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Cafe RJ
1520 K-1 (Kiosk) Pacific Ave. – 295-2206

Brasilian food reinvented. NOW OPEN DOWNTOWN! Gluten free puff waffles, acai bowls, and more! 1520 K-1 (Kiosk) Pacific Ave. 831-295-2206

Downtown Santa Cruz Fall Wine Walk
November 12, 2017

The Downtown Association of Santa Cruz would like to invite you to host a winery in your business for the Downtown Fall Wine Walk on Sunday November 12, 2017 from 2pm-5pm! Register your business HERE

Comings And Goings
September 2017

Please welcome these new businesses to Downtown Santa Cruz: Cafe RJ (Brasilian acai bowls and more!) – 1520-K(Kiosk) Pacific Ave. Abbott Square Market: Veg On The Edge (West African-inspired organic vegetarian dishes) – 118 Cooper St. Abbott Square Market: Cat. Cloud. Companion. (Cat & Cloud espresso and coffee together with delectable Companion Bakeshop pastries and […]

Small Business California (SB-Cal) Launches It’s Annual Survey

  Press Release                                                      Press Contact: Megan Collins September 7, 2017                                         […]

Pop Up meet and Greet

Please join us on Tuesday, August 29th from 5-7pm at the Museum of Art & History, 705 Front Street in the Courtyard. The Chief of Police, Andy Mills and Planning Director, Lee Butler, would love the chance to meet those they serve. Members of the public, city employees, community leaders, and local business owners are encouraged to […]

2017 Downtown Party

You are invited to join Mayor, Cynthia Chase; Police Chief, Andy Mills; and the Downtown Association Board of Directors and your friends and neighbors for a celebration of Downtown Santa Cruz; its successes and its promise. On Friday, September 22nd, 2017, the Downtown business community, city leadership and anyone interested in supporting the future of […]

Kickin Chicken To Open Upstairs In Motiv

By Edible Monterey Bay June 13, 2017 – Great news for fans of Kickin Chicken. The late night Santa Cruz fried chicken and waffles delivery service will open its first bricks and mortar restaurant in July, with a second location planned to open in 2018.“Now that we are going to have our own space, we can really […]

Ribbon Cutting
Contraflow Bicycle Lane – June 27, 2017 12:15pm

More info Here: ContraFlow Celebration v3

Birichino Tasting Room Prepares To Open

BY CHRISTINA WATERS POSTED ON JUNE 13, 2017 The mid-century building at 204 Church St. offers plenty of creamy natural light and a vintage footprint for what will be downtown’s newest wine tasting location. Before its current transformation into Birichino Tasting Room—in progress—the long, high-ceilinged space was home to Blodgett Travel, and more recently housed Pure […]

Kemitian Lounge
805 Pacific Ave. – 204-7885

Coming the week of August 1st, 2017 The Kemitian Lounge is an oasis for dreamers, planners, and doers couched in an Indie-Book lounge. It’s a space for individuals, small groups, and teams who are absolutely committed to starting a journey and seeing it through to completion. If you are committed to bringing your dream to fruition, […]