Ray Flores on 3525 2008

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New board gallery and shop for this peripatetic original Z-boy, Ray Flores. The surf and skateboard gallery and shop includes Flores’ collection of rare, original Zephyr surfboards and photos of Tony Alva shredding in backyard pools. It’s a must-visit for anyone interested in the history of the guys who put Dogtown on the map.

Gjelina on 3525 2008

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Recently opened Abbot Kinney restaurant specializing in farmer’s market fresh American contemporary cuisine. Still hammering out the service kinks but a delicious addition to the neighborhood. Their vegetable dishes are especially fine. Gjelina serves beer and wine. Best make a reservation — Gjelina’s “in” this summer.

Mid-Century Modern Office on 3525 2008

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Circa 19TK

Unadorned mid-century modern office stands out for its simplicity amid newer structures with more contrived details.

1315 Abbot Kinney Blvd
Venice, California

Dola on 3525 2008

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1423 1/2 Abbot Kinney Blvd
Venice, CA 90291
Phone: (310) 664-9300

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Newly opened Abbot Kinney newsstand with a nice selection of titles and sweet garden reading area. Coming soon, harder-to-come-by European architecture titles, as well as coffee and pastries.

Hours: 7am – 8pm

Asiany Cottage on 3525 2008

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Circa 19TK

Another Cabrillo Ave cottage, this time with distinct Asian-influenced craftsman styling.

Cabrillo Ave
Venice, California

Growing Up Bohemian on 3422 2008

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We moved to Venice in 1960, when I was 10 years old. I didn’t realize it at the time, but my parents were beatniks. I knew that things were somehow looser in my household – that people were tolerated and welcomed there that weren’t welcome in the homes of most of my schoolmates.

Six-Hour Wall (time-lapse graffiti writing) on 3421 2008

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I was at the Venice Pits all day with graff writers Dytch66, Gil and Gozer but this time-lapse piece is all Didrik Johnck — the shooting, the editing. Okay, I messed up the titles and blathered on the soundtrack, but other than that it’s all D-track.

Life On Venice: Camouflage on 3315 2008

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Kevin Hinton, tattoo art, tattoos

Digital photograph

March 7, 2008
Old Glory Tattoo Parlor
Venice, California

Paloma Apartments (Historic) on 3311 2008

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Circa 1913

This historic Ocean Front Walk apartment building, once known as Paloma Apartments, is now home to Venice Phoenix House rehabilitation center.

503 Ocean Front Walk
Venice, California

C.A.V.E. Gallery on 3311 2008

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507 Rose Ave
Venice, CA 90291
Phone: (310) 428.6387

C.A.V.E. Gallery
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