Venice Archive

Holiday Fun on Abbot Kinney

By: Rose Apodaca

Join us this weekend for snow, song and Santa! Rain’s gone in Los Angeles, and the sun is out for the annual Holiday Stroll and Santa Fest on Abbot Kinney in Venice. It all starts with a holiday edition of First Friday, kicking off at 5 p.m. Food trucks, special shopping and the caroling Tinseltones […]

Sunday Funday at Abbot Kinney Festival

By: Rose Apodaca

Today is another day to hold on to the carefree spirit of summer with the Abbot Kinney Festival, a street party filled with live music, food and craft booths, and—among the 150,000 visitors descending on the boulevard—the eccentric mix of crazies that make Venice what it is. Our A+R location at 171 Abbot Kinney will […]

West Side Home Tour 2013

By: Conor Ford

We’re thrilled to serve as the box office this Saturday morning for the West side leg of the hotly anticipated Dwell on Design Home Tours series. Five homes in A+R West’s backyard, nestled in the beach-side communities of Venice and Santa Monica and selected by Dwell Magazine editors, will open their doors to some 500 […]

Little Chapel On The Prairie

By: Rose Apodaca

Congratulations to A+R Venice local John Umbanhowar, his firm partner Scott Hughes and their team at Hughesumbanhowar Architects for a recent triple threat of awards for the reimagined Prairie Chapel in Dennison, MN, the completed this autumn. From the prestigious American Institute of Architects, there was a Design Honor Award from the Florida chapter (where […]