East Village News

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.

Quartyard ground breaking

Posted: November 3rd, 2017 | Columnists, East Village News, Featured | No Comments

On Wednesday, Nov. 1, the popular Quartyard project — which brought live music, food, craft beer, a dog run and neighborhood socializing to an unused open East Village lot in 2015 —has broken ground once again, merely 500 feet from its original space, at 1102 Market St.

Started as a thesis project for a group of NewSchool Art + Design students — who became its development team, RAD LAB — the space operated for two years before shuttering last June to make way for a high rise.

CicloSDias V rolls through open streets of Downtown

Posted: November 3rd, 2017 | East Village News, News, Top Story | 1 Comment

By SDCNN Staff

On Sunday, Oct. 29, an estimated 10,000 people on bikes, skates, scooters and on foot moved through the streets of Downtown and Barrio Logan as part of the city’s fifth “open street” event.

Otherwise known as CicloSDias, the event is organized by the San Diego County Bicycle Coalition and is San Diego’s version of the growing movement of open street celebrations that take place all across the U.S. and beyond.

El Nudillo — “The Knuckle”

Posted: October 6th, 2017 | Columnists, East Village News, Featured | 2 Comments

By Joan Wojcik | East Village News

Great cities have great signatures. One cannot think about Paris without imagining the Eiffel Tower; Chicago and its Picasso; and St. Louis with its Arch to the West.

A group of East Village architects, planners, and designers, along with the community, are proposing a new design to create a signature piece for America’s Finest City.

Welcome our new executive director

Posted: September 1st, 2017 | Columnists, East Village News, Featured | No Comments

By Sunny Lee | East Village Biz News

The East Village Association, Inc. (EVA), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation that manages and promotes the East Village business improvement district, recently named Dora McCann Guerreiro as its executive director, effective July 10.

“Dora is exactly what the East Village Association needs,” said James Haug, EVA’s board president. “I am excited to have her join our team to help activate and advocate for our neighborhood.”

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, […]