Hawaii-born, Montecito-bred, twenty-something Kate McHale is a relatively recent
grad of Otis College of Art and Design, but she’s been designing clothes for over ten
years. Her new pant line – called, curiously enough, Kate McHale – is bursting at the
Andy at the Indy
He may not have the deed to the privately-owned Indianapolis Speedway (the
Hulman-George family has that) but what racing legend and longtime Montecito
resident Andy Granatelli does own are the keys to the track and the city, as well as the
hearts of racing fans everywhere. We spent Memorial Day weekend with Andy at this
year’s Indy 500.
A house isn’t just a home; it’s a million and one unrelated parts coming together to
form memories, cement marriages, bind families, and link friendships.
Up and Out
World-renowned scientist Professor Julian Nott examines mankind’s second Golden
Age of Exploration as he designs and crafts a balloon for JPL and NASA in preparation
for a trip to Titan, one of Saturn’s 50-plus moons.
Eye on Montecito
There are so many beautifully designed and well-crafted buildings in Montecito that
it takes the trained eye of an architect and watercolorist to discern and explain the
details. The old firehouse in the center of the village is one such edifice.
Sandpiper’s par-five 13
is the golf course’s signature hole; with its 200-yard-plus
second shot over a ravine and into the face of a steep bunker onto a smallish green,
or 125-yard lay-up third shot over the same terrain, it’s easy to see why this is a favorite
– or a nemesis – for many golfers.
Visions of the Miramar
Different versions of this venerable Montecito seaside resort have held sway over the
course of its 132-year lifespan; recently, three very different men have drawn up plans
to implement their unique vision for the resort’s renovation.
House & Home
It’s not easy selecting materials and appliances when remodeling a home, but Steve
Thompson has some solid ideas and suggestions.
For a tiny coastal village snuggled between the mountains and the sea, Montecito has
an array of excellent dining choices; you’ll find every one of them listed in this guide.
THE MIRAMAR HOTEL & BUNGALOWS