• Palm Springs Air Museum

    Overview Some of you may rightly argue that a day-trip to Palm Springs is a bit more than “…and beyond.” That’s okay. You’re probably right. But if you’re up for

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  • An Evening at “The Park” in Tijuana

    Overview When I moved back to San Diego in 2012, I bought a house that’s 7.5 miles/12 km from the U.S.-Mexico border, and when I renewed my passport in 2015,

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  • Lefty’s Chicago Pizzeria

    Life often takes us away from our hometown, whether by choice, career, or other circumstances. When you are lucky enough to find an establishment that can bring you a little

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  • Frosty Burger & Pine Valley County Park

    A good friend once advised me that it’s best to have dessert before dinner. That way, he argued, if you choke to death on a chicken bone, at least you’ll

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  • Hillcrest Brewing Company

    Hillcrest Brewing Company (HBC) is the closest thing that you’ll have to a gay Cheers where “everyone knows your name.” Even though HBC is located at the epicenter of Hillcrest,

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  • Grater Grilled Cheese

    With the explosion of growth in southeastern Chula Vista, there are many new dining and shopping opportunities in the new Millenia complex south of the Otay Ranch mall. One of

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  • Old Town Temecula

    If you’re up for a little day trip, take the hour and fifteen minute drive from downtown San Diego to Old Town Temecula to check out its shops, restaurants, tasting

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  • Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery

    High atop Point Loma is Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, with its commanding views of the Pacific Ocean, San Diego Harbor, and the city of San Diego. With over 101,000 individuals

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  • Dia de los Muertos in Old Town

    Here are a few photos from the Dia de los Muertos observance in Old Town State Historic Park on 1 November 2017.

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  • Desert Bloom Underway in ABDSP

    I took a Sunday drive to Borrego Springs and the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park this afternoon (5 March 2017) to check on the desert bloom after all the rain that

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Nature Attractions & Activities

Food & Restaurants

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