Tag: Old Town

Festive Holiday Favorites at Diane Powers Bazaar del Mundo Restaurants?

| December 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Festive Holiday Favorites at Diane Powers Bazaar del Mundo Restaurants?

Serving up festive fare with a holiday twist, Diane Powers’ award-winning Bazaar del Mundo Restaurants: Casa Guadalajara, Casa de Pico, Casa de Bandini and Casa Sol y Mar – present new delicious dishes that infuse traditional holiday flavors into their authentic Mexican offerings, and are available through the New Year. Each restaurant is beautifully decked […]

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Your Voice Does Matter

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

It has been a busy month of community challenges and opportunities. Hillcrest residents and business owners are dealing with SANDAG’s proposal to eliminate parking spaces (upward of 100) for more bike paths. Mission Hills residents and visitors are fighting to keep MTS from eliminating the 83-bus route. Concerned residents of Mission Hills and Old Town […]

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Mission Hills Business Improvement District Bike Lane Meeting

| October 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m., Wednesday, October 23rd at Cinema Under The Stars, 4040 Goldfinch Street in Mission Hills This is a meeting not to miss. Beth Robrahn from SANDAG will give an overview of the proposed bicycle lanes & route options, offer timelines and stages of the projects under consideration, that include Mission Hills, […]

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SANDAG and Community in Serious Disagreement

| September 4, 2013 | 2 Comments

Over the last couple of months I have been hearing from disgruntled Mission Hills’ business owners and residents, as well as others from Hillcrest and Old Town about a proposed bike lane project that would impact these three communities. The proposed project involves significant modifications to traffic flow, parking and traffic lanes on Washington Street, […]

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Old Town Offers Shopping and Dining for Easter and Spring

| March 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
Old Town Offers Shopping and Dining for Easter and Spring

  Now that March has arrived, we realize we’re just weeks away spring and the Easter season. With the weather getting warmer and the days longer, there seems to be more time to enjoy all that San Diego has to offer. Why not play tourist and head to Old Town for some fun shopping and […]

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Twainfest Expands In Old Town San Diego

| July 31, 2012 | 0 Comments
Twainfest Expands In Old Town San Diego

TwainFest is a free and family-friendly festival celebrating the writing of Mark Twain and his contemporaries. The event is produced by Write Out Loud in partnership with Fiesta de Reyes and the Old Town San Diego State Historic Park. TwainFest runs from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 18, in Old Town San Diego […]

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Between the Lines: “A Year in Ink”

| April 3, 2012 | 4 Comments
Between the Lines: “A Year in Ink”

“A Year in Ink” is an anthology of the creative work of San Diego County writers, published each year by San Diego Writers, Ink (SDWI). SDWI supports local writers with classes, workshops, and other resources at its East Village digs, The Ink Spot. The annual publication represents a sampling of the tangible results of our […]

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What Now? Old Town’s Leather Leader

| April 3, 2012 | 0 Comments
What Now? Old Town’s Leather Leader

There’s something about Dennis Toler – he just looks like a leather guy. He’s rugged, he’s brawny; he’s got good humor and a big smile. And, for 40 years, he’s had a super niche in Toler’s Leather Depot in Old Town State Historic Park – the “go-to” place for authentic leather goods. While he was […]

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Uptown Planners’ New Board Member Grateful for Leadership Role

| April 3, 2012 | 0 Comments
Uptown Planners’ New Board Member Grateful for Leadership Role

This past month, the Uptown Planners held its annual election of board members. One of the individuals elected is Mission Hills’ resident, Joe Naskar, who was also recently elected to the Mission Hills Town Council and is serving as secretary. Naskar and I spoke briefly about his newest roles in the community and what it […]

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My Favorite New Year’s Resolution

| December 29, 2011 | 0 Comments
My Favorite New Year’s Resolution

by David Rottenberg The New Year is right around the corner. The sound of the falling ball in Times Square is echoed shortly thereafter by the sounds of falling resolutions, promises to oneself made in good faith but which often can’t endure in the glare of real life. There are a couple of resolutions that […]

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