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The Casbah’s 25th Anniversary Wrap Party Dec 21, 2014 The local music venue celebrates the end of its 25th year with live performances from The Burning of Rome, Barbarian and Low Volts. The outdoor rock show will also include food trucks and alcoholic beverages 62 other events on Sunday, December 21
 
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Kearny Mesa Chinese place serves the best potstickers and xiao long bao in town

 

 
 
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Wednesday, April 24,2013
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Craftlab Gallery opens in Oceanside

Carlsbad couple finds the time to help North County’s art scene

By Alex Zaragoza
Artists and art lovers who live in Oceanside are working hard to build a vibrant arts community there. So are Carlsbad residents John and Sarah Salisbury, who opened Craftlab Gallery on South Tremont Street earlier this month.
Wednesday, April 24,2013
The Hit List

We’ll give you three good reasons

Let our Hit List guide your nighttime activities

By Alex Zaragoza
A new week is here, and with it comes the exhausting process of finding new reasons to get your drink on. I feel bad for those people who wait for weddings or their own birthdays to get tipsy enough to act like buffoons.
Wednesday, April 10,2013
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Meet cover artist Ben Horton

His interpretations of his own work are always evolving

By Alex Zaragoza
“The phrase ‘as the crow flies’ is about going from point A to point B in as straight of a line as possible, which is what a crow does because it makes sense,” explains Horton, who also owns $lave Skateboards.
Wednesday, April 10,2013
There She Goz

Spirit guides and past life readings

Getting to know myself with a professional healer

By Alex Zaragoza
It’s strange for me, in particular, after years of what felt like stagnation in my personal life. There’s a charge in the air that led me to ask the universe a simple yet important question: What the fuck is going on?
Wednesday, April 10,2013
Arts & Culture feature

A sea change in Oceanside’s art scene

The Hill Street Country Club is building the city’s creative community

By Alex Zaragoza
Oceanside isn’t exactly world famous for its art scene. The Hill Street Country Club wants to change that.
Wednesday, April 10,2013
The Hit List

Swivel those hips

Let our Hit List guide your nighttime activities

By Alex Zaragoza
Quinceañeras and Mexican weddings are amazing for lots of reasons, but mostly for the free-flowing tequila and the effect it has on all the tias that hit the dance floor.
Wednesday, April 3,2013
Food Issue

Hot tamales, courtesy of Saida Soto

Longtime barrio businesswoman hopes new market will invigorate her café

By Alex Zaragoza
Soto, often sweetly referred to as “the tamale lady,” is a longtime Barrio Logan resident. Originally from Colima, Mexico, the 59-year-old immigrated to the United States and established roots in the barrio in the early 1970s.
Wednesday, April 3,2013
The Hit List

Spring-breakin’ in the city

Let our Hit List guide your nighttime activities

By Alex Zaragoza
Spring break is in full swing in this warm and beautiful metropolis by the sea. While San Diego can’t hold a candle to Florida when it comes to wet-T-shirt contests, hot-tub parties and other Spring Break-type hijinks, we still have some wildin’-out fun to offer. 
Wednesday, March 27,2013
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Public art coming to marine terminals

Port of San Diego selects Randy Walker for WRAP Project

By Alex Zaragoza
While San Diego County’s two port terminals stand as symbols of local and international industry, they aren’t very pleasing to the eye. But that’ll change in March 2014.
Wednesday, March 27,2013
The Hit List

Weird-offs, boot beers and a big detour

Let our Hit List guide your nighttime activities

By Alex Zaragoza
For quite some time now, I’ve been privy to some salacious Facebook and Instagram posts about a mysterious monthly event at Prohibition (548 Fifth Ave., Downtown) simply known as The Weird-Off. 
 
 
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