I got a sneak peek inside Apple’s new flagship retail store during its construction. The location is in the lot formerly occupied by the Borders book store. The build requires the tallest construction crane currently in Santa Monica because the ceiling implements one of Steve Jobs’ last patents: the glass roof. Apple store employees will apparently… Read More Inside Apple’s New Flagship Third Street Promenade Store
For when you just absolutely have to have those glass ceilings on your new flagship store, there’s no substitute for the Apple iCrane. Apple’s Third Street Promenade store is moving to new digs south of Santa Monica Boulevard. It makes sense for them to want to be closer to the new Santa Monica Place mall,… Read More Apple iCrane
I got to check this out during the members preview on Thursday. It was amazing. I think my life might suck less if I had Quincy’s couch. This weekend, as part of (what else?) the mega mid-century SoCal art survey Pacific Standard Time, LACMA will open California Design, 1930-1965: “Living in a Modern Way.” It’s… Read More Eames House , Barbie’s Scandinavian Dream House
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Colors of Santa Monica, a set on Flickr.
Cell phone photos from a few hours ago. There were cops and cones at every street and alley for three blocks surrounding the Santa Monica Synagogue at 1448 18th Street in Santa Monica. I knew it was bad when I saw even the Park Rangers were there helping. I guess they ran out of parking peeps.