South Bay Weekend: Manhattan Beach Fireworks, The Pine Tar Incident, Santa on the Pier, Boat Parade, Drunken Icons, Dickens Day Holiday Celebration, Christmas Faire & San Pedro City Ballet

South Bay Weekend: Manhattan Beach Fireworks, The Pine Tar Incident, Santa on the Pier, Boat Parade, Drunken Icons, Dickens Day Holiday Celebration, Christmas Faire & San Pedro City Ballet

This Sunday, December 13th Downtown Manhattan Beach explodes into a chestnut like fiery glow with its 27th Annual Holiday Fireworks show that celebrates December’s good tidings with a cornucopia of oohhhss and ahhhhs. What started in 1989 as an answer to the heavy swells of summer tourists that made a 4th of July fireworks show […]

Alpine Village Christmas Faire Returns

Alpine Village Christmas Faire Returns

(Below information provided by press release from Alpine Village.) On Saturday December 5 Alpine Village opened its second annual Christmas Fair – a fun-packed holiday festival inspired by the famous Nuremberg Christkindlsmarkt. In 2014, Alpine Village debuted its first Christmas Faire with five times as many guests as expected to see Santa Claus, play in […]

South Bay Weekend: Sleepy Hollow Lights, New Orleans Christmas, Movie Night at the Garden, Kraft Bierfest, Home Tour, Fishtivity Event, Art Show & South Bay Children’s Choir

South Bay Weekend: Sleepy Hollow Lights, New Orleans Christmas, Movie Night at the Garden, Kraft Bierfest, Home Tour, Fishtivity Event, Art Show & South Bay Children’s Choir

Tucked in a south Torrance neighborhood is one of the most spectacular display of Christmas lights in the South Bay. It’s a neighborhood tradition where folks can walk or drive through to get in the holiday spirit. Sleepy Hollow Christmas Lights is located on Roberts Rd. off Pacific Cost Highway. SHCL is on display from […]

South Bay Eats: Hopdoddy Burger Bar at The Point Brings Sophistication to Popular Pair: Burgers & Beer

South Bay Eats: Hopdoddy Burger Bar at The Point Brings Sophistication to Popular Pair: Burgers & Beer

The Point, El Segundo’s newest, outdoor shopping & dinning center aired out its official welcome over the summer with a ton of hype and well intended publicity. The Point is located conveniently at the crossroads of Rosecrans Avenue and Sepulveda Boulevard near a stretch of real estate already decorated with retail space from the likes […]

Find a Christmas Tree in the South Bay, Fake, Living or Real

Find a Christmas Tree in the South Bay, Fake, Living or Real

Most likely you ingested a cubic ton of Turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, pie and other festive foods on Thanksgiving and now have thoughts about venturing out to shop for various types of holiday decorations. Some of us use December weekend to decorate our dwellings with the holiday spirit: Christmas lights, stockings, wreaths, Menorahs and maybe […]

South Bay Weekend: Roundhouse Aquarium, Thanksgiving Dinner, Holiday Sidewalk Festival, Canadian Folk Band, House Music, Arts & Crafts, Beauty of Nature Film Series & Tidepool Walk

South Bay Weekend: Roundhouse Aquarium, Thanksgiving Dinner, Holiday Sidewalk Festival, Canadian Folk Band, House Music, Arts & Crafts, Beauty of Nature Film Series & Tidepool Walk

Roundhouse Aquarium, Manhattan Beach’s seafaring educational resource at the end of the pier celebrates fall this Saturday and Sunday by honoring the seasonal South Bay shift from warm to cool with their Leaves & Laughter event. It’s a homespun good time that promises colorful crafts, temporary tattoos, games & prizes. According to their newsletter, “It’ll […]

Manhattan Beach Holiday Open House & Pier Lighting Event

Manhattan Beach Holiday Open House & Pier Lighting Event

The unofficial start to the South Bay holiday season happens this Wednesday, November 18th from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. in Downtown Manhattan Beach as the 21st Holiday Open House & 26th Pier Lighting event shines a light on local retailers, holiday cheer, some Christmas caroling, and live music. Retailers and restaurants will be handing out […]

South Bay Weekend: Big Wave Challenge, Dine Out Torrance, The Boogie, Scar Wars, Pet Adoption, The Wonder Years, Hermosa Cinema Society, South Bay Focus & Beer Festival

South Bay Weekend: Big Wave Challenge, Dine Out Torrance, The Boogie, Scar Wars, Pet Adoption, The Wonder Years, Hermosa Cinema Society, South Bay Focus & Beer Festival

Open season for annual South Bay Big Wave Challenge started last week with an event kick-off at Dive N Surf and special appearance by Greg Knoll. The contest, put on by the South Bay Boardriders Club and other sponsors requires authentic documentation of a surfer successfully tackling the mightiest curl in photo or video format. […]