Want to see the BIGGEST movies for free this summer? Now through Sept. 7, you can see IMAX flicks for free at The Reuben H. Fleet Science Center in Balboa Park by printing out a Summer Splash coupon and paying regular gallery admission – $10 for adults, $8.75 for kids and seniors. The Summer Splash IMAX […]
The biggest pop culture extravaganza in the nation is upon us once again. Last year, I had tickets. So, in addition to walking the floor, some incredible celeb-sightings and crazy people-watching, I took in a panel honoring Ralph Bakshi, genius writer/director of the revolutionary Fritz the Cat, and a spirited session on all things steampunk. (Best. Costumes. Ever.) […]
It’s prime time for pride time because the 34th Annual San Diego LGBT Pride Parade and Festival takes place this weekend. On Saturday at 11 a.m. the pride parade sweeps the streets from Hillcrest to Balboa Park with over 180 celebrating floats. Then on Saturday and Sunday, the party continues with the pride festival in […]
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 […]
If you’re mid-century modern fan, The Mingei Museum in Balboa Park has an exhibit for you this summer. Masters of the Mid-Century California Modern covers the careers of Evelyn and Jerome Ackerman, designers whose home accessories, furniture and architectural elements were at the forefront of the now iconic design movement. In celebration of the exhibit, […]
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, […]
Ben Stiller is hilarious but, I’m not sure I’d be up for spending a night at the museum when he’s on duty. For families looking to make amazing memories without risking ancient Egyptian curses, San Diego has cool sleepovers in unusual places like: Ahoy, matey! The San Diego Maritime Museum on San Diego Bay has family sleepovers aboard the […]
San Diego Zoo’s Elephant Odyssey is officially open! Seven elephants – six Asian and one African – now call the 2.4 acre habitat home. The new exhibition puts you right in their world.
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.