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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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A Valentine Gift to Help Underprivileged Girls

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
A Valentine Gift to Help Underprivileged Girls

When most people are concerning themselves with what to give their special loved one on Valentines Day, there is an organization that is focused on helping lots of girls who don’t have the means to purchase new party clothes. The founders of Us Trendy, an independent fashion ecommerce site, started Believe In Yourself to help […]

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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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New San Diego Civic Organist is from Barcelona, Spain

| January 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
New San Diego Civic Organist is from Barcelona, Spain

Beginning in 2018, Raúl Prieto Ramírez will be San Diego Civic organist and artistic director of the Spreckels Organ Society. A search committee of some of San Diego’s top musical leaders, as well as representatives of the Spreckels Organ Society Board of Trustees and the City of San Diego, worked through 2017 to select Prieto […]

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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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Uptown Planners Address City Issues

| January 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
Uptown Planners Address City Issues

DecoBike Station and Homeless One of Many Concerns At the November meeting of Uptown Planners, representatives from the city said they were listening to the comments and feedback from the Uptown community regarding the placement of the proposed DecoBike stations. Yet, according to representatives from the Uptown Planners, even after strong community opposition to the […]

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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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Felice Anno Nuovo + Happy New Year + Feliz A?o Nuevo + Bonne Année

| January 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
Felice Anno Nuovo + Happy New Year + Feliz A?o Nuevo + Bonne Année

By Krista Lombardi, President, Mission Hills Business Improvement District Realtor, Lombardi Team at Scott & Quinn Real Estate Auguri per un felice 2018! Lucky me to be both Italian and American with a history of welcoming the New Year in celebration and with delicious cuisine. As is my family’s tradition, this year we celebrated New […]

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