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Interactive app wins preservation award

Posted: January 6th, 2017 | Columnists, Featured, Little Italy News | No Comments

Offering ‘a glimpse of the past using the technology of today’ By Chris Gomez | Little Italy News Little Italy Association’s mobile application, created to bring the neighborhood’s ancestors’ stories to life through augmented reality and historic tours around the community, is putting Little Italy on the digital map! The Little Italy San Diego Interactive […]

The Old Spaghetti Factory

Posted: January 6th, 2017 | Columnists, Featured, Gaslamp Landmarks | No Comments

By Sandee Wilhoit | Gaslamp Landmarks On April 3, 1871, Alonzo Horton sold the southeast corner lot at Fifth Avenue and K Street to W.A Buttrich and G.A. Flower for $1,000. This was an excellent price for a lot only one block from the bay, especially since in the week prior, Horton had sold an […]

Fashion Files January 2017

Posted: January 6th, 2017 | Columnists, Fashion Files, Features, Top Story | No Comments

By Diana Cavagnaro

The San Diego Union Tribune Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade was presented by the VCA Market Street Animal Hospital on Dec. 11. This was the ninth year for this festive event that took place in the Hilton Gaslamp Park.

Furry critters came out all decked out in matching costumes with their owners. The live stage was rocking with music by George Farres and the Band. The San Diego Police K-9 Division presented live demonstrations with their trained police dogs. A Pet Expo was set up in the Hilton Gaslamp Park that was free to the public. There were 26 booths set up with everything canine including food, veterinarians, and dog care.

Fashion Files December 2016

Posted: December 2nd, 2016 | Columnists, Fashion Files, Featured | No Comments

By Diana Cavagnaro New East Village boutique Wild Dove SD is a new contemporary boutique in East Village. Owner Rachel Hunt saw a void in neighborhood boutiques and thought this would be a perfect time to open one. Hunt has a bachelor’s in fashion merchandising from Illinois State. After graduating, she worked in retail for […]