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Paddle Out for John “SWAG” Knowles on December 9th

December 4th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Well known, well respected and well loved tattoo artist John “SWAG” Knowles died on Sunday of a brain aneurysm while at home in Venice. SWAG was 43. Originally from England, Knowles had been a presence in Venice for over two decades, starting at Tattoo Asylum on Windward before opening his own Tattoo Lounge on Venice […]

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Shuttered: St. Joseph Center’s Thrift Store

December 4th, 2012 · No Comments

The St. Joseph Center’s Thrift Store at 1828 Lincoln Boulevard is closing on January 5th. The center moved to this location in March of 2010 after closing their Venice location. From the St. Joseph Center: Thank you so much for your past support of St. Joseph Center’s Thrift Store. Given the continuing economic challenges that […]

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Steve Christensen: 12-4 Sunset

December 4th, 2012 · No Comments

Steve Christensen: 12-4 Sunset Join the forum discussion on this post

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Donate a Toy! Help The Great Venice Toy Drive Holiday Festival!

December 4th, 2012 · No Comments

Via Mariana: The Great Venice Toy Drive Holiday Festival is less than a week away! If you haven’t left a new, unwrapped, non-violent toy at one of our drop-off locations, now is the time to do so! Please visit one of our partners by December 6 and look for the bin with our flier! Drop […]

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