How To Entertain Out-Of-Towners In San Diego

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Living in the dynamic East Village of San Diego, you are bound to have family and friends calling on you to host, entertain, and make sightseeing suggestions for their trip. When choosing an itinerary for these out-of-town guests, help them embrace the lifestyle of the locals and enjoy quintessential California activities. In San Diego, this means […]

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4 Notable Sights to See in Balboa Park

IDEA1 is just six minutes from a place where culture and nature meet. It’s known as Balboa Park, and this 1,200-acre property features lush gardens, seventeen museums, and so much more. The park’s site is one of the oldest in the country and just some of what visitors can see and do include: The San Diego […]

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Three Unique Bars in San Diego’s East Village

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San Diego’s East Village is a booming community full of new and interesting restaurants, shops, and bars. Whether you are looking for a drink with friends, or a thrilling night on the town, the East Village nightlife scene offers something for everyone. Listed below are three bars that anyone who enjoys a drink and a […]

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COMING SOON: Young Hickory Slides into IDEA1

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Gourmet coffee, craft beer, and creative plates are making their way into IDEA1 via the upcoming opening of Young Hickory. Their current location in North Park at 4096 30th St serves up unique paninis, acai bowls, and San Diego’s beloved Bird Rock Coffee. Along with pleasing the palate, the eatery also boasts a clean and stylish […]

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Grow Your Own Dinner at SMARTS Farm

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The innovative community garden, SMARTS Farm, fills a valuable city block in San Diego’s East Village. The green space is on Broadway (between 13th and 14th Street), right in the heart of a thriving urban community. SMARTS Farm is the pet project of a local nonprofit called Humane Smarts. The organization cites youth education as its primary […]

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