Peeping Carr Winery

Once upon a time, on a delightfully warm (if uncommonly swampy) weekend night, a very talented young winemaking couple invited the public at large to swing by their downtown digs to enjoy a three-vintage flight of their prized pinots, straight out of their no-longer-for-retail library. Read story.

Thursday, August 21, 2008

Cheesy Peeps

Certain food-and-beverage combos are so perfectly, deliciously right together, they just shouldn't be messed with: cookies and milk, toast and coffee, steak and martini(s). Read story.

Thursday, August 7, 2008

Peeping the Greek Festival

If we were to believe the headlines, "staycations"-bumming around close to home in lieu of actually traveling-would be every bit as fabulous as the real McCoy. Read story.

Thursday, July 31, 2008

From Trash to Treasure at Art From Scrap

It's a rare and special gift, being able to make something from nothing. Read story.

Thursday, July 24, 2008

Santa Barbara Pride Peeps

Almost two months to the day after the California Supreme Court overruled the state's ban on same-sex marriage, Santa Barbara's Pacific Pride Foundation hunkered down in Chase Palm Park for a day-long celebration of love and acceptance in honor of Santa Barbara Pride Week. Read story.

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

MoveOn Bake Sale Peeps

"Did you know a cookie could change the world?" read the email in my inbox. Read story.

Thursday, July 3, 2008

Solstice Peeps

Certain things are better when they're only brought out for special occasions, like that ultra-hot pair of undies, or the vampy "I Am Not a Waitress" shade of nail polish, or daytime drinking, or grown men in spandex : Read story.

Thursday, June 26, 2008

Peeping Pops

Iam, have always been, and will always be, daddy's little girl. Read story.

Thursday, June 19, 2008

Dog Day Pups (I Mean Peeps)

I love my dog as fiercely as any dog owner loves her own best friend, but Rosie is decidedly special. Which is to say, when I set off to the annual Big Dog Parade and Canine Festival, I did it without her. Read story.

Thursday, June 12, 2008

Nightlife Peeps

When the idea of peeping every bar and club downtown was suggested for our Nightlife issue, I wasn't nervous. Read story.

Thursday, June 5, 2008

Drag Show Peeps

In a benefit for the Pacific Pride Foundation, Santa Barbara's finest drag queens strutted and sashayed across the SOhO stage, singing, dancing, and schmoozing the crowd. Read story.

Thursday, June 5, 2008

Make-Believe Peeps

Seeking solace from last weekend's heat wave, I joined hundreds of other scenesters at the coolness that was the opening of Nights at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art. Read story.

Thursday, May 22, 2008

Pirate-y Peeps

There might be more interesting ways to spend Mother's Day than swashbuckling with pirates and bowing to Queen Elizabeth, but I can't think of any. Read story.

Thursday, May 15, 2008

Earth Day at the Santa Barbara Courthouse

The going got green at Sunday's party for the number one planet in this solar system. Read story.

Monday, April 21, 2008

Life Is My Designated Driver (and Dog Is My Co-Pilot)

Have you ever noticed how sometimes, if you relax and let life drive, it will steer you in precisely the right direction? Read story.

Thursday, April 17, 2008
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