• Postcards from the Past

    You never know where story inspiration is going to come from. When my brother-in-law, Eric States, casually mentioned that he was creating large-scale metal prints from vintage postcards that belonged to long-time local businessman and philanthropist Peter...

  • Wood Tic Tack Toe coffee table edition from Botanik, Vintage Poker set in wood box from Imagine, photo by Mehosh.

    Web Exclusive: (More) Winter’s Ultimate Gifts

    Compiled by Judy Foreman,
 Brittany McKinley and Leslie Dinaberg. Santa Claus is Coming to Town We had so many great gift ideas this holiday season, we decided to provide an online bonus gift guide supplement to our holiday gift guide. Empowering Female...

  • Local Dish: Khao Kaeng By Empty Bowl Gourmet Noodle Bar

    Santa Barbara denizens who flock to Santa Barbara Public Market for Empty Bowl’s savory noodles can now get their fix in Montecito. Empty Bowl is one of the newest restaurants to join the Coast Village Plaza (1187 Coast Village Rd.). Locals know Santa...

  • Local Lowdown: Carpinteria Arts Center

    The little town that could…is getting a new Arts Center! Carpinteria will soon have a sparkling new arts center in the heart of downtown (855 Linden Ave., Carpinteria). At press time, $2.8 million of the $3.1 million needed had already been raised to...

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Local Dish: Khao Kaeng By Empty Bowl Gourmet Noodle Bar

Dec 13

Santa Barbara denizens who flock to Santa Barbara Public Market for Empty Bowl’s savory noodles can now get their fix in Montecito. Empty Bowl is one of the newest...

Local Libations: Spirits of the Season

By Wendy Thies Sell ‘Tis the season to be jolly, and what better way to get in the holiday spirit than by sipping Santa Barbara...

Dec 11

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Postcards from the Past

Dec 14

You never know where story inspiration is going to come from. When my brother-in-law, Eric States, casually mentioned that he was creating large-scale metal prints from...

Wood Tic Tack Toe coffee table edition from Botanik, Vintage Poker set in wood box from Imagine, photo by Mehosh.

Web Exclusive: (More) Winter’s Ultimate Gifts

Compiled by Judy Foreman,
 Brittany McKinley and Leslie Dinaberg. Santa Claus is Coming to Town We had so many great...

Dec 14