Tag archives: New Years Day

Montecito Polar Bears Swim NY2019
By Joanne A Calitri   |   January 10, 2019

The annual Polar Bears Swim in Montecito was held New Year’s Day 2019 at Butterfly Beach on a gloriously sunny day, high tide, with ocean waters at 57 degrees Fahrenheit matching the daily highs of 60 degrees, and a wind-chill on shore making it feel like 32. Holding her place as the longest ranking active […]

New Year Starts with a Bang
By Richard Mineards   |   January 9, 2019

As usual, tout le monde was at the New Year’s Day lunch thrown by affable gardening guru George Schoellkopf and international artist Gerald Incandela at their magnificent Summerland aerie. The tony twosome, who fly between their estates here and Washington, Connecticut, kicked off 2020 in splendiferous style with free-flowing Bordeaux and Moet champagne, beef brisket […]