Welcome To Santa Cruz

mystery spot sign

Santa Cruz, CA is one of the best kept secrets on the West Coast. But should we keep it that way? Ya, we probably should! Those of us who really love Santa Cruz will probably understand that I am half joking above. I am always amused when I hear Santa Cruz referred to as a […]

The Fish Lady

Sharon got started in the seafood business as a young girl in Lafayette Louisiana, a city located along the Vermilion River. Here she learned all the tricks of the trade and became an expert of cooking seafood of all kinds to perfection. If you don’t believe what you’re reading, ask her for yourself, she is […]

Nourish Yoga

If you want a quality yoga experience for the best price you’re likely to find in this town, consider investing in a membership at Nourish Yoga. It’s located in downtown Santa Cruz on the corner of Cedar and Walnut. Nourish has won several “best” awards from the good times including “best yoga instructor” and “best […]

Frederick Street Park

There is much more to Frederick Street Park than a jungle gym to let the little ones run around on, although it has an excellent play area. Oddly enough, you can find Frederick Street Park on Frederick Street off of Soquel between Capitola Road and Seabright Avenue. It is a fairly large and safe, clean […]

Fins Coffee

An interesting fact about Fins is that it used to be a gas station called Beach City Gas Station. Over time they developed a coffee shop inside where the coffee was so good, people started to come just for a supreme cup of joe. The Gas station turned coffee and pastry shop is named after […]

The 515

If you find that you’re feeling fancy and have a hankering for a craft cocktail and some ornate appetizers, stop by the 515, conveniently named after its address on Cedar Street in downtown Santa Cruz. This place is definitely a community treasure and a local favorite. If you are visiting the area and are lucky […]

BRG Sports Job Listings in Scotts Valley

BRG Sports Jobs

BRG Sports, with brands like Bell Helmets, Riddell and Giro, is one of the largest employers in Santa Cruz. If fact, according to the California Employment Development Department they are one of the top 25 employers in Santa Cruz. We have posted resources for Job hunters before, and thought that a link to BRG’s employment […]

Taqueria Tepeque

Everyone has their favorite taqueria in town; here is one you may not have heard of. Taqueria Tepeque is a jewel among others, hidden in the Brown Ranch shopping center on Clare’s Street across from the Capitola Mall; better known for containing Trader Joe’s, Game Stop, and Bed Bath and Beyond. This taqueria is a […]

Assembly

If you are in the mood for something unique and delicious with high quality ingredients for lunch or dinner, give Assembly a try. It is located on Pacific Avenue, just between Hoffman’s and Kianti’s. Assembly is fairly new to Santa Cruz; opened recently by the owners of Penny’s Ice creamery (where they get most of […]

Midtown Cafe

Midtown Cafe Counter

Have you ever been to Midtown Café? It’s a fairly new spot that you may not have heard people talk about yet; one of those semi-secret Santa Cruz treasures…..there are a lot of them in this town. This one is located just down the street from The Rio Theatre. Midtown Café serves more than your […]

The Farm

The Farm Gifts

The ambiance of The Farm is one that feels familiar, as though you’ve dropped by the house of your favorite relative. The décor is reminiscent of a summer time picnic. The Coffee Shop/ Deli is more than just your average quick coffee stop, as they serve breakfast and lunch items, a plethora of baked goods, […]