Places to go in Hillcrest

Hillcrest Events

Branden & James

Branden & James

Martinis Above Fourth | Table + Stage

Thursday, July 19, 8 p.m.
Wine Tasting with Cordon Wines

Wine Tasting with Cordon Wines

Vom Fass

Thursday, July 19, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Game Night

Game Night

Joybrewed Espresso

Thursday, July 19, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Prenatal Yoga

Best Start Birth Center

Friday, July 20, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Hillcrest News & Stories

Mayor Faulconer's short-term rental idea — pro and con

Ocean Beach will show up in blue T-shirts

At the July 16 city council meeting, the usual sea of green (pro-vacation rental) and red (anti-vacation rental) t-shirts will be joined by blue representing Ocean Beach. The Ocean Beach town council has chartered a ...

A-frame over an open flame

The oldest salmon cooking technique proves best

Though the cooking technique dates back countless centuries to natives of the Pacific Northwest, here in latter day America, cedar plank salmon has largely become the provenance of upscale dining venues. But don’t tell that ...

Campy names for serious beers

The pride of Hillcrest Brewing is a scotch ale

It’s noon on a warm Sunday, and I’ve just come from pinching produce at the Hillcrest Farmers Market to quench my thirst a flight at Hillcrest Brewing Company. It’s a journey of about twelve feet. ...

Not to be confused with a brewery

Project nixes the word brew to raise its cocktail game

“We’re not a brewery,” stresses Beau Schmitt. Schmitt and business partner Mike Sill opened the Brew Project in Hillcrest in fall of 2015, converting an old craftsman home into a bar and restaurant outfitted with ...

Why vacancies in Hillcrest?

The macro vs. the micro view

We’ve all seen commercial spaces, some at large shopping centers, strip malls or standalone, which either remain vacant or have a lot of turnover. Businesses come and go, with months of vacancies in between. Are ...

Hillcrest Photos

Hillcrest at Night

The Georgia Street Bridge in Hillcrest

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