Posts Tagged ‘hillcrest

mr robinson

25, Jan 2015

The Jonathan Segal project at Robinson and Park has a name (Mr. Robinson) and a sign showing what it will look like when it’s complete: The rendering reminds me a bit of Segal’s project on India Street in Little Italy.  Mr. Robinson is among the first residential projects in Hillcrest since 2008, which also happens […]

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 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 […]



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Events on February 28, 2015
Hillcrest neighborhood clean-up
Starts: 8:00 am
Ends: February 28, 2015 - 12:00 pm
Open air fish market
Starts: 8:00 am
Ends: February 28, 2015 - 1:00 pm
Barrio Logan Art Crawl
Starts: 3:00 pm
Ends: February 28, 2015 - 10:00 pm
Events on March 1, 2015
MJ's Cyclery and DecoBike BikesAndCafe Ride
Starts: 8:00 am
Ends: March 1, 2015 - 10:00 am
Events on March 3, 2015
Tasty Truck Tuesdays
Starts: 6:00 pm
Ends: March 3, 2015 - 9:00 pm
Uptown Planners meeting - first Tuesday of each month
Starts: 6:00 pm
Ends: March 3, 2015 - 7:00 pm
Events on March 6, 2015
Friday Night Liberty
Starts: 5:00 pm
Ends: March 6, 2015 - 8:00 pm
Mission Valley Mall Food Truck Gathering
Starts: 5:00 pm
Ends: March 6, 2015 - 9:00 pm