Month: March 2013

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44 Years and Going Strong!
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44 Years and Going Strong!

After 44 years of continuous fund raising for United Cerebral Palsy of San Diego, the ladies of the Beach & Country Guild are still going strong and manage to rally new talent and members during each annual New Members Brunch. The potential new members heard testimonials and anecdotes from seasoned Guild members and received a...

#ThirstyThursday | Death Wish Coffee
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#ThirstyThursday | Death Wish Coffee

Customers would come in and say, “Give me a cup of your strongest coffee.” and I would reply, “We serve nothing but the best coffee here, but our strongest tasting coffee is not our most caffeinated coffee”.  A puzzled look would usually follow. In need of a swift kick in the … When the world is taking a close look...

Hands United For Children Sees Results & Celebrates
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Hands United For Children Sees Results & Celebrates

Funds raised over the last year have opened a pre-school in Burkina Faso, supplied IT needs and health/dental care for the needy children at O’Farrell Community School in the Skyline area of San Diego. Supporters gathered for a lovely evening Thursday, March 14th, at the Fairbanks Ranch Country Club in Rancho Santa Fe with MC...

Mardi Gras in the Gaslamp Shakes It Up
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Mardi Gras in the Gaslamp Shakes It Up

So what that we are on the west coast! Does that mean we can’t celebrate Fat Tuesday? Apparently we certainly can! Mardi gras in the Gaslamp brought in some incredibly talented musical acts. There was something for everyone for the night from reggae, to cumbia, to rock; bands like Little Hurricane, Real to Rio, DJ...

Culture Brewing Co
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Want a little CULTURE with that Brew?

The sounds of jack hammers and demolition have come to a halt and the glass roll up doors have been uncovered. Culture Brewing Company is open for business. The group has created a brewery with tasting room for the community to enjoy and we are loving it. After 6 mos of construction we opened up...

Urban Solace Pork belly Picture
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Five Facts Foodie Friday | Chef Matt Gordon

Chef Matt Gordon is no stranger to the San Diego food scene. He has been serving up incredible meals with a giant helping of impeccable hospitality from northern California’s wine country to America’s Finest City. With Urban Solace in North Park and Solace and the Moonlight Lounge in Encinitas, Chef Matt Gordon is making the...