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Annual festival brings a variety of bouillabaisse offerings to Santa Barbara residents

15 Aug 2012
Bouillabaisse is a soup or stew made with a variety of fish, and Santa Barbara residents can get their fill at the Annual Bouillabaisse Festival. This year's event will take place August 26, delivering a delicious culinary experience at Brander Vineyard. A tasty bouillabaisse often contains at least five kinds of fish, blending a mix of flavor Read More
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Saint Helena home features exquisite design

14 Aug 2012
Property buyers considering a move to the Golden State might want to explore the beauty of Saint Helena, sometimes thought of as Napa Valley's "Main Street." In fact, exceptional housing is available in the area, giving homeowners exquisite properties that deliver a blend of classic and modern features. Once you pass along a tree-lin Read More
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Celebrate the Empire State Building's 80th anniversary

14 Aug 2012
The Empire State Building remains a national landmark, and 2012 marks the skyscraper's 80th anniversary. Enjoy the American icon's birthday with a visit to the 80th floor, which is currently hosting a documentary-style exhibit. Curated by Carol Willis of New York City's Skyscraper Museum, this exhibit enhances each visitor's experi Read More
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Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum offers tequila tasting and tapas

14 Aug 2012
The Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum & Parks-Janeway Carriage House provides a glimpse into the history of the area. Patrons can enjoy the museum's collections, exhibits and educational resources, and might also appreciate the institution's tequila and tapas. On September 8, 2012, this museum will host its second annual "tastin Read More
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A look at some of the country clubs in Greenwich

13 Aug 2012
Country clubs are often a fun place to enjoy sporting and social facilities, and Greenwich residents have a variety of options to choose from. Each of the following resorts provides top-notch accommodations, amenities and features that help them draw visitors year-round. Fairview Country Club The Fairview Country Club was founded in 1904, but relo Read More
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A look at some of the top day spas in Ventura County

10 Aug 2012
Ventura offers a vast array of day spas, providing local residents a large selection of treatment options. Many of these spots feature calming environments and supportive staff who can help visitors relax. The International Spa Association reports that over 150 million people visited day spas in 2010 - substantial proof of their popularity. Ventur Read More
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Local breweries delight many Santa Ynez residents

9 Aug 2012
There is plenty to sample in Santa Ynez, including craft beers from a collection of nearby breweries. Santa Ynez is close to the Figueroa Mountain Brewing and Firestone Walker Brewing companies, both of which offer wide collections of craft beer varieties to residents. Figueroa Mountain Brewing is located in Buelton, which is about seven miles wes Read More
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Annual FORE Kids Golf Tournament helps raise funds for Santa Fe adolescents

9 Aug 2012
The Marty Sanchez Links de Santa Fe is an 18-hole, par 28 course that has served local golf enthusiasts for over 45 years. While many fans of the sport enjoy testing their skills in a fun, outdoor environment, they might appreciate helping Santa Fe youths by participating in the 14th Annual FORE Kids Golf Tournament on August 31, 2012. Any local g Read More
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Bay Area home prices improve in June

8 Aug 2012
The San Francisco housing market displayed strength in June 2012, as home prices increased throughout much of the metro. According to The Los Angeles Times , the Bay Area's median home prices rose 4.3 percent between May 2012 and June 2012. In fact, the average house price was $417,000 during that time frame. "Instead of foreclosure resal Read More
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How to give a Cape Cod home an interior makeover

8 Aug 2012
Owners of Cape Cod homes might consider giving their properties interior makeovers. Whether it's minor alterations or major renovations, homeowners can use a variety of techniques to enhance the visual appearance inside their houses. For example, New England resident Wendy Meredith told Southern Living that she and her husband purchased a Cape Read More