Posts Tagged ‘santa barbara’

  • Gardener’s Garden

    Apr 18, 11 • Web Exclusives

    Unlike the proverbial shoeless cobbler and hungry cook, the landscape professionals of Santa Barbara happily put their creative skills to personal use. They build gardens for their own pleasure, and whether cultivating tidy perennial beds or stuffing plants...

  • Nell Campbell’s “Duck Blinds: Louisiana” at Jane Deering Gallery

    Apr 18, 11 • Galleries, Web Exclusives

    Photographer Nell Campbell currently has an exhibit at the Jane Deering Gallery in downtown Santa Barbara. The exhibit, open through April 30, included an artist talk with poetry readings. We stopped by to check it out. The exhibit, entitled “Duck Blinds:...

  • Lounge, Crystal Symphony Ports in Santa Barbara

    Crystal Symphony Ports in Santa Barbara

    Apr 20, 11 • Local Life, Web Exclusives

    Did you happen to see that giant cruise ship docked in the harbor last week? Well that was Crystal Cruises’ Symphony making a rare call in Santa Barbara. Our Editor Leslie Dinaberg was invited aboard for a small lunch and tour of this stunning luxury liner....

  • Downtown Art & Wine Tour-Now this sounds fun!

    Apr 21, 11 • Datebook, Explore SB, Galleries, Wineries

    Tickets go on sale May 2 for the 2011 Downtown Santa Barbara Art & Wine Tour on May 26 from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Don’t miss this popular downtown event where participants enjoy a self guided tour of downtown venues prepared with a logo wine glass in hand...

  • Delectable Delights–just in time for Mother’s Day!

    Apr 27, 11 • Datebook, Web Exclusives

    This Thursday, April 28, two local online foodie businesses, Jessica Foster Confections and Montecito Country Kitchen, team up for a Spring Fling Open House.   Jessica Foster has been experimenting with chocolates since 2001. Taking inspiration from her...

  • LOCAL FAVORITES Santa Barbara Restaurant Guide

    May 2, 12 • Eat

    WATERFRONT Boathouse at Hendry’s Beach (Seafood) serves locally caught, fresh seafood specialties. Dine inside or al fresco with one of the best ocean views in Santa Barbara. Full bar and regional wine list. 2981 Cliff Dr. 805/898-2628. $$-$$$   Brophy...

  • 1st Thursday Art Walk

    May 4, 11 • Datebook, Web Exclusives

    We’ve already gotten into May and you know what that means: the 1st Thursday Art Walk! An evening of art and culture centered around lower State Street, this free event opens visual and performing arts venues for everyone to enjoy. There’s sure to be...

  • New: Three Pickles Deli

    May 11, 11 • Eat

    The beloved Three Pickles deli, with original location in Goleta, has now opened a second store downtown. Taking over the old Jimmy’s Oriental Gardens chinese restaurant location, you can find the new deli at 126 E. Canon Perdido Street. Because the deli...

  • Santa Barbara Harbor Nautical Swap Meet

    May 11, 11 • Datebook

    Come out for a day of adventurous fun at the fifth annual Santa Barbara Harbor Nautical Swap Meet on Saturday, May 14th from 8 a.m. to noon. The City of Santa Barbara Waterfront Department along with the Santa Barbara Harbor Merchants Associations have come...

  • “La Dolce Vita”- an Opera Santa Barbara fundraiser

    May 11, 11 • To Do

    Take a quick trip back to 1960’s Italy with Opera Santa Barbara’s “La Dolce Vita” fundraiser, where local architect Britt Jewett, owner of Studio 7 Architecture and Allied Arts, will transform the Granada Theater’s stage into Rome. By using the...