We recently caught up with local entrepreneur and kitesurfer Lydia Snider after her talk wowed us at Event Santa Cruz, a monthly series featuring successful businesses in Santa Cruz and the dynamic people behind them.
EAST MEETS WEST
When Lydia Snider bought her first wet suit, it was a big deal. Having grown up in Washington D.C., 3 1/2 miles from the White House, the first thing she did after moving to the West Coast
Downtown Santa Cruz, my kids and I know it well. The sights and sounds--colorful window displays, street performers, familiar shop owners--can turn a simple stroll down Pacific Avenue into a great kids activity. Toss in some recent rainy weather and cabin fever and it's an all out puddle-splashing adventure!Who needs umbrellas when we can duck in and out of our favorite shops?
Santa Cruz is home to more than twenty of the world's most admired luthiers, or makers of stringed instruments. That fun fact comes to us via Jayme Kelly Curtis, a local musician who is bringing the