November 1999 Blog Posts (9)

2016 Culver City Car Show is This Saturday, May 7

The Annual Cruisin' Back to the 50's Culver City Car Show is this Saturday, May 7th, from 9 am to 3 pm. As in the last eleven years, downtown Culver City will be shut down to display hundreds of classic cars and hot rods from all across California. The event is always a huge success - attracting car enthusiasts from across the city and beyond -…

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Citizine Profiles Culver City's Arts District

Citizine just published a really nice guide to the Culver City Arts District written by Bill Burman. The guide highlights district highlight such as Cognoscenti Coffee, Father's Office & Lukshon, Pinches (!), and cool furniture store Room & Board.

Here's…

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Local Artist Patrick Marston Painting Another Mural in Culver City -- This one on Apex Aquarium

Culver City's beloved Apex Aquarium (at the corner of Sepulveda and Lindblade) is getting an amazing makeover -- thanks to Venice-based Patrick Marston.

As some of you might remember, Marston also painted the luminous fish mural at the corner of Washington Place and McLaughlin Ave last October.

Patrick will be working on the mural -- which will…

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Rock Musical Based on Matthew Sweet's "Girlfriend" Opens at the Kirk Douglas in Culver City

Ok, this one is kind of crazy in a great way. If you're of a certain age (mine), you may well have fallen in love with a largely unheralded 1991 album by Matthew Sweet. The album is full of classic pop melodies (AllMusic cites "the Beatles, Big Star, Byrds, R.E.M., and Neil Young," and, uh, yeah) as well as soaring guitar leads from Sweet himself as well as guitar gods Robert…

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Marina Del Rey Fisherman's Village to Headed Toward a Makeover

As someone who remembers what Fisherman's Village in Marina Del Rey looked like 40 years ago (pretty much exactly the way it does now, folks), I think its redevelopment is a mixed blessing. I can't really tell whether its current shabbiness is charming or depressing -- do I have to choose?

As the latest renderings from Studio One Eleven (a division of P+R…

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Sound Off About Mansionization and Fiber Optic Internet Service at Tonight's Culver City Council Meeting

The Culver City Council invites your input on two issues at tonight’s council meeting: the increasing development of large single-family homes in the city (“mansionization”) and a proposed municipal fiber network project. The meeting is tonight, June 8, at 7:00 pm in the Council Chambers of Culver City Hall, 9770 Culver Blvd.

Mansionization

The…

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Four Culver City Establishments Make Thrillist's List of the 24 Best Dive Bars in Los Angeles

Just go ahead and dub Culver City the Dive Bar Capital of the City. Evidence? When Thrillist assembled its look at the finest dive bars in Los Angeles, a full 16 percent of the bars were located in our fair burg. 

Scarlet Lady was called "The best dive for free…

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Kevin Lachoff Installed as 2015 Culver City Chamber of Commerce Chair

Congratulations go out to Kevin Lachoff, who was installed as Culver City Chamber of Commerce Chair for the 2015 year at a ceremony last Thursday, January 5. Lachoff is a commercial real estate leasing and sales agent at Newmark Grubb Knight Frank and had previously served as Chair-Elect of the Chamber for 2014 and on Culver City's Planning Commission. Kevin, a father of two,…

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CYRCLE Create Five New Murals on Jefferson Blvd. in Culver City

Over the last couple of weeks, the art collective CYRCLE painted five new murals on the walls of the creative offices at 10301 - 10395 Jefferson Blvd. in Culver City. Here's what the duo had to say about the pieces:

"The plan for the murals is to create a modern, contemporary reinterpretation of Neoclassical and Renaissance iconography, combined with the feel of…

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