Dec. 15 2010
There are few occasions when I’m at my Mexican stereotypical best: If the national soccer team makes it to quarterfinals in a World Cup; when Salma Hayek looks better than all them white bitches...
Dec. 15 2010
James Moody, a world-renowned jazz musician and San Diego resident famous for his widely covered hit, “Moody’s Mood for Love,” died last week after a bout with pancreatic cancer. He was...
Dec. 13 2010
Locals Only Tin Can Ale House co-owner Kelsey Breunig is teaming up with her friend Sarah Jane to take full ownership of the Bankers Hill bar and music venue. Breunig says that she and Jane bought the...
Dec. 8 2010
The Enrique Experience Longing for an exotic vacation? Then leave your passport at home (along with all your other valuables, for that matter) and head to Imperial Beach’s Honey Ko (1436 Palm Ave.)...
Dec. 8 2010
When Mike Viscuso (owner of On Broadway, Deco’s, Red Circle, etc.) came to designer Davis Krumins with his newest nightclub venture, he said he wanted a place that brought sexual fetishes out of...
Dec. 8 2010
Correction: Last week, I reported that Tape Deck Mountain’s forthcoming EP is called Secret Surf. It’s actually called Secret Serf. I apologize for assuming TDM is more inclined toward surfitude...
Dec. 1 2010
It was a lazy night last Saturday— I was sipping calimochos (a red wine and Coca Cola concoction) at El Take it Easy when a female friend entered the joint in a tizzy. She’d been out with her...
Dec. 1 2010
Tin Can Ale House is a small operation. You can count the number of staff on one hand. Co-owner Kelsey Breunig spends all day booking shows and all night tending bar. “The way I run this place is...
Dec. 1 2010
A rift in Tijuana Norteño-techno syndicate Nortec Collective went public last week when members exchanged recriminations via Twitter over an incident at the Tijuana international Airport. According...
Nov. 24 2010
If, in a sequel to Top Gun, Maverick went on a meth bender and decided to open up his own bar, The Landing Strip would be it. Located inside the Brown Field Municipal Airport (1424 Continental St. in Otay...
Nov. 24 2010
Thanksgiving involves family, excessive eating and booze. Im most excited about that last part, which is why Ive wrangled up a professional mixologist to give you some tips on making a few cocktails perfect...
Nov. 24 2010
Wavves frontman Nathan Williams was arrested and thrown in jail in Germany last week after police found weed in his vehicle during a roadside search, Pitchfork reports. He’s now out on bail and says...
Nov. 17 2010
Christmas came early this year in the form of a circular on the walls of San Diego Eagle announcing a Sunday bus trip to Palm Springs Leather Pride. “KFC lunch and open bar,” it promised. Never...
Nov. 17 2010
CityBeat last covered the saga between the Bluefoot Bar & Lounge and a few of its North Park neighbors in 2008. In short, a few residents were unhappy about noise and the drunken patrons they say were...
Nov. 17 2010
Tin Can Ale House co-owner Kelsey Breunig is teaming up with her friend Sarah Jane to take full ownership of the Bankers Hill bar and music venue. Breunig says that she and Jane bought the shares from...
Nov. 10 2010
I don’t scare easily. Like Al Pacino says in the pivotal scene of Scent of a Woman, “I’ve been around, you know?” Seldom have I woken up after one of my outings thinking, Today...
Nov. 10 2010
The Jewel Box, the storied East Village bar and restaurant, closed its doors on Oct. 31. Owner Holly Peterson says the bar lost its lease because the building’s landlord, Coronado-based Simcal Properties...
Nov. 3 2010
Who can fuck up driving directions from Vegas? This guy. So, after an eight-hour trek from the desert to the sea this past weekend, it was with the gusto of an Amish teen on his first day of Rumspringa...
Nov. 3 2010
Lety “Bullet” McKenzie can often be found on the sidewalk in front of Eleven entertaining the bouncers and smokers hanging out nearby. Last week, a small crowd had gathered, and she kept them...
Nov. 3 2010
Count TV Girl as the latest San Diego band to go viral. The electro-pop duo—comprising Trung Ngo, formerly of Da Bears, and Brad Petering—has been around only since August, but tracks from...

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