Wednesday, August 4, 2021

New Businesses

Making magic at Ventura’s Bank of Italy Cocktail Trust

Misty Orman and Brandon Ristaino are putting the “Italy” back into their new bar, the Bank of Italy Cocktail Trust. The bar is located in the heart of downtown Ventura and first opened up its doors back in March....

Timbre Books to host first Indie Bookstore Day

Timbre Books in midtown Ventura is hosting it’s very first Indie Bookstore Day this Saturday, April 24th. The retailer, which opened in October of last year, is celebrating the event with some limited-edition merchandise, free prints with each purchase,...

On-line Grocery Retailer Sun & Swell Opens First Store

Sun & Swell, a "zero waste organic grocery store" that has been open only on the web since 2017, opened their first physical store, located in Ventura. The B-Corporation, owned and operated by Santa Barbara couple Kate and Bryan Flynn,...

Local tech startup targets dental care

Pearly's founders were looking for a new problem to address after leaving the company that acquired their first start-up company, AgePath, when they realized dental care was being ignored by health care tech companies. Too many people ignore their...

New Restaurant Coming to Amazon Building

When Amazon leased the former Saks Fifth Avenue building on the corner of State and Carrillo, it reserved the space fronting State Street for a future restaurant that would be open to the public. Now, a new restaurant appears...

Secret Bao Gets a Home

The very popular and unique pop-up that features modern Asian cuisine announced they will be moving into the space that formerly housed Cafe Ana, on Anacapa Street, on the northwest corner of Anapamu Street. The owners , who previously were...

Drive-In Movie Theater Opens

A drive-in movie theater has opened on the Westside of Santa Barbara. The Foldger’s Sports Complex, which has been left unused during the pandemic, was converted to a theater with the simple addition of a large screen. Movies will...

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Making magic at Ventura’s Bank of Italy Cocktail Trust

Misty Orman and Brandon Ristaino are putting the “Italy” back into their new bar, the Bank of Italy Cocktail Trust. The bar is located in the heart of downtown Ventura and first opened up its doors back in March....

Ventura Journal’s Guide for small businesses relief grants

For small businesses and restaurants within the Ventura County area, the California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program, Restaurant Revitalization Fund and the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant are now accepting new applications.California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program On April...

Timbre Books to host first Indie Bookstore Day

Timbre Books in midtown Ventura is hosting it’s very first Indie Bookstore Day this Saturday, April 24th. The retailer, which opened in October of last year, is celebrating the event with some limited-edition merchandise, free prints with each purchase,...