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A Short History Of Venice, Which Used To Be An Oilfield
Jan 29, 2015
Originally called "Venice of America," Venice was founded in 1905 by tobacco millionaire Abbot Kinney as a 14-mile beach resort town. He constructed the area on beachy marshland, and for that many called it "Kinney's Folly." [ more › ]

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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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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:

Has Apple won the smartphone war?
Jan 30, 2015
VENICE BEACH, CA (USA TODAY) -- Has Apple won the smartphone war?After a record-setting shipment of 74.5 million iPhones in the last three months of 2014, it certainly looks that way despite the lopsided market share rankings between Apple and chief rival Android.

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EXCLUSIVE: 'PLL' Star Keegan Allen Shares Behind-the-Scenes Photos from the Set
Jan 29, 2015
While most fans of Pretty Little Liars know Keegan Allen as Toby Canavaugh, who has spent much of his time on the fringe of A’s cohort, there’s a side of him they may not be familiar. And that’s his life behind the lens, as a photographer and author of his new book, life.love.beauty. WATCH: Behind-the-Scenes of the 'Pretty Little Liars' Social Media Phenomenon His new book -- available Feb. 3 ...

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A Short History Of Venice, Which Used To Be An Oilfield
Jan 29, 2015
Originally called "Venice of America," Venice was founded in 1905 by tobacco millionaire Abbot Kinney as a 14-mile beach resort town. He constructed the area on beachy marshland, and for that many called it "Kinney's Folly." [ more › ]

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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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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
Hinano's Beer and Burgers
Venice Beach Grafitti
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The Flight Centre Travel Agency
the Cow's End coffee bar