East Village Photos

Damp streets bring an interesting feel ...

6:30am Friday morning from the East ...

Taken last Saturday at Petco Park's ...

East Village Nights

Places to go in East Village

East Village Events

Whatever It Takes Showcase

Whatever It Takes Showcase

Central Library

Thursday, May 26, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Kendama Workshop

Kendama Workshop

Central Library

Friday, May 27, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Blue Note

Blue Note

The Dancehouse

Saturday, May 28, 9 p.m.

Bark-itecture

Stella Public House

Saturday, May 28, noon to 3 p.m.

East Village News & Stories

Who's ready to hit the urban trail?

“I think we’re going to be the envy of San Diego.”

On May 12, the final public workshop was held before plans are finalized to transform 11 blocks in downtown’s East Village into a linear park for pedestrians and cyclists. The streetscape revamp originated with Civic ...

Mission Brewery on the 50-yard line?

After expansion, "Suddenly they want to put a stadium on top of us."

On April 25th Mission Brewery debuted a new tasting-room extension, adding 5400 square feet to the 20-thousand-plus it occupies in East Village's historic Wonder Bread building. Only two days prior, the San Diego Chargers officially ...

Location is not the problem

Too much flavor at Garlic Shack

There used to be a place called Urban Chicken here that focused on naturally raised rotisserie hens served with a couple of nice sauces. Pretty good, but it didn’t last long. After it closed something ...

Big Beer invades East Village

Macro-swill-making wolf in sheep’s clothing

The San Diego Brewers Guild and its members triggered a hearing of the Downtown Community Planning Council in February in order to voice opposition to a brewpub proposed for East Village. Oregon-based 10 Barrel Brewing ...

Doing the unthinkable

Kakuni, karaage, and fukujinzuke at Tajima

I’ve eaten Tajima ramen. I’ve eaten a lot of Tajima ramen. When the small restaurant group out of Kearny Mesa opened a ramen bar in Hillcrest in 2014, the opportunity to slurp its perfectly made ...

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christina Nov. 2, 2013 @ 6:20 a.m.

I've got an idea for re-purposing plastic grocery bags. At least in the affected parts of East Village, there should be recycling bins for plastic bags placed strategically in parts of the village. Making them available for those that choose to poop where ever in lieu of access to traditional plumbing.....Yuck!
Less crude is the people version of a doggie bag, or disposable toilet!!!! It has handles, so just poop in the bag, scoop up the handles, and throw your shit away!!!
Wouldn't this be a reasonable solution to a problem? Also it will help keep a percentage of plastic bags from polluting our oceans. They are now weighed down and unmoved by the wind.

and on another note it, for years i've thought that having a native american on a tootsie roll tootsie pops wrapper would fetch a free sucker if the wrapper was brought back to the store, now i found that the indian and the star on the wrappers has never meant a damn thing. not to tootsie roll. if i were tootsie i'd honor it (and just make smaller suckers .....)

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