Daily Archives: Monday, July 11, 2011
Traci Taitt, Vice President of Commercial Properties at The Towbes Group, called me today to say that a new lease was signed for 2,048-square feet at 5701 Calle Real, the former home of Pick Up Stix. Sunny Pujji, owner of … Continue reading
During the 4th of July weekend I didn’t have any fireworks on hand to ignite so I tried plugging in the old, rusty Rumor Machine to see if it would generate an explosion or two. As it turns out the … Continue reading
Way back in quieter, gentler, simpler times (June 12, 2009) I wrote that the The Pub will be opening at 224 Helena Ave and may have some sort of food component. A gay bar with the same name used do … Continue reading
McDonald’s at 1906 Cliff Dr on the Mesa has joined the elite club of 24-hour eateries on the South Coast.
Sources tell me that the building at 6547 Trigo Rd in Isla Vista, the home of Super Cuca’s, is scheduled to be demolished. In its place will be a new structure with apartments on the top and retail space on … Continue reading
Little Asia at 6527 Madrid Rd in Isla Vista has closed. The current plan is for it to become the *temporary* home of Super Cuca’s.
Participating 7-Eleven‘s are giving away free slurpees today. Why? Because the date today is 7/11. The promotion is only available today. Tomorrow you must pay. Here is my free slurpee. They are small, about the size of a dixie cup, … Continue reading
Reader Cynthia sent me a tip that Norton’s Pastrami and Deli at 18 W. Figueroa St. is opening a second location at 226 S. Milpas St., the former home of Arturo’s Taqueria. I spoke with owner Bill Klein and he confirmed … Continue reading
In this section of the column I offer you a sneak peek at real restaurant news that cannot yet be published or might never be published, depending on how the story unfolds. The names have been changed to protect the … Continue reading
I am receiving word that Arturo’s Taqueria at 226 S. Milpas St may have closed. This has not been confirmed. The phone number is no longer in service. Reader Sandy tells me: “I went there this afternoon at 5:15 and … Continue reading