Category Archives: Kidstuff

100 Years of Positive Spin

We’re still a half-dozen years from the celebrations that will doubtless erupt in Balboa Park to mark the 100th anniversary of the 1915 Panama-California Exposition (the influential event that, among other things, made the park what it is today). But … Continue reading

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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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Under the Sea

Anyone who enjoys the beach should love The Map, the depiction of La Jolla Underwater Park and Ecological Reserve unveiled September 12 at La Jolla Shores. Created on a once-unlovely 2300-square-foot corner of Kellogg Park between the park’s south comfort station … Continue reading

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Three Reasons to Take Your Bird-loving Friends to Freeflight, instead of the San Diego Zoo

1) It’s cheaper. Freeflight isn’t in business to make money from tourists.  It’s a place where exotic bird owners can board their large and often noisy feathered friends. A sign asks visitors for a $5 donation.  The zoo’s current one-day admission … Continue reading

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Kid Culture

With hundreds of children’s museums in the US alone and dozens more reportedly in the works, we felt some skepticism over whether the San Diego’s New Children’s Museum would justify its $29 million price tag.  Did America really need yet … Continue reading

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