April 13, 2021
Odds & Ends
A Huge New Climbing Gym Is Coming to State Street
Plus: Open-air pop-up market at Folly on Santa Claus Lane; Montecito Trails Foundation is selling merch this Saturday; the answer to last week's "Where in Santa Barbara...?"; warnings issued to cars parked near the Hot Springs trailhead; a breathtaking Montecito rental opportunity.
April 9, 2021
Impressive New Craft Studio Opening Downtown
Plus: Gorjana jewelry shop has opened in Montecito; Highway 1 repairs to be completed by April 30; aquarium store Aquatic Jewels opening imminently; price cut and renderings for semi-finished estate; tours of the San Marcos Foothills; book of movie recommendations from the Santa Barbara International Festival; the State Street Advisory Committee seeks members.
April 5, 2021
More on the Spat Between Ty Warner and Four Seasons
Plus: Santa Barbara Urban Flea Market is now open on State Street; actor Bryan Cranston's Mussel Shoals house sold; amusement park art at Thomas Reynolds Gallery; Highway 101 construction to stop using sound to deter cormorants; nine more acres of cannabis in Carpinteria.
March 30, 2021
The Biltmore Has Reportedly Canceled All Events Through 2023
Plus: Mindful Barbell is a new fitness studio for people over 40; model unit at E. De La Guerra apartment complex; Congregation B’nai B’rith is looking to expand; Casa del Herrero is launching a summer arts education program; Lompoc vaccination process.
March 26, 2021
New Biltmore Rumor: It’ll Stay Closed Till It Can Be Rebranded
Plus: Board & Brush craft studio opening on E. Canon Perdido; new multi-vendor space aiming to debut this fall; Maria Rendón's debut solo show at Sullivan Goss; an amusing sidewalk misspelling; charming detail inside the Mission's gift shop. 3
March 22, 2021
Could the Coral Casino Be Splitting from the Biltmore?
Plus: The backstory of Jeff Shelton's Vera Cruz building on Santa Barbara Street; Fuera Lane house gets a $2.3 million price hike; hard-hat tour of Goleta's Cortona Point apartment complex; ceramic collaboration by Patrick Hall and Lynda Weinman; a suggestion for anyone having trouble landing a vaccination appointment.
March 18, 2021
The Biltmore Reportedly Canceled All 2021 Weddings
Plus: The Urban Flea Market expects to open soon; peek inside an apartment in a Jeff Shelton building; Coast Village house comes back on the market after a $1.65 million price hike; a gym wants to open near Dean coffee shop; Highway 154's Cold Spring Bridge is getting work done.
March 15, 2021
March 11, 2021
The Former Macy’s Building Is Being Repositioned as Offices
Plus: The Santa Barbara International Film Festival announced this year's lineup; update on the West Beach splash playground timeline; the Mujeres Makers Market is seeking partners; Victorian triplex gets a renovation and price cut.
March 8, 2021
A Look Back at the Tea Gardens Above Montecito
Plus: The plan for a splash playground near the harbor; Carey Mulligan to be honored by the Santa Barbara International Film Festival and how to watch the festival from home; Hope Ranch rental comes with priority access to private jet; more on the plan to extend the new Hot Springs sidewalk; furniture showroom opening on State Street. 3