Drum-roll please at the West African Drumming Class for toddlers held at the World Beat Center in Balboa Park.

While there’s a burgeoning scene of hip music for youth in San Diego, there are also many options for those of us who have true youngsters at home, the 12 and under set. Here are some places to bask in the sunshine and experience music the entire family will enjoy. Read More…

Taylor Swift playing a Deering Banjo

Bet you didn’t know that three of the world’s most renowned musical instrument companies are headquartered in San Diego’s picturesque East County – in the cities of El Cajon and Spring Valley and small town of Mount Laguna. Read More…

Top Things to Do in San Diego

This weekend in San Diego is packed with top things to do including butterflies, live music, a rodeo, art outside and plenty of family friendly festivals! Read More…

Jahja Ling conducts the San Diego Symphony

San Diego is fortunate to have world-class conductor Jahja Ling leading the San Diego Symphony. But even after 10 years as the symphony’s artistic director, Jahja still finds his inspiration in the city itself. Find out what Jahja loves most about San Diego after the jump. Read More…

Amplified Ale Works - Pacific Beach - Brews with a View

In my humble opinion, the two greatest things about living in San Diego are the beaches and the beer. So, what could be better than combining the two? Here’s a list of breweries and brewpubs that offer the best combinations of brews with views. I’ve organized them from north to south - basically along the coast – from Oceanside all the way down to Coronado Island. Read More…

Butcher's Brewing Tasting Room - Stop #1 on the Santee Brewery Crawl

So you have been to all the breweries up north, have spent time sampling beers in downtown before a Padres game and biked around the local breweries of North Park. But have you ever explored the three great breweries out in Santee? No you say? Well then put on your walking shoes and prepare to sample the best of East County’s brewing community on a Santee Brewery Crawl. Read More…

Toasting the Groom - Societe Brewing Co.

You know the drill: boy falls in love with girl, boy asks girl to marry him, girl says yes(!), boy asks best friend to plan his bachelor party, best friend decides to book a guys weekend including: a bungalow at The Lafayette, Cards Against Humanity (my winning hand) and a brewery tour. Read More…

Belmont Park Easter Eggstravaganza

Spend a beautiful spring weekend in San Diego enjoying these top things to do including baseball, horses, sailors, culture, beer and egg hunts on the beach. Read More…

To craft beer fans, Greg Koch may be a household name. The co-founder and CEO of Stone Brewing Co., one of San Diego’s largest craft breweries, definitely knows his beer. But rest assured, even if you’re a beer novice, Greg has some tips to get event the first-time craft beer drinker started. As Greg would say, “I’m a beer nerd so that you don’t have to be!”

“San Diego is considered a Mecca,” says Greg. “We’re looked at as being a leading destination in the world for beer.” So where would this craft beer expert spend his time in San Diego? Check out Greg’s tips for getting to know San Diego’s craft beer and much more. Read More…

View From Cowles Mountain

It’s been known for time immemorial that there are around a bajillion scenic spots along the 70 miles of San Diego’s coastline. Local surfer and photographer Aaron Chang is one of the best at capturing stunning ocean views and he recently sat down with us and shared his favorite San Diego scenic spots:

While views of blue skies and colorful sunsets over the ocean never get old, they don’t show off all that San Diego County has to offer. I asked a few of our bloggers to pick one of their favorite scenic spots away from the coast and east of the I-5. Read More…