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Big changes on tap at Oggi’s Liberty Station
Reigning as Liberty Station’s first full-service restaurant, Oggi’s Sports|Brew-house|Pizza is expanding its menu and beer program to the tune of a new audio-visual system that will arrive just in ...
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kid Ventures to open Liberty Station facility in December
Kid Ventures, San Diego’s only boutique-style indoor “edutainment” facility for young children, announced plans to open its third location in the county at Liberty Station in December. The 5,500-sq...
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Designer’s Consignment adds upscale feature to heart of downtown OB
There is something wonderful happening in Ocean Beach. No, I’m not talking about the mouth-watering food or the bikini-fueled summer that is coming to a close. You will now notice that when you mak...
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Downtown hotspot tailors its brand just for Pacific Beach By FRANK SABATINI JR.
Slow-cooked meats, Trader Vic’s mai tais and craft beer are among the creature comforts calling patrons back to the two-level space formerly occupied by Nick’s at the Beach on Thomas Street. After ...
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cohn Restaurant Group complements OB character in a big way
You can now go “casual global” with OB Warehouse, the latest addition to the Ocean Beach restaurant scene. After months of anticipation, David and Lesley Cohn of the Cohn Restaurant Group opened th...
Aug 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Car’s Jars: taking salad freshness to a whole new level
Native Obecian Carly McHenry has found a new career direction after having turned the corner on salads. McHenry has become a superstar with the Mason jar on the local culinary scene.  She’s marketi...
Aug 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Belmont Park makes way for Draft South Mission and Cannonball
One of the most ambitious enterprises to land on the Belmont Park boardwalk in years is Draft South Mission, a 12,000-square-foot beer-centric gastropub rigged with 60 taps, as well as a 31-foot-hi...
Aug 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hodad’s in OB savors success of 45 years — and counting
Hodad’s and its fabled hamburger is as original and unconventional as its owner/operator, Michael “Bossman” Hardin. “Part of our success is that people see how genuine it is,” said Hardin, who has ...
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Inside the hookah-lounge craze
If you’re looking for an offbeat entertainment alternative while you’re down at the beach, check out a hookah lounge. And if you’re so inclined, there are about a half-dozen lounges to choose from ...
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sail Ho Golf Club swings into a new name, rebranding
Sail Ho Golf Club at NTC Liberty Station has morphed into The Loma Club. But more than the name is being changed. “Nothing about the golf course itself has changed,” said Katie Flaherty, the club’s...
Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Live Music
A lot of folks have played the blues in San Diego’s nightclubs for decades, but few could keep up with Tom Cat Courtney. Now in his 80s, Courtney maintains a schedule that would strain many younger...
Jul 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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And the winners of this year’s Beacon photo contest are ...
The results of the Beacon’s 2014 Amateur Photo Contest are in — and readers have made their choices! During balloting at the June 28 Ocean Beach Street Fair and Chili Cook-Off Festival, more than b...
Jul 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raise your jerseys at Raglans for World Cup 2014
It’s soccer time, and Raglan Public House will begin broadcasting the World Cup 2014 games on all five of its wide-screen TVs! After the USA defeat of Ghana on June 16, Raglan will broadcast the U....
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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TATTOO YOU: Ancient art form is alive in PB
Ronan Harvey is a printer who works on manuscripts large and small. Only the ink he uses is indelible and comes out of a machine “gun.” And the canvas on which he works is the human skin. A tattoo ...
Jun 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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PB’s The Patio expands roots into Mission Hills
The gentrification of great neighborhoods and the establishment of new restaurant concepts within them has spawned the expansion of The Patio on Lamont Street in Pacific Beach. The second location,...
May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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