Tag: Old Town San Diego

Write Out Loud Holds 8th Annual TwainFest

| August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Write Out Loud Holds 8th Annual TwainFest

Write Out Loud, an organization founded in 2007 with a commitment to inspire, challenge and entertain by reading literature aloud for a live audience, presents the 8th Annual TwainFest to take place on Saturday, August 19th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, San Diego. New this year, […]

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Old Town San Diego Welcomes Trillion Jewels

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Old Town San Diego Welcomes Trillion Jewels

This past February I was informed of a new business that had moved in to Old Town San Diego, a short drive from my house. So I reached out to the new tenants and quickly learned of their recent move to San Diego via Ireland. While visiting with Lisa and Neil Ward I quickly learned […]

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Art is a Mind-Expanding Exploration

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Art is a Mind-Expanding Exploration

No two people look at any piece of art and see exactly the same thing. The lack of words opens the personal tunnel of interpretation. A new artist who has moved to San Diego and into a small but engaging gallery in Old Town graces our neighborhood with both the freedom to see with our […]

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Casa Guadalajara — New Year’s Beginnings

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Citizens of San Diego have a very special relationship with Old Town. It is where the city was founded. In 1769, Father Junipero Serra established the first of 21 missions that he established up and down the state. Fifty years later, a small village developed that grew into a town. In 1846, the American flag […]

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History, Culture, and Art Are Abundant at the Art & Craft Show Old Town San Diego

| September 18, 2016 | 0 Comments
History, Culture, and Art Are Abundant at the Art & Craft Show Old Town San Diego

Fine art, music, food, craft beer and wine come together in perfect harmony every year along the scenic road of San Diego Avenue in Old Town, California. The Art & Craft Show Old Town in San Diego is a free weekend event that will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, September 24 […]

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There is Magic and More at Red Spade Theater

| July 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
There is Magic and More at Red Spade Theater

I was informed by a good friend of mine, Dan Thomas, who was the proprietor of the Gathering in Mission Hills, that a fellow magician friend of his has a theater in Old Town.  According to Thomas, this magician is quite impressive and very entertaining.  I scratched my head and said, “Where in Old Town?”  […]

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Casa de Bandini – The Mark of A Winner

| July 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Casa de Bandini – The Mark of A Winner

My email inbox overflows every day with offers of self-help and how-to books. Some of them describe at great length the characteristics of successful businesspeople. But in my mind, the most obvious predictor of success is a tenacious attitude to keep going in the face of obstacles until success is achieved. Diane Powers has that […]

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Old Town Gift Company to Host Series of Book Signings in 2015

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
Old Town Gift Company to Host Series of Book Signings in 2015

Old Town Gift Co., one of 19 shops in the Fiesta de Reyes courtyard in Old Town, will host a series of book-signing events this year, featuring author and native San Diegan Raquel Perez. The first event will be held from 4 to 6 p.m., Saturday, February 21, and Perez will be signing her historical […]

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Little Acts of Kindness Reap Big Rewards

| January 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
Little Acts of Kindness Reap Big Rewards

Sara – My Goodwill Ambassador Most of you who know me on a personal and professional basis know that I have a goodwill ambassador who travels with me extensively. She’s a dog, an eight-pound Yorkie. I hadn’t planned on that before she entered my life…before she entered our lives. My partner, Dr. Craig Kinshella, a […]

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Where Our City Began

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Where Our City Began

  Casa de Reyes in Old Town San Diego“When the weather is good, the people come out,” Jose Pulido said proudly, as he surveyed a sea of tables where customers were obviously enjoying his cuisine. Pulido is the executive chef of Fiesta de Reyes (the party of kings), a complex of restaurants, bar, shops and […]

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