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Kitties and coffee

Posted: June 2nd, 2017 | Featured, Food & Drink | No Comments

Cat Café combines caffeine with adoption potential By John Gregory The exterior looks like any other Downtown coffee shop except for the name on the sign: Cat Café. Inside, furry felines wander about, mingling with guests who sip coffee or tea and calmly pet the small, four-legged creatures.

Mexican cure-all

Posted: June 2nd, 2017 | Featured, Food & Drink, Restaurant Reviews | No Comments

By Frank Sabatini Jr. Curadero, the newest ground-level restaurant at Kimpton Hotel Palomar, is named informally after Latin medicine men and women (curanderos) who over the centuries used herbs, tobacco and hallucinogens to treat a range of physical and mental illnesses. While the playful theme may be lost on some, the menu should strike familiarity […]

Breaking ground on Makers Quarter

Posted: June 2nd, 2017 | Featured, News | No Comments

An innovative building for a creative community By Dave Fidlin More recently, “Live, work and play” has become a common catchphrase used to describe the all-encompassing amenities a community or neighborhood has to offer. Developers and organizers behind Downtown San Diego’s newest multi-tenant office building say they are using the concept as a guiding principle […]

A summary of SOHO’s People in Preservation awards

Posted: June 2nd, 2017 | Featured, News | No Comments

By SDCNN Staff On May 18, Save Our Heritage Organisation (SOHO) presented their annual People in Preservation awards on the lawn of the historic Marston House in Balboa Park. The 10 awards were presented to the winners by Amie Hayes, SOHO’s historic resources specialist, while Bruce and Alana Coons and the rest of SOHO’s board […]

Congressional Watch – June 2017

Posted: June 2nd, 2017 | Congressional Watch, Featured, News | No Comments

By Andy Cohen | Congressional Watch Scott Peters (D-52) is taking the Trump-Russia probe very seriously, unlike many of his Republican colleagues in the House of Representatives. On May 9, after Donald Trump fired then-FBI Director James Comey for what we now know — by Trump’s own admission — was Comey’s refusal to “drop the whole […]

Maker’s Quarter is a game changer

By Kris Michell | Downtown Partnership News San Diego cannot thrive without an economically prosperous Downtown, and Downtown cannot succeed without a healthy balance of commercial and residential opportunities. This week, Downtown breaks ground on the first multi-tenant office building in nearly a decade — Block D of the new and innovative Makers Quarter.