Monthly Archives: November 2008

Tweet Spot

I can’t imagine many folks making a special trip to visit Tweet Street, the city’s new “bird park” located on Date Street between 6th and 10th avenues downtown. But this tiny, not-quite-secret garden is almost certain to elicit smiles from residents of Cortez … Continue reading

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Larger than Life

Sculpture gardens are a natural fit for San Diego, considering our weather, and we’ve got several standouts. One is in Escondido’s Kit Carson Park, where Niki de Saint Phalle’s pieces playfully explore California’s roots (mythic, historic, and cultural). The San Diego Museum … Continue reading

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World-class Parking Lot

Detroit’s automakers and America’s car dealers aren’t the only parts of the car industry feeling the heavy hand of the current economic malaise. Business at Pasha Automotive Services at the National City Marine Terminal has been off by 30% this … Continue reading

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Endless Surf

A rare opportunity to revisit one of the seminal influences in global surf culture will take place this coming Saturday, November 8, at 8 p.m. when filmmaker Bruce Brown presents a live narration of his 1966 classic, The Endless Summer. … Continue reading

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