Welcome Back, Prohibition

Welcome Back, Prohibition
Ask craft-cocktail fans to name their favorite San Diego bars and Prohibition will likely be near the top. So, it was a (temporary) loss when the bar closed for nearly three months while an adjoining restaurant got a makeover. Prohibition, along with …
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'Coin-Op Game Room' Plots 4th & Bryant Arcade Bar
With co-owner Mahmood hailing from well-regarded San Diego craft cocktail bar Lion's Share, we hear Coin-Op's nourishment isn't an afterthought. Each location offers a full bar and an eclectic mix of bar snacks to keep competitors fueled. Down in San …
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Mixology 619: Tongue Twister

Mixology 619: Tongue Twister
Did you grow up in San Diego? I grew up in Leucadia. I worked in many local bars and spent 14 years in L.A. as a bartender in Beverly Hills. Now, I'm glad to be back in San Diego and meeting new people and experiencing the local food and drink scene.
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Mixology 619: Slo Mo Fizz
I've been in San Diego for 10 years now, working at JRDN most of that time and I don't plan on leaving anytime soon. I got into bartending … One day as I was working behind the bar, I saw local legend Slomo cruise by on his roller blades. As he …
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Latest San Diego Nightlife News

Red Sox Closer Craig Kimbrel: 'I Do Better In Big Situations'
BOSTON (CBS) — The Red Sox have a new man for the ninth inning, and he can't wait to get a feel for Boston baseball. The Red Sox acquired Craig Kimbrel from San Diego this offseason to lock things down at the end of games, something he did 39 times …
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Proposed California law would require bartenders to stop serving drunk customers
The proposed legislation, introduced by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, D-San Diego, called the Responsible Interventions for Beverage Servers Training Act (or RIBS for short), mandates that bartenders would need to take a special training lasting at …
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Nerves and Nerve: 'Tantrums' drag amateurs speak on eve of stage debut
Tantrums and Tiaras: Battle of the Bar Queens happens Sunday, February 21, at 7 pm at The Observatory North Park, 2891 University Ave, San Diego, California 92104. Sponsoring this year's event will be Crown Jewel Sponsor Absolut Vodka, and Gold …
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Bag Raiders of the Lost Weekend

Bag Raiders of the Lost Weekend
19), Radiation City, Deep Sea Diver and Oh, Spirit! are at the Casbah; Sam Outlaw, Whitney Rose and Nena Anderson hit Soda Bar; Nicky Venus and Beginners play at Bar Pink; and Such a Bitch presents Susan, Keepers, plus special guests and DJ Chrissy …
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Red Sox hope Kimbrel gives needed bullpen punch
7. But beyond Uehara's health, he will turn 41 on April 3. That's why new president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski targeted the team's back end of the bullpen for upgrades in the offseason. Dombrowksi shipped away four prospects to San Diego in …
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Jim Winsor's Out & About: Tantrums & Tiaras is this Sunday
Coming up this Sunday will be the fourth annual running of the hugely popular community charity event Tantrums & Tiaras: Battleof the Bar Queens, at the Observatory North Park (aka the North Park Theatre). 100% of the proceeds will benefit The San …
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Win 4 VIP Tickets to Mardi Gras in the Gaslamp

Win 4 VIP Tickets to Mardi Gras in the Gaslamp
We will be bringing back the performers, Big Easy Parade, and spectacle that sets the standard for San Diego nightlife and entertainment. Five stages of entertainment to include International and National DJ talent as well as a live stage of Mardi Gras …
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Tantrums and Tiaras contestant profile: Ryan Birke of Flicks
The show is an over-the-top drag competition where representatives from some of the community's bars with little or no drag experience compete for the crown. The event benefits the programs of The San Diego LGBT Community Center. Leading up to the …
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Here comes 2016, dog

Here comes 2016, dog
Tex-Mex Grammy winners Los Lobos lope into Belly Up for the Solana Beach bar's New Year's Eve party. Read Dave Good's take on the Rock-Roll Hall of Fame snubees in this week's Of Note…. Bay Park bar Brick by Brick hosts New Year's Evil, featuring …
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Allegiant Air announces new flights to San Diego starting April 7th
With year-round sunshine, beautiful beaches and its world-renowned zoo, San Diego is one of California's top vacation destinations. Visitors can relax on the picturesque La Jolla beaches or enjoy San Diego's exciting nightlife in the city's celebrated …
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Where to Celebrate New Year's Eve in San Diego
Read below for dinners available in all price ranges and get info on a few unique NYC parties around San Diego. At Little Italy's Sirena, …. The party includes a private booth, VIP entrance and all-inclusive bar and appetizers for $ 75 per person …
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Celebrate January birthdays at Babycakes on Saturday night!
The monthly mass birthday celebration, presented by San Diego Pix, will be held Saturday, Jan. 16 from 8-10 pm. This birthday party for adults includes a hosted vodka bar from 9-10 pm, free cupcakes, giveaways, party favors, drinks specials and free …
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Double dose of Earthless
Miss the door in Middletown: local trio Soft Lions will play the “moody psychedelic post-riot grrl noise” off of their latest, Spellbreaker, at Soda Bar after fellow San Diegans Gloomsday and TJ gazers Mint Field…speed-metal four-piece Warhead lands …
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Jim Winsor's Out & About: MLK Weekend in Hillcrest

Jim Winsor's Out & About: MLK Weekend in Hillcrest
And finally on Saturday is the 2016 debut of Overdrive at Spin Nightclub, this month bringing us the sounds of DJ/Producer Hector Fonseca to San Diego, who will be making his Overdrive debut. He'llbe joined by Overdrive resident DJ Tristan Jaxx, and be …
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Rams face huge tasks before reaping big rewards from LA move
Rams fan Don Kirst holds a copy of the Los Angeles Daily News celebrating the impending return of the NFL football team to Los Angeles, at Big Wangs sports bar in the North Hollywood area of Los Angeles Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016. League owners voted …
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Latest San Diego Nightlife News

Jim Winsor's 2015 nightlife year in review
It was a replaced by a new business, Park & Rec, a bar not specifically targeted to the gay community. 2) In February, a horrific knife attack at the San Diego Eagle led to one man being hospitalized, and the perpetrator being jailed, released, then …
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San Diego Weekend Travel Guide
San Diego, with its year-round warmth and abundant beaches, serves as a perfect destination for fun—especially in the city's vibrant Gaslamp Quarter, a 16-square-block stretch of Victorian-era buildings, where fun, shopping, and nightlife mix. The …
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