Venice Paparazzi is excited to partner up with Venice Living Magazine.

Venice Living Magazine builds community by sharing neighborhood stories.  This month’s feature is on Todd and Theo von Hoffmann

We have shared Venice Living interviews to get us inspired, motivated, and stay connected.

Here is a letter from Venice Living Magazine’s Publisher and Founder Carole Stein.

A big shout out to Venice Paparazzi, faithful chroniclers of the Venice scene, who shared favorite old photos from the Venice Sign lightings and local festivities at Windward Circle. It’s not happening in person this year. These photos are not the same as being there, but Edizen and Alex have an eye for all things Venice, and it warms our hearts to see their artistry in this issue.

As the candles and lights are being illuminated for the holiday season, it’s quite something to look back, in Celebrating a Year of Celebrating Venice, at the amazing residents who lit up our covers and enlightened us with their stories this year. What a strange year it has been. Thank you for sharing your inner glow with the community.

When you think about inner glow, it is only a hop and step to Theo and Todd Von Hoffmann. Not only are they just exactly where they want to be — they’ve been there for years. Chroniclers themselves — of Venice history — they have created a lush California environment in their backyard, from whence they issue forth in Mardi Gras getups and more. I hope you enjoy their inspired groundedness as much as I did.

Get to know Todd and Theo von Hoffmann!

  • Venice Living Publisher Carole Stein
  • Writer/Interviewer:  Betty Bailey
  • Photographer Sam Diephuis

Learn about Venice History on

The Venice Heritage Museum was founded by the Von Hoffmann family.

The Venice Heritage Museum is an opportunity to share more than a century’s worth of stories, collections, and archives from one of America’s most legendary communities–Abbot Kinney’s Venice-of-America.

Their mission is to improve the present with the past, enriching the lives of current and future generations of Venetians and visitors alike.

Thank You to Our Partners