The San Diego Zoo will be going crazy for cuties from down under during Koalapalooza this Friday through next Monday, Jan. 15 to 18. The four-day event will celebrate the loveable Aussie creatures and give guests the chance to meet the Zoo’s koala keepers, have a close encounter with the animals outside of their usual […]
There Is a Santa Claus!
If San Diego has no official Santa Claus yet (and happens to need one), I nominate Bill Swank.
San Diego Is Alive With Holiday Lights!
First off, let me say happy holidays to all! I hope you all have the opportunity to enjoy a fantastic holiday season and spend some much needed down-time with family and friends! To that end, I wanted to share this fun link. Earlier in the week I was feeling the need for a good holiday […]
I Love a Parade
There is no shortage of holiday fun to be had here in town, but me — I love a parade. Standing along a street crowded with thousands of my fellow townsfolk, a small child on my shoulders, one strapped to my chest (a new take on “strapping, young man”), watching a big, colorful, musical party go by — that’s the reason for the season, you ask me. Here are three San Diego holiday parades I don’t miss.
Spooktacular Fun For Little Screamers
A spooky wind has swept into San Diego and strange things are going bump in the night! But, don’t worry about it being too scary. Hip, Hip Hooray for Halloween! With family-friendly fright fests, Halloween in San Diego is crazy fun for ghouls and boys of all ages. Here’s a few of the fun offerings […]
5 to Try This Weekend
Labor Day weekend is upon us, which unofficially marks the end of summer and the beginning of fall. And while the transition of the seasons might go unnoticed in San Diego because our beach days and sunshine will last well into November (I’m not bragging, I’m just saying…), this weekend does mean “LAST CALL!” on some of San Diego’s […]
Is Your Dog Fast?
Question of the day, what does wiener dog racing have to do with college football? Find out this Saturday at the 13th annual Wienerschnitzel Wiener Nationals at Qualcomm Stadium. The competition is actually a fund-raiser and awareness-building event for the Pacific Life Holiday Bowl & the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl games played […]
A National Monument at San Diego’s Gateway
On August 15 and 16, the National Park Service, in an effort to get across to us that our national parks are awesome, offered free admission into more than 100 national parks across the nation, and it just so happens that we have one right here in San Diego.
Seeing Stars in San Diego
We all know about one star that everybody comes to San Diego to enjoy (the sun, folks) but what about the billions of other stars that get virtually no play here in the city where there are too many lights at night to allow us to allow us access to the heavens? Here are two fun options for getting in some quality stargazing in San Diego.
Ahoy, Matey! It’s Sailor Days
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 […]