10 NEW RESTAURANTS ON THE HORIZON
Despite the devastation that pandemic restrictions have wrought on the restaurant industry, we have a bunch of new establishments to look forward to in coming months.
Someone snagged 207 acres just west of the Ritz-Carlton Bacara—with a mile and a half of ocean frontage—for a song. Is it too early to call this the real estate bargain of the year?
••• Biden moves toward banning new offshore drilling here.
••• Santa Barbara City Council votes to require union labor on some construction projects.
••• Montecito Journal argues that county vaccination regulations should be flouted.
••• SBPD likely to get body cameras soon.
••• Thefts of catalytic converters are on the rise.
••• Summerland tennis court renovation.
••• Artist Andrew Leonard’s fresh take on Santa Barbara locales (above).
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Everything continues to sell—high, low, turnkey, and not. Among the interesting properties to change hands this week: a Hedgerow charmer, the weirdest house on the Riviera, a split personality in Birnam Wood, a Hope Ranch fixer in its first time on the market in 70 years, and a cute 1936 house on a secret downtown street.
WHERE IN SANTA BARBARA…?
Congratulations to Kelsey for correctly identifying the location of this bike rack.
ODDS & ENDS
••• First look at the Montecito water tank house.
••• A new online store selling local handmade goods.
••• The Well’s third house has opened.
••• The layout of the Mattei’s Tavern resort.
••• Santa Barbara International Film Festival’s Outstanding Performer of the Year award.
••• Development likely for a corner lot downtown.
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