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The Santa Monica Dirt for Dogs

Love them or hate them, it’s no secret that Santa Monica is a dog friendly city. Walk along Montana Avenue and you will notice a wide variety of breeds and meet plenty of animal enthusiasts. If you’ve got a canine companion and are looking for places to take man’s best friend, I have a few recommendations for you! If you don’t have a dog,… Continue Reading The Santa Monica Dirt for Dogs

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Santa Monica Snapshot: Tour de Cafe Aulait

In honor of the beginning of fall and National Coffee day we dedicated this week to finding the best “seasonal” caffeinated beverage on Montana. Due to the unexpected heatwave we had to put our drinks on ice. We started with the Pumpkin Latte at Peets. We added some fresh ground nutmeg for garnishings. And took it for a stroll – we’re big fans. Cost… Continue Reading Santa Monica Snapshot: Tour de Cafe Aulait

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The Dirt on Car Chargers

Like many others in California and (especially) Santa Monica have done before me, I took the plunge and purchased a plug-in hybrid car two years ago. Little did I know that just as there are numerous hybrid and electric cars on the market today, there are also many different home charging systems to choose from. Although gas prices may be down at the moment,… Continue Reading The Dirt on Car Chargers

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Santa Monica Snapshot: Stretchlab

The “Stretchlab” has finally found its way to Santa Monica at 808 11th Street. In need of a good stretch?  Stop by.  It is worth a visit. It does not matter how much time you have – they’ll work around you. You can either purchase a single session or if you become hooked you can even buy packages. Do not be afraid to just… Continue Reading Santa Monica Snapshot: Stretchlab

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Santa Monica Dirt

Is bigger better? Choose from $3 million to $46.5 million! 3 new listings, 1 relist and 3 sales have hit the MLS. First the 3 new listings: Do you remember a few years ago when I wrote about a $24 million quiet sale on San Vicente overlooking Riviera Country Club? Well, it’s available again – 1525 San Vicente Boulevard – 7 bedrooms + 13… Continue Reading Santa Monica Dirt

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Santa Monica Snapshot: Frozen Fruit Co.

There’s a new frozen dessert place in town and it’s so delicious it is hard to believe that it is also healthy. The new little spot has been open since early July, just in time for the rising temperatures. It’s not your ordinary soft serve – instead it’s made only from fruit, completely  dairy free and very healthy. Their flavors include, Coconut & Cacao,… Continue Reading Santa Monica Snapshot: Frozen Fruit Co.

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Santa Monica Snapshot: Ox & Son

This week we stopped by Ox & Son to check out the fresh look and the new cocktail bar. They have a great selection of wine, including their own. The place is lined with green banquettes and leather stools. They now have a full liquor bar with tasty cocktails for all tastes. For a quick bite you can grab a meal at the bar.… Continue Reading Santa Monica Snapshot: Ox & Son

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Santa Monica Snapshot: LARKELLEN

We have the cutest new addition to Montana Avenue and it’s called ‘LARKELLEN’ at 718 Montana Avenue. If you’re looking for a unique gift shop, this is perfect. Items for all ages and sizes are available. Unique jewelry for yourself or a friend. Some more really beautiful and interesting pieces. Need a gift? They have a large selection for your various needs. These fire… Continue Reading Santa Monica Snapshot: LARKELLEN

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