THE FOOD SCENE
••• The Montecito Inn will open an all-day restaurant in the old Monarch space.
••• The Daisy opens soon on State Street. Nice branding….
••• A profile of locally owned Pacific Pickle Works.
••• Buena Onda and Lab Social have partnered up.
••• Dunkin’ is threatening to open more stores here.
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••• United is introducing nonstop flights between Santa Barbara and Chicago (above).
••• Montecito water rate hike if the district buys water from Santa Barbara.
••• Local teen runs a popular news aggregator.
••• Seagulls spoiling Channel Islands with “processed food and puked-up trash.”
••• Latino organization La Casa de la Raza is struggling.
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Newly reduced: Pepper Hill contemporary approaches 50% off (above); the 12-acre HeartStone Ranch in Carpinteria; another French country house in Montecito; and a “mini estate” in San Roque.
The Santa Barbara Association of Realtors releases its list of weekend open houses every Friday at noon, and I post about it on Saturday morning. But of course the info is outdated by now. So if you’re actively looking for a new home, be sure to check SitelineSB.com every Saturday morning; if you just like to look at homes, you can wait till the Monday newsletter. Highlights from this past weekend: a modern Hope Ranch house with views from every room (above); Fernald Point beachfront property primed for renovation; next-door neighbors—one new, one old—within walking distance to Montecito’s Upper Village; and a charming duplex condo downtown.
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