Energizing kids to be more active

Posted: January 12th, 2017 | Featured, News | No Comments

Hasbro and UnitedHealthcare collaborate on ‘Nerf Energy Kits’ By Alex Owens About 150 San Diego kids now have a chance to see firsthand how exercise can improve their health. On Dec. 14, UnitedHealthcare donated Nerf Energy game kits to the children, who are members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego.

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 […]

An educational ‘game changer’

Posted: January 6th, 2017 | Featured, Features | No Comments

Transportation, business incubation inspire UCSD’s new East Village hub By Dave Fidlin Evolving transportation infrastructure and a burgeoning business incubation culture are credited with UC San Diego’s recently announced Innovative Cultural and Education Hub. In early December, officials within UCSD took the wraps off plans for the 66,000-square-foot development, which will be constructed at the […]

Food and Drink Blotter: January 2017

Posted: January 6th, 2017 | Featured, Food & Drink, Food & Drink Blotter | No Comments

By Frank Sabatini Jr. Coronado-based Blue Bridge Hospitality, which operates Liberty Public Market in Point Loma, has reconfigured its anchor Mess Hall Restaurant to accommodate three new concepts: the fast-casual food and drink area called Mess Hall Bar, the Grape Smuggler Bar featuring wine and tapas, and Pi Bar, which specializes in rectangular Roman-style pizzas. […]

Get your gator on

Posted: January 6th, 2017 | Arts & Entertainment, Featured, Features | No Comments

Early bird tickets on sale for annual festival By Wendy Lemlin The second weekend in May might seem like a long time away, but planning for the 16th annual Gator by the Bay festival has been going on now for months, and headliners have recently been announced. The good news is, discounted advance tickets are […]