A Shopper’s Paradise in Old Town San Diego

Locally and Family Owned Shops in Old Town

When you visit San Diego’s Old Town, it is like stepping back in time to the early 1800s. A simpler time when Californios were settling small towns, also known as pueblos, and shaping California’s future. From the historic buildings and open central plaza to the charming shops and tasty restaurants, there is something for everyone. […]

Have You Been to North Park Lately?

You may have heard the phrase “Shop Local” – especially as we start to think about holiday shopping. The “Shop Local” movement is sweeping across America and there are many shops and restaurants in large cities and small towns who are opening their doors and welcoming us check it out. San Diego has embraced this […]

Liberty Station – A Reclaimed Space You’ll Want to Visit Again and Again…

San Diego is known as the “birthplace of California” and has a rich and varied history. There are many locations from the past that have been either renovated or reclaimed and thankfully still surround us today. Of course there are many official historical sites, like Old Town and Mission San Diego that have been preserved […]

An Ice Cream Flight? — Hammond’s Gourmet Ice Cream

You’ve probably heard of, or even had, a beer flight or a wine flight, but what about an ice cream flight? That’s right – a flight of mini ice cream cones served on mini cake cones or mini waffle cones. In the San Diego neighborhood of North Park there is a gourmet ice cream shop […]

The Headquarters – A Reclaimed Space that is Uniquely San Diego

Located at the intersection of Pacific Highway and Harbor Drive in San Diego, The Headquarters at Seaport Village is a recently renovated historic space that has become a dining and shopping destination along the seashore for locals and visitors alike. Built in 1939, this building was the San Diego Police Department’s Headquarters for nearly 50 […]

Bronx Pizza — Uniquely San Diego

  Hand-tossed dough, carefully-placed fresh ingredients, and baked to perfection in piping hot ovens – there’s no need to travel all the way to the East Coast to find a mouth-watering New York style thin-crust pizza. San Diego is home to its own Bronx Pizza – located at 111 Washington Street (between 1st Ave & […]