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Sam Shepard's "Buried Child" gets revived in Santa Fe

18 Mar 2013
It's been more than three decades since Sam Shepard won the Pulitzer Prize for his play  Buried Child , but in the intervening years both he and the play have remained staunchly lodged in the American drama scene. It is no wonder, then, that an upcoming production of the historic play is already generating a great deal of excitement. The Read More
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Two ways for Santa Ynez residents to get gardening inspiration

18 Mar 2013
As the ideal gardening season approaches, many owners of Wine Country real estate are turning their attention to their landscaping. This can be a daunting task for some, but in a region renowned for its climate and soil, it doesn't have to be. In fact, two local resources offer local residents a wealth of gardening guidance and tips. Lotu Read More
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Santa Barbara shows strong housing market gains

18 Mar 2013
In the past year or so, the Santa Barbara housing market has undergone a dramatic improvement, and is now considered by many housing experts to be one of the healthiest in the region. According to Noozhawk , prices and demand are rising so steeply that appraisals can't keep up . In fact, sellers are routinely receiving multiple bids for their Read More
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Two new Sonoma exhibits showcase beauty from unconventional sources

18 Mar 2013
The old saying that "one man's trash is another man's treasure" is being applied to the fashion world in an exciting new show at the Sonoma Community Center. In an effort to combine haute fashion and environmentalism, a group of the region's most talented designers have been collecting discarded materials and turning them int Read More
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Ventura-based friezeframes brings elegance to eyewear

18 Mar 2013
Glasses perform a valuable function, but they are also an important part of a person's style, and a young Ventura-based company has made a name for itself by focusing on the second of these concerns. Marc Franchi and Jason Stanley, two young designers from southern California, started friezeframes several years ago with the intention of crafti Read More
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Navy Beach refines laid-back seafood fare

18 Mar 2013
It's only been a few years since it first opened its doors in 2010, but Montauk's Navy Beach has already become one of the region's most popular and heralded restaurants. While the restaurant's unparalleled ocean views and creative menu have helped it attract hordes of diners, it is the venue's laid-back charm and dining e Read More
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Santa Fe experiences continues housing market gains

18 Mar 2013
Mirroring gains seen in many cities across the country, Santa Fe has started 2013 on a good note, with prices and sales rising and a shrinking inventory. According to the Daily Post , fewer distressed properties in and around Santa Fe County and growing consumer optimism have helped buoy prices for several months.  Declining inventory across Read More
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Kris Kristofferson brings hard-earned wisdom to upcoming Hamptons concert

18 Mar 2013
Even as a young songwriter, Kris Kristofferson managed to imbue his songs with a certain world-weariness and hard-won wisdom. Now that the seasoned singer has entered his seventies, these qualities have become even more pronounced, and at his concerts, Kristofferson's manages to add extra levels and depth to his classi Read More
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New exhibit dives into Sandwich's important legacy

18 Mar 2013
Sandwich remains one of the Cape's most vibrant and welcoming communit?ies, but its important legacy has in some respects been a victim of history. A new exhibit at the Sandwich Glass Museum hopes to change that, however, by displaying a wide variety of Sandwich-centered artwork from the 18th and 19th centuries.  "Portraits of S Read More
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3 great ideas for your Santa Barbara home office

18 Mar 2013
A growing number of Californians are choosing to complete at least some of their work from their homes, which has led to a rapid rise in the demand for creative and functional home offices. People demand drastically different features and layouts from their home offices, but many owners of Santa Barbara real estate have been drawn to a few particu Read More