Need some sun and surf, stat? Coronado Beach is just what the doctor ordered for summer 2010. For the last twenty years, Dr. Beach (aka Stephen Leatherman, director of Florida International University’s Laboratory for Coastal Research) has been recommending the top ten American beaches for each summer based on scientific criteria like sand condition and […]
Have you seen the June 2010 issue of Vogue? There is a great article featuring Gossip Girl hottie Blake Lively and San Diego’s own surf god, Rob Machado. In it, they take to the waves right here in San Diego. Below is a quick review of the surf breaks and beaches mentioned in the Vogue article – you can […]
This past weekend my husband, 9 year old son and I headed out to Warner Spring Ranch in San Diego’s east county for a little R&R. The ranch, which was originally established in 1844 as a stagecoach stop, is a funky and rustic oasis of the best kind. Just an hour and a half out […]
One of our favorite things to do is spend time on Coronado Island. With each visit there are some must do’s as well as taking time to discover something new. It never disappoints us! You don’t have to stay on the island to enjoy it (although that is fun too!) Here are some of our […]
Sniiiiiiiffffff…. Can you smell that?! Spring is in the air and I’m bouncing-off-the-walls excited because it’s my favorite season of the year. I know spring doesn’t technically begin until later this month, but San Diego and his dear friend Mother Nature are starting the party early with two must-see floral displays that you won’t want […]
Though we San Diegans are still licking the wounds from the Chargers disappointing playoff loss, there is hope. While the east coast digs out from under a mountain of snow, we turn our attention to baseball season, sunny skies and our youthful Padres team. Pitchers and catchers report to Spring Training next week, but baseball […]
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 […]
San Diego fans and soccer fanatics: San Diego has the opportunity of a lifetime to become the U.S. host city of the Word Cup in either 2018 or 2012. So far, we’ve already had 5,500 sign the petition to bring the World Cup to America’s Finest City, but we need your support to make this […]
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.
Halloween may be on Saturday, but that won’t stop the Gaslamp Quarter from “dressing up” in period costume the next day, Sunday, November 1, during the 9th annual Fall Back Festival.