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For those of you making holiday plans to visit San Diego, following are a few fun and festive ways to make some merry on San Diego’s sparkling Big Bay. 43rd Annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights What’s better than a … Read More…

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When you think of San Diego the first thing that probably comes to mind is our great weather and the beach, and yes, we are blessed with those two things. But San Diego is the kind of city that also knows how party, … Read More…

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Attention 21+ monsters, zombies, super heroes, police officers, nurses and everything in between! Halloween is upon us and is time to leave the trick-or-treating to the kids. This Halloween leave your lair to roam the streets and clubs of San … Read More…

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There’s so much to do and explore in San Diego with kids and the arts are no exception. In fact, a little learning without the kids even realizing it makes enjoying the mastery all the more fun. From jewels to … Read More…

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The votes are in, and when it comes to great weather and top notch spas, San Diego can’t be beat! So say the readers of Travel + Leisure magazine, and we in San Diego couldn’t agree more. Read More…

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Have you heard? It’s Kids Free month in San Diego! Nope, that doesn’t mean San Diego is free from kids. But rather, just about everything for a kid’s visit (with their family) to San Diego is Free – as in free … Read More…

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The Kidvasion has begun! The 3rd annual Kids Free San Diego month kicks off today and continues through Halloween. Kids are sure to get a kick out of being VIPs (or should we say, VIKs – Very Important Kids ) all month … Read More…

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If you are like me, you are chomping at the bit for when the time comes that you can steal, er, um, share your kid’s Halloween candy! The wait leading up to chocolate bliss can be torture, but there are … Read More…

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There’s a tale of a Cat, so cool in a Hat, that…did you hear…was created right here! Yep Dr. Seuss, that master smith of rhyming words for kids, lived atop a hill called Mt. Soledad in La Jolla (north of … Read More…

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San Diego is world famous for the quality of its craft beer, and also the creativity and innovation of its brewers. Of all the styles of beer the county produces, it is probably most famous for the creation and development of the “West Coast” or “San Diego Style” IPA, which is – above all other things – a super-fresh, super-hoppy, full-bodied beer that makes most other American IPAs seem like Pilsners or Kolschs. This “no excuses” style of IPA has become one of the hallmarks of San Diego brewing, but it has also presented one downside: The bigger beers tend to also be higher in alcohol and, thus, limiting in the amount that can be responsibly consumed. Read More…