The North Park neighborhood has gone through a number of changes over the last several years and has really become a “scene” to check out. With a its own relaxed vibe, North Park nightlife definitely differs from Downtown. Part of North Park’s appeal is its variety of nightlife and its unassuming nature. People from all walks of life head to down 30th Street and University Avenue when they just want to kick back and relax and have a little fun.
1. Little Italy FESTA: Head down to Little Italy on Sunday, October 9 for the 17th Annual Little Italy FESTA. This colorful Italian celebration features music, fine food and “Gesso Italiano,” a traditional Italian street-painting festival. 2. Taste of North Park: On Saturday, October 8 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. North Park will be […]
1. 17th Annual San Diego Festival of Beer: San Diego’s oldest beer festival will once again take over the streets of downtown San Diego on Friday, September 9th. More than 5,000 beer lovers attend the annual event that features live bands on two stages, food and more than 150 of San Diego’s finest craft beers. […]
With a casual, relaxed atmosphere and locals who take good beer seriously (but without taking themselves too seriously), San Diego is the perfect place to escape for a libation vacation. Craft beer is so much a part of San Diego, that Mayor Jerry Sanders officially declared June “Craft Beer Month.” San Diego boasts an enviable 38 breweries […]
1. Summer Safari- An African Extravaganza at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park: Running from July 2 to August 21, visitors will be treated to entertainment, activities and animals that embrace the spirit of Africa. Just outside of the village, guests can also see the world’s fastest land animal, a cheetah, run right past them! […]
Our Escape to San Diego Sweepstakes is in full swing. We are giving away a 5 night stay at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel and round-trip airfare for two! Contest ends May 13, 2011, so be sure to enter today. How would you spend your five days in San Diego? Last week I highlighted […]
There’s no doubt about it – San Diego is a beer lovers paradise! With more than 35 local breweries, our city has more craft brewers than any other city in the country. Join me on a video tour of my favorite places to sample the best beer that San Diego has to offer.
If you haven’t heard, San Diego brewers are pretty much kicking Heineken these days in the craft beer scene as they continue to pump out award-winning brews and take home coveted titles like “World’s Best.” Our beer is so tasty, that local restaurants and brewpubs have joined in on the fun and are rounding out […]
1. Saturday kicks-off of the San Diego Zoo’s Wild Animal Park’s three-week spring celebration, Butterfly Jungle. Walking through the Park’s Hidden Jungle, a neo-tropical aviary, you’ll find yourself surrounded by thousands of butterflies of every shape, size and color creating a realistic rainforest environment; Butterfly Jungle runs until April 18 and is included in Park […]
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.