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Karl Strauss Brewery and Grill on India St. in Little Italy/Downtown. Photo credit: Michelle Moran

Local breweries near you

May 22, 2014

Living in San Diego, when you think of beer, it isn’t about Budweiser or Corona anymore. This city is the craft brew capital of the U.S., an attri...

Canitas tacos at Carnitas Snack Shack Photo credit: Michelle Moran

Simple, yet delicious eats

May 19, 2014

Carnitas Snack Shack in North Park delivers excellent, farm-fresh local food in a fast food manner. Their menu changes daily because there is nothing bu...

Killer whales should not be held captive

Photo credit: Michele Suthers

Michelle Moran

April 18, 2014

Wonder why you see dozens of people protesting outside theme parks with animals as the star attraction? These activists will not back down until somethin...

The Kensington Cafe has a lot to offer when it comes to breakfast. Photo credit: Michelle Moran

Breakfast at the Kensington cafe

April 17, 2014

Kensington is a charming little area that is located right by North park. The Kensington Cafe is hard to miss as you stroll down Adams Avenue, and it is...

True North Tavern in North Park is known for their night life. Photo credit: Michelle Moran

True North: Just stick to drinks

March 27, 2014

True North Tavern in North Park is a bar known for its great drinks and fun atmosphere. It gets very packed on the weekends, so expect to pay a cover. But ...

“Women in Light” exhibition, keyed to Women’s History Month, runs through April 18 in the Luxe Gallery. Photo credit: Michelle Moran

Photo exhibition celebrates women

March 27, 2014

Female photography students, faculty and staff at City College organized a photo exhibition that showcased different aspects of being a woman. Some are por...

Barrio Star in Banker's Hill offers a variety of margaritas at fair prices. Photo credit: Michelle Moran

Barrio Star offers Mexican food and drinks for the soul

March 12, 2014

Barrio Star is a small gem located in Bankers Hill. It is hard to miss this eye-catching restaurant as you drive north on Fifth Street toward Hillcres...

Pizza and brew from the Blind Lady to you

Photo credit: Michelle Moran

Michelle Moran

February 26, 2014

San Diego is gradually getting known for being a mecca for craft beer. With more than 30 breweries and counting, there are local bars and restaurants that s...

Portions galore

Delicious strawberry frosted flakes pancakes served up in huge portions at the Hash House A Go Go.Photo credit: Michelle Moran

Michelle Moran

February 13, 2014

If breakfast will be your most important meal of the day, then Hash House a Go Go in Hillcrest is a great option for you. It’s reputation for deliciou...

Rehabilitation over jail time

Michelle Moran

December 18, 2013

Governor Jerry Brown recently denied a bill that would allow charges such as simple drug possession to be treated as a misdemeanor as opposed to a felony. Around 10,000 people a year are convicted of drug possession felonies in California alone, yet the passing of this bill could have reduced prison and jail overcrowding in California. As of now, California prisons remain over...

Have a holly, jolly night on the town

Michelle Moran

December 18, 2013

Christmas and New Year's are just around the corner and San Diego has some events coming up that the typical college student will not want to miss out on. School can be stressful and finals are out of the way, so enjoy some time to soak in the holiday spirit. Jungle Bells: From Dec. 15 through Jan. 6 (except Dec. 24), the San Diego Zoo will have its parke transformed into a...

Don’t get mad at the cashier

Michelle Moran

December 5, 2013

In most businesses, if not all, there is one mutual agreement: the customer is always right. Even when they yell at an employee and cause a scene in public, is the customer still right? A manager will most likely say something like "Don't argue with the customer. Just calmly get a manager and they will resolve it." But that doesn't justify getting yelled at for most likely...

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