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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 | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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One for the ages: New company offering free meditation classes
The negative health effects of stress, worry, fear and anxiety have for many years concerned modern society. Many say this is the fastest paced, most stressed period that humanity has ever experien...
Aug 16, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 6 6 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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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 | 21 21 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 | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Orangetheory offers a fitness modality for everyone
No matter what their sport, La Jolla athletes can get in the zone at Orangetheory Fitness. “Orangetheory Fitness really is for everybody,” said Billy Borja of the new fitness modality, whose local ...
May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Empire Beauty finds room for growth after business-location swap
Longtime Pacific Beach business Empire Beauty Supply and Salon is in the process of relocating from the venue it has called home for the last 26 years at 1660 Garnet Ave., east of the CVS store. Th...
May 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Skin Suite offers dual-sex salon services in PB
Skin Suite, which offers facials, waxes and body treatments for men and women, is open for business at 1001 Garnet Ave., Suite 230, on the second floor above Which wich. Owned by Jamie Ford, spa se...
May 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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A culinary landmark for steak and seafood lovers
The year was 1951. President Harry S. Truman was serving his second term in the White House. Color television was being tested. And in the hang between Mission and Pacific Beach, a dive bar named H...
Apr 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pat Park, Prudential Dunn Realtors set bar high for customers, industry
Prudential Dunn Realtors, an independently owned and operated broker, has been serving the beach and inland communities for 40 years. President/CEO Patrick J. Park, who’s operated the firm for 36 y...
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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PB business swaps continue; Empire Beauty plans own move
Longtime Pacific Beach business Empire Beauty Supply and Salon is in the process of relocating from its location it has called home for the last 26 years at 1660 Garnet Ave., east of CVS. The salon...
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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College alums sizzle onto PB burger scene
From mustard-yellow walls to ketchup-red, the lively burger joint in Pacific Beach that was Fatburger for 15 years is now under different ownership, greeting visitors with a new look and an evolvin...
Apr 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blondies: serving up delicious BBQ with warmth and woodsy humor
Blondies is a barbecue joint with a sense of humor. Named for the blonde tresses of its owner, Wendy Dohner, the new Pacific Beach eatery is sandwiched in between a Thai restaurant and Subway sandw...
Mar 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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SeaWorld San Diego to electrify visitor’s entrance experience with Explorer’s Reef
SeaWorld San Diego is nearing completion of its massive 16-month project that is completely transforming the marine park’s arrival experience into a world beneath the waves. The creation of Explore...
Mar 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nick’s at the Beach closes its doors after 18 years
After 18 years of business in the Pacific Beach area, Nick’s At the Beach (809 Thomas Ave.) shuttered its doors for good on Dec. 1. But the location will not be vacant for long after the owners of ...
Jan 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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