More Than a March
Signs waved in the air, bearing messages in protest of President Donald Trump’s administration and support of women’s rights. Protesters marched down Pacific Avenue on March 8, reminiscent of the scenes in downtown Santa Cruz after the inauguration in January. But this time, the fuchsia…
Ordinances Regulate Space for Performers and Vendors
“It’s what keeps Santa Cruz original as an outdoor cultural experience,” Alex Skelton said. He is an artist who has been selling his work on downtown sidewalks for the past two years as his main source of income. Downtown street performing and vending regulations have…
Restrictions for Downtown Performers Revised
Public protest poured into the email inboxes of City Council members after the Great Morgani retired this year. Known for his eye-popping costumes and accordion-playing on Pacific Avenue, the Great Morgani stopped performing after a City Council decision last year made street performing restrictions more…
Downtown Farmers Market: Sustainable Food Hub
The sound of animated chatter, the smell of flowers and freshly prepared food and the hustle of eager marketgoers greet anyone passing by the Wednesday farmers market, in downtown Santa Cruz. This weekly wonder is the Santa Cruz destination for locally grown and sustainable food, whether visitors are going on a grocery run or grabbing a bite to eat.
Restaurant Week Celebrates Santa Cruz Food Culture
The annual Santa Cruz Restaurant Week (SCRW) returns this Oct. 2-9. SCRW invites a variety of local restaurants to design a $25 three-course menu, intended to offer guests an affordable fine dining experience.