San Diego Scenic Drives

Take a Localized Road Trip Across America’s Finest City,Driving from South to North, with Editor Sarah Daoust. Summer 2020, by many accounts, sadly has been cancelled. In my view, it’s a matter of perspective and pivoting (my vote for word of the year), and I’ve chosen to make the best of it. More than ever, […]

Celebrate the Fourth of July in San Diego

Spend Independence Day in San Diego with fireworks, dinner cruises, water sports and more. By Brooke Knetzer Campland on the Bay July 3-5. With many San Diego fireworks shows and holiday events canceled this year amid COVID-19 precautions, Campland on the Bay remains open and offers families a fun venue to responsibly gather this Independence […]

Liberty Station Dining

Working to reopen many of its doors as safely as possible, Point Loma’s beloved community hub, Liberty Station, is largely back in business—with changes …

Celebrate Father’s Day in San Diego

Whether you’re dining at home or taking your family out to celebrate, San Diego is teeming with Father’s Day brunches, family-style dinners and specials. Plus, if you’re looking for some last-minute gift ideas, we’ve got you covered. DINING AleSmith Brewing Company AleSmith Brewing Company will celebrate Father’s Day with $5 pints of their popular .394 Pale Ale—a […]

Black-Owned Businesses to Support in San Diego

Looking for ways to show your support for the black community? Donate, shop and dine at the many outstanding black-run businesses throughout San Diego.  BUSINESSES Dirt Don’t HurtHealthy, beauty and skin care. Multiple locations. | Instagram Freshly Faded Barber + Shop2850 El Cajon Blvd., Suite 1, San Diego, 619.677.4733. Lili Couture5285 El Cajon […]

SoCal’s Seclusion Survival Guide—Part VIII: Summer Edition

Ready to jump right into summer? Make a splash with our list of beachwear boutiques to shop from, fruity recipes to follow and outdoor games to enjoy this summer.    BEACHWEAR BOUTIQUES CoCo Rose Brought together by a mother and daughter duo from their travels abroad to Bali, CoCo Rose offers designer feminine beach and […]

Where to Get Mother’s Day Gifts and Takeout in San Diego

Need ideas for how to make mom feel special this Mother’s Day? Pamper her at home and treat her to something special with these ready-made meals, wine and gifts.   DINING Breakfast Republic  Treat the leading lady in your life to a family-style meal from Breakfast Republic. On Sunday, the East Village, North Park, Pacific […]

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo From Home Thanks to These SoCal Restaurants

Make your Cinco de Mayo (and Taco Tuesday!) an at-home fiesta. With options available for pickup or delivery, there is no excuse not to toast in celebration with a margarita in hand. Salud!   Cafe Coyote (San Diego) Take home curated party packs with all of your Cinco de Mayo party needs—right down to the […]

SoCal’s Seclusion Survival Guide—Part V: For the Theater Lovers

Southern California stages might be shuttered, but for theater lovers, the show still goes on. Theater companies, musicians, and artists are finding ways to keep the creative community nourished.   STREAMING   ART GOES ON PROJECT Center Theatre Group’s Art Goes On Project explores new ways to inspire conversation and community around art—and what that […]

Enjoy Easter At Home in San Diego

Ham Family Dinner Meal from Marie Callender’s Stay-At-Home this Easter and let the professionals do the heavy lifting this year—your taste buds will thank you and so will your local businesses. Easter celebrations might look a little different this year but the table doesn’t have to. Your favorite chefs and restaurants have prepared special holiday […]