This popular westwood location offers some of the best tasting, and inexpensive, cookies around. There is usually a line outside the store, but it moves very quickly.
PROS: Inexpensive and delicious
CONS: little bit of a wait, no parking
The sister movie theater of the Mann Bruin, it is a little smaller but still offers a wonderful viewing experience. The location is also a popular place for movie premieres.
PROS: Nice atmosphere
Looking for someplace to watch the Rocky Horror picture show? The show runs every Sat. night at the Nuart theater and makes for a fun evening. Warning, you do have to find your own parking.
PROS: Fun experience
CONS: Can be crowded
The little shop, located off of Santa Monica Blvd, has a wide range of high quality Japanese merchandise. The business seems to specialize in Japanese dish ware. They offer beautiful products, but slightly expensive.
PROS: high quality products, large selection
After an unfortunate incident where I lost my house key, the locksmith was able to unlock my door in a timely fashion. The bill seemed excesive for just unlocking a door.
PROS: pleasent, timely
Though the video rental store is small, it offers an oustanding selection of new/old/and obscure movies. The best part, ALL movies are only $1. The owner, who is usually at the checkout, is a great resource if you know what the movie is about but forget the name.
PROS: Inexpensive, huge selection
CONS: New releases are usually checked out
When my cat fell sick, Santa Monica Dog & Cat hospital did a great job treating my feline in a caring and timely fashion. The price was very reasonable, and they are sure to answer all your questions.
PROS: Quickness, reliability