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Check out this article Santa Monica Daily Press wrote about Off the Hook featuring our very own Rosalind Napoli.

See you next year!

http://smdp.com/off-the-hook-goes-plastic-free-to-support-healthy-oceans-beaches/162883

Turkey Trotters, Get Ready to Take Over LA!

What better way to stir up an appetite than to run in Los Angeles’ Turkey Trot 2017? Don your turkey day garb and enjoy a scenic 5k or 10k run through beautiful Downtown LA on Nov. 23rd from 8 am-12 pm. Features include sparkly finisher medals, participant t-shirts, age group awards, a Widdle Wobble race for the kids, kid-friendly zone and post-race festivities. The event benefits the Midnight Mission - an amazing organization that offers a path to self-sufficiency to those suffering from homelessness. Registration starts off at $40 for adults and $20 for kids, and early turkeys enjoy a sweet discount! Visit here for more information or to register!16

Stouts N Staches Returns for 5th Year!

The 5th annual Stouts N Staches is back in Venice Beach on Nov. 18th from 2pm-8pm. Spin PR is bringing together local bars and restaurants on Windward Ave. for a block party-style fundraiser to raise awareness for the Movember movement and funds for the Venice Family Clinic. Starting at Surfside, mustache lovers will enjoy free mustache and beard trims, braid bar, men’s health screenings, samples from California Beard Company and Dr. Scobii Probiotics and live music from Jack of Hearts (Bob Dylan Tribute Band). Those with the best moustache can enter to win the “Best in MO” award sponsored by Dollar Shave Club. Ticket start at $12 in advance for GA or $25 for VIP admission for extra swag, and craft beer and whiskey tastings. Visit here for more details or here to register.

3rd Annual Off the Hook Seafood Festival Featured on Fox 11’s Good Day LA

The 3rd Annual Off The Hook Seafood Festival took over the iconic Santa Monica Pier last month and viewers were given a yummy preview on Fox 11's Good Day LA! The festival partnered with the Surfrider Foundation to provide education about the importance of keeping our oceans and beaches clean and used 100 percent paper products, straws and stainless steel cups to help lower the environmental impact. Chefs from Fig, The Albright, Gladstones, Del Frisco's Grille and Sprinkles were all featured in the segment -- watch the video above!

5th Annual Zombie Crawl Returns To Santa Monica

The 5th annual Zombie Crawl will return to the Santa Monica Pier Halloween Weekend with hundreds of zombies in their bloody best, moaning and growling through the streets of Downtown Santa Monica on Saturday, Oct. 28 at 6 p.m.  The zombies will then collide at the official after party at Thriller Night Halloween Party, the Westside's largest Halloween Party, at stunning multi-level 1212 Restaurant on the Third Street Promenade. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 day-of crawl. To purchase tickets, click here.

Capital One Café Grand Opening in Santa Monica

The new Capital One Café in Santa Monica offers a new kind of banking experience with an inviting space where people can get answers to financial questions, tap some free Wifi, recharge devices, enjoy freshly brewed coffee from Peet’s - or just hang out. The expansive space features a coffee bar with treats from Cake Monkey, as well as private areas for studying, working or banking advice from Capital One experts. Stop by for the grand opening on Saturday, August 19!

miro in DTLA Celebrates 1-Year Anniversary

Since opening in Downtown Los Angeles in 2016, miro (Modern. Italian. Regional. Offerings.) has loyally served urban dwellers with its distinct European cuisine and stunning dining room with dramatic high ceilings and front row view of the downtown skyline. In honor of the one-year anniversary, miro has unveiled the downstairs Whiskey Lounge, complete with an invite-only "Vault" tasting room, and is offering a special month-long anniversary menu of rare whiskey and steak pairings, and introduce some exciting new offerings such as the "2 for $24" power lunch, 8-8-8 happy hour, a brand new patio and weekend brunch. Find out more at www.mirorestaurant.com.

Pedal on the Pier Raises $1 Million for the Harold Robinson Foundation

The 7th annual Pedal on the Pier spin-a-thon fundraiser raised a record-breaking $1 million, twenty thousand dollars for The Harold Robinson Foundation this past Sunday, June 4 on the historic Santa Monica Pier. The high- energy outdoor cycling event was hosted by comedian Ben Gleib, featured live music performances and brought out numerous celebrities to ride and support the cause. This year's celebrity attendees included actress Rosanna Arquette, actress and model Molly SimsShameless actress Shanola Hampton, Dave Matthew’s Band’s Rashawn Ross, Fishbone’s Norwood Fisher and more. Check out the photos HERE!

4th Annual MAINopoly: A Taste of Main Street Returns

unspecified The 4th annual MAINopoly: Taste of Main Street returns Memorial Day weekend on Sun. May 28, benefiting Summer Soulstice & Heal the Bay. This board game-inspired, progressive foodie tasting event features more than 20 Main Street restaurants and bars, offering free tastings in exchange for “MAINopoly” dollars, and the popular GO TO JAIL VIP Lounge. Tickets are $25 in adv. for GA and $40 in adv. for VIP, and can be purchased at www.mainopolysm.com.    

Espresso Cielo Stirs Up Santa Monica with Two Locations

Espresso_Cielo_Logo_Cafe_Life_v2_RGB(1) copy Espresso Cielo is a place for coffee and community in Santa Monica, with a new location on 2nd St., and a revamped Main Street location. The specialty coffee shop is your warm and friendly neighborhood spot that shares in the timeless ritual where coffee is poured, passions are shared and ideas are formed. Serving expertly prepared espresso, coffees and exotic teas all chosen with pure passion for excellence in every cup, as well as pastries delivered daily by local artisans and light lunch items, allows you to sit back and take time to enjoy the moment. Visit www.espressocielo.com for more info.

POPPED! Popcorn & Cocktails Party in Santa Monica 1/19

Screen Shot 2016-12-15 at 2.25.56 PM       It's National Popcorn Day on Jan. 19 and Spin PR is celebrating their FAVORITE snack day with a gourmet popcorn battle! Competitors from Scratch Bar, Ocean Prime, Spin PR and more will compete in a Chopped-style popcorn competition, demonstrating their best take on unique flavors for the crunchy treats. Enjoy cocktails, popcorn tastings and all things popped! $20 per person, located in Downtown Santa Monica - Address to be provided with RSVP.