Last night I had the chance to see one of my favorite reggae bands, Easy Star All-Stars, at the Belly Up Tavern in Solana Beach. Known for bringing some of the best reggae acts to San Diego, the Belly Up’s relaxed and intimate atmosphere mixed with superb sound quality is a great pick for seeing […]
When you hear the word “museum,” do you automatically yawn? Does just reminiscing about grade school field trips to museums remind you of stuffy old buildings filled with paintings? The San Diego Museum of Art’s “Culture and Cocktail” events are meant to bring out the art-lover in everyone by pairing art exhibits with live DJ’s, […]
The Japanese Friendship Garden provides a place of peace and contemplation in a familiar environment. There is a tremendous amount of thought behind creating and maintaining a venue of such simplicity. It is a deceptively secluded area of Balboa Park, with very little outside noise allowed in. In fact, it wasn’t until I left the garden that I was reminded of outside noises such as children and passing cars. There was a real feeling of back-to-the-real-world.