Content for Thursday, September 27, 2018

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“Things that are good don’t come easy.”

The powerful history behind peanut butter whiskey

A new spirit concept debuted in San Diego this July, and it’s just oddball enough to have originated in Ocean Beach. Called Skrewball peanut butter whiskey, it’s pretty much what it sounds like: American corn ...

Pine sticks are rifles and pinecones are grenades

Everything else is dynamite

Pine sticks are rifles and pinecones are grenades

People look up to Syrian food

Competition among Middle East restaurants around here is intense.

People look up to Syrian food

I Am Not a Witch: craft and care

A remarkably assured debut, one that knows its strengths and plays to them

I Am Not a Witch: craft and care

September 20 Sudoku Contenders

Elliot Rosenberg, La Jolla, 34. (winner!) Sheila Brown, Golden Hill, 30. Joseph Ciprian, San Diego, 30. Thomas LaFleur, San Diego, 30. Ralph Levy, La Jolla, 30. (winner!) Randy Paddock, San Diego, 30. Isabella Bosch-Sorensen, San ...

September 20 Brainstorm Contenders

Joseph Ciprian, San Diego, 34. Randy Paddock, San Diego, 12. K.J. Rayner, San Diego, 12. Thomas McVeagh, Lakeside, 11. Robert Ott, Mira Mesa, 11. Johanna Barry, Pine Valley, 9. Martin Soblick, Del Mar, 9. John ...

September 20 Crossword Contenders

Joseph Ciprian, San Diego, 32. Ron Meyer, Santee, 30. Martin Soblick, Del Mar, 30. Jon Christianson, El Cajon, 28. (winner!) Dennis Butterworth, San Diego, 27. Maria Coda, Oceanside, 27. Richard Hutchings, Santee, 27. Evelyn Bowser, ...

Vista's Paintbooth: no-cover venue for all age music fans

“I like smaller DIY venues like this. I like the intimacy factor.”

Adrian "Marty" Martinez sings and plays bass in Vietnam Hardcore, a punk trio based in his native Vista. Late last year he was fed up that North County had become a wasteland for live shows. ...

The Poison king by way of persuasion or dissuasion

Bret Michaels, Steven Van Zandt, Barry Manilow, T.S.O.L.

The Poison king by way of persuasion or dissuasion

Lizabeth Yandel's long road to San Diego

She plays, sings, and writes poetry and prose

Lizabeth Yandel's long road to San Diego

50 years of East L.A. blues-rock

The Delgado Brothers Band came out of the scene that gave us El Chicano, Los Lobos, and Cannibal and the Headhunters

50 years of East L.A. blues-rock

Astra Kelly's horrific dating story

"It honestly felt like I was being energetically sexually assaulted"

Astra Kelly's horrific dating story

Live music and automobile dealership at the multi-use Centre in Escondido

"The deck is a really beautiful setting. The view of the hills and the sunset."

Live music and automobile dealership at the multi-use Centre in Escondido

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