Get ready for dancing in the street, live music, dance performances and hands-on activities for the kids at the annual, Church Street Fair, on August 8 & 9 in downtown Santa Cruz. The “festival within the festival” celebrates the vibrant performing arts community of Santa Cruz County with two days of non-stop live music and…
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The 3rd annual Pleasure Point Street Fair on Saturday, June 27 is a bustling, fun-filled extravaganza for the entire family. Located in the heart of Pleasure Point, an area renowned for its local surf scene, the fair will take place on Portola Drive between 41st and 38th Avenues in Santa Cruz. The fun starts at…
It was a charmed week in which I was able to discover not one, but two of the best Santa Cruz Mountain appellation pinot noirs I’ve ever tasted. The first was a 2008 Miller Hill Vineyard pinot from Silver Mountain Vineyards ($38). Made from Dijon clones 115 and 667, this gorgeous creation had been aged…
The name Surf City Vintners is the branding umbrella for a dozen limited-production wineries clustered at the industrial edge of town. Neither surfers nor city dwellers, these folks are all vintners all the time.
From the kitchen to your door—831 Sandwiches is the newest in gustatory convenience.
After a few weeks of candy canes and holiday cookies your tastebuds might be looking for something with more spice, less sugar.
What to watch for on the local culinary scene in 2014.
Getting ready for the holidays with some good ol’ bubbly.
Growing, making, giving, and holiday cookies.
Ever wonder how the cookie was invented?