MAN RUNS AMOK IN VENICE…AND ACTUALLY GETS NOTICED! on 198 2008

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VENICE, CA — Saying someone has run amok here is like saying someone has run to the corner for a 2-liter Diet Coke, curly fries and a copy of Barely Legal anywhere else in America, which is to say Happens all the time. Getting noticed for acting out in the town where acting out is a higher art form is no easy thing. Dude did it the other night…

Lido Grill on 107 2008

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Newly-opened Pan-Mediterranean tapas bar on Washington Blvd near the Venice Canals and beach. Excellent food from French North African owner who has cheffed around the world. Weekends feature Flamenco and other forms of Spanish dance.

Venice Pier on 0711 2008

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Reopened after severe storm damage a decade ago, the fishing pier’s toilets were blasted off the end by huge waves in December ’05. Gnarley…though no one was in them at the time. A stroll on the pier can make for a lovely constitutional. View fellow strollers, power walkers, people fishing, surfers, lifeguards, sea gulls, bat rays, dolphins and sea lions (if you’re lucky) and get a different perspective on Venice and Los Angeles.

26 Beach on 0211 2008

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Good place. Garth location.

Venice Bike & Skate on 029 2008

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Rent or buy bikes and blades at this longtime Venice beach business. Plenty of quality bikes to rent. And if you’re considering buying, they have some cool beach cruisers at affordable prices. The staff is warm and fuzzy. Okay, some are warm and fuzzy. Some are just fuzzy.