Archive for the ‘Read’ Category

  • Killer Shrimp (courtesy photo)

    Restaurant Round-Up

    Jan 2, 14 • Eat, Local Dish, Read, SEASONS Magazine

    Story by Nancy Ransohoff Add some zing to your winter by checking out the roster of recently opened restaurants—you’ll crack into crustaceans, cozy cafés and chic poolside dining. Killer Shrimp (416 State St., 805/284-9262) makes a Santa Barbara splash...

  • Rincon Events and Catering provides a huge menu of food options, including Asian fusion. (Courtesy Rincon Catering)

    Quick! Call the Caterer!

    Dec 21, 13 • Eat, Local Dish, Read, SEASONS Magazine

    Story by Nancy Ransohoff ’Tis the season…for fa-la-la family parties, workplace wing-dings, get-togethers with friends and winter weddings. If you’re not Martha (and who is?), not to worry…tap into the pro skills and expertise of these tiptop caterers...

  • Nutcracker Memories

    Dec 18, 13 • Dance, Datebook, Events, Local Life, My Santa Barbara, Read, SEASONS Magazine, To Do

    Story by Taylor Micaela Davis You could be a child ballerina, an adult theater enthusiast or just a somewhat culture-savvy individual—chances are you’ve either seen, performed in or heard of The Nutcracker, a ballet that is no stranger to film, storybook...

  • Share the Gift of an Experience

    Dec 11, 13 • Explore SB, Read, SEASONS Magazine

    Nothing beats the gift of a memorable experience…except perhaps one that you can share with your loved ones. Here are some holiday gift suggestions that can be appreciated together. Santa Barbara Beautiful When it comes to enjoying our gorgeous city, the...

  • Courtesy of SB Lacrosse Association

    Lacrosse Runs Wild in Santa Barbara

    Dec 11, 13 • Local Life, Read, SEASONS Magazine

    By Cheryl Crabtree Whoosh! Smack! It’s a sunny spring day, and dozens of girls and boys are running as fast as they can across a grass field at Elings Park. Each carries a stick with a net on the end, which they use to toss small rubber balls to teammates...

  • Suburban Rhapsodies: A House Full of Wonders on the Mesa Bluffs

    Dec 2, 13 • Architecture, Read, SEASONS Magazine

    Story by D.J. Palladino, photos by Cara Robbins with additional photography by Jake Cryan and Holly Lepere. You enter this cliff-top sea-view home not from a shady Montecito lane or seaside Hope Ranch roads, but from the streets of Santa Barbara’s more...

  • Home for the Holidays

    Dec 2, 13 • Architecture, Read, SEASONS Magazine

    Story by Leslie A. Westbrook, photographs by Erin Feinblatt From Murray Hill (and Jolly Olde England) to Carriage Hill, Anne Luther and Julian Nott’s collection of inherited and collected treasures is a year-round party. “Anne has an extraordinary...

  • Life Among The Vines: The Murphy Family Puts Down Roots Amid Their Presqu’ile Vineyards

    Aug 20, 13 • Read

    By Mary Ann Norbom | Photography by Erin Feinblatt | The love of family and a national tragedy are the twin reasons behind why the newest and most elaborate winery property in Santa Maria Valley is named Presqu’ile. The family centers around Matt Murphy,...

  • Paul Tuttle: Still Modern After All These Years

    Aug 20, 13 • Read, SEASONS Magazine

    By Jane Ellison | When you become acquainted with the life and work of Paul Tuttle, you have to ask yourself how is it that a boy who grew up in St. Louis, Missouri during the Great Depression, without a formal education, became a designer of rare ability....

  • EAT: New in Town

    Aug 20, 13 • Eat, Read, SEASONS Magazine

    Whether the fall season means back to school or not, it’s the perfect time to get educated about a slew of exciting new restaurants in town. Explore hot spots from cozy gastropubs to rustic Italian fine dining… and we won’t even pop a quiz later. The...