Category Archives: New Businesses

Employee of the Month: Stephanie Q. from The Crosby

Welcome to the first installment of “Employee of the Month,” where I interview employees of some of my favorite Downtown Santa Ana businesses. September’s Employee of the Month is Stephanie Q, a server at The Crosby, 400 N. Broadway, Santa … Continue reading

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Interview: Little Sparrow, Opening Soon in Downtown Santa Ana

Little Sparrow, to open in September at 3rd & Main in Historic Downtown Santa Ana, is the brainchild of husband & wife team and California natives Bruce Marsh and NaseemĀ Aflakian. The couple is refurbishing the space after meeting & marrying … Continue reading

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Exciting changes in the Old Gas Building

Here’s the latest scoop on the Southern Counties Gas Co. Building: In the front will be a Mexican restaurant with different regions of Mexico represented in the cuisine. In the back will be an art gallery/events space available for rental. … Continue reading

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3 DTSA Kickstarters: Little Sparrow Cafe, GeltFiend Chanukah Sweaters, Char-o-lot Vehicle

Here are 3 Santa Ana-based Kickstarter projects with approaching deadlines: Little Sparrow CafeĀ (formerly to be named Floral Park Cafe) is shooting to open in the fall at 3rd and Main. They will serve American/California cuisine with a Mediterranean bent, open … Continue reading

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