Posts Tagged ‘hillcrest

north park theatre

18, Nov 2014

It’s been a year since The North Park Theatre was purchased by the owners of West Coast Tavern, and six months since it re-opened with modernized sound and lighting, plus a refurbished lobby (more details at discoversd.com). We got our first look during Saturday night’s Tegan and Sara concert and it’s a fantastic venue to […]

ride that wave

7, Nov 2014

San Diego’s coffee culture continues to grow, and San Diego Magazine has a good writeup on the Third Wave trend that’s (finally) becoming increasingly popular here: The most recent phase, known in the industry as the Third Wave, is coffee craftsmanship of the highest level. Drilling down past sourcing and labeling beans by country, they’re […]

ciclosdias hillcrest

31, Aug 2014

- The city’s proposed Uptown Community urban design guidelines are out, and I’ve been asked to share them here since comments are due by 10/10. Great Streets SD points out that many new residential projects are turned away from the street instead of facing it, reducing street-level interaction. If you care about Uptown architecture being […]

(UPDATE: Many commenters continue to blame jaywalkers for all collisions, even though a majority of cases in San Diego are the driver’s fault. Of course pedestrians bear responsibility for their actions, but many are being hit while crossing legally.) Two Sundays ago, pedestrian Aaron “Curtis” Voorhies was killed while crossing University Avenue between Vermont Street […]

Mo’s Universe owner Chris Shaw wrote an opinion piece today for Voice of San Diego about the proposed Uptown Bike Corridor route for University Ave.  With four businesses located along University, Shaw is greatly impacted by the project, and he organized a recent meeting with other Hillcrest businesses that was largely opposed to it.  I […]


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Events on November 21, 2014
Mission Valley Mall Food Truck Gathering
Starts: 5:00 pm
Ends: November 21, 2014 - 9:00 pm
57 Degrees 3rd Friday Food Truck Extravaganza
Starts: 5:00 pm
Ends: November 21, 2014 - 10:00 pm
BLVD Market
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Ends: November 21, 2014 - 10:00 pm
Description: Monthly marketplace featuring upcoming chefs: http://www.theboulevard.org/
Events on November 22, 2014
Open air fish market
Starts: 8:00 am
Ends: November 22, 2014 - 1:00 pm
Makers Arcade Holiday Fair
Starts: 11:00 am
Ends: November 22, 2014 - 5:00 pm
Description: A locally-curated arts and crafts fair: http://www.makersarcade.com/
Events on November 25, 2014
Tasty Truck Tuesdays
Starts: 6:00 pm
Ends: November 25, 2014 - 9:00 pm
Events on November 27, 2014
Uptown Parking District Hillcrest Meeting
Starts: 5:00 pm
Ends: November 27, 2014 - 6:00 pm