Indoor/Outdoor Heaven on the Riviera
Noteworthy new listings also include an exotic flip attempt near the Upper Village; a pair of Padaro Lane houses; brawny Mediterranean in Montecito; a makeover candidate off Picacho Lane; Coast Village California cottage; a mammoth primary bathroom; San Roque renovation; and more. 2
New Design Guidelines for Parklets on the State Street Promenade
Other recent news: Reactions to two proposed apartment complexes downtown; desalination buoys to be tested off Vandenberg; Biltmore employees headed for arbitration; the county is looking at more tiny villages for the homeless; Bennett's Toys is closing; Conan O'Brien bought in Carpinteria; looking at the candidates in November's election; new boutique in Santa Ynez. 3
Oat Bakery Is Opening a Second Location
More food news: The cafe and bar at the new Drift hotel coming to Lower State Street; Santa Barbara Hives is working on a San Roque shop (with "dry pantry"); progress on Chick-fil-A's traffic congestion; activity at two former tasting rooms in the Funk Zone; a peek inside Corazón Comedor; the Other Room in Los Olivos has opened.
Glamorous Arcady Neoclassical Sells for $18.25 Million
Last week's sales also include 1922 George Washington Smith for $14.25 million; Coast Village new-build for $13.6 million; Supertuscan for $9 million; the Hedgerow sprawler that could pass for an apartment complex; Brutalism on Conejo Road; the vacant lot in the Hot Springs curve; and many more.
Derf’s Future Is Uncertain After the End of the Year
More food news: Fresco Cafe has set an opening date for its new location downtown; Beans BBQ is closing; the owners of Brewhouse are selling to longtime customers; Industrial Eats is expanding again; the Apricot Lane Farms cookbook is available for preorder; an update on Pepe's Mexican Restaurant in Goleta; Kyle's Kitchen has opened a taproom.