By Frank Sabatini Jr. Unmarked and somewhat hidden from sight is an open-air dining area incorporated into RoofTop600 at Andaz San Diego, which operates mainly as a sun deck, evening bar lounge and special-events venue. Yet for those ascending to the hotel’s seventh floor for breakfast, lunch or weekend brunch, some lovable culinary surprises await.
Shakespeare’s works to be performed in unconventional venues By Alex Owens “Bard” means “poet,” and in his day, William Shakespeare was named “The Bard of Avon” and known as the national poet of England. In the centuries since, his name has become arguably and inexplicably linked with the nickname “the Bard.” This fall, The Old […]
World premiere musical is based on true events Charlene Baldridge The Old Globe assembles a solid company directed by Walter Bobbie for the world premiere of Steve Martin and Edie Brickell’s original musical, “Bright Star.” The production plays through Nov. 2 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage, best known as the Old Globe Theatre. […]
Sleepless San Diego to return for 8th year By Dave Fidlin The statistics remain startling. On any given night, around 8,500 men, women and children seek refuge across San Diego in cardboard boxes and other makeshift devices. Organizers behind an annual event are hoping to keep the reality of homelessness at the forefront of San […]
Padres staffer honored as Disability Awareness Month Local Hero By Monica Medina | KPBS Editor’s note: Through the Local Heroes program, KPBS and Union Bank annually recognize and pay tribute to 16 San Diegans — called community heroes — who are making a difference by improving their workplace, profession, neighborhood, community, region and the world. Honorees […]
By Kai Oliver-Kurtin Since Downtown is a prime destination for San Diego nightlife, more businesses are incorporating live music into their offerings, to attract customers and give them a more substantial experience during a night out. Depending on preference of vibe, music lovers may strike a chord with one of the following neighborhood venues that […]
Local ‘numbers’ woman leaves corporate life to pursue a dream By Alex Owens A love of shoes and statistics led to Ana Bermudez becoming a burgeoning Internet mogul. Bermudez, 29, a native of Logan Heights who now lives in San Carlos, is the creator of TAGit, a new app that allows iPhone users to tag […]
The much-anticipated Stake Chophouse and Bar opens in mid-October in Coronado by Blue Bridge Hospitality, bringing to the island a bevy of share-friendly filets, individual chops and various dry-aged cuts along with a selection of fresh, iced shellfish.
Johnny McDonald Taking flight and making history Spanning the skies at 4.71 Mach speeds in the experimental X-15, space shuttle explorations, and piloting a 65-horsepower Piper Cub have all been career contrasts for retired Air Force Maj. Gen. Joe Engle.
Diana Cavagnaro | Fashion Files Strut for Sobriety! Strut for Sobriety celebrated their 10th year at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina Grande Ballroom on Sept. 13. This luncheon, awards ceremony and fashion show was hosted by A New PATH (Parents for Addiction Treatment & Healing). The event began with a shopping boutique in […]
Scott Markey | Fitness There is a much-underrated nutrient that can suppress the appetite naturally, help the body metabolize stored fat, combat water retention, help rid the body of waste, and help maintain muscle tone.
by Jen Van Tieghem 98 Bottles Oct. 11 – Gilbert Castellanos This special performance dubbed “Noche de Boleros: The Romantic Side of Gilbert Castellanos” will feature the renowned jazz trumpeter along with several other talented musicians: Kamua Kenyata, Carlos Vasquez and Mackenzie Leighton.
A “housing first” approach is being touted by officials these days as the first and foremost path to pursue when attempting to combat homelessness.
After spending 10 years failing to find a suitable site to build a new football stadium in the City of San Francisco, Larry Macneil got a letter one day in 2004 from Kevin Moore, then a city councilmember in Santa Clara. Moore had land for the San Francisco 49ers football team’s executive vice president of development to consider. The rest, as they say, is history.
A secret password nets a free midday meal at Jsix, which just launched “Wednesday friends day lunch.” Guests visiting the restaurant on hump day with a companion in tow can obtain the password on Jsix’s Facebook page.
Much like the lives of some of its intended residents, a century-old hotel in the heart of San Diego’s Downtown has a long, storied life that has been filled with trials and triumphs.
Helping fellow cancer patients with furry friends Will Bowen “I take after my father, he was always helping other people,” said Michael Levinsky, a cancer patient who has started a new dog walking service that aims to employ other cancer patients and help them through their medical condition.
Charlene Baldridge Playwright Paul Rudnick has long been known for fluffy, rather thin plays that provide elevated sitcom tailored for the off-Broadway fare of sophisticated New Yorkers.