<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]> Copyright 2015 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 Tue, 07 Jul 2015 06:38:16 -0700 Tue, 07 Jul 2015 06:38:16 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Bringing Comic-Con to Barrio Logan]]> Mon, 06 Jul 2015 17:07:17 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/liberty11P0705_1200x675_477984323831.jpg
Residents in one San Diego neighborhood say their community is often overlooked in the celebrations. NBC7's Liberty Zabala reports on how neighbors are trying to bring Comic Con to Barrio Logan.]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend Events: July 9-12]]> Sun, 05 Jul 2015 18:34:51 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/San_Diego_fireworks2BBB.jpg
Looking for something fun to do this weekend? There's always something going on in America's Finest City.
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<![CDATA[Baby Giraffe Explores Safari Park Home]]> Mon, 06 Jul 2015 19:52:09 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/congo+baby+giraffe.JPG
The San Diego Zoo Safari Park got a gangly new resident for its East Africa habitat Monday morning.

Photo Credit: San Diego Zoo Safari Park ]]>
<![CDATA[Eateries Offer Comic-Comic Eats, Sips]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 14:23:42 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Comic-Con-Eats-1.jpg
San Diego Comic-Con International 2015 (SDCC) will take over the streets of downtown next week and some restaurants will offer snacks and sips inspired by the colorful pop culture convention.]]>
<![CDATA[Big Bay Boom Lights Up San Diego Harbor]]> Mon, 06 Jul 2015 06:54:13 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/big+bay+boom+2015+2.jpg
More than 14,000 pounds of explosives lit up the San Diego Embarcadero during the city's annual Big Bay Boom.

Photo Credit: NBC 7 Staff]]>
<![CDATA[Lyft, Uber Granted Airport Permits]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:56:27 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Lindbergh-Field-2014.jpg
Uber and Lyft drivers can pick-up riders from Lindbergh Field in a one-year piloted program.]]>
<![CDATA[Behind the 'Big Bay Boom' Fireworks]]> Sun, 05 Jul 2015 12:00:25 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Greg6p0704_1200x675_477030467678.jpg
One man took NBC 7's Greg Bledsoe through the process leading up to San Diego's spectacular Big Bay Boom.]]>
<![CDATA[How to Enjoy Comic-Con Without a Badge]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 20:25:01 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/6PR_PKG_COMIC_CON_ANNOU_KNSD6R3V_1200x675_475525187802.jpg
Plenty will be going on outside the hallowed Comic-Con halls for those without a badge.]]>
<![CDATA[Crowds Pack Local Beaches for Holiday Celebrations]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 19:24:51 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Rascon6p0704_1200x675_477008963903.jpg
Downtown people are staking out their positions for tonight's big fireworks shows, but it doesn't compare to the beaches, which have been packed since early Saturday morning. NBC 7's Matt Rascon has more on the...]]>
<![CDATA[FIFA Women's World Cup Finale Viewing Spots ]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 14:35:07 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SD-World-Cup-Fan-9.jpg
Two popular downtown spots will hold viewing parties.

Photo Credit: Travis MacKenzie]]>
<![CDATA[San Diegan Wins $430K in Lottery]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 14:47:51 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Lotto-Winner-Ranch-Market-0703.jpg
A San Diego resident won close to a half-million dollars in the Mega Millions Lottery and was left completely speechless, triple-checking his ticket in awe.

Photo Credit: NBC 7 San Diego/California Lottery]]>
<![CDATA[Final Weekend at the Fair: July 4-5]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 14:09:35 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/sdcountyfair22.jpg
After a month of fried food, rides and concerts, the final weekend of the San Diego County Fair has come. If you haven’t made it to the Del Mar Fairgrounds just yet, there’s still time to bid farewell.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Cool Eats: Snow Cones in San Diego]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:32:39 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Ice-Blast-Shave-Ice.jpg
Shaved ice, snow cones, snowballs. Believe or not, sunny San Diego has plenty of icy blasts – at least the kind served with sweet syrups at local businesses all over the county.

Photo Credit: Ice Blast Shaved Ice/Facebook
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<![CDATA[Crowds Line Streets Coronado's Annual 4th of July Parade]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 13:37:34 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/coronado+4th+of+july+2.jpg
Crowds came out to line the streets of Coronado for the city's annual 4th of July parade and festivities.]]>
<![CDATA[Where to See Fireworks in San Diego]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 10:17:12 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/fireworks+generic.jpg
The skies around San Diego County will fill with fireworks as Americans celebrate the 4th of July. Wondering where to take in the fun?
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<![CDATA[Images: Crowds Fill San Diego's Beaches]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 11:39:17 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/184*120/Ocean+Beach+0703.JPG
Fourth of July is one of the busiest times for San Diego's beaches. Many beach goers started the holiday early, flocking to the beach on Friday. The outdoor fun continued on the 4th of July on Saturday.

Photo Credit: Jim Grant]]>
<![CDATA[10 Things Deadheads Should Know Before Chicago Shows]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 19:39:00 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/0626-2015-GratefulDead.jpg
Ten things Deadheads should know before the band's highly-anticipated festival at Soldier Field.

Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area]]>
<![CDATA[Getting to Big Bay Boom Fireworks]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:08:04 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Big-Bay-Boom-2013-Port.jpg
The skies around San Diego County will fill with fireworks as Americans celebrate the 4th of July.

Photo Credit: Port of San Diego
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<![CDATA[4th of July Beach Safety Tips]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 12:57:56 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/san-diego-lifeguard-beach-2.jpg
San Diego beaches are especially busy on the 4th of July. NBC 7’s Whitney Southwick gets some beach safety tips from Capt. Niki Burgan of the H20 Rescue Team, and Red Cross Hero of the Year.]]>
<![CDATA[Architects Named for $250 Million Downtown Project]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 08:17:32 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Wong_The_Block_SD_Zephyr_t620.jpg
Zephyr Partners recently named the lead building design and landscape architects for The Block, a $250 million downtown mixed-use project announced last year by the San Diego-based developer.

Photo Credit: Rendering courtesy of Joseph Wong Design Associates
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<![CDATA[4th of July Road Closures to Watch Out For]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 21:14:18 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/FourthofJulyKidsSD.jpg
Several roads will be closed during the 4th of July, the San Diego County Sheriff's office warns.

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<![CDATA[Camp Pendleton to Host 4th of July Beach Bash]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:46:30 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/179075292.jpg
U.S. service members and their families are invited to attend a 4th of July beach party hosted by Camp Pendleton in the North County, the base said.

Photo Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto]]>
<![CDATA[Bakery Rolls Out Comic-Con Themed Cookies]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:52:15 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Cravory-SDCC15-Cookies.jpg
A San Diego-based gourmet cookie shop is really sweet on Comic-Con and has just rolled out some new treats inspired by the upcoming comic book and pop culture spectacular.

Photo Credit: The Cravory]]>
<![CDATA[Faith Prince to Perform in San Diego]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:44:24 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Faith-Prince-070215.jpg
Tony-Award winning actress Faith Prince will be performing in the North County as part of "4 Girls 4" - a fundraising event for one night only on Friday, July 3.]]>
<![CDATA[Peas in Guacamole? Obama Weighs in on Twitter Debate ]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:15:38 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/guacamole-GettyImages-456804252.gif
President Barack Obama has a message for The New York Times: please don't pass the peas.

Photo Credit: Getty Images
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<![CDATA[New SD Park First to Be Named After Filipino-American]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:23:30 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Cesar+Solis.JPG
San Diego’s South Bay is getting a new park – the first in the city to be named after a Filipino-American.]]>
<![CDATA[Star-Studded Guest List Released for Conan's Comic-Con Shows]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:10:08 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/467920918.jpg
This will mark the first time a talk show has broadcast live from Comic-Con.

Photo Credit: Getty Images
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<![CDATA[Comic-Con: Sunday Events Revealed]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 07:00:47 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SDCC-0726-54.JPG
San Diego Comic-Con International 2015 is happening in less than two weeks and organizers have just released the programming schedule for the final day of the pop culture spectacular.

Photo Credit: Brad Streicher]]>
<![CDATA[Comic-Con: Saturday Events Revealed]]> Sun, 28 Jun 2015 00:14:41 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Comic-Con-Generic-Bob-Hansen.jpg
San Diego Comic-Con International 2015 is happening in less than two weeks and organizers have just released the programming schedule for the biggest day of the pop culture spectacular.

Photo Credit: Bob Hansen]]>
<![CDATA[What to Do If You've Lost Something at the Fair]]> Sun, 28 Jun 2015 16:58:57 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SD-Fair-Food-2015+005.JPG
The San Diego County Fair has been running since the start of June and will run through Sunday, July 5.

Photo Credit: Monica Garske]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego Angler Makes Trophy Catch on Kayak]]> Sun, 28 Jun 2015 14:38:21 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/Chuck+Levine+Bluefin+Kayak.JPG
Bluefin tuna landed just seven miles off shore]]>
<![CDATA[Confetti, Cheers Greet 1 Millionth Fair Visitor]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 07:46:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SD-Fair-2015-1millionth-Guest.JPG
In 2014, fair attendance reached more than 1,450,000 people.

Photo Credit: San Diego County Fair]]>
<![CDATA[Fair Awaits 1 Millionth Visitor]]> Thu, 25 Jun 2015 15:09:06 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/sdcountyfair55.jpg
The San Diego County Fair is 20 days deep into its season and about to celebrate an annual milestone: the one millionth visitor will soon walk through those gates and into the fairgrounds.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Road Trip Tips From Joyride Guru]]> Sat, 27 Jun 2015 14:10:12 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Joyride-Guru-627.jpg
If you’re staying in San Diego for the 4th of July weekend, you can still get around and explore. Since we live in a part of the country where beaches, mountains and desert are all within driving distance,...

Photo Credit: NBC 7 San Diego]]>
<![CDATA[Comic-Con: First Official Schedules Revealed]]> Fri, 26 Jun 2015 13:38:02 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/des1020.4k_PUB_STILL_PNT.1179.2.jpg
From "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" to William Shatner's live-reading of the autobiography of James T. Kirk, Comic-Con international in San Diego is getting ready to blast off with the first three days...

Photo Credit: Lucasfilm]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend Fair Highlights: June 27-28]]> Thu, 25 Jun 2015 15:10:10 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/sdcountyfair44.jpg
It's the fourth weekend of the San Diego County Fair and the calendar is jam-packed with fun. Plan your visit to the fullest using this events list as your guide.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego’s Tasty BBQ Spots]]> Thu, 25 Jun 2015 08:55:42 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/When-Pigs-Fly-BBQ-Vista-Facebook.jpg
This ain’t the South, but carnivores in San Diego have searing, opinionated views of mouthwatering, grilled meats nonetheless. Dig into this list of local BBQ joints slathering on the savory sauce and...

Photo Credit: When Pigs Fly BBQ/Facebook
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<![CDATA[Brews at the Ballpark: 2015 Padres BeerFest]]> Fri, 26 Jun 2015 12:24:20 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/padres+beerfest+2.JPG
Brews and baseball is the name of the game Friday as Petco Park hosts its summer BeerFest ahead of the Padres vs. Diamondbacks match-up in downtown San Diego.]]>
<![CDATA[Selfie Stick Ban Coming to Disney World, Disneyland]]> Fri, 26 Jun 2015 09:19:18 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/94889901.jpg
Don't bring your selfie stick to Disney World. Officials announced Friday that a ban takes effect Tuesday at all four Disney theme parks in Orlando as well as at Disney's water parks and Disney Quest, a...]]>
<![CDATA[First Signs of Comic-Con in San Diego]]> Fri, 26 Jun 2015 07:11:06 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Comic-Con+Preview+005.JPG
The first signs of next month's Comic-Con are in the air in San Diego – literally.

Photo Credit: Monica Garske
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<![CDATA[Craft Brewery’s 5th Anniversary Bash]]> Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:34:21 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Twisted-Manzanita-FB.jpg
An anniversary party is on tap this weekend for Twisted Manzanita Ales, a craft brewery based out of San Diego’s East County celebrating five years in business.

Photo Credit: Twisted Manzanita Ales/Facebook]]>
<![CDATA[New Project Proposed for East Village]]> Thu, 25 Jun 2015 07:47:22 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Cisterra_7th__Market_t620.jpg
Cisterra Development of San Diego has proposed an East Village mixed-use project that would include 205 residential units and a 160-room, five-star Ritz Carlton hotel, according to Civic San Diego.

Photo Credit: Cisterra Development
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<![CDATA[Taste 4 Sports Gala 2015]]> Thu, 25 Jun 2015 13:05:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Taste-4-Sports-0625.jpg
The “Taste 4 Sports” gala is happening on June 25, 2015, at the San Diego Hall of Champions. The event, which benefits S4EA.org, will include lots of good food, fun and sports memorabilia up for auction. NBC 7’s

Photo Credit: NBC 7 San Diego]]>
<![CDATA[McDonald's Tests New Pork Sandwich]]> Sat, 27 Jun 2015 17:51:38 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/happy+meal+new.jpg
McDonald’s has a new pork item on its menu. The world’s largest hamburger chain has debuted a new pulled pork sandwich in at least one Midwest market. The McDonald’s of Northern Indiana, which operates...

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<![CDATA["Game of Thrones" Comic-Con Panel Revealed]]> Wed, 24 Jun 2015 04:09:08 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Kit-Harrington-Jon-Snow-GettyImages-462819114.jpg
A few faces will be noticeably missing from the "Game of Thrones" panel expected at San Diego's Comic-Con 2015.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[New Playground Opens in El Cajon]]> Tue, 23 Jun 2015 10:16:23 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/KaBoom-El-Cajon-4-crop.jpg
A new community playground popped up in El Cajon over the weekend – built in less than six hours by volunteers.

Photo Credit: City of El Cajon]]>
<![CDATA[BBQ at the Ballpark]]> Tue, 23 Jun 2015 13:56:15 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Phils-BBQ-Generic-FB-2.jpg
San Diego’s popular BBQ joint – Phil’s BBQ – is hosting a mouthwatering tailgate party on June 28 at 11 a.m. The event, boasting delicious BBQ, will benefit the military mentoring program at Big Brothers...

Photo Credit: Phil's BBQ/Facebook]]>
<![CDATA[Plans Revealed for San Diego "Skyway" System]]> Sat, 20 Jun 2015 16:46:43 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SkywayRendering-7.jpg
A proposed aerial cable car system that would take people from the San Diego Bay to Balboa Park was reviewed Friday and a report gave a sneak peek at what the so-called “Skyway” might look like.

Photo Credit: SANDAG]]>
<![CDATA[The Ha Breath of Life Benefit Concert]]> Mon, 22 Jun 2015 12:59:48 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GuestMID0622_1200x675_469502531505.jpg
In the Polynesian culture, the word Ha means 'breath of life,' and for one local man, it literally means life itself. Andrew Celestial, Star Juarez and Sia-Osi Veimau join NBC 7's Whitney Southwick in studio to...]]>