Little Italy’s culinary history explored on the page By Frank Sabatini Jr. The time was riper than a mid-summer tomato to chronicle the recent explosion of Italian restaurants in San Diego and to frame the history of the long-established ones that still thrive.
The Headquarters and USO San Diego team up to give back to military families Morgan M. Hurley | Editor The USO is known for its many programs that not only support service members when they travel from destinations around the world, but our local USO San Diego does a lot more.
By Alex Owens For people who love beer, being in San Diego during the first part of November is reason enough to be thankful. San Diego Beer Week takes place Nov. 7 – 16 and bars and breweries all over the region will be holding events that will have hop heads hopping to their favorite […]
By Alex Owens The world may or may not be Jason McLeod’s oyster, but as the executive chef at Ironside Fish & Oyster, he does have something few others have — one of his own.
Padres plan to renovate left field As part of their multi-million dollar plan to improve Petco Park, the San Diego Padres announced the details regarding renovations of left field for 2015. Included in the changes are enhancements to their video display system, known as the “jumbo tron,” which after upgrades will be the third-largest in […]
San Diego Symphony gets a new leader By David Dixon This has been a big year for the San Diego Symphony. Not only was last season’s Summer Pops concert series the most successful one to date, but Martha Gilmer was named the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Symphony this fall.
Delle Willett | Art on the Land Through evidence-based research, health care providers have come to value the restorative powers of nature. Research has shown that exposure to natural landscapes offers stress relief, enhances mood, increases concentration, and offers an improved sense of wellbeing.
One libation lover’s frolic through the spirits By Erik Dobko Science and alcohol have always brought me great satisfaction, but until recently, have been rather mutually exclusive. I suppose I have played a drinking game involving Neal deGrasse Tyson’s neckties, but no union of the two has ever really existed beyond that.
By Frank Sabatini Jr. San Diego’s largest wine, beer, spirits and culinary extravaganza has moved into its 11th year with a series of lip-smacking events held Nov. 16 through 23.
By Darlynne and Marc Menkin | It’s All Happening Something is always happening in Coronado This is such a great time of the year; the weather is still nice but the temperatures are starting to cool off and the holiday season is starting to kick in.
By Diana Cavagnaro | Fashion Files Fashion Week returns with a splash Fashion Week San Diego 2014 (FWSD14) ran for five nights and wrapped up on Oct. 5 with a trunk show at the Horton Grand Hotel.
By Kris Michell | Downtown Partnership News Editor’s Note: This is the first installment of a new monthly column about the issues facing Downtown San Diego. Try to imagine Downtown without the Clean & Safe program. It is a scary thought.
Marriott launches rebranding scheme that changes the way you look at travel By Dave Schwab Now you can go on a vacation and never leave the room. A brand new, out-of-body futuristic travel experience touring Marriott Hotels nationwide stopped in San Diego Oct. 24 – 27 at the Marriott Marquis and Marina in Downtown San […]
Jeff Josenhans | Drink Shrink I’m always impressed by the growing number of individuals in the general public who are starting to appreciate wine and beer served at the proper temperature.
Taylor Schulte | Financial News “Experience is the teacher of all things.” – Julius Caesar A recent study by the Bookings Institution found that 52 percent of people between the ages of 21 and 36 have their savings invested in cash. By comparison, all other age groups have approximately 23 percent of their savings in cash.
Holidays just around the corner By Johnny McDonald Yuletide frolickers will fill Balboa Park’s streets again for December Nights’ traditional holiday revelry, Dec. 5 – 6.
By Jen Van Tieghem 98 Bottles – 2400 Kettner Blvd., Little Italy Nov. 8 – The One and Onlys A new band to the local scene, The One and Onlys, formed in 2013 as a duo and grew to a five-piece.
Medical marijuana in San Diego By Dave Schwab A battle over placement of medical marijuana dispensaries throughout San Diego continues to rage with the outcome in doubt.
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. […]