November 6, 2019 Issue


Photoshopped graphic by John R. Lamb

When word emerged that the plug would be pulled on an effort seeking private developers interested in leasing and revitalizing Inspiration Point’s 25.5 acres of dedicated parkland, opponents of park commercialization were ecstatic. Read more

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Photo by Michael A. Gardiner

When people think of barbecue in America it tends to be pork or beef that come to mind. That’s likely because not enough people have had the opportunity to try the Valley Farm BBQ’s smoked chicken. Read more

The World Fare


Photo by Haley Hill Photography

Food & Drink

From 'The Great Gatsby' to arm wrestling, check out these 15 local events this week. Read more

Short List Event Picks

Moira Buffini’s “Handbagged” is a treat for anglophiles. “The Sunshine Boys” is good fun for theatergoers. Read more


Set for Sunday, November 10, to Sunday, November 17, the 16th annual San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival invites travelers to “Arrive at Awesome.” Read more



Photo courtesy Sony Pictures Classics

“Frankie” (opening Friday, November 8, at Landmark Hillcrest Cinemas) plays like a last will and testament where no earthly possessions come close to sufficing as penance. Read more



Jason Dobrowolski

Australian singer-songwriter Jamie-Lee Dimes has fond memories of playing San Diego: the intimate shows, the responsive crowds. Dimes is returning to San Diego to play Salty Frog on Friday, November 8. Read more

Music Feature


Photo courtesy Lowell Café

Lowell Café is the United States’ first open-to-the-public cannabis consumption lounge from California premium cannabis brand Lowell Farms. Read more