Best of Good Times 2015 in Aptos

Good Times Magazine is back with its Best of Santa Cruz Issue for 2015. Unsurprisingly, the Best of Good Times 2015 in Aptos is a long list. Congratulations to all the Aptos winners – the recognition is well-deserved! The Best in all of Santa Cruz Best Farmers Market: Farmer’s Market at Cabrillo Best Place of […]

Manuel’s Restaurant Celebrates 50 Years

The folks at Manuel’s Mexican Restaurant in Aptos have done a good job getting the word out…but if you haven’t yet heard, the venerable and much-loved Aptos institution is having its Golden 50th Anniversary this week. On March 15, Manuel’s Restaurant celebrates 50 years of serving its food to our community. The restaurant was started […]

The Hideout in Aptos

The Hideout in Aptos is located along Soquel Drive, just past Aptos Village as you are heading south towards Rio del Mar. It is appropriately named, because unless you know where to find it, it’s an easy spot to miss. The Hideout opened in January of 2015 and it became an overnight sensation. The restaurant […]

Rawhide Baseball Group Pasta Feed and Silent Auction

The Rawhide Baseball Group is having a pasta feed and silent auction at the Resurrection Catholic Community Church on December 6th. The festivities start at 6 PM, and feature the local band Soulwise, a local reggae/funk rock band from Santa Cruz. Two of the Rawhide Baseball Group coaches are in the band: Adrian deMar and […]

Gourmet Grazing on September 27 in Aptos Village Park

Get ready for Gourmet Grazing on the Green on Saturday, September 27 from 12:00 to 4:00 PM at Aptos Village Park! This event is in its 11th season, and it’s a fantastic day of excellent wine, delicious food and, of course, live music! While away the day savoring the rich flavors from dozens of the […]

Bittersweet Bistro

When it comes to fine dining in Aptos, Bittersweet Bistro has to be near the top of the list. Located near the Deer Park Marketplace Shopping Center, Bittersweet Bistro specializes in what they call American Bistro cuisine with Mediterranean influences. They have a full bar, and also have an extensive wine list and a rich […]