PRESS ROOM

April 30, 2019

PERSEPHONE BISTRO OPENS IN APTOS

The latest eatery in mid-county is a diminutive bistro adjacent to Aptos Creek. Focusing on seasonal fare from local fishermen and produce growers, Persephone – named after the Greek goddess – features house made pastas and other Italian-accented dishes, such as savory garlic-parmesan budino paired with seasonal vegetables; and chilled fennel soup with smoked salmon and dill oil garnish.

April 30, 2019

SOIF WINE BAR AND RESTAURANT DEBUTS NEW COCKTAIL MENU

New libations have been created by mixologist and bar manager Matt Barron at Soif Wine Bar & Restaurant. Utilizing “leftover” trimmings from ingredients on the menu, he transforms them into garnishes, mixes, and infusions on the reimagined drink menu – resulting in unexpected concoctions.

April 30, 2019

CHAMINADE RESORT WELCOMES NEW SOLAR INSTALLATION

A new eco-friendly project has debuted at Chaminade Resort and Spa. With a new fully operating solar panel display, the resort’s remodel is expected to offset nearly one third of the property’s annual energy consumption.

April 30, 2019

NEW POOL AREA DEBUTS AT THE BEACH STREET INN & SUITES

The Beach Street Inn & Suites now offers a sweet spot for visitors across from Main Beach in the heart of Santa Cruz’s beach area. The completion of a new pool, hot tub, and fire pit is part of an overall, eight-year-long renovation of the entire property’s 48 rooms on the two-acre site, which sits in close proximity to the Santa Cruz Wharf, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, and scenic West Cliff Drive.

April 30, 2019

O SNAP! DOWNTOWN SANTA CRUZ WELCOMES NEW MEXICAN EATERY

Snap Taco has joined the Downtown Santa Cruz landscape. This new restaurant, launched by the team behind both the Picnic Basket and the Penny Ice Creamery, highlights organic, local foods with vegetarian-inclusive options. The menu also features cocktails, slushies and fresh juices.

April 30, 2019

NEW TRAILS FEATURED AT GLENWOOD PRESERVE OPEN SPACE

A new set of trails at the Glenwood Preserve Open Space in Scotts Valley means the area is one step closer to completion of its long-term plan of complete public access. Located a mere six miles from the beaches of Santa Cruz, this 166-acre preserve consists of grasslands, riparian forests and wetlands. Boasting three miles of walking and biking trails and gentle gradients, this western area of the preserve – accessible through Siltanen Park – is ideal for hiking, running and group fitness activities.

April 30, 2019

HAMPTON INN COMPLETES RENOVATION

The Hampton Inn and Suites in Santa Cruz has unveiled renovations to its 46-unit atrium-style property, with proximity to US Highway 17 and downtown Santa Cruz.

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