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October 9th, 2018


When you think of October, a lot of things come to mind—cooler temperatures, slightly warmer clothes (hello scarves!), autumn holidays and pumpkin everything are the top contenders. But there’s one more fall favorite to add to your list—PIZZA! In case you didn’t know… October is National Pizza Month and you have every excuse to indulge all month long, whenever you have a hankering. If you live in and around Marina del Rey, you are in for a major treat because some of the best pizzas in LA (from traditional to gourmet to plant-based) are all within reach.

Here are five top spots to try!


October 2nd, 2018

The Week’s Best Bets for Fun In and Around Marina del Rey

This week is chock full of good stuff happening in both Marina del Rey and our neighboring towns! So we feel it’s our fun patrol duty to shine a spotlight on your most tantalizing options. Ready to make the memories happen? Grab your besties, your kids, your friends or just yourself—and enjoy some awesome to-do’s in your favorite coastal area. Here are the best bets for first-week-of-October fun!



National Taco Day is this Thursday (October 4th) so obviously, a taco run is a must. Marina del Rey has great Mexican restaurants all around town so start considering your choices now! Maybe go to El Torito for their classic Street Taco Trio or try Baja Cantina’s fresh fish tacos. You could also grab quick and yummy tacos at Baja Fresh or—for some plant-based goodness—hit up Venice’s Tocaya Organica for their Barrio Style Taco with vegan picadillo and vegan chipotle Jack (plus avocado, roasted tomato salsa, diced red onion and cilantro).



September 25th, 2018


Hold on to your lederhosen, boys and girls—because our favorite stein-raising holiday is back! Oktoberfest time is upon us and as always, there are so many ways to celebrate Bavarian-style in Marina del Rey and beyond. From delectable menu specials to major Oktoberfest bashes, some of the biggest fun of the year is starting now. 


4089 Lincoln Blvd., Marina del Rey

On Saturday, October 6th, Brennan’s is hosting one heck of a great Oktoberfest party in conjunction with Beyond Meat (plant-based fans—get ready for yumminess) and several beer sponsors. The fun will be going from 10 am to 2 am with live music, KROQ’s radio personality—Beer Mug, potato sack racing, contests, a horn blowing ceremony, games (like beer pong), and German-inspired food featuring Beyond Meat’s awesome brats. Cover after noon is $5 or you can buy a VIP package for $25 that comes with a commemorative beer stein, two food tickets, and an all-day discount wristband for beer. Large groups may want to purchase the $200 Group Package that offers 10 seats, 10 steins, 20 food tickets, 10 discount beer wristbands and 10 Oktoberfest t-shirts.



September 18th, 2018

Where to Toast California Wine Month In and Around Marina del Rey

California Wine Month is underway and if you haven’t been sniffing, swirling and sipping your way into grape-style deliciousness, you’re missing out. Even with the devastating fires affecting the Northern Cal wineries last year, our state continues to be a force in the wine world—and raising a glass to not only the award-winning wine, but also amazing resilience is definitely in order. So, get out and about this month and enjoy some of our state’s best whites, reds, rosés, oranges and sparkling! The wine lists in and around Marina del Rey are filled with California wine goodness by the glass, by the bottle and by the flights. Here are a few suggestions to get you started on your own special Wine Month tasting tour.


September 11th, 2018

GIRLS’ DAY OUT: Celebrate National Women’s Friendship Day This Sunday!

Marina del Rey girlfriends! Sunday, September 16th is YOUR day — National Women’s Friendship Day, to be exact. The day we honor the excellence that stems from pure sisterhood (and celebrate its beauty to our hearts’ content). We know, when you have a great friendship, being in the same space together is fun enough… but if you want to get a little creative and make the day even more memorable (and Insta-worthy), here are some grand ideas to try out.

Spa Day

Image Source: Ritz Carlton

The dreamiest friendship time always seems to lead to the spa, doesn’t it? And the Ritz Carlton’s Sisley Spa (formerly Spa del Rey) is a luxurious option for your Sunday. Book a Deluxe Pedicure (yeah, this one comes with a hot stone leg massage), one of their luxurious facial treatments, and/or a phenomenal massage (FYI, they’re running massage specials through September!).