Daniel Powell 9:36 a.m., Jan. 31
Rolando news & stories
Three strong shows must close by December 7 — don't miss them.
Before it begins to look a LOT like Christmas, there’s still time to catch three shows that must close Sunday. 1.) Les Miserables in Concert at SDSU. Lamb’s Players did a minimalist version of the ...
Waffle sandwich emporium provides College Area with exceptional ice cream.
SoCal waffle sandwich chain, Bruxie, has carved out its niche by stuffing lunch meats and fried chicken between slender waffles, marketing the result as, “a new take on The Sandwich.” The most popular item, fried ...
Moxie's Enron is a must-tell story that's too absurd for its own good.
Rich Kinder doesn’t appear in Laura Prebble’s satirical, three-ring circus based on the colossal collapse of Enron. From 1990 to 1996, he was President and Chief of Operations. According to Robert Bryce, author of Pipe ...
Blown away by spunk and gusto.
"I built our own oven. Just like they have had in Beirut since forever."
A raucous opening night makes an all-around odd Discourse on the Wonders of the Invisible World.
One excellent production closes August 10, and the other is the hottest ticket in town.
Long before I became one, a theater critic told me he saw “good productions of good plays, bad productions of bad plays, bad productions of good plays, and good productions of bad plays.” The toughest ...
Three high quality shows must close this Sunday, June 8.
The Book of Mormon Maybe THE most hype-heavy show ever to come to the San Diego Civic lives up to all the accolades. Witten by the creators of South Park, the musical is guaranteed to ...
Mud Blue Sky capably explores the battle-fatigue of those who wait on others
Marisa Wegrzyn’s serio-comedy takes a behind-the-scenes look at off-duty “people persons.” The scene, done in vivid, stereotypical detail by Maria Bane, is room 208 of a, let’s be kind, modestly priced hotel next door to ...
District 9 councilmember Marti Emerald declines to comment
Details on the controversial Boulevard at 63rd development, formerly known as Centrepointe Luxury Apartments, are beginning to emerge as construction proceeds and as the lawsuit filed by residents opposed to the project makes its way ...
College Area sushi emporium louder than anywhere, undeserving of wild Yelp enthusiasm.
In the College area, Tokyo Sushi Loha (recently relocated to 6502 El Cajon Boulevard) is a powerhouse. The place used to do slamming business out of strip mall, but the owners managed to finagle the ...
The developer wanted more bang for its buck, the city obliged — but Rolando won’t roll over
The Boulevard at 63rd development in Rolando, formerly known as Centrepoint Luxury Apartments, becomes center of controversy as developer Carmel Partners converts the project into a quasi-dormitory that was approved by the city. Rolandans fight back, saying that a proper review wasn’t carried out before construction began.
In March, ex-mayor Bob Filner ordered a halt to construction after complaints that the project was more dormitory than apartment building.