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A Late Saturday Afternoon Lunch at Mikko in Carlsbad

http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/mar/05/41168/ Mikko, an “authentic sushi and Japanese cuisine” restaurant, sits just off the 5-freeway, at Carlsbad Village Drive (Elm Avenue ...

Take a mini-nature tour of the Buena Vista Creek Ecological Reserve, with a stop at the Historic Marron-Hayes Adobe

Enjoy a morning walk tomorrow, February 23, starting at 10 a.m., in the Buena Vista Creek Valley and a visit at the Marron-Hayes adobe. Currently, true “open space”, the valley is currently slated to become part of a housing development.

Preserve Calavera’s Diane Nygaard is guiding this tour through the valley with stories and information about the area and wildlife. ...

Paon Restaurant & Wine Bar Presents a Stone Brewing Company Dinner

Move over wine, beer is looking for a place at the table! Paon Restaurant in Carlsbad hosted a pairing dinner ...

Holiday Shopping just got more “Dudish”: “Beer, chips, and no holiday music!”

This Wednesday evening, December 19, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., Bliss 101 (next to Whole Foods in Encinitas), will be ...

Magee Park Poets 2013 Anthology Release Party

When I am old, I shall wear sparkles. Seeing the many older women shimmering in the Schulman Auditorium, this is ...

Christmas Fun with your Local History Organizations

This Sunday, December 9, there are two holiday events happening at North County historical societies. Both events are from 2:00-4:00p.m. ...

I Went to the Airport…to Eat!

In the past, airports were hardly the place one would consider going to for a good meal. Times change and ...

The Chorus and Choreography Rule in Oedipus Rex at MiraCosta College

The classic Greek tragedy by Sophocles and the origin of the infamous Oedipal Complex (brought to you by the now-disavowed ...

Garcia’s: A Carlsbad Favorite Revisited

Like many families, we have a number of restaurants that fall into the “old favorites” category. These are restaurants that ...

How Skateboards are Like Quilts; it’s all in the Elevation

As the third skateboard exhibition this year (that I’m aware of), Full Deck: A Short History of Skate Art opening ...

An unexpected event at Carlsbad’s Dove Library: Miniature Golf!

You read that correctly, mini golf is allowed and encouraged within the library walls one day per year! “Mini Golf ...

San Diego plays cricket!

Heading into Canyonside Park for my daughter’s softball game, I spied a sport I recognized, but had never seen played ...

Calling all surf enthusiasts: Surf’s up, but leave your board at home!

The “perfect wave” may not be at MiraCosta College, but come enjoy a California tradition on the big screen, when ...

Dinner and a Movie...and Peacocks!

http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2012/jul/19/28303/ On August 17th, the Leo Carrillo Film Festival kicks off with a benefit dinner and screening of “Phantom of ...

The Oceanside Swap Meet: Home to Treasures and Tortillas

Have you ever been to a swap meet in San Diego County? One of my favorite childhood memories is all ...

No Tee Time Required for Canyons Restaurant at The Crossings in Carlsbad

Canyons restaurant, perched above The Crossings at Carlsbad golf course and the Pacific Ocean, is part traditional golf clubhouse and ...

Urbn Pizza. Yes, that's Urban without an A

Just north of the Wave Waterpark and the Krikorian Theater in Vista is a relic from the past: Main Street. ...

Cinépolis is the New Theater in Town...Prepare to Recline!

If you haven’t tried Cinépolis, you’re in for an unusual movie going experience. With two locations in San Diego County: ...

Welcome to the Daily News Café, Hon!

You don't have to go to Baltimore to be called "Hon". Our family stopped in at the Daily News Café ...

Afternoon Tea at the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort

For many years now, my daughter and I have treated ourselves to tea at the Park Hyatt Aviara, formerly the ...

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