Archive for the ‘SEASONS Magazine’ Category

  • Big Style, Small Space: Style to Spare

    Aug 29, 12 • Archives

    Story By Jane Ellison/Photographs by Jim Bartsch Serenity is the word that comes to mind when entering the home of Mary Lane Scherer and Jim Brous, former New Yorkers who left Manhattan for Santa Barbara in 2008. Their 1,500-sq.-ft. home, located at the...

  • Legacies: Heal the Ocean

    Jul 13, 12 • Legacies, Local Life, Nonprofits, SEASONS Magazine

      Santa Barbara SEASONS Magazine, Summer 2012 By Rebekah Altman In 1998, Hillary Hauser was a freelance writer focusing on the ocean. She was also a veteran diver, taking trips around the world to explore the deep blue, and a classical pianist—her...

  • Hotels to Howl About

    Jul 6, 12 • Archives

    Perch yourself at the Canary Hotel for a day, a weekend or longer and don’t forget to bring your canine friend! Located less than a block from the hustle-and-bustle of State Street, this sophisticated urban retreat is the perfect place for your pup to rest...

  • Doggie Daycare

    Jul 6, 12 • Archives, Explore SB

    “Ruff-rences” on the Camp Canine website call this premier pet resort and training center a “Disneyland for Dogs.” We couldn’t agree more.  With boulders to climb at Camp Run-A-Muk, waterfalls to run through at Lake Splashmore and cozy cots with...

  • The Dog Days of Summer

    Jul 6, 12 • Archives, Explore SB

    Great food and comfy hotels, outdoor activities galore and a laid-back atmosphere. Add dog friendly to the list and, ladies and gentleman, we give you Santa Barbara. With its distinctive Spanish adobe architecture, majestic mountain vistas and miles of...

  • Ablaze with Color: A Creative Couple’s Whimsical Lifestyle in a Happy House

    May 30, 12 • Archives

    by Leslie A. Westbrook Anyone who ventures into the wine-tasting room of Coghlan Winery and Jewelry, in quaint Los Olivos, immediately gets an inkling of the sense of wonder, color and whimsy possessed by the owners, a young creative couple named Eric and...

  • From Biodynamic Vineyard to Brilliance in a Glass: The Evolution from Grape to Wine

    May 30, 12 • Archives, Wineries

      By Mary Ann Norbom The clinking of glasses, the swirling of wine, the breathing in of delectable aromas, smiles and opinions shared among friends and strangers. That’s the tasting room experience thousands of people enjoy in Santa Barbara County each...

  • Santa Barbara Greek Festival

    May 30, 12 • Archives, History, Local Life, SEASONS Magazine

    By  Cheri Rae With all the talk these days about Greek austerity measures, we Santa Barbarans can only wonder what could be going wrong in that ancient Mediterranean land. For most residents, the closest we ever get to Greece is the annual Santa Barbara...

  • Cyclists Create Community Connections with Bike Moves

    May 17, 12 • Archives

    In our summer issue, our Sustainable Seasons columnist Sigrid Wright explores the eclectic community of Bike Moves, a multi-aged group of bike enthusiasts who dress up according to a theme once a month and ride around downtown. Check out the full article...

  • Macduff Everton on Photography

    Apr 30, 12 • Archives

    By D.J. Palladino MASTER OF HAUNTED PANORAMAS, icy light and tropical ease, photographer Macduff Everton spent most of his creative life waiting for sunrise angles while perched on canyon walls far away from the town that helped make him. Although born...