Quartyard – Dog Park, Music, Food and Drinks

The Quartyard is a unique temporary urban park project that uses recycled shipping containers as building structures. The transformation of the empty corner lot of 11th and G in the heart of the East Village has been open for eight months.

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Broadstone Balboa Park: Resort-Style Living Rentals

Alliance Residential Company is close to completing Broadstone Balboa Park. This is the Phoenix-based developer fourth resort-style living rental complex in San Diego.

The 6-story mid-rise building located at 3288 5th Avenue will offer 100 residential rental units, including two detached courtyard bungalows.

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Mexican Monumental Sculpture in Downtown San Diego

The Port of San Diego exhibits 10 Monumental bronze pieces called “Nuestros Silencios” or Our Silences from the Mexican artist, Rivelino. The contemporary sculpture has been traveling the world since 2010 and now is in Downtown San Diego.

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Stella Public House & Halcyon in East Village

The 3,000 Square-foot dual eatery under one roof is adding some action to the East Village.

Halcyon, on the west side of the building, offers coffee, cocktails, breakfast, and lunch. The large circular bar counter and the in-your-face liquor bottle display gives the feel of a bar, at least on the first visit.

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Fried Chicken, Doughnuts & Coffee Coming to North Park


Coming to the corner of 30th St and Lincoln Ave in North Park a new restaurant, Streetcar Merchants of Fried Chicken, Doughnuts & Coffee.

Their menu is quite simple, fried chicken, doughnuts, and coffee, it doesn’t get simpler than that. Looking at their Facebook page I see they are testing their menu. Amongst their offerings, they talk about a toasted Swiss meringue and lemon zest doughnuts.

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Hillcrest’s Uptown District Showing More Than New Colors!

The new HUB (Hillcrest Uptown Block) shopping center got a major makeover. As part of the Uptown District mixed-use residential and commercial complex HUB is the most visited shopping center in the uptown area.

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