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Beachy Boho from Target, Marshalls, Forever 21

“Floral, beachy, casual look — and stylish.”

My weekends have become a series of food-driven escapades. As such, I spent a recent October Saturday with friends indulging in local cuisine during Taste of North Park. While sampling at one of the stops ...

Lionsgate Estate: includes equestrian and hiking trails along Sandia Creek and the Santa Margarita River

“Enjoy breathtaking views of your own swimming lake”

Lionsgate Estate comprises 17 acres in northeastern Fallbrook, including the 6400-square-foot main residence located at 40935 Via Ranchitos, a 4800-square foot lake house, and a third guest cottage, bringing the total living area under roof ...

Phyllis McGinley: the alter ego to Sylvia Plath and Anne Sexton

A balanced mix of humor, satire, and whimsy

The 5:32 She said, If tomorrow my world were torn in two, Blacked out, dissolved, I think I would remember (As if transfixed in unsurrendering amber) This hour best of all the hours I knew: ...

Birria and bone marrow in deepest San Ysidro

This never-forgotten taste

‘Suck the marrow, drink the beans,” says the guy coming out. “And watch out: the birria squirts.” I’ve just walked the half mile down from the Beyer Blue Line trolley stop. Deepest San Ysidro. I ...

Hip-Hop Nutcracker: Kurtis Blow breaks with tradition

“We actually don’t do any ballet in the show”

In 1979, Kurtis Blow was the first rapper to sign with a major record label: Mercury Records. They released “Christmas Rappin’” and then “The Breaks,” which in 1980 became the first rap record to receive ...

Dolemite is My Name: the film of Eddie Murphy’s career

My good will towards Murphy extended just far enough for the unmentionable to be mentioned

The business card placed in my hand by a former student read: “Redeemable for one free blowjob.” He had my attention. “I found it inside the sleeve,” he explained as he handed the Rudy Ray ...

Pedigreed B-listers

Peter Tosh Birthday Celebration, Rocket From the Crypt, Stay Strange: Checked Out 2019, Ed Kornhauser, Sara Bareilles

The talent lineup for this year’s Peter Tosh Birthday Celebration may be populated with second stringers in today’s ever-growing reggae scene, but at least several are pedigreed B-listers whose roots date back to Tosh’s own ...

Inspired by movies, Mrs. Magician’s Jacob Turnbloom releases first solo LP

Cemetery Luau will be released on his own Cheddar Goblin Records

“This is my first official solo studio recorded LP,” says Mrs. Magician singer-guitarist Jacob Turnbloom. “Started writing in summer 2018, started recording on October 19th. Ten original songs and one cover [Squeeze’s ‘Up the Junction’], ...

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