Category Archives: Buy Local Santa Monica

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Buy Local for our Schools:  Did you know that any purchase you make at a Santa Monica business directly helps support our schools?  In 2017, we collectively raised $8 Million for the SMMUSD just by buying local!

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February HandleBar Happy Hour – on Friday Feb 22nd!

Rain or Shine!
We visit The Gallery Food Hall during Tap Take Over with Santa Monica Brew Works, Friday February 22nd!

Third Street Promenade’s Premier Dining Collective is next to the famed Criterion Theater. The Gallery, a state-of-the-art marquee food hall featuring unique, neighborhood-serving restaurants and a mix of indoor and outdoor dining space, including the Promenade’s only elevated dining deck.

In addition to $3 Beers from Santa Monica Brew Works —

Our group will enjoy extended Happy Hour past 7pm at Azule, Paperboy and Voltaggio Brothers’ STRFSH!

We will gather for great fun, beverages and AWESOME company — off our usual schedule on a Friday! Come join us!
#HBHH #BikeLocalSM #BikeSM #SMSpoke #DrinkLocalSM #EatLocalSM

Our Happy Hours support local businesses and BuyLocalSM like all venues at The Gallery Food Hall.


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End of every month we like to get together for fun, support local businesses, and to celebrate all things bike.
Always fun, always family friendly!

Socialize, talk bikes, give input ….

If it’s on your way don’t forget to pass the Bike Counter!


Big thank you to our Bonus February #BuyLocalSM #BikeLocalSM #HBHH venue The Curious Palate! SO MUCH FUN!

We had a GREAT GROUP – FUN was had by all!

Celebrate #BikeLocalSM, our Buy Local SM businesses, happy hour + new friends at our monthly events!  Learn about upcoming local bike events + find out about and connect with us at SM Spoke… as we visit and introduce you to some of our Buy Local SM businesses.  Eat Local, Drink Local, Buy Local AND Bike Local SM!


Tonight: SPECIAL HandleBar Happy Hour: The Curious Palate!

February 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us as we host a group of Bulgarians visiting Santa Monica for a HandleBar Happy Hour at The Curious Palate

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EXTENDED Happy Hour menu of 50% off on 3 beers and 3 wines, and 10% off on everything else, food or drink for our happy group. Choose from 20 taps of craft beer, cider and kombucha direct from local independent brewers, a selection of wines from around the world, and delicious food made by hand from delicious, wholesome ingredients.

The Curious Palate is much more than a place to have a meal. It is a meeting house for coworkers and friends. They’ve got a comfortable dining room and spacious patio on the dining deck of Santa Monica Place. There’s plenty of room for families, dogs, and groups of friends like ours to gather and enjoy great company.

Bonus EVENT –
Celebrate #BikeLocalSM, our Buy Local SM businesses, happy hour + new friends at our monthly events!  Learn about upcoming local bike events + find out about and connect with us at SM Spoke… as we visit and introduce you to some of our Buy Local SM businesses.  Eat Local, Drink Local, Buy Local AND Bike Local SM!

Weather Cancels January HandleBar Happy Hour at Rusty’s

CANCELED DUE TO RAIN: January HandleBar Happy Hour. We are looking forward to scheduling a new date at Rusty’s Surf Ranch on the Santa Monica Pier ASAP!

Enjoy the rain this week but plan to join us next week on Tuesday February 5th for a HandleBar Happy Hour at The Curious Palate as we host a group of Bulgarians visiting Santa Monica. All are welcome!

Find all the info in the calendar event HERE.
Details on our regular monthly HBHH end of February coming soon.

We’ll enjoy an EXTENDED Happy Hour menu of 50% off on 3 beers and 3 wines, and 10% off on everything else, food or drink for our happy group.

Big thank you to our November #BuyLocalSM #BikeLocalSM #HBHH venue The Albright! SO MUCH FUN!

We had a GREAT GROUP – FUN was had by all!

Celebrate #BikeLocalSM, our Buy Local SM businesses, happy hour + new friends at these monthly events!  Learn about upcoming local bike events + find out about and connect with us at SM Spoke… as we visit and introduce you to some of our Buy Local SM businesses.  Eat Local, Drink Local, Buy Local AND Bike Local SM!

November Ride with the Mayor and HandleBar Happy Hour this Thursday!

November Ride with the Mayor joins our monthly HandleBar Happy Hour at The Albright,
November 29th.

The ride will begin at Santa Monica City Hall (1685 Main Street) and ends at The Albright for our November Buy Local Santa Monica Handle Bar Happy Hour. Meet 5:15pm roll at 5:30pm.
No bike? No problem! Just grab a Breeze Bike Share Bike.
Our route includes the beach bike path – sorry no e-skooters.

Join us on the ride or join us at the Albright – for fun & socializing with great food, beverages and people!

All Are welcome!! Remember to bring your own bike, lights, helmet, lock & water bottle. Children are welcome but should be capable of street riding or in an appropriate child seat or trailer. There is no cost to participate.
Free #GoSaMo Bike lights while supply lasts. 

This month, we’re excited to return to a Santa Monica Pier Institution at The Albright 258 Santa Monica Pier starting about 6pm.
Join us on a Ride with the Mayor or at the Albright – all are welcome!

#HBHH #BikeLocalSM #BikeSM #SMSpoke #DrinkLocalSM #EatLocalSM


End of every month we like to get together for fun, support local businesses, and to celebrate all things bike.bike_local_sticker
Always fun, always family friendly!

Socialize, talk bikes, give input ….

If it’s on your way don’t forget to pass the Bike Counter!


Big thank you to our October #BuyLocalSM #BikeLocalSM #HBHH venue
 The Dudes’ Brewing Companyl! SO MUCH FUN!

We had a GREAT GROUP – FUN was had by all!

Celebrate #BikeLocalSM, our Buy Local SM businesses, happy hour + new friends at these monthly events!  Learn about upcoming local bike events + find out about and connect with us at SM Spoke… as we visit and introduce you to some of our Buy Local SM businesses.  Eat Local, Drink Local, Buy Local AND Bike Local SM!