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.
The festive winter season is upon us! So what if the big holidays are still a few weeks away? According to this lineup of awesome shows in town this week, the party has already arrived. Time to celebrate. Friday, December 2 Drivin’ South Farewell Show at The Crepe Place Aptly self-described as a “good…
If your weekend plans include showing off our beautiful views and eclectic inhabitants to visiting family members, don’t forget our music scene puts on quite a show as well. They came out to the Best Coast, after all, so why not show them a good time?—with the added bonus of getting them out of your hair for…
This has been a contentious and stressful year, but the healing power of music is something we can all agree on. This week might be a good time to spend an evening or two in your community listening to some great artists—luckily we have some truly amazing artists to choose from. Thursday, November 10…
It’s difficult to determine how long a pumpkin will last once it’s been carved. A variety of factors are at play, including local weather conditions, pumpkin skin thickness, and carve design. Estimates range from as low as 48 hours to as high as two weeks. How are you supposed to decide when to make the…