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A fault line Made in Kitchen

There are better options within walking distance

The mixed veggies in my curry look right out of a can or freezer bag: identically chopped sections of green beans, cubes of diced carrot, and faded peas. Like the potato chunks, they’re all fairly ...

St. Paul’s Above It All

Church property to host tower that will tower over Balboa Park

“It’s true that Greystar’s proposed project is 50 feet taller than anything else along the edge of the Park,” said St. Paul’s Dean, the Most Extremely Very Reverend and Remunerated Cash Munny, “and that its ...

The Dude abides with 619’s White Russian

Their Coffee Vodka remains committed to caffeine

619 Spirits North Park is the tasting room and eatery for its mothership, 619 Vodka. Both were named for San Diego’s area code, but that doesn’t mean 619’s founder and master distiller Nick Apostolopoulos is ...

The people who named Live Well center had a sense of humor

Neighbors protest probation office at Euclid and Market

For the people in the community near the intersection of Euclid and Market streets, the 80,000-square-foot Live Well center that is expected to be home to consolidated probation offices, looks like a big box that ...

Is The Happening’s Happening Happening?

Terror trees foment fear in human horde

Twist-happy movie director M. Night Shyamalan is riding high these days after his 2016 horror hit Split allowed him to revisit the superhero universe he created with 2000s Unbreakable and so create this year’s successful ...

Sabine Baring-Gould composed lyrics to “Onward, Christian Soldiers” among other perennial Christian favorites

He was also a biographer, novelist and folk-song collector

Sabine Baring-Gould Onward, Christian soldiers, Marching as to war, With the cross of Jesus Going on before. Christ, the royal Master, Leads against the foe; Forward into battle See His banners go! Onward, Christian soldiers, ...

619 Spirits uses local spirits including own vodka brand

North Park's first urban distillery

Has there been a better time to be a boozehound in San Diego? As the craft beer scene has matured, some locals are branching out into other liquor areas and creating an intoxicating distillery scene ...

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