Michael Benninger

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  • Halloween + Dia del los Muertos haunts around San Diego

    Halloween + Dia del los Muertos haunts around San Diego

    October is filled with spooky events including Nightmare On Normal Street, Boomont Park Fall Festival and Haunt, Trick or Treat on India Street and the 17th Annual Monster Bash. Through 10.31: The Haunted Hotel San Diego's longest-running haunted house invites you to take a terrifying trip on the...

  • Things to do in November

    Things to do in November

    November is filled with cool events including The Color Run 5K, 2nd Annual Coronado Film Festival, San Diego Veterans Day Parade, Encinitas Turkey Trot & Food Drive and the Liberty Station Tree Lighting. 11.1-26: Bing Crosby Season Place bets and root for the ponies in this year's racing season...

  • Laughing stock: November comedy shows

    Laughing stock: November comedy shows

    Comedians performing at comedy venues around San Diego this month include Brian Regan, Heather McDonald and Nick Swardson. 11.3 K-Von "I like Latinos, but Cholos, they're the ones you don't want to mess with. Cholos, alright, white people? They're the ones with their names on their neck. Look for...

  • Meet your bartender: Josh Kreps

    Meet your bartender: Josh Kreps

    While many locals might equate a night out in the Gaslamp with getting gussied up and waiting in line to enter an overcrowded club, Fifth Avenue's new Trailer Park After Dark offers an escape for those with more subdued tastes.  New to downtown's nightlife scene, the subterranean restaurant and...

  • Prost! For San Diego Oktoberfests

    Prost! For San Diego Oktoberfests

    October is filled with Oktoberfests throughout the county in Encinitas , La Mesa , El Cajon , Liberty Station, Carlsbad and Ocean Beach . 10.1: 22nd Annual Encinitas Oktoberfest Sink your teeth into authentic German fare and throw back a bevy of brews at the "Keepin' It Local" Craft Beer Garden...

  • Laughing stock: October comedy shows

    Laughing stock: October comedy shows

    Comedians performing at comedy venues around San Diego this month include Chris Porter, Eleanor Kerrigan and Chris Hardwick. 10.6-7: Jay Larson "Wife: The hall light is out. Me: I know. Wife: What do you think it is? Long pause... Me: I think we should see other people." - Jay Larson on Twitter...

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