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 busine
The Cooper House, the old courthouse on Pacific Avenue, came to the rescue and a sparkling new Crepe Place opened late June 1989, where it stayed until the famous Loma Prieta earthquake destroyed the Cooper House and most of downtown.
Fortunately, a two story Victorian on Soquel Avenue was vacant and, with a lot of work (most of it donated), the Crepe Place re-opened in March of 1990 in the heart of Midtown Santa Cruz. The 100-year-old, multi-roomed building with a garden oasis was the right fit for the restaurant’s eclectic décor and unique fare.
When Gary Keeley decided to retire in May 2007, the Crepe Place changed hands for the first time. He passed the baton to three longtime friends, who are continuing the Crepe Place tradition of great food and drinks in a relaxed and funky atmosphere.
After watching humans who are at the peak of physical fitness compete for the last few weeks, there are a lot of us out there renewing gym memberships, investing in some swim goggles and dusting off that Fitbit we got for Christmas. We figured we’d help you on your way to your Olympic Physique with…
The Olympics used to include music in its competitions alongside literature, poetry, architecture and painting. While it’s unfortunate that we’ll never get to see Bukowski fight Brautigan for the bronze, or Kanye West and Taylor Swift grapple for gold, you can still award your own medals for greatness this week. So get out there and…
Decisions, decisions. Between political candidates, cable companies, coffee places and types of eggs benedict, does it ever feel like the world may just be giving you too many choices sometimes? This week we’re taking some away for you. Four days. Four shows. Nothing to decide between. See one or see them all—all we ask is…
Santa Cruz has another weirdly awesome weekend of music for you with a lineup that includes psychedelic rock, ska-fusion, old-fashioned pop and some seriously futuristic sounds—all at a reasonable price. We know you’ll already be outside PokemonGo-ing around (don’t deny it—we see you), so why not see some live music while you catch ‘em all?…