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Barrel Republic Carlsbad

Why Barrel Republic is a Craft Beer Lover’s Dream Come True

Receive a Wristband and Experience Barrel Republic in Carlsbad “Not all girls are made of sugar and spice and everything nice. Some girls are made of barley and hops and a pair of flip flops.” -Unknown Imagine if you could sample and pour your own perfect beer (or wine) when you go out to eat…wouldn’t that be amazing? This new trend has moved to over …

San Diego County Fair 4-H

Raising a Steer for the San Diego County Fair: Interview with 4-H Member Grace Parker

What Raising an Animal Through 4-H is Truly Like, and How You Can Get Involved “We make a living by what we get. But we make a life by what we give.” -Winston Churchill The San Diego County Fair has so much to offer, (Here are our top 9 favorite things to do while you’re there!) but for kids in a 4-H program, the fair …

Carlsbad Gateway Center

Carlsbad Gateway Center Attracts Flourishing Businesses

Bringing Local Businesses Together in a Place They Can Expand and Flourish “Make an empty space in any corner of your mind, and creativity will instantly fill it.” -Dee Hock Tucked away on a popular road in Carlsbad sits the Carlsbad Gateway Center, a privately owned center that is home to a collection of fantastic businesses open to the public. I sat down with Toni Adamopoulos, …

Pillbox Solana Beach

Pillbox: Grab a Great Bite in Solana Beach

A Retro Modern Beachside Bar & Grille That Truly Showcases the San Diego Lifestyle “I like to keep things simple. It’s really about the wine, food and the beach view. Nothing can beat that.” -Emeril Lagasse   The sun is shining, and Solana Beach is calling your name. So why is Solana Beach a great town?  If you’re looking to find some local boutiques, the design …

Resident Brewing

Business Spotlight: Jimmy Langley Talks San Diego Real Estate, Food and Craft Beer

From Real Estate to Restaurants to Bars and More, Jimmy Langley Has a Passion for San Diego  Jimmy Langley is an expert in many different facets of real estate here in San Diego and negotiates lease and purchase contracts for local business owners. His experience with these many real estate deals has led him to a few entrepreneurial ventures, and I sit down to talk about all …

San Diego Fair 2016

Top 9 Things To Do at the San Diego County Fair

Exhibits, Shows, Concerts, Rides and More at the San Diego County Fair “Amusement to an observing mind is study.”  -Benjamin Disaeli The San Diego County Fair officially begins June 2nd and this year the theme is “Where the West is Fun.” There will be decorations everywhere, and fun to be had almost every single day for the whole month it is open. Make sure to park at the …

San Diego County Fair Delivers Fun & Entertainment

Everything You Need to Know About the San Diego County Fair Austin Powers: There are only two things in this world that scare me and one is nuclear war. Basil: What’s the other? Austin Powers: Huh? Basil: What’s the other thing that scares you? Austin Powers: Carnies. Circus folk. Nomads, you know. Smell like cabbage. Small hands. – Austin Powers:  International Man of Mystery The San …

Crudo Carmel Valley

Crudo Elevates Pacific Highlands Ranch to Another Level

Crudo is the Only Restaurant in Pacific Highlands Ranch That Offers Valet Parking Where is Crudo? Crudo is located in the Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch. (Read more about Pacific Highlands Ranch here!) This area is a great place for families in Carmel Valley to spend a Saturday afternoon, or any evening dining with the family. As soon as you drive down the main entrance to the Village, you …

619 Spirits Distillery and Tasting Room

619 Vodka Plans to WOW North Park with a Tasting Room & Restaurant

San Diego’s First Urban Distillery and Tasting Room Set to Open in April “Because everyone needs a little uncomplicated sophistication in their lives.” – Anonymous I had a chance to sit down with Founder and President of 619 Vodka, Nick Apostolopoulos, to hear what he had to say about a new distillery and tasting room opening in North Park! As you may know, 619 is San Diego’s …

Pacific Highlands Ranch

Pacific Highlands Ranch Has Everything Your Family Needs

Pacific Highlands Ranch is a newer area of Carmel Valley, crafted especially for family living by Pardee, the popular home building company. This area features various neighborhoods with homes ranging from 3 bedrooms and 2,200 square feet to 5 bedrooms and over 5,000 square feet. People who live in Pacific Highlands Ranch love the highly rated school systems, 1300+ acres of surrounding preserved natural habitat, …