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New Year’s Eve in the Gaslamp

Goodbye 2019…Hello 2020!   By Annie Abrahamson There’s always a buzz that surrounds the approach of a new year. Glamorous events, elegantly dressed party-goers, lavish meals, towers of champagne glasses, bottles to pop — excitement seems to radiate...

Sip, Savor and Shop at Toast of Gaslamp

It’s the perfect way to spread holiday Cheers!   By Annie Abrahamson   There’s no time like the holidays for eating, drinking and shopping. Indulging in rich cuisine, decadent sweets, festive cocktails and a shopping bag (or 10) is a rite of passage...

Santa Paws is Coming to Town

The Gaslamp Quarter Pet Parade is Back! By Annie Abrahamson   What has four legs, elf ears, angel wings, and bells? The stars of the  12th Annual  Just Food For Dogs Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade! While San Diegans are hustling about decorating trees and purchasing...

Small Shops, Big Support

Hit up these locally owned Gaslamp spots on Small Business Saturday!   By Annie Abrahamson ‘Tis the season for giving and spending! Small Business Saturday is a great time to support your community and put money back into locally owned shops. While looking for...

Sale-Seekers Celebrate!

Black Friday in the Gaslamp: Thanksgiving’s unofficial after-party   By Annie Abrahamson When the feast has ended, and the leftovers are safely tucked in the fridge, San Diegans emerge from their food comas and head out to find the best sales in the city....

Duke Windsor: Radiance – A Solo Show

San Diego artist opens exhibition at Sparks Gallery   By Annie Abrahamson On Sunday, December 1, San Diego artist Duke Windsor opens his solo show at Sparks Gallery, unveiling his newest collection of work. In this exhibition, Windsor uses gold leaf to create a...

All About that Baste — Thanksgiving Week has arrived in the Gaslamp

Gobble all the way to Turkey Day at these popular bars, restaurants and nightclubs.   By Annie Abrahamson Let’s face it…sometimes the holidays in San Diego feel less than festive with all our sunshine, beaches, and beautiful weather. While the rest of the country...

“Wonderfront” music festival set to rock downtown San Diego

An inaugural music, arts and culinary festival is coming to San Diego’s downtown waterfront on the weekend before Thanksgiving (November 22 – 24). Featuring nearly 100 musical acts, Wonderfront is poised to make a big splash at seven stages along San Diego Bay. The...

The 25th Annual Gaslamp Gala was a huge success!

The 2019 San Diego Union Tribune Gaslamp Gala presented by The San Diego Hilton Gaslamp Quarter was a huge success!  Over 425 people attended the celebration honoring awardees from the Historic Heart of San Diego, and unvieling plans for a new infrastructure project...

Prohibition Adds a Harvest of New Fall Cocktails

Prohibition, GBOD Hospitality Group’s underground speakeasy located at 548 Fifth Ave. in the Gaslamp Quarter, has introduced an assortment of new fall-inspired and Old Fashioned cocktails to its menu, available now. The new selection of fall cocktails, each priced at...

Yesteryear – Exhibition Celebrating New Releases of Tim Cantor

Yesteryear, a new exhibition celebrating the release of Tim Cantor’s new collection of paintings and writings, will be held on Saturday, November 9 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at The Art of Tim Cantor gallery. On this 50th year of Tim Cantor’s life, his art continues...