The weather is heating up, and one of the surest ways to cool down is a nice cold slurpee. You know, the iconic iced beverages at 7-11 that have names like Mutant Berry, Radiation Rush, and Slurpurita Pomegranite? Well tomorrow is July 11 (or 7/11) which means National Free Slurpee Day! Most local San Diego […]
Ahh, Friday in July. The weather is gorgeous. Are you looking forward to the weekend? With sunshine like this, there’s no way you should consider kicking it off indoors. Naturally, there are lots of outdoor cocktails to be had in San Diego but, I’d suggest reaching for the sky and heading for the roof. Yes, you should beat […]
On this week’s edition of Travel Like A Local – our online radio show – Darlynne tackles a fun threesome of San Diego offerings. First up, hear all about the new exhibit by the Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation at the William Heath Davis House Museum. Called “Gaslamp Quarter, Then and Now: Redevelopment Reconsidered”, the exhibit runs through […]
About 5 years ago I started hearing stories about the Party Cab. Friends would call me after a wild night at the bars on Garnet Ave. and tell me that the highlight of their night was getting into an unassuming taxi cab, and once inside seeing the cab lit up with blacklights, glowsticks, and having […]
One of San Diego’s most classic restaurants has moved to a new location and you’re invited to the grand opening party! Corvette Diner, now located in Liberty Station in Point Loma celebrates its grand opening this Saturday and Sunday with more than 100 Corvettes on display, family-friendly activities and live music from a number of […]
The new memorial at Tuna Harbor Park, “A National Salute to Bob Hope and the Military,” is the crowning piece in the Port of San Diego Public Art program’s Greatest Generation Collection, which is a series of art pieces and memorials honoring people, events and military heritage from World War II to present day. Bob Hope’s presence in the collection is fitting since that is just about the same span of time that he entertained U.S. troops overseas.
Marybeth Bond, travel expert and author of National Geographic’s 50 Best Girlfriend Getaways, appeared yesterday on the talk show View from the Bay to share her top summer getaway ideas. In addition to tips on visiting San Diego (she says a CityPass is money well-spent), Marybeth shares ideas for Northern California coastal escapes like Monterrey and Mendocino and mountain […]
I’m a believer in letting the music speak for itself, so I’ll try not to go on too long. Let me just point you in the right direction. Here are some swingin’ venues I’ve tried.
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen is the number one movie in America and San Diego has a cameo in the big screen action. The Port of San Diego has a great run-down of all the filming that took place on San Diego Bay, Coronado and at other waterfront locations. While you won’t see stunts like that everyday, […]
Did you ever want to be a sailor? Well, beginning July 15, you’ll get your chance because Wednesdays are Sailor Days this summer at the Maritime Museum on San Diego Bay. Every Wednesday through August 26, the historic Star of India and all the other ships in the museum’s collection will offer hands-on activities designed to […]