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Photo Friday: Balboa Park

Photo Friday: Balboa Park August 27, 2010 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
One of the most iconic places in San Diego, Balboa Park is a world renowned destination, and not just because it houses the San Diego World Famous Zoo. Aside from its historical buildings (including the Old Globe Theater and the Spanish Village), Balboa Park remains a locals retreat for its lush landscape...

Summer Concert Series at Del Mar

Summer Concert Series at Del Mar August 24, 2010 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
With the summer sun finally welcomed in San Diego, the Del Mar Races are in the final weeks of the season but remain strong. Open until September 8, according to reports the numbers are keeping the races strong. Much like last year, daily numbers remain in the $12 million range, a number similar to...

Photo Friday: Soup, Salad and Shelter

Photo Friday: Soup, Salad and Shelter August 21, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The exposed brick and modern aesthetic is the interior of CEO of Garden Fresh Restaurant Corp./ Souplantation Michael Mack, who welcomed locals into his City Front Terrace home during the first annual Interior Experience Tour. The weekend event in July celebrated local designers and residents in unique...

Chocolat & Vino Affair

Chocolat & Vino Affair August 17, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
San Diego is one southern Californian city that has it all – wineries to the east, the best beaches to the west, and an international border to the souther. So when they all come together in a charity event, the whole city gets involved. We’re talking about the glitzy Chocolat & Vino...

Photo Friday: San Diego’s Number 1

Photo Friday: San Diego’s Number 1 August 13, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
The Western Metal Supply Co. marks one of the few remaining historical landmarks in downtown San Diego. The four story building designed by Henry Lord Gay in 1909 clips the home of the San Diego Padres, Petco Park. Registered as a historical building, the venue originally housed the steel distribution...

San Diego without the Comic-Con

San Diego without the Comic-Con July 23, 2010 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
To be in San Diego during all of the action at Comic-Con is…bewildering. Locals and tourists find traveling downtown a fright and for any fan of the tabloids a deep pit forms . Yet for the majority of San Diegans, Comic-Con has nothing to do with them. How? The majority of “geeks” as...

Del Mar Races Open Today

Del Mar Races Open Today July 21, 2010 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Where does the “turf meet the surf”, you ask? That’s easy in San Diego – down at the old Del Mar, where it’s opening day! Bring out your hats and galoshes, an unlikely combination for the 71st season of the Del Mar Races but one granted to be found among residents pouring...

Tour the City with a Segway

Tour the City with a Segway July 16, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
“Why stroll when you can roll.” That’s the slogan of of Another Side of San Diego Tours, said president Kenneth Lippman. His company started out in the back of a Mexican restaurant just two and a half years ago and has since expanded to locations in Los Angeles, Orange County, Las Vegas, Florida...

Lilith Fair Rallies Fans in San Diego

Lilith Fair Rallies Fans in San Diego July 9, 2010 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
I’ll admit that after hearing about several cancelled concert dates, I only expected the worst for Wednesday night’s Lilith Fair at Cricket Wireless Amphitheater. Even with raindrops looming and a 5.4 magnitude earthquake, the city came out to support women in music lead by festival co-founder...

Friday Photo: Sunset in San Diego

Friday Photo: Sunset in San Diego June 25, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
San Diego is notorious for having sunshine year round, except for the months of May and June when we receive the infamous “May Gray” and “June Gloom.” Though mostly overcast these past eight weeks, every few hours a sprinkling of light slips through the clouds and quickly turns...