Summerland Oceanfront Sells for $2.5 Million Over Ask
Last week's closings also include a 9,400-square-foot Hope Ranch estate; an Ennisbrook ski lodge; an $8.6 million Hope Ranch flip; zippy midcentury in Carpinteria; and a Montecito house that traded for $4.5 million and immediately came back on the market for $800,000 more.
Belching Dragon Tavern Is Opening on State Street
More food news: Further details about the establishment replacing Blackbird at the Hotel Californian; Via Gelateria has opened in Solvang; locally based importer and distributor of European wines; Santa Barbara County Farm Day is coming up.
Two New Additions to Santa Ynez’s Shopping Scene
Plus: Big sale at Dylan Star's Paseo Nuevo store; high-tech parking enforcement; the Lumineers are coming to the Santa Barbara Bowl; suggestions on where to hike while the forest is closed; virtual presentation about the desalination plant; "Where in Santa Barbara...?" answer.
Failed Rocket Launch Sent Debris Raining Down
Other recent news: Ty Warner's ex claims he abused her and hid assets; SBCC's stadium is still closed to the public; a Montecito house was moved; antiques store opens in Paseo Nuevo; members of Historic Landmarks Commission ticked off about city's closing of a paseo; Trek Foundation helping to improve mountain-biking trails; analysis of a city council candidate forum.
Patrick Nesbitt’s Bid for a Private Helispot Was Stymied Yet Again
Other recent news: Winners and losers in the first mayoral debate; formerly homeless man now leading efforts to clean up camps; pro-development state senate bills move forward; UCSB Arts and Lectures announces 2021-2022 season; One 805 concert to benefit first responders; mandatory Covid-19 testing for all K-12 students in Santa Barbara Unified School District; county employees to get vaccinated or regularly tested; more on those big yachts moored here; San Luis Obispo County mask mandate.
The Hotel Californian’s New Owner Has a Plan for the Blackbird Space
Plus: Bar Le Côte opens tonight (but without beer and wine for now); a new project from the pastry chef of Corazón Cocina and the Project; VeganGreenGo has closed; the dining room at Solvang's Coast Range finally debuts. 3