art1786253
Jan. 16 2013
Of course, many of us are also nostalgic because we romanticize times gone by; we're drawn, perhaps, to what we perceive as a more innocent and simpler era
retro-amy
Jan. 15 2013
There isn't anywhere to sit at Stardust Donut Shop in Imperial Beach. From inside, 69-year-old Cliff Arnold waits on customers as they walk up to the little stand's window and choose what they want from...
retro-kolodenko
Jan. 15 2013
One weekend last fall, I took the woman for whom I'd fallen to visit two of my favorite places in San Diego, Kitchen Creek and The Whaling Bar: wilderness and civilization.
retro-kelly
Jan. 15 2013
Living in Boston for three years, I learned about "spring coats"-those that are perfect for temperatures in the 50s and 60s. In other words, Boston's spring coats are San Diego's winter coats.
retro-maass
Jan. 15 2013
Traversing the doorway of Fred Longworth's Classic Audio Repair is like entering the Lost World. A Balinese mask hangs on the wall next to a display case where two dead lizards-one fully skeletal-are displayed...
retro-peter
Jan. 15 2013
Stephen Rey's house looks like something out of a Wild West movie. Fronted by a bulky wooden gate, it's 102 years old and designed like an old saloon, with sun-bleached blue paint on the exterior and hand-crafted...
retro-alex
Jan. 15 2013
"I look like this every single day. It's mostly about feeling classy and good about yourself," says Mia Alvarado-Ruffier, a 32-year-old Chicana sitting at South Park's Whistle Stop Bar for "Sleepwalking,"...
retro-jimruland
Jan. 15 2013
Imagine it's 1899 and you want to know what's going on in the world. You really only have two options: buy a newspaper or head to the barber shop.

Calendar

  • Visit one of the 70 participating restaurants, bars, coffeehouses and nightclubs in town on this night and 25 to 50 percent of sales will go to local HIV/AIDS services and prevention programs. 
  • Anthony Bernal and Chris Ward, who are vying to replace Todd Gloria on the San Diego City Council, will discuss urban issues, such as parking, homelessness and new developments
  • The new exhibition designed by Dave Ghilarducci is made from hundreds of rolls of packing tape and bound together by layers of plastic shrink-wrap. Visitors can navigate their way through cocoon-like passageways...
  • The renowned Mexican black and white photographer presents an exhibition exploring the principal themes within three groups: "Bestiarium"," Fantastic Women" and "Silent Natures."
  • Presented by Pacific Arts Movement, the sixth annual mini film fest features 14 film programs from 10 countries that includes everything from docs to romantic tearjerkers. See website for full lineup and...
  • The San Diego County Bike Coalition hosts this monthly bike-in happy hour event to get biking residents involved in their communities and discuss bike projects planned for that specific community
  • Debunk some of the stereotypes surrounding cannibalism at this new exhibition that takes a hands-on approach to the subject. Includes video games and interactive activities where patrons will have to decide...
  • So Say We All's monthly storytelling night features stories about those jobs we took because we had to take a job. Featured readers include Allison Gauss, Annmarie Houghtailing, Cecile Estelle, and more
  • Artists from the all-abstracts group show will talk about their work and techniques. Artists include Edwin Nutting, Danielle Nelisse, Leah Pantea, Lenore Simon, and more
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