The Original Brooklyn Water Bagel Co., serving New York-style bagels made from Brooklyn water, opened at 8732 S. Sepulveda Blvd. in Westchester. (310) 645-2243.
Del Rey Deli Co., offering deli-style food, opened at 8501 Pershing Drive, Playa del Rey. (310) 439-2256.
TINGA Santa Monica, a Mexican taqueria-style eatery and bar, opened at 522 Wilshire Blvd. in Santa Monica. (310) 451-9341.
The Marina del Rey Farmers’ Market, offering fresh, locally grown organic and conventional fruits and vegetables, as well as prepared and packaged foods, hand-crafted products and more, is held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays at the Mothers Beach parking lot #10, 4101 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey. (310) 305-9545.
LAB ART, an art gallery dedicated to street art, opened in a 2,000-square foot space showcasing 100 works by 19 different artists at Fred Segal, 500 Broadway in Santa Monica. (310) 260-1300.
Pedego Electric Bikes, 214 Pier Ave. in Santa Monica, will have a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 19, www.pedegoelectricbikes.com.
Steak ‘n Shake, a diner-style restaurant chain headquartered in Indianapolis, has signed a 10-year lease on the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica, hoping to make it a flagship store. A grand opening is planned later this year. www.steaknshake.com.
Bristol Farms, a Southern California grocery retailer of gourmet, organic and natural foods, has announced it plans to open a store in mid-summer at 3105 Wilshire Blvd. in Santa Monica. www.bristolfarms.com.
Mystic Journey Bookstore, a spiritual and metaphysical bookstore founded upon self-discovery, health and wellness, announced it will move from its location at 1319 Abbot Kinney Blvd. in Venice to an expanded site at 1624 Abbot Kinney Blvd. The reopening is scheduled at noon Friday, May 3. (310) 399-7070.
AND THE AWARD GOES TO:
St. Vincent Medical Center President and CEO Cathy Fickes, a registered nurse and Marina del Rey resident, has been honored by the Los Angeles Business Journal with its 2013 Healthcare Leadership Award for her efforts in improving patient satisfaction, effective strategic planning, improving revenues and building strong physician relations.