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Jun 302020

4th of July 2020 in Santa Barbara: The Ultimate Guide

CELEBRATING SAFELY ON THE AMERICAN RIVIERA Across the nation, the 4th of July 2020 will look very different from the holiday in the past, including right here in Santa Barbara. Locally, events and gatherings of 10 people or greater are prohibited...

Jun 172020

Father’s Day 2020: Trivia, Trifles and Things to Do in Santa Barbara

TRADITIONALLY A DAY COMBINING REVERENCE, REMEMBRANCE, RESPECT AND FUN What is the official flower of Father’s Day? As it is with Mother’s Day as well, roses are the official flower of Father’s Day 2020. Wear a red rose if your father is aliv...

Jun 12020

Shop and Dine Along the NEW Santa Barbara State Street Promenade

A WELCOME CHANGE FOR BUSINESS OWNERS, RESIDENTS, AND VISITORS Santa Barbara’s State Street has been transformed into a welcoming Pedestrian Promenade in the wake of COVID-19. For now, the famous street is closed to vehicles from Haley to Sol...

May 282020

Who Says Fun Games to Play Outside Are Just for Kids?

10 LAWN GAMES SANTA BARBARA HOMEOWNERS OF ANY AGE CAN ENJOY Warmer days mean homeowners want to get outside and safely enjoy Santa Barbara’s beautiful outdoors. What could be better than fun games to play outside with those you’ve been quarant...

Apr 172020

Santa Barbara Earth Day 2020: You Are Invited!

THE FESTIVAL MUST GO ON! This year, 2020, marks the 50th anniversary of the Environmental movement and the creation of Earth Day. While COVID-19 prevents locals from gathering to celebrate, we are all invited to join Santa Barbara Earth Day 2020 ...

Apr 162020

The Richness of Santa Barbara History

HOW SANTA BARBARA BECAME INFUSED WITH THE SPIRIT OF SPAIN The founders of the City of Santa Barbara were among the first in the nation to realize the cultural and economic value of preserving historic buildings. This early intervention, so to...

Apr 82020

Santa Barbara Yoga Studios in the Age of COVID-19

YOGA MEETS ZOOM The gifts of yoga are needed more today than ever before. But while Santa Barbara yoga studios stand empty, a rapid underground transformation is unfolding within the entire world of yoga. That transformation is the creation of onl...

Mar 172020

12 Things To Do When You’re Confined to Your Home

SELF-CARE IN SECLUSION CAN MEAN FOOD AND FUN FOR BODY AND SOUL What’s a Montecito or Santa Barbara homeowner supposed to do when at home for extended periods for whatever reason, including work, illness, caregiving, and so on? Fortunately, you'l...

Feb 132020

Santa Barbara Restaurant Week 2020

FEAST AT AREA RESTAURANTS FEBRUARY 21ST TO MARCH 6TH Attention Santa Barbara and Montecito foodies: get your forks ready for Santa Barbara Restaurant Week, February 21 to March 6. The third annual tasty two-week event provides an excellent op...

Feb 82020

Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Santa Barbara

FROM DINING TO ADVENTURE, IT’S ALL HERE! Romance is in the air all year long in Santa Barbara. Think about it. The American Riviera is a magnet for lovebirds. Couples flock here for their honeymoons and romantic retreats. The city even looks the...

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