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Make a Splash this Summer at the Bahia Resort and Catamaran Resort

| June 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
Make a Splash this Summer at the Bahia Resort and Catamaran Resort

This summer, possibly for Father’s Day, escape to the sparkling shores of Mission Bay, San Diego’s 4,600-acre aquatic playground, featuring endless recreational activities and two spectacular resorts, the Bahia Resort Hotel and Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa, that were made for memorable family-friendly getaways. From sun rise to sun down, there’s always something entertaining to […]

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Surprising Information about Bees

| June 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
Surprising Information about Bees

In April, the Garden Club met at Mission Hills Nursery to hear Candace Vanderhoff from Solobee tell us the truth about bees.  I assumed that most of our food is directly or indirectly dependent on the European honeybees’ pollination.  We learned from Vanderhoff that the European honeybee is threatening our native bee population by bullying […]

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Taste of Little Italy to Spotlight Neighborhood Culinary Gems

| June 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
Taste of Little Italy to Spotlight Neighborhood Culinary Gems

Culinary connoisseurs, start mentally preparing for your tastebuds to be wowed at this year’s Taste of Little Italy.  This year’s annual event will be hosted on Tuesday, June 21 and Wednesday, June 22 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. each day. Culinary enthusiasts will enjoy tasty bites and sips from Little Italy’s top culinary gems […]

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San Diego Restaurant Week: Brunches, Lunches and Dinners

| April 4, 2022 | 0 Comments
San Diego Restaurant Week: Brunches, Lunches and Dinners

San Diego Restaurant Week, the most delicious week of the year in San Diego, returns with over one hundred restaurants featuring delicious dining deals from Sunday, April 3 through Sunday, April 10. San Diego’s top chefs will dish out diverse menus featuring special prix-fixe pricing in over thirty neighborhoods across the county. San Diego Restaurant Week highlights the […]

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24th Annual Mission Hills Garden Walk Takes Place on Saturday, May 7

| March 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
24th Annual Mission Hills Garden Walk Takes Place on Saturday, May 7

The 2022 Mission Hills Garden Walk, a much-loved gardening tradition, will focus this year on edible gardening.  It will again be held on the Saturday of Mother’s Day weekend, May 7.  The COVID pandemic has piqued interest in gardening, with fruits and vegetables at the top of the growing list.  Visitors will learn from neighbors […]

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Valentine’s Day Six-Course Prix Fixe Dinner

| February 6, 2022 | 0 Comments
Valentine’s Day Six-Course Prix Fixe Dinner

University Heights’ new absinthe bar and “bistronomie,” Wormwood, will open at 5 p.m. on Monday, February 14 to offer an exclusive, six-course prix fixe dinner experience in its Parisian-style dining room and outdoor garden patio. Priced at $100 per person, the night’s special menu will include Bahia Falsa oysters with champagne and caviar; Baja striped bass crudo […]

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A Look at the Old Year and Its Blessings

| January 2, 2022 | 0 Comments
A Look at the Old Year and Its Blessings

2021 was certainly much better than 2020.  First, it allowed us a bit of a respite from the isolation of 2020, especially for those of us who got vaccinated.  I, for one, was thrilled.  On the date that my vaccinations were deemed effective, I had a cleaning crew clean my entire house!  I never expected […]

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Mission Hills – All About the Holidays

| December 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills  –  All About the Holidays

By Dixie Hall, MHBID President and Owner of DixiePops This holiday season, whether you celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, or the Winter Solstice, please join me in shopping local as you comb through your gift list.  Explore locations along West Lewis, Goldfinch and Fort Stockton, onto West Washington and West University and Reynard Way, and remember […]

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San Diego Food System Alliance Holds First Annual Gathering

| October 31, 2021 | 0 Comments
San Diego Food System Alliance Holds First Annual Gathering

After releasing its proposed San Diego County Food Vision 2030 report, a 10-year road map for building a more just, sustainable food system in the region, The San Diego Food System Alliance (SDFSA) hosted its inaugural gathering this past October at Coastal Roots Farm at Leichtag Commons in Encinitas. The all-day, outdoor event featured speakers, interactive […]

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Express Your Thankfulness Locally

| October 31, 2021 | 0 Comments
Express Your Thankfulness Locally

by Dixie Hall, President of Mission Hills BID and Owner of DixiePops As president of the Mission Hills BID, I am especially thankful for the generosity of 25 restaurant owners, chefs, caterers, cheese mongers, brewers, baristas, bakers, and ice cream, gelato and popsicle makers who participated in the 9th Annual Taste of Mission Hills on […]

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