Nov. 2 2011
We interrupt our regular roundup of nightlife happenings for a public-service announcement: The next time you’re considering driving drunk, call the new San Diego start-up Rides by Request instead
Oct. 26 2011
Earlier this year, Bay Park dive bar O’Connell’s was bought out by new owners, and all the regulars who called the ragged drinking hole their No. 1 place to hear mediocre bands had to go...
Oct. 19 2011
Having been brought up mostly in Mexico means certain music is ingrained in me. I suspect that doctors allow a live mariachi band in the hospital delivery room in order to start indoctrinating at birth
Oct. 19 2011
Next time you’ve got a hankering to go out on a school night, stop by this new Gaslamp spot and, for $20, choose a spirit and sample four cocktails made four different ways. Whatever you do,...
Oct. 12 2011
Back in the 1960s and ’70s, you had guys like Mark Boyle who’d make already-epic concerts by bands like Pink Floyd even more unforgettable and psychedelic
Oct. 5 2011
Picture someone playing air guitar. Now, replace the guitar with a lover and envision someone making filthy, sweet love an imaginary partner
Sept. 21 2011
As a young, broke and fabulous girl trying to be about town, there aren’t many events I wouldn’t attend if the promise of an open bar is made
Sept. 14 2011
Dunn says he’s been “overwhelmed by the positivity” from his nightlife peers. Anybody with a story is welcome to contribute, and Dunn is working on a feature that will allow contributors...
Sept. 7 2011
The owners of 98 Bottles, a new boutique retail and entertainment lounge at 2400 Kettner Blvd., Suite 110, in Little Italy, are calling their opening this week a "slowpening."
Aug. 24 2011
Where can you hear a man in a Hawaiian shirt seriously ripping on a vibraphone, see a bleach-blonde pompadour that stands more than a foot tall and meet a fire-eating mermaid?
Aug. 17 2011
Penelope Robles, a secretary’s assistant from National City, felt it was time for a change. She’d heard about Courteous Mass, the Emily Post version of Critical Mass that promotes the same...
Aug. 10 2011
It started innocently enough, in the Macy’s men’s casual department in the Plaza Bonita mall, where I met with my brother-from-another-madre, Down and Delirious in Mexico City author Daniel...
Aug. 3 2011
Google “Plum Loco Saloon” and news of a murder apparently happening there in 2008, along with a report of a woman being run over and killed after partying there last year, will appear
Aug. 3 2011
The San Diego Music Awards are full of surprises—podiums get stolen, cover bands pull a Kanye, singer-songwriters tell music writers to “suck my balls” in their acceptance speeches....
July 27 2011
In November 2002, the face of the Sunday funnies changed forever when a Kafka-on-peyote strip called La Cucaracha landed alongside Garfield and Peanuts, featuring the misadventures of an anthropomorphic...
July 27 2011
Members of the influential ’90s hardcore band are touring Europe, playing classic Swing Kids songs along with new material (joined by friend Nathan Joyner, not an original member)
July 20 2011
When Comic-Con recesses for the evening, San Diego damn-well better have some good and geeky goings-on to entertain the hoards of costume-wearing, light-saber-packing, Doctor Who-worshiping masses....
July 20 2011
For some gay men, making a living by having your hand up someone’s ass is nothing short of a dream. For Eddie Green, it’s a reality
July 20 2011
Dub Dorado, El Dorado’s dubstep series, has gotten so popular that the organizers are teaming up with other bass-music heads to launch a new event at the much-bigger Spin Nightclub in Middletown
July 6 2011
Convenient, cheap and filled with travelers who, after a few Heinekens, tend to go both ways, hostels are perfect spots to catch some Zs, get an insider’s P.O.V. while visiting a new city and shower...

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