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Bike to Work Day May 29, 2015 Join thousands of bike riders throughout the region to bike to work and stop by one of an estimated 100 pit stop locations to pick up t-shirts, snacks and encouragement. Originally scheduled for May 15, but postponed due to rain.  71 other events on Friday, May 29
 
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Wednesday, February 29,2012
Below the Belt

Porky's Place is a never-ending '80s party—sort of

The Tijuana club brings back a bygone era, then ruins it with Sublime

By Alex Zaragoza
For those who refuse to get over the “Where’s the beef?” era, there’s Porky’s Place on the corner of Calle Sexta and Avenida Revolución in Tijuana.
Wednesday, February 1,2012
Below the Belt

Go with the tamarind blend at Tijuana's El Tinieblo

Your one-stop shop for mezcal slushies, taxidermied deer heads and cumbia beats

By Alex Zaragoza
Growing up partly in Tijuana means many things to me, but for the purpose of this column, it means this especially: Bars and I are very old friends.
Wednesday, November 23,2011
Below the Belt

There's life in the alleyways of Tijuana

Checking out the clubs of Callejón del la Sexta

By Alex Zaragoza
Last Friday night, I found myself hanging in one off Calle Sexta and Avenida Revolución, but it was nothing to fear. Unless you fear awesomeness.
Wednesday, August 31,2011
Below the Belt

Tranny time in Tijuana

Mike’s Disco stacks up

By Alex Zaragoza
Weeks ago, when I told a friend I’d be writing about Tijuana nightlife, he looked at me with the eyes of a fat child at Hometown Buffet.
Wednesday, July 27,2011
Below the Belt

A mellow Moustache

A new feature on Tijuana’s burgeoning nightlife scene

By Alex Zaragoza
“TJ is a shitty town where you can get really fucked up.” So slurred a friend on Saturday night as we smoked a cigarette outside Moustache, a teeny, two-story bar between Calle Sexta and Calle Septima on Madero that takes the ironic-facial-hair thing to the next level by making it the theme of the entire place.
 
 
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