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In its 20th year, the Rob Benzon Foundation has a twofold purpose: to help individuals with emergency food and shelter, medicine, medical treatment, funeral expenses and other emergency needs. Read more

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Juneshine in North Park pours an organic, gluten-free jun kombucha in a boho coastal tasting room. Read more

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When 24-year-old AleSmith Brewing Company wins Best San Diego Brewery, amid a sea of craft breweries in the city, you know they are doing something right Read more

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It’s no surprise that AleSmith San Diego Pale Ale .394 clinched the win for Best Local Beer category this year. Read more

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A small, modern-style coffee shop, Dark Horse Coffee Roasters, serves a mellow atmosphere with strong coffee in dark, quirky interiors. Read more

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All the hype for Hodad’s in Petco Park, El Cajon, Ocean Beach and Downtown, can be easily justified with just one bite into its juicy double cheeseburger. Read more

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The Best Hot Dog winner for 2019 is Barrio Dogg, with its creative, even artsy, takes on the TJ-dog. Read more

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The Best Prime Rib winner for 2019 is Bully’s East Prime Bistro Sports Bar. Read more

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Cowboy Star Restaurant & Butcher Shop is 2019’s Best of Steakhouses winner. Read more

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The Besties have honored The Old Globe as the Best Live Theater in San Diego County. Read more

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The Besties for Best Theater Production of the year went to “The Book of Mormon,” presented in late July by Broadway San Diego at the Civic Theatre downtown. Read more

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An energy full of color and dance, San Diego Pride brings a party to celebrate and foster pride, equality and respect for the LGBTQ+ community. Read more

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When a customer needs a whole new wardrobe but really doesn’t have the funds, Buffalo Exchange is the guaranteed spot to find a funky printed jacket or staple denim pieces. Read more

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Beating out the competition for Best Scooter Shop is Vespa Motorsport. Read more

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With its friendly customer service, North Park’s Pleasures & Treasures makes its customers feel like they belong to a community. Read more

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Urbn Leaf was one of the city’s first licensed recreational dispensaries, helping to set the standard for how the new wave of dispensaries is supposed to look and conduct business. Read more

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The San Diego Padres struggled to just a 70-92 record this season and last won the division in 2006, but they still ranked as the city’s most beloved sports team. Read more

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School of Rock isn’t just a classic Richard Linklater film starring Jack Black. In fact, it’s San Diego’s best music school. Beating Read more

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Solana Beach’s Belly Up hosts some of the best and up-and-coming artists as well as established musicians in genres like alternative rock, indie rock, reggae, Latin and hip-hop. Read more

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