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Most visitors to Santa Cruz flock to downtown when it comes time to eat out. But located just outside the most worn tourist paths, and a short trip inland from Capitola Village, lies another dining destination whose concentration of restaurants rivals downtown in their diversity and consistency of quality. On the strip of Soquel Drive…
The music for The Addams Family is full of exuberance and arch humor. Many recognizable genres are juxtaposed in inventive ways to create the kooky worlds of the Addams Family and the Beinekes, a “normal” family who are visiting them for dinner one evening. Composer Andrew Lippa nails all the musical styles and creates an…
“Americana” isn’t an easy genre to define. It can be folk, country, rock, bluegrass, blues or jazz—and usually involves a mixture of those genres. At heart, though, it’s simply American roots music, and over the last few years, it’s risen to the top of the Santa Cruz music scene. These days, several of the most…
Long associated with power, spirit, and protection, the intimate aesthetic of jewelry speaks a language all its own. Lovers of ornamentation will find much to admire in downtown Santa Cruz. Whether your taste runs to refined bling, organic materials, jewelry as artwork, or eco-conscious creations, there’s a gem here for everyone. Here’s where to start…
I am part of an “elite 20 percent,” Steven Cleek tells me. Unfortunately, he’s being ironic. About 80 percent of the people who play the games at Santa Cruz’s new escape room Exit Santa Cruz solve all the puzzles and unlock the door at the end to make their escape, he says. My group was…
Any Santa Cruz guide book can lead you to the redwoods or the beaches or the Boardwalk—and certainly, you should go to all three. But “cultural tourism” is all the rage, and Santa Cruz has an incredible culture to tour. Here are a few ways to add some depth to your Santa Cruz culture experience:…
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Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk = Warm Sand, Cool Surf, Hot Rides and Free Entertainment - The classic California experience!
The Crepe Place
Under new ownership for the past 7 years, the Crepe Place has a renewed energy, and the owners are working hard to keep things the same, but with a different edge. With the Crepe Place???s spirit and foundation cemented in over 40 years of continuous busi
Excursions aboard the Chardonnay II are perfect for any age group and fun for everyone from seasoned sailors to first-time adventures.
Babbling Brook Inn
Relax into one of the thirteen elegantly decorated rooms and suites at the Babbling Brook Inn.
Alex Johnson Of David Lyng Real Estate
Alex Johnson of David Lyng Real Estate is your premier Santa Cruz County home buying resource. A lifetime resident of Santa Cruz County, Alex knows the ins and outs of the Santa Cruz neighborhoods and homes that you are interested in.
Seymour Marine Discovery Center
Seymour Marine Discovery Center at the Long Marine Laboratory is a world-class experience for all visitors to the Santa Cruz and Monterey area.
Learn about California's own rain forest, the coastal redwoods, during this train ride through the woods.
Coasters Bar & Grill
As part of the Boardwalk Bowl, Coasters Bar & Grill is the premium spot in Santa Cruz for karaoke, live music, delicious food, good drinks, and great people.
Chaminade Resort & Spa
With a stay at Chaminade Resort & Spa in Santa Cruz, you'll be by the ocean and convenient to DeLaveaga Golf Course and Mystery Spot.
Design Group is your Number One source for custom window treatments on the Central Coast offering the largest selection of fabrics, blinds, shades and plantation shutters. Specializing in all job applications from residential to commercial and hospitality
Barry Swenson Builder
BSB has a constantly changing inventory of quality properties for lease or sale to suit any business need. View available land, office and warehouse space now.
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