Special issues

Happy Hour Guide 2014

Clock out and belly up, San Diego!

Reader writers chase cheap chomps and chugs in SD: Nobody knows Happy Hour in San Diego like Ed Bedford — The man has been chasing cheap chomps and chugs around San Diego (and telling you ...

2014 Guide to the Arts in San Diego

A palette of possibilities

Our affinity for artistic expression sets us humans apart from all other animals. We continue to find innovative ways to communicate our complex emotions and philosophical reflections. Though it is inarguably enriching to appreciate works ...

70+ great ways to celebrate the holidays

All kinds of tidings.

My wife likes to say that she hates Christmas. She says it when the traditions start to feel like nothing more than obligations, when the outings become ordeals, when the expenses become extravagances. What’s awful ...

Feast! 2013

Reader foodies set the table for you with this year's delectably eclectic restaurant guide. Dig in!

After Dark: San Diego Nightlife

Life begins when the day ends

Hipness, hobnobbery, and crullers at 4am.

75 reasons to love San Diego

America's funnest city

75 fun, way out-of-the-ordinary things to do in San Diego County.

Happy Hour: Walk, roll, run, or crawl, just be on time!

In the Reader's special 2013 Happy Hour issue, Chad Deal, Ian Pike, and Ed Bedford share their picks for San Diego's best happy hours, that time of day when the glass is always half full. ...

100+ Places to Go After Dark in San Diego

Nighttime to-dos

Nighttime to-dos: Speakeasies, dive bars, hipsters, art exhibitions, brewskies, craft cocktails, and more!

San Diego's 10 Best Movie Theaters

Movie theaters still maintain the magic of moviegoing and, boy, do we need it now. In this issue, we present San Diego's 10 best theaters to get lost in.