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Diversionary Theatre

Friday, September 20, 8 p.m.


Diversionary Theatre

Saturday, September 21, 8 p.m.
Free Dharma Discussion & Meditation

Free Dharma Discussion & Meditation

Buddha's Light Bookstore

Sunday, September 22, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.


Diversionary Theatre

Sunday, September 22, 2 p.m.

University Heights News & Stories

Going back to Mystic Mocha for the muffins

A longtime neighborhood favorite known for distinctive pastries

Once upon a time I lived in University Heights, less than a block from the truncated corner where Mission Avenue crosses Alabama Street at an odd angle. That’s how I came to know about Mystic ...

Where to drink beer outside this summer

New brewery venues where the sun does shine

There’s nothing wrong with drinking beer in a warehouse tasting room, per se, but each year a handful of breweries embrace the idea that San Diego’s best beer lifestyle requires great outdoor drinking venues. Here ...

A pilsner from another hemisphere at Kairoa Brewing

New Zealand hops dominate at brewpub with a rooftop lounge

New Zealand hops have been very much a part of San Diego’s beer lore since Alpine Beer Co. introduced Nelson IPA in 2004. The Nelson Sauvin hop used to brew that beer was just one ...

A guilty trip to Wingstop

Buffalo-style plus cajun, lemon and pepper, garlic parmesan, and Korean

I admit it: I love buffalo-style chicken strips, but not the wings so much — too much work getting out all the meat. I’ve previously satisfied my jones at Epic Wings and Things, a locally-based, ...

Regular size front door

Sandwich shop's lateral move

I was driving past Big Front Door the other day when it hit me: that's not where Big Front Door should be. But it's really close. Two months ago, the six-year-old sandwich shop moved one ...

University Heights Photos

Three Stars on Door, Five Generations ...

I took this at a cactus ...

I shot this hummingbird feeder in ...

An artificial waterfall in a house ...