Tag archives: business closure

Prestige Hand Car Wash on Milpas Street Closes Unexpectedly
By Joanne A Calitri   |   January 9, 2024

The Prestige Hand Car Wash located at 524 N. Milpas Street in Santa Barbara has closed down unexpectedly, leaving employees and customers surprised. The car wash, opened in 1999 under previous ownership as Zipp Car Wash, was shut down just before Christmas on December 23rd. The 26 employees, including popular detailer “Woody,” were apparently not […]

Lemondrop Closes in Upper Village
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   September 5, 2023

Roughly two years after opening their doors to the Montecito community during the COVID-19 pandemic, Lemondrop, Montecito’s only shop catering to pre-teens or “tweens” has closed. The shop was owned by Montecito mom of four, Ana Rudnicki, who opened the shop in 2021 to give parents a place to take their pre-teens to try on […]

Here’s the Scoop Closes 
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   November 8, 2022

This past Monday, Halloween, Here’s the Scoop at Coast Village Plaza closed its doors, just nine months after owners Ellie and Bob Patterson sold the business to a new owner. According to an employee at the shop, the business will be closed until January, when it will reopen as a different concept.  Rumor has it […]