Posts Tagged ‘ Pacific Avenue ’

The Great Morgani announces he’s leaving Pacific Avenue

February 19, 2014
The Great Morgani announces he’s leaving Pacific Avenue

Elvis has left the building. OK, no, not Elvis, but Santa Cruz icon the Great Morgani. And he’s not leaving the building, so to speak – he’s leaving Pacific Avenue, where he’s been performing for about a decade. Morgani’s departure comes as a casualty of the city’s street performer ordinances, passed in October. The City…

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Santa Cruz Weekly looks at new sidewalk restrictions

October 23, 2013

Georgia Perry over at the Santa Cruz Weekly has a piece this week on the new sidewalk restrictions being implemented downtown. In addition to limiting a performer or artist’s space to 12 square feet, the ordinance requires that anyone with any sort of setup (called a “display device” in municipal code jargon) must be 12 feet…

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The Penny Ice Creamery opening new downtown restaurant

October 14, 2013

I’d heard the rumors and seen a few job postings on Craigslist but until today, I couldn’t confirm anything. Edible Monterey Bay has beaten me to the punch: The owners of the Penny Ice Creamery and the Picnic Basket are opening a new restaurant downtown. The new place, to be called The Assembly, will be…

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Should Santa Cruz downtown smoking ban be extended?

September 9, 2013
Should Santa Cruz downtown smoking ban be extended?

City officials are considering extending the downtown smoking ban in Santa Cruz to include streets beyond Pacific Avenue. The City Council will vote Tuesday — that’s tomorrow — on whether to extend the smoking ban to include side streets for a block in either direction off Pacific Avenue, from Water to Laurel streets, J.M. Brown…

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Wednesday sing-a-long on Pacific Avenue

May 16, 2013

A group of people were gathered at the intersection of Front Street and Pacific Avenue in Santa Cruz late Wednesday morning for a sing-a-long, which they apparently do every week as a way of bringing community together.

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