"Funky" still lives on Santa Fe Drive. For instance, on the 700 block, a collective of potters, painters and photographers has banded together, bypassing middlemen, to sell their unique wares directly to the public at Artists on Santa Fe. Here you'll find Cristine Boyd's black-and-white animal-print ceramics, James Garnett's raku pottery and tree ornaments, Eric Abraham's rococo fantasy tableaus and flying giraffe or cow ornaments, and Janey Skeer's textured clay picture frames. Or you can place an order with Mary Dorf and Sarah Clark for a handpainted ceramic sink with matching tiles. At 725 Santa Fe, Zoots by Suavecito sells racy zoot suits and two-toned Stacey Adams shoes -- and if browsing stirs your appetite, this block is the place to stop and eat. Joe's Buffet displays the flashy underbelly of the neighborhood in full regalia, Panadera and Pastelera Santa Fe fattens folks on sugary pasties, El Noa Noa serves... More >>>
One of the many happy finds at the Old Curiosity Shop, 560 Santa Fe.