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Dance Studio Carmel Valley

North County Dance Arts is a Passionate Dance Studio in Carmel Valley

View Larger Map Heart and Soul and Love of Dance is Found at NCDA “When Love and Art Come Together, Expect a MASTERPIECE.” -Anonymous Growing up a dancer, you can imagine now as a young mother of 2 little girls how high my hopes were that one of them would enjoy this form of physical art and expression like I did. But I was happy …

Breakfast Republic Encinitas

Have an Egg-celent Morning at Breakfast Republic in Encinitas

View Larger Map A Great Dining Experience Starts From the Moment You Request a Table at Breakfast Republic “We all eat, and it would be a sad waste of opportunity to eat badly.” -Anna Thomas There’s a good chance during busy times you’ll have to wait for a table at Breakfast Republic in Encinitas, but rest assured, your wait will be more than worthwhile. If …

Lofty Coffee Encinitas

Is the Lofty Coffee Line Worth Waiting In?

View Larger Map Arguably the Best Coffee in all of San Diego at Lofty Coffee in Encinitas “Coffee with a friend is like capturing happiness in a cup.” -Anonymous If you have lived in San Diego for more than a few months and you don’t know what Lofty Coffee is, you’re in for a big surprise. Lofty Coffee is a coffee shop in Encinitas, with …

Farmers Insurance Open

Farmers Insurance Open – A San Diego Tradition

View Larger Map See the Greatest Professional Golfers in the World at the Farmers Insurance Open “If you watch a game, it’s fun. If you play it, it’s recreation. If you work at it, it’s golf.” -Bob Hope The Farmers Insurance Open is “San Diego’s prestigious PGA Tour golf tournament played at Torrey Pines Golf Course.” It starts on Thursday, January 26th and ends on Sunday, …

San Diego Restaurant Week

3 Simple Steps to Enjoying San Diego Restaurant Week

Have the Best Experience at San Diego Restaurant Week View Larger Map “Some people ask the secret of our long marriage. We take time to go to a restaurant two times a week. A little candlelight, dinner, soft music and dancing. She goes Tuesdays, I go Fridays.” –Henny Youngman Over one hundred and eighty restaurants are participating in San Diego Restaurant Week from January 15th through …

san diego comic con book

Love Comic-Con? Add Flashbang to Your Reading List

Comic-Con Fanatics Will Love This Science Fiction Book Series Written by Rorie Still “Change is the principal feature of our age and literature should explore how people deal with it. The best science fiction does that, head-on.” -David Brin I recently began reading more often before heading to bed, so I’m always looking for new genres and books to read. I came across author Rorie Alexis …

herringbone la jolla

You’ll Love the Mood, Vibe and Food at Herringbone La Jolla

View Larger Map Herringbone La Jolla Has Great Food and a Unique Atmosphere “Fresh food and creative cocktails are always a guarantee.” -Anonymous One of my favorite places in the village of La Jolla for food and cocktails is Herringbone La Jolla.  It has really terrific appetizers, great cocktails, amazing entrees, and a superb & unique atmosphere.  One of the things so unique to this …

donovans steakhouse

The Best Steakhouse in San Diego: Donovan’s Steak and Chop House in La Jolla

View Larger Map There are a Number of Great Steak Places, but Donovan’s is the Best Steakhouse in San Diego “I think steak is the ultimate comfort food, and if you’re going out for one, that isn’t the time to scrimp on calories or quality.” -Tom Colicchio When someone visits town or they are new to San Diego, I frequently get asked, “What are the …

art san diego

Incredible Artists Bring Talent to Art San Diego

View Larger Map Talented Artists Bring Best Contemporary Art in the World to Art San Diego “Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.” -Scott Adams Art San Diego is an incredible three day event “featuring established and emerging artists, galleries and publishers from around the globe.” Truly a worldwide experience, this contemporary art show is an annual event …

miramar air show

7 Best Parts of the Miramar Air Show in San Diego

View Larger Map Military Demonstrations, Stunt Pilots, and Family Fun Found at the Miramar Air Show “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” -Henry Ford One of the best annual events in San Diego is the Miramar Air Show. It is one of the most exciting and fun events in San Diego, …