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A glance into the future of northeast East Village

Posted: August 4th, 2017 | Columnists, East Village News, Featured | No Comments

By Joan Wojcik Over the last decade or more, San Diego has experienced a housing and development boom throughout most areas of the city. The ballpark area Downtown, referred to as southwest East Village, is almost completely developed around the Petco Park stadium with high-rise condominiums, restaurants, Thomas Jefferson Law School and the famous icon, […]

Fashion Files – Aug. 2017

Posted: August 4th, 2017 | Columnists, Fashion Files, Featured | No Comments

By Diana Cavagnaro | Fashion Files A fashion ‘Teese’  Dita Von Teese arrived in San Diego on July 5 for the opening night of her new show,“The Art of the Teese” at the House of Blues Downtown. Dita is so popular that the first night was sold out and they added a second night. This whirlwind tour […]

Saddle up for Ferragosto 

Posted: August 4th, 2017 | Columnists, Featured, Little Italy News | No Comments

By Chris Gomez  | Little Italy News  Don your denim and diamonds garb and saddle up for Little Italy San Diego’s biggest party,  Ferragosto! The  biennial event takes two whole years to plan and is Little Italy’s own take on the traditional Italian holiday “Feriae Augusti.”

Accolades for ‘Trouble in the Wind’

By Jen Lothspeich | Tunes About Town

As many times as I’ve imagined myself in the lead role of Cameron Crowe’s autobiographical rock odyssey film, “Almost Famous,” it’s doubtful I’ll ever get flown out by Rolling Stone magazine to interview a band on tour.

But I still get to explore some compelling subjects here in San Diego — sometimes under interesting circumstances.

Increasing awareness in the sanctity of life

Posted: July 7th, 2017 | Art on the Land, Columnists, Featured | 1 Comment

By Delle Willett | Art on the Land “Our creativity and innovative applications continue to result in award-winning landscapes with a genuine ‘spirit of place,’” said San Diego landscape architect David Reed. Reed’s first year studying engineering at Rutgers was very difficult; while he managed to survive, he became very disenchanted.

The perfect summer days

Posted: July 7th, 2017 | Columnists, Featured, Little Italy News | No Comments

By Chris Gomez | Little Italy News The midst of summer is upon us and it’s time to soak it all in. Come fall, you’ll want to carry some sweet summer memories with you. What better way to celebrate the warmest season than to spend the perfect day in Little Italy? Take advantage of all of […]

Back-esto in time

Posted: July 7th, 2017 | Columnists, Featured, Gaslamp Landmarks | No Comments

By Sandee Wilhoit | Gaslamp Landmarks On Dec. 23, 1867, Dr. John Pierre Backesto bought himself a Christmas present: a large portion of Block 88 belonging to Alonzo Horton. The property was located at Fifth Avenue and H Street (now Market Street), and also bordered parts of Fourth Avenue and G Street. It was subdivided into […]

Fashion Files – July 2017

Posted: July 7th, 2017 | Columnists, Fashion Files, Featured | No Comments

By Diana Cavagnaro | Fashion Files Atlantis Downtown The Epilepsy Foundation presented Atlantis Fashion Show and luncheon on June 1 at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina. The afternoon began with a Champagne and boutique shopping spree and chairs for the day were Dottie Stanley, Maria Stanley and Darlene Davies.