South Park Photos

Signature South Park bicycle.

One of the most beautiful homes ...

Example of businesses getting loot paid ...

Shepard Fairey's mural on the back ...

Places to go in South Park

South Park Events

Midnight Rivals and Behind the Wagon

Midnight Rivals and Behind the Wagon

Whistle Stop Bar

Friday, August 22, 9 p.m. to midnight

Booty Bassment

Whistle Stop Bar

Saturday, August 23, 9 p.m.

Kiss & Makeup

Whistle Stop Bar

Tuesday, August 26, 8 p.m.
Curbside Bites Food Trucks @ South Park

Curbside Bites Food Trucks @ South Park

Tuesday, August 26, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

South Park News & Stories

Piacere Mio gets menu, remodel, thumbs up

Former South Park coffee shop becomes cute, neighborhood trattoria

“A lack of coziness.” That’s what I identified as Piacere Mio’s “main weakness,” fourteen months ago, when the place was just a coffee shop. Fast-forward through a prolonged closure/remodel, and the place has transformed into ...

The jam they give you

Ed fattens up in the front row at Rebecca’s Coffee House.

“When I first met her, I weighed 190 pounds. Now I’m 240,” he says.

Belgian redemption via beers, meat canoes

Brabant’s Belgian Independence Day event to erase bitter taste of defeat

The World Cup is over, which means we can put all of our ill will toward Belgium behind us. It’s actually in our best interest and the timing couldn’t be better. Belgian Independence Day is ...

The Paleo diet can hit the road

Cavemen ate from food trucks, right?

I won't often admit to consulting Wikipedia, but while researching what is meant when people refer to a "Paleo diet" — based on the premise that our bodies are actually better off only digesting the ...

Declare craft beer independence

Sampler flight of local beer events for July 1 through July 7

July 3 | The Big Smoke: Whether its smoke rings on a slow-cooked hunk of brisket or peatiness in a rauchbier straight out of Germany, Hamilton’s Tavern is a proponent of smoldery, smoky goodness. They’ll ...

South Park HOLLER

Holler about this neighborhood in the comment section below. Share anything and everything about South Park: compliments, critiques, lost-n-found items, recommendations, neighborhood crime watch, you name it!

Comments

Jane Belanger Feb. 24, 2013 @ 10:02 a.m.

Was over by Golden Hill Elementary the other day and noticed a house for sale for $900,000. It's listed by Sothebys!

Guess real estate in South Park is making a comeback?

http://www.sothebysrealty.com/eng/sales/92102-san-diego-ca-usa

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HonestGovernment March 8, 2013 @ 12:02 p.m.

This is priced too high, about twice the avg for the street. A La Jolla developer-flipper picked this up cheaply and rebuilt it so that it now has a suburb-style yawning garage door facing the street. It has that sickly fertilizer-green lawn that developers think is necessary. Anyone who pays the flipper price will find themselves under water soon enough. History repeats. If it goes for a bit more than $5K, the flipper will be lucky and still make a great profit.

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_Spark_ Feb. 25, 2013 @ 12:28 p.m.

Hearing an owl almost every night around dusk. Sounds like it's coming from the eucalyptus grove in the canyon where Elm Street dead-ends into the trailhead at Bancroft.

So cool!

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Jane Belanger March 3, 2013 @ 11 a.m.

Haven't heard the owl, but this reminds me that I haven't heard that rooster over on Felton Street in awhile. I mentioned it to my neighbor, and he told me that they sent a petition around asking the owner to get rid of it. So sad. I loved that rooster!

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TRAVELER2012 May 27, 2013 @ 10:51 a.m.

SOUTH PARK this design reflects what drew me to the area. Victorian homes and unique shops and eateries.

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Hardcover July 15, 2013 @ 11:18 p.m.

There are no 19th century houses in South Park. There is one 1900 house that was moved here. The oldest houses that were built here are from 1905. The house in the picture is not, or never has been, in South Park.

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s4davis June 27, 2013 @ 9:51 p.m.

I love that South Park is just a short bike ride away from me. Never disappoints (especially Hamilton's)

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nerdalert June 30, 2013 @ 2:38 p.m.

S: Station (bring the kid; bring the dog)

O: On the southeast corner of Balboa park

U: Under North Park

T: The Big Kitchen

H: Hamilton's

P: Panini at Piacere Mio; Pizza at Buona Forchetta

A: Albert Einstein Academy

R: Rebecca's

K: Koolest nabe in SD

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brianballestamon July 27, 2013 @ 10:01 a.m.

Two words: Booty Basement. not to mention the walkabout and just a relaxing hood. Playing super smash bros. at whistle stop, such fond memories.

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BlueSouthPark Sept. 3, 2013 @ 11:06 a.m.

Someone lost their pet red-cheeked Cordon-bleu finch (Uraeginthus bengalus). It has been eating millet seed in my back yard for the past two days. So pretty. It is native to sub-Saharan Africa.

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Another bird, and a mystery: who can tell me what kind of pet bird has been making the loud whistling "twee-oooh" sound for weeks now. I can't tell exactly which house the sound comes from, but it's somewhere near Bancroft/Elm/32nd/Edgemont. I'd really like to know what kind of bird is involved.

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BlueSouthPark Sept. 3, 2013 @ 11:20 a.m.

Who in South Park lost their pet male red-cheeked Cordon bleu finch (Uraeginthus bengalus)? He has been eating millet seed in my back yard for two mornings. Very pretty native of sub-Saharan Africa.

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Also, there's another kind of pet bird we are hearing in South Park, and we'd really like to know what it is. It makes a very loud whistly "twee-ooh" sound repeatedly. The sound seems to be coming from somewhere around Bancroft/Elm/32nd/Edgemont. Anyone know the type pet bird that makes this sound?

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