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Arguably Spain’s most iconic rice dish, paella, and its many flavors are invading Redondo Pier for your dining pleasure this week courtesy of A Basq Kitchen. Paella Week at A Basq Kitchen started last Wednesday and runs through this Sunday. more info Below are a list of South Bay Events… Read more »

Fresh cement, coping, berms, boxes and hips get a special unveiling Saturday afternoon when the city of Manhattan Beach host grand opening of their new skate park. A giant win for South Bay skaters of all ages as many many public and commercial places around the beach cities don’t allow… Read more »

The Redondo Pier Association hosts one of the longest running kite festivals in Southern California this Sunday, March 12th. The Kite Festival has been produced by the Sunshine Kite Company since 1974 and is one of the more visually stunning events around the South Bay. Other eclectic kite festival events… Read more »

The Midwest of the South Bay, El Segundo, celebrates its 100th year in conjunction with a crowd-sourced, inspired art event called ELSEGUNDISSIMO at ESMoA (El Segundo Museum of Art) this Sunday. ESMoA surveyed members of the community who live and/or work in El Segundo asking for improvements or changes they… Read more »

Mix together America’s unofficial holiday, the Super Bowl, with a 10K/5k run, a costume contest, prizes and the result is a full and comprehensive Sunday Funday. The 39th Annual Super Bowl 10K/5k Costume Contest presented by the folks at King Harbor Association is practically a pre-race ritual now and this… Read more »

An unbelievable lineup is coming together for the 3-day One Love Cali Reggae Fest from February 10-12, held next to the Queen Mary in Long Beach. The gathering is California’s biggest reggae festival and will feature 311, Dirty Heads, Rebelution, Slightly Stoopid, The Wailers and Steel Pulse. SOJA, Iration, J… Read more »

Just a smidge outside the bubble, Silverlake to be exact, on Saturday the inaugural L.A. Beer & Food Fest invites the elbow-bending public to taste, mingle, learn a little and nosh for about three hours. Put together by the Los Angeles County Brewers Guild, the list of participating craft breweries… Read more »

The Golden State and its restaurant industry team up, once again, in January by asking locals (visitors too) to turn off their stoves and come out to eat during January’s California Restaurant Month. For 31 days Southern, Central and Northern California cities offer various discounts, specialty menus and events that… Read more »

So, the rain’s gonna stop this weekend? Looks like it, a momentary clearing for weekend activities and sunshine on your shoulders. Below are a list of South Bay Events happening this weekend. Southern California Slack key Festival (Photo Courtesy of Kala Koa Entertainment) Kick the Keg Fundraiser at Select Beer… Read more »

The weekend after the holidays is probably not the most happening two-day respite, filled with new diet and exercise resolutions and other life maintenance goals. Some of us will probably spend some time taking down holiday decorations and turning off Christmas lights. If you decide to flex your endorphins with… Read more »

Oh the weather outside is delightful and the traffic on Sepulveda… spiteful. That’s right, holiday season in the South Bay is in full stop and go mode and if your occupation includes a morning or afternoon commute, you should have noticed an uptick in seasonal traffic by now. The roads… Read more »

Husband and wife team of the Los Angeles Ballet, Thordal Christensen and Colleen Neary, are its Co-Artistic Directors and have steered this American ballet company into its 11th season. A hearty endeavor considering live ballet must compete with a never-ending stream of entertainment options, apps and devices. After a history-making… Read more »

This Sunday, December 10th Downtown Manhattan Beach explodes into a chestnut like fiery glow with its 27th Annual Holiday Fireworks show that celebrates December’s good tidings against a cornucopia of oohhhss and ahhhhs. The annual holiday fireworks show has now certainly become a hallmark, community event for Manhattan Beach. Before… Read more »

This weekend signals the opening of South Torrance’s most illuminating neighborhood. Sleepy Hollow Christmas Lights beam merry and bright from about 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. every night until the evening of New Year’s Day. Walking offers a much more relaxed, up-close view of all the displays, without worrying about… Read more »

Summer Preview at El Segundo Brewing Co.

Summertime in the South Bay brings to life all the justifications taken to live a coastal lifestyle and puts them in a forgiving perspective, be it gridlock on Pacific Coast Highway or that annoying dearth of street parking, summer is a kind of therapy. Enjoyed in moderate consumption, so is… Read more »