Archive for San Diego

Hiking Marian R. Bear Memorial Park in San Diego

Jan 26, 2011 by Lisa Newton

I tend to be a morning person. So, when I recently visited some friends in San Diego, I found myself the only one awake on that Sunday morning.
I decided that before anyone awoke, that it [...]

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Thread Show Crafts a Hip, Luxe Event in San Diego

Oct 07, 2010 by Sarah Roullard

San Diego’s Thread Show was an exciting convention bursting with fresh fashion.
On Sunday, September 26th, the show filled the Horton Event Space with Indie clothing lines, trendy music, luscious mixed drinks, stunning artwork installations, [...]

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The Friendship Bell in San Diego

Aug 26, 2010 by Lisa Newton

Part of the Centennial Celebration is in recognition of the formal relations and friendship between the United States and Japan, which started in May of 1958, when the citizens of Yokohama presented this Friendship Bell [...]

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Ocean Song sings at Shelter Island

Aug 25, 2010 by Lisa Newton

As the first public artwork completed under San Diego’s public art policy “which calls for developers to devote 1% of development or redevelopment project budgets (above $1 million and $500,000 respectively) for public art elements [...]

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Urban Trees San Diego Style

Aug 24, 2010

I’d like to introduce you to Mini the Mermaid.
Standing 12 feet tall, she’s the creation of San Diego artist, Frank Mando. Made of welded steel sheets, she stands guard, silently watching over her domain. [...]

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The Ocean Beach Pier

May 30, 2010

As promised in yesterday’s article about Ocean Beach, here’s a closer look at the Ocean Beach Pier. I don’t know what it is about the Piers in San Diego, but I’m truly attracted to them.
Christened [...]

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Ocean Beach’s Tide Pools

May 26, 2010

Tide pools are small rocky pools located close to the ocean and are filled with pools of salt water. Developing an ecosystem all their own, tide pools are habitats of uniquely adaptable animals. Just [...]

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Ocean Beach at San Diego

May 24, 2010

Welcome to Ocean Beach in San Diego, one of the last beaches of its kind in the USA.  If you’re looking for a cool and laid back beach town with sand, fun, and sun with [...]

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The Ladera Steps at Sunset Cliffs

May 12, 2010

Yesterday, I shared my visit to Sunset Cliffs Natural Park. While there, I came upon a set of stairs that traverse from the top of the cliffs to the bottom.
Back in the day, there weren’t [...]

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San Diego’s Sunset Cliffs an uncommon Coastal Wonder

May 11, 2010

Have you ever visited a place that literally draws you in, to experience the exceptional wonders of nature to the extent that you’re part of it?
That’s exactly how I felt at Sunset Cliffs Natural Park [...]

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San Diego ArtWalk 2010 expects to draw 100,000

Mar 30, 2010

If you need convincing that Little Italy’s annual Art Walk is a very big deal, just ask one of the 50,000 people who took the time to vote for this year’s “official” t-shirt. Yes, we said 50,000 votes…for a t-shirt.

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A Viewpoint between Los Angeles and San Diego

Mar 24, 2010

I always like driving through Camp Pendleton because it’s a freeway “no-man’s” land as far as cops and city life is concerned. With its endless miles of beaches on the west, and long multi-hued mountains [...]

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Brewley’s Pint Irish Pub in Pacific Beach

Mar 23, 2010

I’m still learning my way around the laid back city of beautiful San Diego.
During my recent stay in Pacific Beach–where I had an incredible view of Mission Bay–I didn’t know what my plans were, what [...]

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Sittin’ Back and Takin’ the Amtrak from LA to San Diego

Feb 18, 2010

The snow-capped mountains are at your left. The crashing waves of the Pacific Ocean are at your right. You’re zipping along the coast at a comfortable speed and the only thing on your mind is [...]

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