NEXTies 2016: What We Love, But Better

NEXTies 2016: What We Love, But Better  by Julia Sinn On April 8th, the NEXTies awards show returns to the Rio Theatre to honor the business leaders, athletes, educators, and creatives contributing to the vibrance of Santa Cruz’s culture and community—with a few changes, more honorees, and a little more glitz. While the NEXTies were […]

Matthew Swinnerton

March 18, 2016

Beating the Odds: the Entrepreneurial Journey of Noelle Weatherwax

  by Cat Johnson (thefreelancecat.com) Noelle Weatherwax grew up around hair salons. The daughter of a cosmetologist, her first job was sweeping up hair and answering phones. She was 12 years old at the time. It wasn’t a big surprise, then, when Weatherwax decided to go to cosmetology school. The first haircut she ever gave, […]

Matthew Swinnerton

March 18, 2016

Video interview with Elizabeth Birnbaum from The Curated Feast #8

Check out our video with one of our favorite people Elizabeth Birnbaum from The Curated Feast in Episode #8

Matthew Swinnerton

March 16, 2016

Foodie extraordinaire Lily Stoicheff: Episode #9

Check out this weeks interview with Lily Stoicheff, Digital Content Editor at Good Times Santa Cruz and all around foodie extraordinaire talks about her love of / geekery of food. Event Santa Cruz episode #9

Matthew Swinnerton

March 16, 2016

5 companies we think you should know about but might not : March

Here is the first in a series of 5 companies we think you should know about but might not. Each month we will showcase 5 local companies that we think are super cool and have been on our radar. 1: The Kraft-Bar – Mobile Airstream Bar The picture says it all. How awesome is this? […]

Matthew Swinnerton

March 7, 2016

BITE … A Food Bazaar Wrap Up

Written by Molly Lautamo (mollylautamo.com) Pictures by Allison Garcia In case you haven’t noticed, the folks at Event Santa Cruz love celebrating entrepreneurs in the food industry. There is an endless supply of talented, creative chefs here in Santa Cruz and who doesn’t like an event focused around food and drink?   If you’ve attended […]

Matthew Swinnerton

November 23, 2015

The Tannery – A Curated Community Wrap-Up

Written by Molly Lautamo (mollylautamo.com) The Tannery Arts Center is full of inspiring artists, from printmakers and sculptors to writers, musicians and dancers. Our October event celebrated these creative entrepreneurs with a fun gathering held just outside the Radius Gallery near the newly renovated Colligan Theater and the affordable live/work spaces that 270 individuals call […]

Matthew Swinnerton

November 9, 2015

New Bohemia Brewing Co. Awarded at 2015 Great American Beer Festival

We don’t usually post press releases but this one was just such cool news we had to share! MEDIA RELEASE: New Bohemia Brewing Co. Awarded at 2015 Great American Beer Festival 9/30/15: New Bohemia Brewing Co (NuBo) won the bronze medal in the German-Style Wheat Ale category this past Saturday at the 2015 Great American […]

Matthew Swinnerton

September 30, 2015

Crafted in Santa Cruz Night – The Wrap up

Crafted in Santa Cruz Wrap-Up: Celebrating 2 Years of Event Santa Cruz! Written by Molly Lautamo (mollylautamo.com)   Event Santa Cruz celebrated its 2 year anniversary on September 17th at the newly opened Venus Spirits Distillery with yet another awesome event, but this time with a slight twist. The night featured some of the talented […]

Matthew Swinnerton

September 30, 2015

“Hey salsa sisters”! 5 Questions with Eve Krammer from Teresa’s Salsa

Our interview with Eve Krammer co-owner of Teresa’s Salsa Can you give us the story behind Teresa’s Salsa? The story behind Teresa’s Salsa goes back more than 20 years to 1994 when Mark Hoffman started one of Santa Cruz’s first fresh salsas to be available in stores Mark and his partner got such great feedback on their salsa […]

Matthew Swinnerton

September 1, 2015