July 29, 2022
Tag: Montecito Country Mart
Anyone Want to Buy a Polo Field?
Plus: The likely site of Rad Power Bikes's Funk Zone showroom; some of Paseo Nuevo's owners are said to have defaulted on their debt; Loveworn's "greatest sale ever"; why a rent dispute over the Montecito Vons seems unlikely; new free tour of Santa Barbara's Old Town; the effort to get New Cuyama's L88 airport reopened; a special sandscript by John Edward Heaton.
July 18, 2022
The Best Look Yet Inside Bellosguardo
Plus: Kule pop-up coming to the Montecito Country Mart; the closed part of Bella Vista Drive has finally reopened; an official answer about the left turn on red at Anacapa and Haley; more on the Chumash plan for a 31,000-square-foot office building in Santa Ynez; a fantastic 1920 postcard of Summerland. 13
April 6, 2022
New Shops in Montecito, Santa Claus Lane, and Goleta
Plus: Santa Barbara Airport announced two new routes; polo tickets are on sale; yet another Santa Barbara hotel changed hands; county seeks poll workers for June's primary election; what's up now at Sullivan Goss and Thomas Reynolds Gallery; any interest in buying a corn maze? 2
April 3, 2022
The Private Club for Kids Is Really Happening
Plus: A new look for the Jewish Community Center on Chapala Street; tiny shop debuts at La Arcada; gingham and stripes galore at Montecito Country Mart shop opening this week; updated on-ramp and off-ramp closures for the Highway 101 construction; an interesting art project is afoot in Carpinteria.
February 14, 2022
Bedda Mia Has Opened in the Former Mollie’s Space
More food news: The Black Sheep is for sale; first impressions of the Dutchess in Ojai; Chomp on the Rocks has closed; traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony at Petit Valentien; what we know about Alma Fonda Fina in the Montecito Country Mart. 1
November 1, 2021
October 6, 2021
Updates on a Slew of New Restaurants
Including Reunion Kitchen + Drink at Cabrillo Pavilion, Low Pigeon's second outpost, Old Town Coffee's foray into downtown, and the Peasants Feast spinoff in Solvang. Plus: Little Alex's is closing next month (and an established chef is rumored to be taking the space); Mony's has a new food truck; has anyone tried Costa at the Mar Monte Hotel? 6
September 19, 2021
48-Unit Apartment Building Proposed for the Haley Corridor
Plus: A new look for the Montecito Country Mart; Beautyhabit is opening a shop here; Warren Miller's 72nd film to be screened at the Lobero; the new contemporary house on Butterfly Lane; an updated rendering of Summerland Elementary School.
July 26, 2021
Santa Barbara Hives’s New Shop Is a Keeper
Plus: A visit to the cool Neal Feay aluminum fabricator; the Presidio state park has reopened with improvements; new needlepoint shop in Montecito; southbound 101 onramp in Summerland is slated to be completed by November 1; a real steal in Ojai; jewelry pop-up at the Montecito Country Mart; slow news day at the News-Press.
July 8, 2021