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Venice Headlines:

Usher Takes Up Busking On The Boardwalk In Venice Beach
Jan 27, 2015
That gold painted busker has some serious dance moves. He’s good enough to be on the stage performing to stadiums. Wait doesn’t he look familiar? It’s only Usher ! The… READ ON

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Pot Quiz – Venice Boardwalk Edition
Jan 22, 2015
Jimmy Kimmel Live rolled out a funny clip inspired by Colorado newly launched campaign for pot education. "Pot and education aren't a great mix.

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‘Venice needs more cops’
Jan 21, 2015
Councilman asks LAPD chief for special boardwalk police detail to combat ‘a growing criminal element and rising climate of fear’ By Gary Walker Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin is calling on LAPD Chief Charlie Beck to deploy more police…

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Newest Article:
Mr.No's Poster Shop
Located just south of Breeze on the Venice Boardwalk, this deceptively small entrance leads to a huge array of well cataloged posters.  You may be able to get posters for less somewhere more


Site News:

About This Site
Mar 18, 2005

This site will be a repository for profiles of various Venice Beach residents, artists, businesses, and boardwalk vendors.  We plan on profiling each entity on their own page, eventually making this a bit of a virtual Venice from a local perspective.  We hope to have fun and meet a lot of great people along the way.  Stay tuned.

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Articles Mentioning Venice:

Watch Usher surprise passersby after posing as a STREET ARTIST
Jan 28, 2015
Celebrities will go to great measures to go unnoticed, from wearing massive sunglasses to thick-rimmed hats. But Usher took the task to the extreme when he disguised himself as a street performer on Monday.

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Takehollywood Collaborates with Mobli to Bring Original Content to Millions of Users
Jan 28, 2015
Takehollywood, the first online learning platform for aspiring actors and entertainers, is collaborating with Mobli, a social visual sharing app, to bring short form videos and original comedic content to Mobli’s millions of users.

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News in brief
Jan 28, 2015
Game seeks ideas for improving Venice An interactive online game is asking locals to pitch their ideas for making Venice a better place. The payoff: members of Venice Beach Young Professionals, a philanthropic arm of the Venice Chamber of Commerce,…

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SnapChat Introduces Discover Feature for Multimedia Content
Jan 27, 2015
People take pictures in front of the Snapchat Inc. headquarters on the strand at Venice Beach in Los Angeles, California. Snapchat, which last year turned down a $3 billion acquisition offer from Facebook Inc., has been developing a business model for advertisers to share disappearing stories.

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High-end motorcycle maker loses money on each one
Jan 27, 2015
In a narrow workshop off a Venice Beach alley in Los Angeles, Michael Woolaway uses a wooden mallet to shape an aluminum bracket for a motorcycle.

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The Venice Beach Lottery
Mar 21, 2005

Below is a link to a paper I wrote about the Venice Beach lottery....I've since learned some new facts and the paper isn't entirely accurate as I think I got the name of the guy who does the political billboards wrong.  As well, I now realize that some of the spaces are a different size than others, though I don't think it affects the larger point about space flexibility.  Since that time, I've heard a lot of stories about businesses getting spots to specifically keep them empty and I've seen a lot more empty spaces on the boardwalk.   Anyways, here is the paper.....

http://www.aboutvenicebeach.com/uploads/commpsychfinal2.doc

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Mr.No's Poster Shop
Westminster Fresh Juice Shop
Jodi Maroni's Hot Dogs & more
Venice Beach Hostel
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