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Ryan Connolly, New Owner of 1905 Cedar Street

New Owners for Old Book-End House

There’s nothing like a man standing in a dumpster that screams a spiffing up is under way. That’s Ryan Connolly off to the left, new owner San Carlos’ famous brick “book-end” home in the White Oaks neighborhood at the corner of Cedar and St. Francis. Ryan and his wife Brenna are still at their place [...]

Score for Carlos Club (& yeah, there’s a van)

Score for Carlos Club (& yeah, there’s a van)

Expect the Porta Potty, the official symbol of expansion and remodeling in back of the Carlos Club sometime in the not so distant future. SC’s Planning Commission Monday evening  approved the expansion of the Carlos Club on the bustling El Camino. To read SM Daily Journal reporter Michelle Durand’s excellent coverage of the decision , [...]

Cruisers on Laurel

Cruisers on Laurel

Just in case you start seeing super short skateboards made of vinyl in eye-popping colors around San Carlos…. They’re called Stereo Vinyl Cruisers. Society Skate Shop on Laurel now carries them and owner Narbe Vagharshakian  likes them so much he even made his own video featuring the Cruiser right on Laurel.  (Yes, Narbe is that [...]

Christmas Stuff To Do in San Carlos

Christmas Stuff To Do in San Carlos

Friday, December 2nd: The Second Annual Night of Holiday Lights presented by SC Parks & Rec Dept. and The Chamber of Commerce. 5pm-8pm on Laurel Street between San Carlos Ave. & Arroyo; 6:30: Tree Lighting at intersection of Laurel & Cherry Mayor Andy Klein will be on hand to light the street and “encourage everyone [...]

News Scout: Office Bar & Grill Employee Robbed at Knifepoint

News Scout: Office Bar & Grill Employee Robbed at Knifepoint

San Carlos Patch has the story of a restaurant employee at The Office Bar and Grill being robbed at knifepoint…way back on October 23rd in the early morning hours. Location: Eaton Avenue near Cowgill Alley. Click here to read article by Patch editor Kenny Porpora.  

City Council Highlights: Style, a Lawsuit & Another Change for Fire?

City Council Highlights: Style, a Lawsuit & Another Change for Fire?

Who knew a style report might be in order for city council meetings? Since lamentably few citizens show up, all that style is completely wasted. So let’s start off with that,shall we? The LSS Style Report (and analysis) Mayor Andy Klein is letting his crew grow out, but not too long.  Hair length perfectly acceptable [...]

Wheeler Plaza For Dummies

Wheeler Plaza For Dummies

This is for those of you who think Wheeler Plaza is a TV western from the seventies. For those in-the-know, the draft environmental impact report on the development project is out and available for some serious downloading and reading. Get out your specs. It’s more than 200 pages long, broken into four parts and comes [...]

Town Restaurant, 716 Laurel Street, San Carlos

Town Tones It Down

A week ago, the LSS reported that popular restaurant Town had closed for remodeling that would include some acoustic adjustments. Customers had complained it was way too noisy. This evening, Town reopened for dinner. Here’s what the Spy heard. Well, not a whole lot. It was early, well before the usual throngs arrived and it [...]

Gracie’s: Still Talkin’ Turkey

Gracie’s: Still Talkin’ Turkey

Before hand-carved pastrami, the Chicken Caesar wrap or the Parisian sandwich touched down in San Carlos, there was Gracie’s fresh roasted turkey sandwich. Twenty years ago, Gracie (Graziella) Planessi had never thought about creating a signature sandwich. In fact, she didn’t even plan to open a deli. Gracie’s Delectables Deli, Catering and Desserts happened by [...]

Not a sign of an apocalypse...Town is closed for a "spruce up"

Town Too Noisy For You? A Fix is in the Works

Diners who’ve complained about the noise level at super popular restaurant Town…the owners have heard you above the din. The Avenir Restaurant Group has closed Town for what’s described as a, “week-and-a-half quickie spruce-up” that includes the installation of sound absorbing fabric on the ceiling to help lower the volume when it gets busy. (And [...]

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