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Victory at the Venice Lives Celebration + Photos

Venice Lives Celebration— reclaiming sacred space in Venice., a symbolic event unifying diverse Venice Locals in one significant place and Spirit

Venice Duck Beer

Venice Beach, CA— Venice Duck founders thought they should also have their own spirits brand, and thought, "Venice has got to have its own beer", and thus, Venice Duck Beer was born.

The First Baptist Church of Venice is the Living History of Venice

The Black History display at the Abbot Kinney Library in Venice will be up until the end of March.In recognition of Black History Month for 2019, an exhibit and discussion session was held on Saturday, February 16 in the meeting room of the library.

Trust We Will

by Alan Rodman We rented a portable black and white tv set from a repair shop in the summer of 1968, just in time for me to see the success of the Apollo 8 orbital mission of the Moon. My dad agreed to pay .50 a day for the rental, which was a week’s allowance...

Why Being a Venice Original Matters Why (Venice) History Matters

By Mike Bravo “People don’t need your approval to move to Venice” “Who cares how long you’ve been here.” In the same arrogant spirit of their colonizer archetypes and ancestors, dismissive gentrifier remarks like the ones above should come as no surprise. Ironically, many of them even have their Westward Expansion styled mustache and hairstyles...

REMEMBER OUR HAPPY DAYS

Once upon a time the Rolling Stones sang,“What a drag it is getting old…” What they should have sang was, what a drag it is BEING OLD! The Israel Levin Senior Center at 201 Ocean Front Walk in Venice closed on May 22nd. It will be demolished and in its place Jewish Family Services plans...

VENETIANS VISIT DESERT

By Henry Rosebuds Ms. Suzy Williams and Mr. Gerry Fialka of Venice, and Mr. Hank Rosenfeld of Ocean Park, visited Ms. Nancy Cain and Mr. Paul Krassner, one-time Venice residents, now of San Something Avenue in Desert Hot Springs. (Where the weather is more to their liking?) The friends met on Sunday to fete Krassner...

DEMETRIUS TAHIM 1935-2018 – The Venice ‘Godfather’ and King of the Beach Healers.

DEMETRIUS TAHIM 1935-2018 The Venice ‘Godfather’ and King of the Beach Healers. Demetrius was born in New York and moved to Venice over 40 years ago. About 25 years ago he founded the Venice Beach ‘Healing Circle’ and helped heal people with massage, Reiki, oils, diet and vitamins. He was very knowledgeable in alternative healing...
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