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Lights, Camera… Santa Barbara

Lights, Camera… Santa Barbara January 10, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Every winter the theaters along State Street roll out the red carpet for world premieres and sold-out celebrity tributes in celebration of film. The 26th annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival starts January 27th with the United States premiere of the French film Sarah’s Key at the historic...

2011 Resolutions: Five Fitness Hot Spots in Santa Barbara

2011 Resolutions: Five Fitness Hot Spots in Santa Barbara December 31, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Photo by Snap Man/Flickr With Christmas behind us and the clean slate of 2011 knocking on our conscious, it’s no mystery that you’re thinking about resolutions for the new year. Admit it. But you’re in good company because we’re all thinking about ways to look better, act better,...

Santa Barbara’s Hidden Treasure

Santa Barbara’s Hidden Treasure December 30, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Rincon Point. Photo by crawfish head/Flickr In 1992, James O’Mahoney—a sixty-something surfer, skater, antique enthusiast, and artist—opened the Santa Barbara Surfing Museum to the public… for free. Located on Helena Street on the south end of the creative, industrial area of town (known...

New Year’s Eve in Santa Barbara

New Year’s Eve in Santa Barbara December 29, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
There are quite a few questions to ask yourself when making New Year’s Eve plans—especially if you ring in the new year while visiting a foreign city. If you’re kicking off 2011 in Santa Barbara, consider this: Are you a watch-the-ball-drop-at-home kind of person? The bubbly-puts-you-to-bed-before-midnight...

Packing 101

Packing 101 December 13, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
mali mish/Flickr Winter in Santa Barbara—to put it simply—is fickle. If you’re planning a trip to the Central Coast to escape whiteouts and icy winds, you will no doubt be blessed with less harsh climatic happenings. However, reliable and consistent our weather is not. I’ve decided to...
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