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Madly in Love in Mission Hills — Reservations Suggested

| February 3, 2018 | 0 Comments
Madly in Love in Mission Hills — Reservations Suggested

By Krista Lombardi, President MHBID In February expressions of love are everywhere. Young and old, new and longstanding, casual and devoted; couples have always celebrated this special day. And, if they knew about Mission Hills they’d likely want to spend Valentine’s Day with us. From good morning to good night, consider making a full day […]

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New Connections and Bus Service Routes Are Initiated

| February 3, 2018 | 0 Comments
New Connections and Bus Service Routes Are Initiated

By Sharon Gehl and Patricia Paylor Our only north-south Mission Hills bus, the 83, has changed its route. The north end, rather than having a dead end around Arista, now extends to trolley, train, and bus routes at the Old Town Transit Center, by way of Sunset and Juan Street. The south end will still […]

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Making Music with a Turntable

| February 3, 2018 | 0 Comments
Making Music with a Turntable

by Dove Braunstein It’s a common theme in today’s world of parenting: “We’re always running them (the kids) around to their various activities.” Gone seem to be the days that children found ways to entertain themselves, with friends, by themselves, without electronics and without their parents shuttling them to and from their individual interests. As […]

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Annual Vietnamese New Year Festival Celebrates Spring Blossoms

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Annual Vietnamese New Year Festival Celebrates Spring Blossoms

Mira Mesa rejoices as the Vietnamese-American Youth Alliance (VAYA) and Vietnamese Federation of San Diego presents its Spring Blossoms event, the transition to a new age. This annual special occasion is a free countywide Tet festival full of games, prizes, food, and entertainment. These two nonprofit organizations are flourishing in full blast at this year’s […]

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Maestoso to Open and Offer Modern Italian Dining in Early 2018

| January 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
Maestoso to Open and Offer Modern Italian Dining in Early 2018

Future Italian eatery Maestoso announces it will open in The Hub Hillcrest Market at 1040 University Avenue, in place of the former Napizza pizzeria, as early as February 2018. The restaurant is the project of Chef-Owner Marco Maestoso, who has found success around the world while cooking for names like former Italian President Giorgio Napolitano […]

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NYC’s The Standard Hotel Chef Takes the Helm at San Diego’s Latest Hot Spot

| January 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
NYC’s The Standard Hotel Chef Takes the Helm at San Diego’s Latest Hot Spot

In the late 1800s, the most influential man in San Diego’s Chinatown, Tom Ah Quin, ran Monkey King, an illegal lottery house where politicians and San Diego’s elite could go to dine, drink and gamble late into the night. Now, the King has returned. Located in the same location where the original establishment once was, […]

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San Museum of Art’s 2018 Event Highlights Culture and Cocktails

| January 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
San Museum of Art’s 2018 Event Highlights Culture and Cocktails

The San Diego Museum of Art’s Culture & Cocktails, returns Thursday, January 25 and it’s shaping up to be quite the fiesta. The theme will be tied to the Museum’s popular fall exhibition Modern Masters from Latin America and the interactive exhibition Frida and Me. In addition to signature cocktails, viewing artwork and dancing to […]

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“Hamilton” Offering

| January 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
“Hamilton” Offering

The Hottest Tickets in Town Benefit Two Non-Profit Organizations Just in time for end of the year charitable giving, Jewish Family Service and the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, Jacobs Family Campus are teaming up to offer the ultimate holiday gift for theater lovers. On Saturday, January 13, 2018, participants can attend a performance of […]

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San Diego Hardware Celebrates 125 Years in Business

| January 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
San Diego Hardware Celebrates 125 Years in Business

San Diego Hardware, offering the largest selection of decorative hardware in San Diego, recently celebrated 125 years in business with a ceremony, a party for the public and recognition from the Mayor and city officials who declared this “San Diego Hardware Day.” Founded in 1892 on Dec. 8 in San Diego, the company is still […]

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83 Bus Route is Slated to Change in 2018

| January 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

by Patricia Paylor and Sharon Gehl The 83 bus that runs through Mission Hills is slated to change its route January 29, 2018. Instead of dead ending in North Mission Hills, as it has for years, it will extend along Sunset and Juan Streets to connect the Old Town Transit Center down the hill. This […]

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