Tag archives: La Cumbre Plaza

Giving Art a ‘Voice’
By Richard Mineards   |   August 22, 2023

To La Cumbre Plaza to view the new 3,500-square-foot Voice Magazine and Gallery that has been opened by the dynamic duo of Mark Whitehurst and accomplished sculptress Kerry Methner with rotating shows of around 60 artworks each month. Works from Santa Barbara Visual Arts currently adorn the walls to be replaced in due course with […]

Food Donations at La Cumbre Deli
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   March 11, 2021

For the last several months, Larry Balducci, the beloved owner of Plaza Deli in La Cumbre Plaza, has been offering his expansive and easily accessible patio as a drop off location for pet food donations. “After hearing all of these stories about how people can’t afford to feed their pets during the pandemic, I knew […]

Ta-Ta to Tiffany
By Richard Mineards   |   November 26, 2019

Luxury bling emporium Tiffany, which opened its doors at La Cumbre Plaza 12 years, is ditching the shopping complex in January, I can exclusively reveal. The iconic New York jeweler – which was just sold to the French conglomerate LVMH for 16.2 billion dollars – famed for its Tiffany blue boxes and the charming 1961 […]

Here Comes the Judge
By Richard Mineards   |   October 18, 2018

I am getting very judgmental! Having judged the hat contest at the Santa Barbara Polo Club for 11 years, last month I added chili to my subject matter at the Navy League cookout at the Carriage and Western Art Museum, and this weekend I was a judge at the second annual gelato festival at La […]