March 23, 2022
Tag: Jeff Shelton
Jeff Shelton’s Revamp of the State Street Undercrossing Will Start This Summer
Other recent news: Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network's new hospital has opened; consultant working on State Street Promenade could cost twice much as estimated; county sheriff Bill Brown is running for a fifth term; Carpinteria redistricting update; Santa Barbara Kite Festival is back on.
March 2, 2022
30-Room Automated Hotel in the Works for Garden Street
Plus: Update on the State Street undercrossing revamp; three more Santa Barbara Bowl shows, including the Chicks; chic Santa Ynez store popping up in Montecito; ribbon-cutting for the Las Positas-Modoc Road Multiuse Path; where to buy Jeff Shelton's book; what happened to the Four Freedoms murals on Anacapa Street. 4
December 12, 2021
First Look Inside a Jeff Shelton Farmhouse
Plus: The bridge in the Casa Dorinda Open Space has been replaced; Caffe Luxxe was the victim of a smash-and-grab; renderings for a sexy Brutalist house in Carpinteria; Anacapa Architecture is moving to a State Street storefront; a new chapter for the former Avis building in the Funk Zone. 1
December 4, 2021
Roller Skating and Laser Tag Are Coming to the Old Macy’s Store
Other recent news: Carpinteria city council approved the Surfliner Inn; Santa Barbara County extended its indoor mask mandate; false alarm about local Omicron cases; elected officials are said to be considering a vacancy tax; redistricting narrowed down to three maps; an interview with Jeff Shelton; eight former University of California architects call the proposed Munger Hall a "disaster in the making."
December 1, 2021
A Production Designer Has Opened a Stylish Shop
Plus: Lots of great vendors at the Victoria Court holiday market; the Goo Goo Dolls play the Bowl next fall; what's happening at Summerland's gas station; pop-up gallery on De La Guerra Plaza from Oat Bakery's Louise Ulrich; Slingshot/Alpha Art Studio is moving; three new local books for your gift list. 1
October 24, 2021
When the Inn at Mattei’s Tavern Is Now Expected to Open
Plus: The first exhibit of Huguette Clark’s artwork since 1929; the giant red stiletto's backstory; upgrades to Casa Las Palmas in Chase Palm Park; mystery activity at the corner of De La Vina and Mission; that time Jeff Shelton made a giant pencil; a peek inside the Pepper Hill mound house.
October 20, 2021
September 12, 2021
The Story Behind Eight Jeff Shelton Buildings
Plus: Ortega Park redesign; Planned Parenthood book sale is coming up; Hacienda by Bonita Lifestyle's Summerland shop is closing (and everything is on sale); disrespectful hikers; Charles Arnoldi show at Caldwell Snyder Gallery; the city's odd bingo game. 1
July 15, 2021
UCSB Wants to Build an 11-Story Dormitory
Other recent news: Biltmore owner Ty Warner is now using the Four Seasons New York as leverage; Deltopia movie causing consternation in Isla Vista; Montecito lingerie store to be replaced by new lingerie store; California's updated Covid-19-related guidelines for schools; interview with architect Jeff Shelton; the latest head of Santa Barbara City College has resigned; the case against fake grass.
May 9, 2021
The Latest on the Effort to Replace the Cow Atop Bossie’s Kitchen
More food news: State Street tequila bar confirmed; NoTown Tavern has opened in Goleta; Tyger Tyger might actually be returning; application process has begun for the Beachside Bar Cafe space; the Bell's folks' parent company; profile of Sear Steakhouse in Solvang; new Solvang wine bar; café coming to the Meiners Oaks part of Ojai.