Michelle Dederko

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  • San Diego: This Weekend (Dec. 15-18)

    San Diego: This Weekend (Dec. 15-18)

    From O-Town at FLUXX to the San Diego Chargers vs. Oakland Raiders , there's plenty to do in San Diego this weekend.  JULIAN JORDAN at OMNIA - Thursday   The 21-year-old Dutch DJ started his own label this year, GOLDKID Records, and is currently teaming with Martin Garrix on the October-released...

  • Dine in a life-size gingerbread house for a good cause

    Dine in a life-size gingerbread house for a good cause

    If you're strolling through Little Italy this week, you might notice a massive gingerbread house twinkling down Columbia St. Queenstown Public House has transformed into a life-size gingerbread wonderland for the holiday season to raise awareness and encourage guests to donate to the toy drive...

  • Gift guide: For the pop culture geek

    Gift guide: For the pop culture geek

    There's liking television, movies and celebrity gossip, and then there's gulping it down. Some people were just built to thrive on all things pop culture. This Christmas, get the pop culture junkie on your list one of these relevant, cute and funny gifts so that they can continue to stay on the...

  • Where to party on New Year's Eve in San Diego

    Where to party on New Year's Eve in San Diego

    From hotel-wide bashes to nightclub celebrations, here's your extensive list to all the best New Year's Eve 2017 parties in San Diego. Sip some bubbly and choose your own adventure. Psychedelic Masquerade at The Lafayette Hotel The Psychedelic Masquerade takes over The Lafayette Hotel, honoring...

  • Carnitas Snack Shack celebrates five meaty years

    Carnitas Snack Shack celebrates five meaty years

    The original Carnitas Snack Shack, located in North Park, is celebrating five big years with carnivorous fans. On Wednesday, Dec. 7, the meat-heads who started the Carnitas Snack Shack movement welcome all those who have supported the popular concept over the years. Head to the eatery from 6 to...

  • San Diego: This Weekend (Dec. 1-4)

    San Diego: This Weekend (Dec. 1-4)

    From Balboa Park 's December Nights to The Chainsmokers at Parq Nightclub, there's plenty to do this weekend in San Diego. DAUGHTER - Thursday The Elena Tonra-fronted English indie folk trio released its sophomore full-length, "Not to Disappear," at the beginning of the year. - Scott McDonald The...

  • The Scoop: 6 new restaurants in December

    The Scoop: 6 new restaurants in December

    Chew on this month's restaurant openings, including Flower Child, Harvest by the Patio and The Grass Skirt. OPEN: Flower Child Officially open on Dec. 6, Flower Child will take over the former Sea & Smoke space in Del Mar , offering health-conscious dishes with a fast-casual vibe. In the Flower...

  • Adventure awaits: Jeep excursions, hikes at Coachella Valley resort

    Adventure awaits: Jeep excursions, hikes at Coachella Valley resort

    Traveling, while always a luxury, comes with its own conundrums. The question: To relax and shut-down or venture out and explore? Just a two-and-a-half hour drive from downtown San Diego, Miramonte Resort & Spa in the Coachella Valley offers guests the best of both worlds. The 11-acre property...

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