCal Focus | KCET

The seven original canals of Venice, California, are lost to history -- long ago filled in, paved over, and converted into residential streets.

Food & Drink | Restaurants

Gjelina’s Bakery Gjusta Anticipates Baking in Venice Soon

Gjelina's new project, Gjusta, led by Pastry Chef Nicole Mournian, expects to open this month.

Miscellaneous | Mid Century

The rise and spectacular fall of Venice Beach's Pacific Ocean Park

If you had walked along the beach in Venice in the early 1970s, you would have come across the sagging, crumbling, partially incinerated ghost of an old amusement park on a pier. If you've watched the skate documentary

News | Interesting Stories

Rare lightning storm at Venice Beach kills 1, injures 13 - LA Times

Angelica Roquemore made the long drive from Bakersfield to Venice Beach on Sunday, planning to frolic in the waves with relatives during her first visit to the famed beach town's white sand and eclectic shops.

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

How to spend a day in Venice Beach

Food. Drink. Fun. Knives!

LA natives Zach and Jordan Schau firmly believe LA can be commuted without a car. That's why the brothers started Pure Fix Cycles, a fixie-centric yet affordable outfit now expanding into city bikes, back in 2010. Although their warehouse is across town in Burbank, they prefer life on the west side, so we asked them to show us how they'd carve out a completely bad-ass day almost entirely on Abbot Kinney.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Kid Friendly Gourmet: Superba Opens In Venice

This summer there's a new family spot for B,L, & D. Gourmet for the whole gang : Superba Food + Bread is just what the neighborhood ordered.