Laurie Delk

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  • Two must-see art shows bring monsters to life

    Two must-see art shows bring monsters to life

    From Frankenstein to Freddy Krueger to The Walking Dead zombies, every horror figure known in popular culture started out as an idea, and ultimately, sprang from an artistic mind. It is artists who bring to life the dark recesses of monsters, goblins, vampires and werewolves, successfully scaring...

  • Dia de los Muertos Art Skull Gallery honors the dead

    Dia de los Muertos Art Skull Gallery honors the dead

    In San Diego, Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) a highly celebrated holiday. The lively and colorful event serves to celebrate, honor, and pray over deceased loved ones, including family and friends. The celebration of life may incorporate an altar, or ofrenda, that may contain flowers (often...

  • Meet your sommelier: Rafael Peterson

    Meet your sommelier: Rafael Peterson

    For nearly three years, local restaurant-goers have been anticipating the opening of Little Italy's latest addition, the 10,000-square-foot Born & Raised. From the cocktail bar and restaurant powerhouse Consortium Holdings, the swank steakhouse boasts a glistening chandelier, luxe leather booths,...

  • San Diego beers score at GABF

    San Diego beers score at GABF

    The Great American Beer Festival, lovingly known as GABF by beer lovers, is the creme de la creme of beer competitions. Along with World Beer Cup, the festival is considered the top of the pyramid for awards and medals in the craft beer universe. At this year's competition, a whopping 8,000 beers...

  • Spanish Village Art Center plays host to 'largest glass show in Southern California'

    Spanish Village Art Center plays host to 'largest glass show in Southern California'

    Hailed as the largest glass show in Southern California, the Art Glass Guild Fall Show & Sale hits Balboa Park this weekend, Oct. 14-15. Featuring an array of local San Diego artisans, the annual show will feature 30 juried artists on the patio of the Spanish Village Art Center with all members...

  • Unconventional first date ideas around San Diego

    Unconventional first date ideas around San Diego

    It's time to ditch the same 'ol dinner and a movie schtick for first dates. With the popularity of social media and internet dating sites, guys and gals expect more than ever for those first sparks of romance and love from the start. Luckily, America's Finest City has a plethora of first date options...

  • Miralani Makers District is all about the craft

    Miralani Makers District is all about the craft

    What happens when wineries, craft breweries, sake and cider producers, and restaurants all get together in the same San Diego 'hood? A must-visit craft hotspot called Miralani Makers District. Located in Miramar on the corner of Camino Ruiz and Miralani Drive, the district features a variety of...

  • Penne for your thoughts on these top pasta dishes

    Penne for your thoughts on these top pasta dishes

    Spaghetti and meatballs. Macaroni and cheese. Mom's lasagna. Pasta, for so many people, is the ultimate comfort food, bringing back memories of childhood, and making every problem go away with a mound of tummy-filling carbs. These San Diego restaurants are ready and waiting to offer diners mouthwatering...

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