<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcsandiego.com/entertainment/the-scene http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego http://www.nbcsandiego.com en-us Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:57:00 -0700 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:57:00 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[New H&M, TOPSHOP Stores Coming to San Diego]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:34:16 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/TOPSHOP+TOPMAN-San-Diego%5B1%5D.jpg
Fans of European fashion should get their wallets ready as new TOPSHOP and H&M stores come to the county.

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<![CDATA[Best Friends Cheetah and Dog Scamper Around Safari Park]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:37:50 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/cheetah+and+dog+friends.JPG
The claws are coming out, but what’s a little rough-housing between two really adorable friends?

Photo Credit: San Diego Zoo Safari Park]]>
<![CDATA[Contest Seeks New, Roving Mini Park]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 11:33:59 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/mobile-parklet-photo-710x611_edited-1.jpg
Space is tight in downtown San Diego but a new, roving mini park in the densely populated area could be just the ticket to making the most out of urban public space.

Photo Credit: Downtown San Diego Partnership]]>
<![CDATA[Navy Puts Sailboat Up for Public Auction]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 22:05:50 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/navy+sailboat+auction.JPG
A Poway girl has died after falling 550 feet into a canyon at Yellowstone National Park Sunday morning.

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<![CDATA[Weekend Events for Aug. 21-24]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:22:45 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/tribeca-cocktails-480813193.jpg
Let's toast to the weekend. Here are some San Diego events serving up lively libations.

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<![CDATA[Artwalk 2014 at Liberty Station]]> Sat, 16 Aug 2014 13:43:24 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Artwalk-0816.jpg
The 9th Annual Artwalk took over Liberty Station on Aug. 16, 2014. NBC 7's Diana Guevara reports.

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<![CDATA[Chula Vista HarborFest 2014]]> Sat, 16 Aug 2014 09:57:43 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/CV-HarborFest.jpg
The 2014 Chula Vista HarborFest takes place on Aug. 16, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Bayside Park. The free, family-friendly event includes educational exhibits, water activities and, of course,...

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<![CDATA[Petco to Offer Rita's Italian Ice]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 17:31:35 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Ritas-italian-ice-facebook.jpg
That laundry can pile up and so can the costs. But as NBC 7's Consumer Bob reports, there are ways to save money.

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<![CDATA[The Future of Downtown's Makers Quarter]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 20:57:12 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SD-Makers-Quarter.jpg
Before construction on a major redevelopment area downtown even begins, the people are already coming.

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<![CDATA[USD, UCSD Among Best U.S. Colleges for Food]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 09:40:57 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/57241258.jpg
They're not only happy at UC San Diego, they're apparently cool, too.

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<![CDATA[Parking Meter Changes at Waterfront]]> Sat, 16 Aug 2014 13:25:13 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/parking-meter.generic.jpg
Come next month, visitors to the North Embarcadero and Ruocco Park areas will have to bring a little extra change to park in the metered lots by the waterfront.

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<![CDATA[The Final Sips of Summer]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:33:23 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Mojito-Generic.jpg
Summer is almost over, but there's still some time to savor the last sips of the season. Check out these specialty cocktails offered at north San Diego hotspots while it's still hot out.]]>
<![CDATA[UC San Diego Named Among "Coolest" Schools]]> Wed, 06 Jun 2012 14:45:59 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/UCSD+Sun+God+crowd+shots+%281%29.jpg
The 48th annual Watermelon Drop will have a “Watermelon Queen” who will drop a watermelon off the seventh floor of Urey Hall to see how far it splats.

Photo Credit: Alex Matthews]]>
<![CDATA[NBC 7 Users Share Images of Super Moon]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 06:47:53 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/17e13944f99e498cb5380d044f8680b4.jpg
Images of the Super Moon from NBC 7 San Diego users.]]>
<![CDATA[Penguin Chick Is Scientific Breakthrough]]> Sat, 09 Aug 2014 09:49:28 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/seaworld+penguin+artificial+insemination.JPG
Long known as America’s Finest City, San Diego has also now been dubbed one of America’s “coolest cities,” according to a newly-released list by Forbes and Sperling’s Best Places.

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<![CDATA[Back to School Tech Gear: 10 Hot Gadgets for Students]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:12:08 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/thumb-tech.jpg
From tablet convertibles to smart watches and battery charging phone cases, here's a list of top back to school electronics for the season.]]>
<![CDATA[Back to School Tech: Hot Electronic Gear for Students]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 07:31:31 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/thumb-tech.jpg
Students and their families say registering for graduation gifts they need for dorm and school life helps them manage the growing costs associated with leaving home; average spending on furniture, supplies...]]>
<![CDATA[New Eatery & Bar Opens in Ocean Beach]]> Sat, 09 Aug 2014 15:47:03 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/OB-Warehouse-MikeNewton_edited-1.jpg
Ocean Beach has a new addition: a 6,000-square-foot restaurant and bar fit for both foodies and beachgoers.

Photo Credit: Mike Newton]]>
<![CDATA[Super Moon, Perseids to Light Up Sky Sunday]]> Fri, 08 Aug 2014 15:07:41 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/super+moon+san+diego+.jpg
The biggest and brightest full moon of the year will light up the sky. Coincidentally, the annual Perseid meteor shower is set to peak also on Sunday.

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<![CDATA[The Return of CityFest]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:21:13 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Sounddiego+Live+5-31-12-71+722.jpg
The 30th annual CityFest street fair takes over Hillcrest Aug. 10 for a day of live music, beer, food, games, and much more.

Photo Credit: Vito Di Stefano]]>
<![CDATA[August Events in North San Diego]]> Wed, 06 Aug 2014 13:56:01 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Happy-Hour-Dog.jpg
If the end of summer is sneaking up on you, get your sunny fill with these local August events found on Yelp. From fairies to food truck and beer festivals, there’s so much fun to be had before the...]]>
<![CDATA[Janis Joplin Stamp On Sale This Weekend]]> Fri, 08 Aug 2014 01:47:45 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/08072014-janis-joplin-stamp.jpg
A petition to get the hilarious singer named as the main act has made its way to Change.org and already has more than 70,000 signatures.

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<![CDATA[New Downtown Murals Celebrate San Diego ]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:51:29 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/mural+horton+plaza.JPG
Ten murals now on public display in front of Horton Plaza show off reasons why millions love San Diego.]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego: 6th Coolest City in America]]> Sat, 09 Aug 2014 09:49:28 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SDBaySunset-GARSKE.jpg
Long known as America’s Finest City, San Diego has also now been dubbed one of America’s “coolest cities,” according to a newly-released list by Forbes and Sperling’s Best Places.

Photo Credit: Monica Garske]]>
<![CDATA[Hillcrest Hosts 30th Annual CityFest]]> Sat, 09 Aug 2014 09:53:15 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Hillcrest-CityFest-Sign.JPG
Hillcrest will be buzzing this weekend – specifically right under the community’s famous namesake sign – as the 30th annual CityFest floods the streets.

Photo Credit: Monica Garske]]>
<![CDATA[Heiva San Diego 2014]]> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 13:44:43 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Heiva-SD-14.jpg
The Heiva San Diego 2014 “Evening in the South Pacific” event will celebrate Polynesian culture with live entertainment, vendors and more. The two-day event is at the San Diego Concourse on Aug.9-10 and...

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<![CDATA[Bakery Whips Up Gooey Treats for National S'mores Day]]> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 13:55:34 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Smore-Day-Cravory.jpg
National S’more Day is this Sunday and a San Diego bakery is getting into the spirit by offering six unique, gooey cookie creations – no campfire or roasting stick required.

Photo Credit: The Cravory]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego Still in Race to Host America's Cup]]> Tue, 05 Aug 2014 21:02:24 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/181*120/181472272_8.jpg
The owners of more than 300 vehicles visited a parking lot at UCLA where many saw their vehicles for the first time since last week's flooding left them stranded in parking garages on the Westwood campus.

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<![CDATA[Stone to Host 18th Anniversary Beer Bash]]> Tue, 05 Aug 2014 20:34:02 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Stone-Brewery-Craft-Beer-ge.jpg
San Diego’s Stone Brewing Co. will celebrate its 18th anniversary this month with the ultimate beer bash: nearly 200 craft brews, more than 80 breweries and two sessions for beer connoisseurs to tap into.

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<![CDATA[San Diego-Born Panda Gives Birth to Twins]]> Wed, 06 Aug 2014 21:06:56 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/su+lin.jpg
Try to cage your excitement: A giant panda born in San Diego is now the mother of twins. Nine-year-old Su Lin gave birth to two panda cubs on Sunday, according to the China News

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<![CDATA[Marilyn Monroe: Fans Gather in Westwood to Remember]]> Tue, 05 Aug 2014 17:43:31 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/marilynmonroe923.jpg
Pay tribute to the icon on the 52nd anniversary of her passing.

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<![CDATA[RB Radisson Completes $4.5M Renovation]]> Tue, 05 Aug 2014 16:50:06 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Radisson-Renovation-0805.jpg
One year and $4.5 million later, the Radisson Hotel in Rancho Bernardo has completed renovations, the hotel chain announced Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Chargers FanFest 2014]]> Sat, 02 Aug 2014 16:10:44 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Chargers-FF-5.jpg
Decked out in blue and gold, Bolts fans headed to Qualcomm Stadium Saturday for the 2014 San Diego Chargers FanFest – their first chance to check out the team before football season.

Photo Credit: NBC 7 San Diego]]>
<![CDATA[Yelp Puts Fun Twist on Shakespearean Play]]> Tue, 05 Aug 2014 12:29:50 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Yelp11A0804_1200x675_314931267543.jpg
Trish Sanderson with Yelp joined NBC 7's Jason Austell on Aug. 4, 2014, to talk about how Yelp is putting a fun twist on "A Midsummer Night's Dream" to benefit the California Center for the Arts in Escondido.]]>
<![CDATA[Locals Hooked on New Fish Market]]> Sat, 02 Aug 2014 20:49:17 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SD-Fish-Market-0.jpg
Some much needed rain is drizzling across parched San Diego County, just one day after the region was put under Stage 2 drought alert.

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<![CDATA[Popular Eatery Expands to North County, Embarcadero]]> Sat, 02 Aug 2014 17:11:40 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Carnitas-Snack-Shack-1.jpg
After three years in business, the pigging out persists for a popular North Park eatery that’s set to expand into San Diego’s North County this month and later to the Embarcadero area.

Photo Credit: Facebook/Carnitas' Snack Shack]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego's New Fish Market Opens]]> Sat, 02 Aug 2014 11:25:19 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SD-Fish-Market-1.jpg
Dozens of San Diegans lined up at Fish Harbor Pier on Aug. 2, 2014, to shop at the city's new open-air fish and seafood market. The pier will transform into the vibrant outdoor marketplace every Saturday at...

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<![CDATA[Kid-Friendly Summer Activities]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:11:10 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Kids-Playing-Generic.jpg
There are still a few weeks left until the kids go back to school but by now, you may be running out of ideas to keep them entertained. Don’t worry, Yelp has rounded up a list of fun and affordable activities to...

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<![CDATA[Sip 'n' Stroll in Pacific Beach]]> Fri, 01 Aug 2014 15:07:17 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/PB-Sip-Stroll.jpg
The north Pacific Beach community will celebrate local businesses and residents this Sunday with a free outdoor event dubbed the PB “Sip ‘n’ Stroll.”

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<![CDATA[Hotel Del Celebrates Wizard of Oz]]> Fri, 01 Aug 2014 11:45:38 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Wizard-of-Oz-Generic.jpg
San Diego’s seaside City of Coronado will feel more like the Emerald City this month as the Hotel Del Coronado celebrates the 50th Annual “Wizard of Oz” Convention.

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<![CDATA[Costumes of Comic-Con]]> Sat, 02 Aug 2014 14:58:56 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SDCC-0725-36.JPG
Comic-Con wouldn't be what it is today if it weren't for the fervent fans in outrageous and elaborate costumes and makeup. Here are some snapshots from the convention floor of those incredible costumes at...

Photo Credit: Brad Streicher]]>
<![CDATA[BD Wong Stars in "The Orphan of Zhao"]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:18:30 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/BD-Wong-La-Jolla.jpg
BD Wong appears in what he describes as a "juicy revenge tale."

Photo Credit: NBC 7]]>
<![CDATA[Zoo Gets Fruit From Flipped Truck]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:55:51 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/elephant8.jpg
Passengers in a car traveling through Topsfield, Massachusetts on Wednesday morning had a frightening ordeal when an ax became lodged in their windshield. They were driving on Route 95 southbound around...

Photo Credit: Erin Harrison/Oakland Zoo]]>
<![CDATA[Stars Party at Comic-Con San Diego]]> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 11:57:10 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/452705590.jpg
Images of the stars partying, relaxing or just having fun around San Diego for Comic-Con 2014.

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<![CDATA[Island Vibe Music Festival Preview]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:16:09 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/island+vibe+festival.jpg
The sounds of ukuleles will be heard Saturday when the Island Vibe Music Festival comes to town. The event features Polynesian dancers, island food and live music, of course. Here’s a preview.

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<![CDATA[Best of 2014 San Diego Comic-Con]]> Wed, 06 Aug 2014 01:10:39 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SDCC-0726-45.JPG
We show you what you can't miss at the biggest pop-culture event in the country.

Photo Credit: Brad Streicher]]>
<![CDATA[Celebs Expected at Comic-Con 2014]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:29:59 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/NUP_159097_0271.JPG
San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 runs from July 24-27 at downtown's San Diego Convention Center. As usual, the pop culture extravaganza will be packed with celebrities from both film and

Photo Credit: Rodolfo Martinez/NBC]]>