Fashion Files – Jan. 2018

Posted: January 5th, 2018 | Fashion Files, Featured | No Comments

By Diana Cavagnaro

Giti Kooshkani presented the holiday fashion show Silk & Spice on Dec. 10, featuring GKDesigns at the beautiful Persian venue of Sufi Mediterranean Cuisine. Mistress of Ceremonies was Jessica Kalasho, who is the executive producer and director of the Miss Middle East USA Beauty Pageant.

Quartyard to return in February

Posted: January 5th, 2018 | Columnists, East Village News, Featured | No Comments

By Dora McCann Guerreiro

Ring in the New Year with the February 2018 return of East Village’s urban container park, Quartyard!

The idea that spurred from three graduate students at NewSchool of Design & Architecture has transformed the East Village into a hub for celebrating all that is San Diego: beer, dogs, music, coffee, art and food.

New year, new challenges … we’re ready

Posted: January 5th, 2018 | Columnists, Downtown Partnership News, Featured | 1 Comment

By Lana Harrison | Downtown Partnership News

“I was driving a truck and I didn’t know how to do anything else that would make good money,” said Tori Wilson.

Wilson, who served in the Air Force in the late 1980s and early ’90s, was about to have a son. She had recently separated from her husband, and like so many other veterans, was struggling with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and other disabilities.

Powering up

Posted: December 1st, 2017 | Columnists, Downtown Partnership News, Featured | 1 Comment

New horizons for ‘The Free Ride’ By Lana Harrison | Downtown Partnership News Why have three caterpillars when you can have 20 ants? It’s a funny question but an apt analogy and unofficial motto for Alex Esposito and James Mirras, founders of FRED (Free Ride Everywhere Downtown). The question has served as a way to explain […]