Tag: Downtown San Diego

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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The Navarra Family Continues a Family Tradition

| February 1, 2013 | 3 Comments
The Navarra Family Continues a Family Tradition

Jerome’s 58 Years and Counting In 1954 a furniture and appliance store opened in downtown San Diego during the boom following WWII. It was a family owned business, started by Jim Navarra (and a couple of other partners.) Jim named it Jerome’s to honor his son Jerry who is a household name in San Diego […]

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Mark Christopher Lawrence and Friends Rock the House of Blues

| April 3, 2012 | 0 Comments
Mark Christopher Lawrence and Friends Rock the House of Blues

When Mark Christopher Lawrence, probably most familiar to audiences as Big Mike on the NBC hit series “Chuck,” promises to “Bring da funny,” you can take that to the bank. On Wednesday, March 14, Mark and his friends brought plenty of funny to the House of Blues in downtown San Diego. With talented young singer/songwriter […]

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