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“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…
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:…
If Jozseph Schultz had to choose a favorite spice, it would probably be sumac. At least on this particular Tuesday evening, just before the dinner rush at India Joze. The metallic chime of kitchen gadgets follows the chef as he jumps up and disappears into the kitchen, returning with a tiny white dish. At its…
There was a time—baby boomers might remember it—when the introduction of a Mexican TV dinner revolutionized North American food choices. Well, maybe not revolutionized, but certainly expanded. And it wasn’t long after, in 1962, that an L.A. entrepreneur named Glen Bell started up a fast food idea called Taco Bell. Neutered of full salsa sexuality,…
As the year rolls on, new releases from our beautiful local wineries are rolling out. Here are some of the best: Windy Oaks 2015 Rosé, Monterey: Named “Bastide La Combe” after a lovely guesthouse where Windy Oaks proprietors Judy and Jim Schultze stay in Provence, one sip of this blush beauty takes me straight…
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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.
Santa Cruz Surf Shop
Santa Cruz Surf Shop reasons to support: Locally Owned since day one2. Our employees skate and surfs. . We do this because we love it
MOTIV is a club in Santa Cruz, Ca. committed to promoting an inspired culture; emerging trends & talent, art, fresh food & an energetic atmosphere. Voted SC's #1 nightclub for the last three years!.
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.
Excursions aboard the Chardonnay II are perfect for any age group and fun for everyone from seasoned sailors to first-time adventures.
Hindquarter Bar & Grille
"Where the Elite Meat." At Hindquarter Bar & Grille we've made our reputation serving up the finest beef around...
Severino's Bar & Grill
Severino’s Bar & Grill offers fresh California cuisine in a warm, friendly atmosphere with fabulous views of the Koi pond and cascading waterfall. Enjoy Happy Hour every day of the week and live entertainment on select evenings.
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
Your Place offers Farm to Table organic home cooking in a warm and classic environment. We buy fresh fruits and vegetables from local organic farmers.
Redwood Canopy Tours At Mount Hermon
The Redwood Canopy Tours at Mount Hermon Adventures offers guests exciting eco-adventures into the redwood forest canopy.
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