February 26, 2024
Tag: Santa Barbara Bowl
New Company Offers Helicopter Tours of Santa Barbara
Plus: Lemons washing up on local beaches; 16-passenger bikes are back in the Funk Zone; road to Ojai closed because of a rock slide; Kings of Leon and Rebelution to play the Santa Barbara Bowl; updates on Vuori and RH; an amusing hat from a new brand called Santa Ynez Country Club; another look at the 250-room hotel proposed for Garden Street. 9
February 20, 2024
Photographer Gray Malin Is Working on a Channel Drive Vacation Rental
Plus: The official opening for the six-mile Arroyo Quemado Trail at Baron Ranch; Maria Rendón show at Sullivan Goss; Marcus Roberts Trio to play the Lobero Theatre; Chelsea Handler returns to the Santa Barbara Bowl; public meeting about Milpas Street changes; "Where in Santa Barbara...?" answer. 5
January 31, 2024
What’s Next for Franceschi House?
Plus: The Romero Canyon trail has partially reopened; Lyle Lovett at the Lobero Theatre; Natalie Merchant at the Santa Barbara Bowl; Transition House bought an eight-unit apartment building; the Biltmore is seeking approval for a large slate of improvements; the work-in-progress State Street undercrossing; proposed changes at the Montecito Club and La Cumbre Country Club. 6
January 11, 2024
A New Fitness Studio for Mothers and Mothers-to-Be
Plus: The interior design office in the former Church of Skatan building will include a shop; Totally Tubular '80s concert at the Santa Barbara Bowl; fitness classes at Studio in the Funk Zone; Indian Pink's shop has closed; "Family Ties" stars to perform "Love Letters"; Highway 33 reopened; John Sebastiano's plan for a 22,935-square-foot winery; comedian Kevin Hart to perform here.
December 13, 2023
The Biltmore Got Slapped With a Stop-Work Order
Plus: New tenant at State and N. La Cumbre in San Roque; Social Distortion, Bad Religion, Indigo Girls, and Amos Lee to play the Santa Barbara Bowl; James Perse rumor; a peek inside Mate Gallery's forthcoming shop; the Hilton's colored lights. 8
November 30, 2023
“Holiday Disco Extravaganza” at the Harbor
Plus: Anderson Aquatics has opened in the Funk Zone; Faitell Attractions closing sale; likely explanation for the Glen Annie Golf Club rumor; free California poppy seeds; Brothers Osborne play the Santa Barbara Bowl; hang-gliding recommendation. 4
November 16, 2023
The Biltmore Is Building a Lazy River Pool in Its Front Yard
Plus: A doubleheader of artist William Wegman; State Street Promenade bike lane; Willie Nelson to play the Santa Barbara Bowl; Community Arts Workshop's "Ready to Hang" show; question about where to find good souvenir T-shirts; Studio's new record label and beverage line. 7
October 23, 2023
Jules by the Sea Is Opening an Uptown Branch
Plus: The bookstore opening in Carpinteria; new retaining wall near the Santa Barbara Yacht Club; full-moon hike; the seasonal closure of Loma Alta Drive has begun; Leadbetter Beach Park turf renovation; Cody Jinks to play the Santa Barbara Bowl; low-key photography from the Botanic Garden's archives.
September 14, 2023
Foo Fighters to Play the Santa Barbara Bowl
Plus: Advice on how to watch a space launch; José Feliciano and Madeleine Peyroux at the Lobero Theatre; Billy & the Kids in concert; paintings by Susan McDonnell at Sullivan Goss; Elings Park seeks volunteers; free salsa and line-dancing classes on State Street.
June 14, 2023
UCSB Arts & Lectures Announced Its 2023-2024 Season
Plus: The Office of Angela Scott sample sale; Casa del Herrero seeks donations for a community estate sale; Wendy Foster's Angel boutique is moving; Ensemble Theatre Company's restaurant drama; Daniel Caesar at the Santa Barbara Bowl. 1