Billed as America's answer to Oktoberfest, this beachside festival will feature more than 150 beers, plus food trucks and live performances by Petty Cash and Black Crystal Wolf Kids.
WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 22, 2-6 p.m.
WHERE: Santa Monica Pier
In this economy, you would think that folks would just roll over and let the rich guys have their way when they want to expand and develop properties.
Despite L.A.'s wealth, it has a long history of challenging sprawl and growth. Some folks in Santa Monica today say the expansion plans of the beach ... More >>
ColLAboration Beer Garden
Forget Bastille Day. In honor of Belgian Independence Day (actually celebrated on July 21st), ColLAboration will theoretically have Belgian brews on tap at its third summer beer garden. Technically, ColLAboration is a members-only club. For members, admission is free f; f ... More >>
Need a visual aid for your print edition? Jonathan Gold visits Fig in Santa Monica's Fairmont Miramar Hotel ("Garcia's cooking seems to carry within it more than a bit of aggression, and if I were a culinary therapist rather than a critic, I might take the slug of bacon in the brussels sprouts or th ... More >>