Content for Thursday, December 5, 2019

News & Stories

Fierce fingertips from OPI, Gelish, and Perfect Match

Long nails that last the longest

Attempting to blend in with the football fans during a Sunday game, I started chatting with the couple next to me. I met 30-year-old Justine, who had pristine nails pressed against her pint of beer. ...

Who are Kings & Convicts Brewing, and what are their plans for Ballast Point?

A look at the surprising new players in local beer, and a reaction from the San Diego Brewers Guild

How did a suburban Chicago nanobrewery wind up buying San Diego’s famous billion dollar craft beer icon? That’s the question that crashed the website of Kings & Convicts Brewing when news broke Tuesday the little ...

Unwind with Carrara marble in Torrey Pines

King Palms offer yet another dramatic layer to the beautifully manicured grounds

This week, prospective buyers have an opportunity to “fall in love with timeless Spanish architecture” at 1640 Torrey Pines Road, a 3095-square-foot residence “minutes from the vibrant Village of La Jolla” and located among “luxury ...

DJ GarGar’s unconventional San Diego band samples

The Beautiful State draws from No Knife, Buck-O-Nine and others

“I made a new record with Talls from the KneeHighs that we’re releasing December 6,” says Edgar Alminar, aka DJ GarGar, one half of the Beautiful State. The duo builds multilayered hip-hop tracks from recorded ...

The Frozen 2 Big Golden Book, scrapped

This wasn’t story hour at the library

Casually Googling to figure out which one was Elsa and which one was Anna was enough to awaken the Algorithm, and it wasn’t long before I was presented with a sidebar ad from Target that ...

Cheese melting over like a Salvador Dali watch

Home of the $3 burger ...and the killer deviled eggs

What’s missing? I keep looking at this thing. But nothing’s amiss. It is a complete burger, with slab of meat, slab of red onion, slab of cheese melting over the patty like a Salvador Dali ...

Ex-U-T reporter Lisa Petrillo joins Mara Elliott staff

The lucrative job of being a flack

Facing at least two challengers in next year's rapidly approaching March primary, San Diego City Attorney Mara Elliott has put former Union-Tribune reporter Lisa Petrillo on the city payroll as the office's assistant for "community ...

The Wolf Hour: Prisoner of the past

Locked away on a mysterious journey with a brooding agoraphobic

A shade of wet newsprint grey smudges the facade of the still-standing South Bronx apartment. From the opposite side of the street, the only visible sign of life in the tenement is a faint glow ...

Prison songwriting workshops

Astra Kelly, Rebecca Jade, San Diego Beatles Fair, Pink Froyd, Eyedress

Astra Kelly began her singing career after taking note of Chicago’s subway performers while en route to her job. Already trained in classical and jazz guitar, and with a few pointers from a veteran subway ...

City Heights’ Newbom on ITSOKTOCRY, Xxxtentacion and other mumble rap

“Snoop’s position is absolutely right about a lot of the mumble rappers”

“That’s what’s wrong right now, everybody trying to rap the same style with the, I don’t know who created it, if it was Future or Migos,” said Snoop Dogg in a 2014 SnoopDoggTV video segment, ...

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