Allison Keltner

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  • Prep for a perfect day with the ponies

    Prep for a perfect day with the ponies

    It's that time of year when it seems like everyone in San Diego flocks to "where the surf meets the turf" for Opening Day at the Del Mar Track Club. Opening Day is a longstanding tradition and quintessential San Diego event that everyone should experience at least once. If this is the year for...

  • 'The home of homemade food' can be found in Pacific Beach

    'The home of homemade food' can be found in Pacific Beach

    An East Coast-style deli and a Mediterranean grill might not seem like an obvious match, but at Vanoos Grillette in Pacific Beach it has been a winning combination since 2012. The family-owned business calls itself "the home of homemade food." Everything on the menu, which includes traditional...

  • 10 tips for Taste of Gaslamp success

    10 tips for Taste of Gaslamp success

    Taste of Gaslamp is back for its 23rd year on Saturday, June 17. The drill: From 1-4 p.m., make your way through the Gaslamp Quarter on a self-guided epicurean walking tour while more than 20 restaurants serve up samples of their specialties. Whether you're a Taste veteran or a newbie, it's easy...

  • Harry Potter fans: PotterCon comes to San Diego

    Harry Potter fans: PotterCon comes to San Diego

    Do you know your Butterbeer from Firewhiskey? The correct pronunciation of wingardium leviosa? Are you itching for the chance to wear your house colors with pride? Then PotterCon is the place for you. Bring your wands to the House of Blues at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 17 for a celebration of all things...

  • A new apartment home awaits you at The Village Mission Valley

    A new apartment home awaits you at The Village Mission Valley

    Perched atop a private bluff in the heart of San Diego, The Village Mission Valley Apartment Homes offers that quintessential San Diego lifestyle. From the central location, residents are just minutes from the Gaslamp Quarter , Balboa Park, Old Town , the beaches, Mission Trails Regional Park and...

  • Tour de Fat takes its show to Waterfront Park

    Killer music, circus performers, vaudeville acts, magicians, comedians and delicious New Belgium beer - where else can you find all these things but at New Belgium's Fat Tire Tour de Fat? The traveling festival gets bigger and better every year and 2017 is no exception. This year, San Diegans can...

  • After Opening Day, keep the party going at L'Auberge

    After Opening Day, keep the party going at L'Auberge

    There are numerous events and traditions associated with Opening Day at the Del Mar Racetrack (is your fascinator ready for the hat contest yet?), but the Opening Day After Party at L'Auberge Del Mar may be the most glamorous of all. For the ninth year, the luxurious hotel will welcome guests and...

  • Dusty Rabbit cocktail competition will wet your whistle

    Dusty Rabbit cocktail competition will wet your whistle

    Rabbits are returning to the Gaslamp this summer - Dusty Rabbits, that is. As part of the Gaslamp's 150th Anniversary, the Gaslamp Quarter Association is challenging downtown's top mixologists to create their version of a cocktail called the "Dusty Rabbit" and compete to see whose concoction will...

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