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How to dress up in Linen and Chinos for hot weather

A little compromise goes a long way

Last summer was punishing. This one looks to be brutal, too. If you’re concerned with looking good when it’s hot, I have a few suggestions. Let me begin by saying that if style isn’t your ...

Boutiques and bargains: Giana’s finds from Hawaii, ZARA, and Urban Outfitters

“I find [shopping] therapeutic!”

On another typical Saturday night, I found myself craving pizza. My friend indulged me in a visit to Blind Lady Ale House in Normal Heights. While we waited for our burrata and strawberries appetizer, I ...

CBS, NBC, ESPN and San Diego Padres Sportscaster Dick Enberg’s French Colonial Revival

Be prepared to spend at least an hour touring the property to appreciate the attention to detail

Built in 2004, the 8576-square-foot estate home at 1275 Virginia Way in La Jolla is described as “an authentic example of French Colonial Revival” architecture. Though recently constructed, the home features “countless architectural elements and ...

Andrew Hamlin haiku

The Reader critic misses Helen Wiggin

Summer’s last party The boy bounces a pebble off his teeth *** Summer dies humid one new note in the klaxon on the fire engine *** Maid in doorway rocked back on bare heels from ...

Maggie’s Cafe: facing the AT-AT Walker legs of the Coronado Bay Bridge

“This whole new block tells you something’s going on.”

You can see that David’s proud of his dad. “His name’s David, too. He started off not far from here as a dishwasher. He was born and raised in Tijuana, then his parents brought him ...

The Raft: Director Marcus Lindeen’s drifting documentary

No books were allowed on board; entertainment was limited to singing and swapping stories.

Mexican anthropologist Santiago Genovés found the inspiration behind his notorious “Peace Project” the day his flight home from a conference on the history of violent behavior was interrupted by a hijacking. Art imitates life, and ...

Ocean Beach pop singer, author, coach, and mother of four performs at Stronghold martial arts school

Luci, Berkley Hart, JazzKatz Orchestra, Pink Floyd & Led Zeppelin Tribute, Silent

Ocean Beach pop singer, author, coach, and founder of the Sexy Mama Movement Luci Lampe will debut Bare, her first release in seven years, at the Stronghold martial arts school in Point Loma. The mother ...

Whitney Shay: blues purge

“There’s a much greater appreciation in Europe for the blues”

San Diego blues belter Whitney Shay had a definite vision in mind when she cut her last album, A Woman Rules the World. That vision turned out to be prescient. “I was very specific about ...

The High Gallery catalyst

The band’s third album is another grab-bag of Mark Wiskowski’s varied musical influences

For ten years, Mark “Busfare” Wiskowski played bass in the local cover band the Jones Revival. This ended about two years ago when the band, according to Wiskowski, “fizzled out.” About five years into his ...

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