• A Tuscan Evening at Armada Wine & Beer Merchant will take place on Nov. 8. Courtesy photo.

    Cocktail Corner: A Tuscan Evening at Armada Wine & Beer

    Oct 31

    A spirited toast to all things alcoholic! By Leslie Dinaberg Armada Wine & Beer Merchant is hosting a special evening in Tuscany next weekend and it sounds like it will be amazing. Their resident sommelier Carlos Mascherin has selected a special flight of...

  • Local forager Stacy Cavin, courtesy Whole Foods.

    EAT: Foraging for Local Food Stuff

    Oct 31

    By Nancy Ransohoff Ever wander down the aisle at Whole Foods Market and think, “Wow, that’s a cool product…how did they find it?” Well, Whole Foods has a team of local foragers across the nation whose job it is to hunt down local products and bring...

  • Maz Jobrani at Santa Barbara Comedy Hideaway, photo by Mercedes Lowe

    EXPLORE: Comedy Hideaway | Laugh it Up

    Oct 30

    By Leslie Dinaberg Why did the chicken cross the road? To get to the comedy club, of course! Chickens know how to cluck it up, and now you can, too, at the Comedy Hideaway. Andrey Belikov launched the venture in 2012, with a single show per week in Goleta....

  • Santa Barbara School of Squash works to maximize opportunities for low-income local students, emphasizing both academics and athletics. To learn more about the nonprofit, call 805/570-9970 or visit sbsos.org. Photo by Carlos Soto.

    Legacies | Swinging Their Way to Success: Santa Barbara School of Squash  

    Oct 8

      By Chuck Graham When Miguel Nava was 10 years old, he certainly didn’t envision himself growing into a stellar student or blossoming into a national champion squash player, but here he is heading into Santa Barbara City College with a national title...

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A Tuscan Evening at Armada Wine & Beer Merchant will take place on Nov. 8. Courtesy photo.

Cocktail Corner: A Tuscan Evening at Armada Wine & Beer

Oct 31

A spirited toast to all things alcoholic! By Leslie Dinaberg Armada Wine & Beer Merchant is hosting a special evening in Tuscany next weekend and it sounds like it...

Local forager Stacy Cavin, courtesy Whole Foods.

EAT: Foraging for Local Food Stuff

By Nancy Ransohoff Ever wander down the aisle at Whole Foods Market and think, “Wow, that’s a cool product…how did they find it?”...

Oct 31

Jean-Pierre and Denise Moullé, courtesy photo.

French Roots Book Signing and Wine Tasting at Les Marchands with Jean Pierre and Denise Moulle

Master Sommelier Brian McClintic and Sommelier Eric Railsback, partners of Les Marchands Wine Bar & Merchant in the Funk Zone , welcome...

Oct 29

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A Tuscan Evening at Armada Wine & Beer Merchant will take place on Nov. 8. Courtesy photo.

Cocktail Corner: A Tuscan Evening at Armada Wine & Beer

Oct 31

A spirited toast to all things alcoholic! By Leslie Dinaberg Armada Wine & Beer Merchant is hosting a special evening in Tuscany next weekend and it sounds like it...

Jean-Pierre and Denise Moullé, courtesy photo.

French Roots Book Signing and Wine Tasting at Les Marchands with Jean Pierre and Denise Moulle

Master Sommelier Brian McClintic and Sommelier Eric Railsback, partners of Les Marchands Wine Bar & Merchant in the...

Oct 29

Festival Logo Courtesy of Santa Barbara Chowder Fest

Chow Down at the Chowder Festival

Hungry for some special seasonal dishes? In light of chowder season, The Bacara Resort is the new venue for the 5th...

Oct 27