Author: The San Diego Guide

Pumpkins at the San Diego Zoo’s Wild Animal Park!

Pumpkins at the Park transforms the Wild Animal Park [Map] into a safe, family friendly Halloween adventure! Wear your costumes as you take part in the Trick-or-Treat Scavenger Hunt, learn about animals of the past at the Extinct Animal Graveyard, and take part in the Conservation Cake Walk. Don’t...
September 23rd, 2009 | San Diego | Read More

What to do in Julian!

One of my favorite places to visit during Autumn in San Diego is Julian. It’s only a little over an hour drive, but it feels like a completely different world! Nestled in the Cuyamaca Mountains, surrounded by apple orchards and filled with antique shops, Julian is a great place to walk, relax,...
September 21st, 2009 | San Diego | Read More

San Diego County Wide API Test Scores Improve!

The Academic Performance Index scores (which summarizes students’ performances on state tests for grades 2-11) for the state of California were released today. More than 80 percent of the county’s public schools did better on standardized tests last spring than they did in 2008 and San Diego...
September 15th, 2009 | San Diego | Read More

San Diego ArtWalk on the Bay – This Weekened!

Looking for something to do this weekend? Well the weather will be a bit cooler, so why not take a walk on the bay on September 12 and 13 to admire hundreds of pieces of stunning artwork!! San Diego ArtWalk on the Bay takes place at the Embarcadero Marina Park North [Map] and will have a projected attendance...
September 11th, 2009 | San Diego | Read More

Top Five Things to do in San Diego in the Fall!

San Diego in the fall is my favorite time of year. It’s still warm during the day but the evenings start to cool off. It’s back to school and ready for the holidays! Here are my top Five Things to do in San Diego in the Fall! Bates Nut Farm [Map] It isn’t October without a visit...
September 7th, 2009 | San Diego | Read More

Win a ‘iKnow Letters, Animals, Sounds’ DVD’!

Leading San Diego Educational Development Expert, Cindy Coleman, M.Ed. saw a gap in America’s education system. She knew that certain literacy tools were missing, and that something had to be done to help instill a love of reading in America’s children. In an effort to encourage confident readers...
September 3rd, 2009 | San Diego | Read More

Reuben H Fleet Science Center – October Schedule!

Check out what’s happening in the month of October at the Reuben H Fleet Science Center [Map]! OCT. 5, 2009 SENIOR MONDAYS “Afternoon Scholars” Lecture & IMAX film. Held the first Monday of every month, Senior Monday is an opportunity for guests age 65 and older to enjoy our exhibit galleries,...
September 1st, 2009 | San Diego | Read More

The Gondola Company – Feature

Looking for something unique and romantic to do in San Diego? Check out The Gondola Company! How long have you been in business? 11 ears What product/service do you provide? Gondola cruises through the canals and waterways of the Coronado Cays. How did you come up with the concept? Always loved Venice,...
August 30th, 2009 | San Diego | Read More

Nighttime at the San Diego Zoo Ends Soon!

The Nighttime Zoo at the San Diego Zoo [Map] and Wild Animal Park [Map] is ending on September 7th! If you haven’t checked out the zoo at night, definitely head on over before it ends. Image Credit: SXC Special shows, entertainment, and activities for all ages are just part of Nighttime Zoo –...
August 28th, 2009 | San Diego | Read More

Anthology Menu Gets a New Spin!

Tuesday nights at Anthology [Map] are already tons of fun with the acclaimed Anthology House Band – and now the menu is getting jazzed up as well! In keeping with the “jazzy music,” Chef Eric Bauer is now using Tuesday nights as his chance to improvise with the menu. “The great jazz musicians...
August 26th, 2009 | San Diego | Read More

Blue Point Coastal Cuisine: Gaslamp District Spotlight

One of my favorite restaurants in the Gaslamp District is Blue Point Coastal Cuisine. I’ve been going there for ten years, and although the menu has changed, the ambiance has not! Blue Point Coastal is rich with lighting, high circular booths, and a trendy atmosphere. Crafting the freshest seafood...
August 23rd, 2009 | San Diego | Read More

FREE IMAX at Reuben Fleet Science Center!

Want to catch a FREE IMAX movie at the Reuben Fleet Science Center [Map]? Good through September, you can get a free movie with gallery admission with the Summer Splash coupon! With 7 exhibit galleries and 100+ hands-on exhibits, the Reuben Fleet Science Center offers hours of entertainment for all...
August 21st, 2009 | San Diego | Read More

Kidsville – Family Fun Spotlight

Have you been to Kidsville [Map] in Poway? If not, you’re missing out! It’s the perfect place to let your children be active, explore, and make new friends – while you do the same in the “parents lounge” area. Bring your latest scrapbook project, work on your laptop,...
August 21st, 2009 | San Diego | Read More

East Village/Ballpark District Possibly to Get a Facelift

The Centre City Development Corporation (CCDC) recommended late last month that the Redevelopment Agency and the City Counsel approve all actions necessary to bid, contract and administer the design and construction of $2.9 million of public improvements in the East Village/Ballpark District in Downtown...
August 17th, 2009 | San Diego | Read More

Star of India to get a Makeover!

The Star of India [Map], the flagship of the San Diego Maritime Museum is set to make its makeover this year! The 145-year old ship heads over to South Bay every 10 years to get a checkup. Star of India The ship will be towed by tugboat to its dock instead of sailing itself – because maneuvering...
August 15th, 2009 | San Diego | Read More

Hotel Indigo Opens First Green Roof Property in San Diego!

Hotel Indigo opens its first Green Roof property in San Diego at the Hotel Indigo San Diego Gaslamp Quarter! [Map] Hotel Indigo In keeping with Hotel Indigo’s commitment to the environment, numerous sustainable practices were incorporated into the new 12-story Hotel Indigo San Diego. “From...
August 13th, 2009 | San Diego | Read More

Check out Body Worlds at the San Diego Natural History Museum

Have you checked out Body Worlds yet? It’s truly amazing to explore and learn about the human body!! Definitely head over to the San Diego Natural History Museum if you haven’t seen these exhibits yet. Gunther von Hagens’ Body Worlds exhibitions are the original, precedent-setting public...
August 11th, 2009 | San Diego | Read More

San Diego Restaurant Week!!

San Diego Restaurant Week is fast approaching! Presented by Fresh Express Seasonal Salads, the event returns September 13-18 with the freshest ingredients and flavors for fall, providing diners with the opportunity to savor three-course, prix fix menus at the best restaurants in the county. Over 150...
August 9th, 2009 | San Diego | Read More

Check out the San Diego Music Awards!

The San Diego Music Awards (SDMA) are celebrating their 19th year! The event takes place at Viejas Concerts in the Park and tickets run from $25 to $75. This event is open to the public and hosts groups like Jason Mraz, Switchfoot and Slightly Stoopid. The SDMAs also awards new up-and-coming bands like...
August 7th, 2009 | San Diego | Read More

La Jolla Music Society’s Summerfest 2009 on Now!

Image Credited to SXCThe La Jolla Music Society’s SummerFest 2009 started last week! It’s an amazing series of concerts, featuring more than 70 world-class artists and ensembles. The venues run through August 23rd, 2009. Since its inception in 1986, SummerFest has welcomed over 600 renowned...
August 5th, 2009 | San Diego | Read More