A 99-room farm resort is being proposed for the Carpinteria bluffs: the plan for the 27.53-acre site calls for “roughly 7 acres of organic farm; a hotel with a 59-room lodge, 34 bungalows and six cabins; 16 residential units located in a single building; open space and trails; and a restaurant, event space and farmstand.” Check out the plans and renderings.
••• Marty’s Pizza will likely have to close this fall.
••• Another name change for Corazón Cocina’s spinoff on E. Victoria Street.
••• Update on Saint Bibiana, opening in the Little Kitchen space.
••• Low Pigeon will be incorporated into Lighthouse Coffee.
••• A monthly pop-up gay bar.
••• Savoy Cafe & Deli is once again open for dinner.
••• Oregano buds at Il Fustino.
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Noteworthy new listings: An Italian-inspired fever dream for $15 million; a new Hope Ranch hacienda that’s already in escrow; renovated midcentury on Eucalyptus Hill; ocean views on Ortega Ridge; alfresco paradise in Alta Mesa; and more.
••• Buyer of $52 million Montecito mansion revealed.
••• Temporary bypass lane to be installed on four-stretch of Highway 101 between Santa Barbara and Ventura.
••• The Summer Solstice parade won’t be on State Street this year.
••• Neighbors object to “keyless” hotel coming to Garden Street.
••• Rincon Trail Project gets stalled by appeals.
••• Local dentist with a support dog for patients.
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“What’s going on at the Macy’s store in La Cumbre Plaza?” asks D. “The second floor is empty and there are toys on the ground floor.” Here’s the answer.
WHERE IN SANTA BARBARA…?
Congratulations to Jillian for identifying where this was shot. We’ll play again Saturday morning.
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