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Surf’s Up! | Morning Chat with VB Surf’s proprietors

In the rapidly changing landscape of Venice, a place that has seen its old haunts torn down only be replaced by brand names, our beloved art and surf community continues to shape it’s personality. What remains is an overwhelming desire …


2012 Edition | WELO’S Top 10 Films of the Year

WELO Venice’s TOP 10 FILMS OF 2012 1. DJANGO UNCHAINED – Django(Foxx), the title character’s name; is a newly freed slave, pre civil war; who teams up with De. King Schultz (Christoph Waltz), a bounty hunter to track down his …


Mission: Good, Honest Food. Needed: The Venice Community. Welcome, the Venice Merchant.

Venice, Mar Vista, Playa Vista, Santa Monica (three of them!), West LA, Westwood – we live in a farmer’s market mecca. Which is great if you’re always ready to do your produce shopping on a Wednesday at 11am, or if …


The Chocolate Invitational | Part Deux – Saturday, Nov 17th

They are back! The girls of The Chocolate Invitational are at it again… This time they are going bigger and more chocolaty; the theme, modern day Willy Wonka. The Chocolate Invitational is a fusion of the love of all things …


VNC Election 2012 – Know Your Candidates | Scott Burroughs

WELO met up with Scott Burroughs, a proud member of the Venice community, and found out a little bit about why he is running for the Venice Neighborhood Council and what his platform would be. Having known Scott for over …


VNC 2012 Election – Know Your Candidates | Melissa Diner

WELO met up with Melissa Diner, a proud member of the Venice community, and found out a little bit about why she is running for the Venice Neighborhood Council and what her platform would be. Having known Melissa for a …


An Indian Summer | Morning Chat w/ Venice musician, Peter Goetz

. Venice native, Peter Goetz, is touring the West Coast this August with his introductory, pre-released album Indian Summer. Before he hits the road I had a chance to catch up with him for a quick coffee to get the skinny on …


AK Shopping | Venice Welcomes Back the Exquisite Made In Earth Jewelry Store

. On July 19th, Made In Earth officially re-opened its doors at their new location on 1506 Abbot Kinney Blvd. Now with its sand covered floors and driftwood style jewelry filled displays, Abbot Kinney proudly open its arms to the …


Weekend Happs | Sole Society Sample Sale to Benefit Art of Elysium w/ Jamie-Lynn Sigler

Join our fam over at Sole Society for the Sole Society Sample Sale on Saturday, July 28th in Culver City.  All proceeds will benefit The Art of Elysium Fashion Design program! The Art of Elysium is a non-profit organization that …


Soriya Swimwear | Morning Chat w/ co-owner, Katarina Flickinger

. WELO: Katrina, thanks for making time for us this mornin’!  How long have you & Soriya Co-Founder, Thyda, lived in Venice & why did ya’ll move here? KF: Well, we’ve been roommates off and on for about five years- …