Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art 2525 Michigan Ave, Santa Monica, CA90404 The Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art is an art school founded by Maryam Storm and Leo Stok. It offers BFA and…More certificate programs in both fine and entertainment art, with classes available in technique, history and business. It also offers special events, workshops and online courses.
Pacific Park 380 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA90401 This mini–amusement park provides the centerpiece of the Santa Monica Pier. The park itself comprises a large…More ferris wheel, a dragon swing, a small roller coaster, an action ride theater and a number of other rides geared toward children. Take a refreshing ride on the carousel, ride the giant wheel or enjoy a nice meal at the food arena. A host of free shows can also be seen at Pacific Park, including concerts, karaoke, animal shows and more. Built in 1988 after a storm destroyed the end of the pier, the park has been the center of pier activity ever since. It is also an ideal venue for private events and parties. Hours are seasonal.
Snug Harbor 2323 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA90403 Snug Harbor was established by Frank Leight as a calm in the storm of World War II, and was eventually purchased by…More Christa Rosenloecher, who fled East Germany in 1954. Finally, C.J. Rudolph bought the restaurant after dreaming of owning it as a kid. This little diner serves classic American food, specializing in breakfast. Many egg dishes are available to choose from. Numerous pancakes are also available, with nine different specialty sausages that can be added to a meal. Lunch offers sandwiches, burgers and salads. Fish and chips, chili, tacos and quesadillas are also available. Customers can also order a classic shake, malt or float from the fountain. Counter service is available, as well as booths and a little hidden back patio.