December 17, 2023
Tag: Paseo Nuevo
In-N-Out Burger Shot Down by Buellton City Council
More food news: Lilac Montecito is aiming to be ready next month; Odessa Lounge has opened; Gin's Tap Bar at the Inn at Mattei's Tavern is now a winery's tasting room; expanded hours at Dang Burger; Sushi Go Go is closed for construction; Wild Tea Leaf and Mana Bakery have opened at Paseo Nuevo; Bell's alums to open a café; another suggestion for Jewish food; Satellite's new event space has a name. 4
November 8, 2023
Via Maestra 42 Is Opening a Wine Bar Nearby
More food news: Plow & Angel to reopen with a new name; Dang Burger debuts this week; a peek through the window at Silvers Omakase; the Bell's folks are partnering with Bodega; poke restaurant coming to Paseo Nuevo; donut shop opening in Goleta; Pueblo Pollo is now in Isla Vista; Bree'osh's terrific panettone. 8
October 25, 2023
The State Street Advisory Committee Met Again
Other recent news: Blissful Boutiques makers' market lost its lease at Paseo Nuevo; the city council approved new regulations for restaurant parklets; the Land Trust bought 48 acres on the Gaviota Coast; California Highway Patrol decided to stay and renovate its Calle Real office; progress for improvements at the Goleta Butterfly Grove; looking back at when a rich homeowner let hobos live on her property. 3
October 8, 2023
An Update on Happy Cat Eats
More food news: Elena's Kitchen has closed; road-testing the frozen Bettina pizzas from Kitchenette; the Coast Village Road outpost of Los Arroyos is closed for renovations; spiny lobster season has started; possible clues about Tamar's permanent location; Broad Street Oyster Co. is opening in San Francisco; signs of life at chicken-and-waffles chain Bruxie. 7
October 4, 2023
Captain Fatty’s Beer Garden Has Opened
More food news: Profile of Dang Burger, opening soon in Carpinteria; Goleta brewpub said to be in the works; Tamar is making progress on a permanent location; weekly delivery of Considered's cold beverages; Satellite is throwing a "barn rave" at its forthcoming annex; Pressed Juicery shortened its name; new name and menu for Sear Steakhouse in Solvang. 2
September 23, 2023
The City Is Working on a Deal to Demolish Paseo Nuevo for Housing
Other recent news: Carpinteria's Coastal View News says it's at risk of going out of business; Santa Barbara Museum of Art relinquishes stolen artwork; investigating tar balls appearing on local beaches; renoviction fears hang over big Bath Street apartment complex; efforts to stop people from falling off Isla Vista bluffs.
August 16, 2023
Belated First Impressions of Rory’s Place
More food news: Captain Fatty's is working on a temporary beer garden at Paseo Nuevo; Mollie Ahlstrand's market/deli in Carpinteria has opened; pop-up brunch at the Black Sheep; Sunshine Cafe is expanding to Goleta; gluten-free meal-delivery service now serving Santa Barbara; profiles of Taqueria La Unica and the food at Margerum's Funk Zone tasting room; cute new candy shop in Solvang. 1
May 25, 2023
An Indoor Climbing Gym Has Opened in Noleta
Plus: Self-service board rentals at Leadbetter Beach; Bodyrok fitness studio is open; the Aquarius Cocktail fashion line's shop/showroom on Coast Village Road; closing sale at Dylan Star's Paseo Nuevo shop; landscapes by Robin Gowen at Sullivan Goss.
January 16, 2023
The Challenge of Finding a New Owner for Paseo Nuevo
Other recent news: Residents of storm-damaged counties get a tax extension; rate structure for parklets on State Street Promenade; no word yet on when Highway 154 will reopen; why a local public-radio station is off the air; stylish revamp of a 1970s house on Conejo Road.
December 16, 2022
Highway 101 Construction in Montecito Could Start This Summer
Other recent news: Goleta residents bedeviled by airport noise; a look inside Bellosguardo; State Street building to be converted to "workforce housing"; the difficulty of turning Paseo Nuevo residential; new pop-up shop at the Well; Carpinteria makes parklets permanent and bans "formula businesses" downtown; horseback riders win Live Oak Trail court battle; Inclusive Arts Clubhouse coming to La Cumbre Plaza; Clic sibling shop in Ojai.