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Downtown Briefs Nov. 2015

Posted: November 6th, 2015 | Downtown Briefs, News, Opinion & News | 2 Comments

FIT FOODIE 5K WEEKEND Dubbed the “most delicious 5K ever,” the Cooking Light & Health’s Fit Foodie 5K race weekend launches on Friday, Nov. 6, and lasts the weekend. In its third year, the three-day event returns to the Embarcadero Marina Park South at 200 Marina Park Way, Downtown.

Downtown Briefs Oct. 2015

Posted: October 2nd, 2015 | Downtown Briefs, News, Opinion & News | No Comments

ACE PARKING wants you to ‘Park for Pink’ Throughout the month of October, any customer that parks in an Ace Parking lot Downtown will have a portion of their parking fee donated to organizations that fight cancer. Last year, in its inaugural year, “Park for Pink” raised thousands of dollars for the Susan G. Komen […]

Downtown Briefs Sept. 2015

Posted: September 4th, 2015 | Downtown Briefs, News, Opinion & News | No Comments

Gaslamp launches major parking changes In an effort to increase public safety and reduce traffic on weekend nights, the Gaslamp Quarter Association and the Downtown Community Parking District launched the Fifth Avenue Active Passenger Loading Zone, a yearlong pilot program coordinated by both organizations.

Downtown Briefs August 2015

Posted: August 7th, 2015 | Downtown Briefs, News, Opinion & News | 1 Comment

LITTLE ITALY TO TRANSFORM INTO POMPEII On Saturday, Aug. 15, from 6 p.m. – midnight, the Little Italy Association (LIA) is inviting the community to come to Amici Park where they will be holding their next big fundraising bash, “Pompeii: Little Italy’s Toga Party.”

Downtown Briefs June 2015

Posted: June 5th, 2015 | Downtown Briefs, News, Opinion & News | No Comments

ATKINS HONORS SMALL BUSINESSES OF YEAR Belly Up Tavern in Solana Beach has been named “Small Business of the Year” for 2015 in the 78th Assembly District, which runs along the coast from Imperial Beach to Solana Beach and reaches inland along Interstate 8 and into Downtown.

Downtown Briefs April 2015

Posted: April 3rd, 2015 | Downtown Briefs, News, Opinion & News | 1 Comment

Downtown’s OH! Juice launch Kickstarter campaign Readers know local entrepreneurs Hanna Gregor and Anna Duff’s OH! Juice from a recent profile in Downtown News, as well as their consistent presence at The Dailey Method located at 1230 Columbia St., and their weekly juicing at Little Italy Mercado.

Downtown Briefs February 2015

Posted: February 6th, 2015 | Downtown Briefs, News, Opinion & News | No Comments

CHEE CHEE CLUB GETS AN ARTFUL BOOST Longtime local art gallery owner and curator Alexander Salazar has joined hands with the Chee Chee Club, located at 929 Broadway, Downtown — for a year-long exhibition of art. The Chee Chee Club, a typical dive bar, opened in 1933 and is one of the oldest known bars […]