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Mother Goose Parade Nov 23, 2014 The largest parade in San Diego County featuring more than 100 colorful and exciting parade entries, motorized floats, marching bands and drill units, and, of course, Santa Claus. 61 other events on Sunday, November 23
 
The Floating Library
A work of historical fiction with a speculative twist
Backwards & in High Heels
Let’s move this time machine to 2014, shall we?
Film
New indie film starring Shailene Woodley tops our coverage of movies screening around town
Film
New Christopher Nolan epic leads our rundown of movies screening around town
Theater
First production by the latest troupe to launch in San Diego leads our rundown of local plays

 

 
 
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Tuesday, June 19,2012
Drink Issue

Safe to sip cocktails in Tijuana

Resurgence on Sixth Street means drinkers don’t have to live on cerveza alone

By Derrik Chinn
Thankfully, the craft cocktail is at long last on the rise along Sixth Street, the city center’s new locals-geared nightlife hub that rose out of the ashes of the tourist nuclear winter.
Tuesday, May 8,2012
Summer guide

Baja California’s less-beaten path

Water slides, waterfalls, flying go-carts and more, down south

By Derrik Chinn
The recommended summertime adventure south of the border, an experience that rarely fails to feel simultaneously vintage and timeless, not to mention understatedly accessible for San Diegans who live mere miles up the road.
Wednesday, May 2,2012
Seen Local

Into the swarm

My afternoon at a suddenly legal urban bee farm

By Derrik Chinn
Kearney has been keeping bees for two years, which makes her operation all the more renegade; for the majority of its existence, it’s technically been illegal.
Tuesday, November 1,2011
Seen Local

VWs have their flaws, but we fetishists adore them all the same

The Volkswagen exhibition at the San Diego Automotive Museum invites visitors to write love letters to their cars

By Derrik Chinn
A Volkswagen inevitably becomes a fetish. I learned this when inheriting my first car just months before my 16th birthday, a 1987 GTI MK2 16-valve five-speed.
 
 
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