Monthly Archives: October 2011

Fresh Roasted Success

I wondered if the little cloudburst earlier today would erase the happy chalked message that appeared in front of Bird Rock Coffee Roasters last weekend. But when I braved the drizzle to get my morning caffeine fix, the sign was still … Continue reading

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Pier One

The cafe that’s out on the Ocean Beach Pier is one of those places I love intensely every time I’m there, but most of the time I forget about. When I do decide to go, I worry that it will have closed, but … Continue reading

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The Oldest Sleep in San Diego

The Whaley House in Old Town touts its reputation as a haunted house, but when the restoration of the Cosmopolitan Hotel was completed last year, it seemed likely to be an even better place for conjuring ghostly glimpses of San … Continue reading

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