<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcsandiego.com/entertainment/the-scene http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego http://www.nbcsandiego.comen-usThu, 29 Jun 2017 06:07:45 -0700Thu, 29 Jun 2017 06:07:45 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Your Fourth of July Fireworks Finder]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:53:54 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/fireworks-generic-02.jpg
With patriotic parties aplenty, there will be no shortage of fireworks in San Diego this 4th of July. Here's our guide to the dazzling shows that will illuminate our skyline on Independence Day.

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<![CDATA[San Diego High School Student Wins National Award]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:42:27 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/6-27-17-Sky+Frank+Ken+Jacques+2.jpg
A San Diego high school student took home a prestigious national musical theater award

Photo Credit: Ken Jacques ]]>
<![CDATA[Things to Do This Weekend: June 29-July 2]]> Wed, 28 Jun 2017 12:18:19 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/175843765-american-flag-generic.jpg
Looking for something fun to do this weekend? There's always something going on in America's Finest City. TGI Weekend!

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<![CDATA[Free or Cheap Things to Do in San Diego]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:16:11 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Balboa-Park-Art-After-Dark-SDMOA.jpg
You don't need to spend a fortune to have fun in this city.

Photo Credit: San Diego Museum of Art/Bauman Photographers]]>
<![CDATA[‘Jeff and the Showgram’ Off The Air]]> Wed, 28 Jun 2017 22:05:37 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/generic+radio+microphone.jpg
A beloved radio program on San Diego’s airwaves for nearly 30 years has been canceled – much to the dismay of loyal listeners.

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<![CDATA[Your #SanDiegoGram Photos]]> Sat, 17 Jun 2017 15:12:23 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SD-Gram-0617-big_reabs.jpg
We want to show off your Instagram pictures. Just include the hashtag #SanDiegoGram.

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<![CDATA[PAWmicon: Comic Canines in Cosplay]]> Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:00:57 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/pawmicon_19.jpg
Coo over woofers dressed as superheroes, and villains, too, from movies and comic books, at a sweet San Diego fundraiser.

Photo Credit: The Helen Woodward Animal Center]]>
<![CDATA[Mounting Losses Force Closure of Suzie's Farm]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:51:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Suzies-Farm-Facebook.jpg
Suzie’s Farm, an organic farm in San Diego’s Tijuana River Valley, is closing after eight years in business.

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<![CDATA[Conan O'Brien to Return to San Diego for 2017 Comic-Con]]> Sun, 25 Jun 2017 21:53:11 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/456023519.jpg
Late-night funnyman Conan O’Brien plans to return to San Diego Comic-Con International (SDCC) next month, hosting his talk show from downtown San Diego as the four-day pop culture convention unfolds.

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<![CDATA[Shakira Announces San Diego Show]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:04:19 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/cantante-shakira-entre-las-mas-poderosas-forbes.jpg
Mark your calendars, San Diego: Shakira is finally returning to town with a stop at Valley View Casino Center in 2018.

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<![CDATA[Shakespeare Under the Stars: Globe Brings Back Monday Movies]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 20:00:36 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/2017-04-06+11.42.15-2.jpg
San Diegans can spend their Monday evenings this summer watching Shakespeare under the stars.

Photo Credit: Monica Garske]]>
<![CDATA[What to Eat at the 2017 San Diego County Fair]]> Fri, 02 Jun 2017 07:26:46 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Fair-Food-2017-ChickenCharliesKrispyKreme.JPG
It’s about that time to tantalize those tastebuds: the menu at the 2017 San Diego County Fair will soon be rolled out, featuring the sweet and the salty, the fried and the flavorful and everything in between.

Photo Credit: San Diego County Fair]]>
<![CDATA[Eater SD: Hello Kitty Café Truck Rides Again]]> Sat, 24 Jun 2017 16:37:05 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Hello-Kitty-Cafe-Eater.jpg
Eater San Diego shares the top stories of the week from San Diego’s food and drink scene including the return of an adorable Hello Kitty-themed mobile café and word on a Korean friend chicken joint coming...

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<![CDATA[5 Things to Do in Old Town]]> Thu, 01 Jun 2017 14:46:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Garske-OldTownSanDiego-27.jpg
Considered to be the birthplace of California, Old Town San Diego is home to museums, restaurants, historical demonstrations a peaceful cemetery and even a house that is believed to be haunted.

Photo Credit: Monica Garske]]>
<![CDATA[Can You Identify These Celebrities in Sunglasses?]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:37:22 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_SUNGLASSES_DAY_1-149858084274500001.jpg
June 27 is National Sunglasses Day. Can you identify these celebrities based on their sunglasses?]]>
<![CDATA[Nintendo Goes Back Into Retro Gaming Market With SNES Classic]]> Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:28:45 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_SNES_CLASSIC_062617_2_1-149850703485200001.jpg
Nintendo will release the Super Nintendo Classic on Sept. 29, after the success of the release of NES Classic last year.]]>
<![CDATA[Behind the Keyboard: How New Emojis Are Chosen]]> Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:48:06 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Emoji-5-1.jpg
Between wizards, rock climbers, and gender non-conforming people, many of the 137 new emojis coming soon to your phone's keyboard may have come from the minds of ordinary texters, NBC News reported.

Photo Credit: Emojipedia]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego Ranks Among ‘Most Adventurous Cities in America']]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 11:43:48 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/surfboard7.jpg
With shorelines and outdoor opportunities galore, San Diego is ranked the fifth “most adventurous” city in America – out of 100 cities – according to a study released Thursday by a popular magazine.

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<![CDATA[Ruffed Up: The Dogs in Competition to Be World's Ugliest]]> Fri, 23 Jun 2017 21:32:17 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/191*120/AP_17175106375003.jpg


Photo Credit: AP Photo/Eric Risberg]]>
<![CDATA[Local Tony-Winning Director to Direct 'Diana' the Musical]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:45:59 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/168*120/GettyImages-694991150.jpg
A Tony Award-winning local director is tied to a new production focusing on the Princess of Wales.

Photo Credit: Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions]]>
<![CDATA[Chula Vista Joins ‘World’s Largest Swimming Lesson’]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:30:59 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SwimLesson-0622.JPG
Sporting swimsuits and sunscreen, dozens of children in Chula Vista took part in a global event Thursday known as the “World’s Largest Swimming Lesson” (WLSL).

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<![CDATA['Star Trek: Bridge Crew' Goes Where No Gamer Has Gone Before]]> Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:24:24 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/STBC_Enterprise_AstroGator_1490913773.png
The world of virtual reality in video games has explored places never seen or experienced. In these scenarios, the landscape and everything that goes with it is new and springs from someone’s imagination. But...
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<![CDATA[Parking Rates Along San Diego Bay Waterfront to Change]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:25:59 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/parking+meter+bayfront.jpg
One popular parking area will nearly double its rate.

Photo Credit: Steven Luke]]>
<![CDATA[Win Tickets to Keys N Krates at Bassmnt]]> Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:27:15 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/222*120/Keys+N+Krates+Press+Photo.jpg
Kick off your Fourth of July party early by winning four tickets and VIP entry to Keys N Krates at Bassmnt on July 3!]]>
<![CDATA[Could San Diego Be The New Hub for Virtual Reality? ]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 09:50:03 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-695704188.jpg
The co-founder of San Diego Startup Week, Austin Neudecker, said Wednesday he believes San Diego could become a new leader in the world of virtual reality.

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<![CDATA[Longtime La Mesa Golf Course Closing Thursday ]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 09:49:29 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/174*120/golfing8962.PNG
On June 22nd the Sun Valley Golf Course in La Mesa will close all golf operations permanently.]]>
<![CDATA[Making a Splash: Zoo's First-Ever Dive Team]]> Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:22:38 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Zoo-Dive-Team-AfricaRocks.jpg
A group of keepers at the San Diego Zoo are moonlighting as divers, forming a team that will help care for a new seawater habitat that will be home to penguins, fish and, eventually, leopard sharks.

Photo Credit: Ken Bohn/San Diego Zoo
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<![CDATA[Burger King Shakes Up Menu with Lucky Charms Beverage]]> Wed, 21 Jun 2017 19:44:42 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/armus-lucky-charms-shake.jpg
They're magically delicious — and now, they're in a milkshake. Lucky Charms cereal will appear in a limited-edition shake at select Burger King locations, the fast-food chain announced Tuesday. At $2.99,...

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<![CDATA[Chick-fil-A Heads to La Mesa]]> Thu, 15 Jun 2017 15:07:48 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Chick-FIl-A.png
A new Chick-fil-A restaurant is opening next week in La Mesa – and 100 fans will have a chance to win a year’s worth of free food during the unique grand opening celebration.

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<![CDATA[Eater SD: Local Bites & Road Trip Eats]]> Sat, 17 Jun 2017 15:34:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Eater-Ensenada-JackieBryant.jpg
This week, Eater San Diego cruises around town, sharing tasty tidbits on where to eat in local communities, plus where to grab a bite if you’re taking a road trip to Orange County or Mexico.

Photo Credit: Jackie Bryant
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<![CDATA[Photos: Robert Sean Leonard in Old Globe's King Richard II]]> Sun, 18 Jun 2017 11:55:13 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/kingrichard2-13-web-CROP.jpg
One of Shakespeare's greatest historical plays opens at The Old Globe on June 18. Robert Sean Leonard (TV’s “House,” The Old Globe’s Pygmalion) takes on the title role in "King Richard II". The play follows King

Photo Credit: Jim Cox]]>
<![CDATA[Chick-Fil-A To Offer Gluten-Free Buns]]> Wed, 21 Jun 2017 08:14:38 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_CHICK_FIL_A_GLUTEN_FREE_061917_1-149790016143700001.jpg
Chick-Fil-A has become the latest fast food chain to offer gluten-free options to its customers. The new gluten-free bun will come wrapped in plastic since the kitchens are not gluten-free. Customers who pay the]]>
<![CDATA[Brewery Raises Glass to Gwynn With '5.5K' Run]]> Sat, 17 Jun 2017 20:56:35 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/padre-bat-AP95090201086.jpg
Hundreds of runners participated in the 3rd annual Tony Gwynn 5.5K Run/Walk Saturday. The event raised money for the Tony & Alicia Gwynn Foundation.

Photo Credit: ASSOCIATED PRESS]]>
<![CDATA[PICS: Sheryl Crow at Humphreys Concerts by the Bay]]> Fri, 16 Jun 2017 14:26:43 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Sheryl+Crow+6.6.17+Alex+Matthews+%282%29.jpg
'If it makes you happy': Sheryl Crow trotted out the hits at Humphreys Concerts by the Bay on June 6.

Photo Credit: Alex Matthews]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego Tops US Market for Active Breweries]]> Fri, 16 Jun 2017 15:05:18 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Craft-Beer-Generic-Getty-1.jpg
San Diego is the nation’s top market for the number of operating craft beer breweries and ranks fifth in the U.S. for the number being planned, according to a new national report by brokerage firm Cushman...

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<![CDATA[Historic Route 101 Sign Unveiled]]> Thu, 15 Jun 2017 13:15:25 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Historic+Route+101+Sign.jpg
For 35 years, Pacific Highway was part of Route 101 that stretched from the Mexican border to Olympia, Washington.

Photo Credit: The City of San Diego]]>
<![CDATA['Newsies', 'Mamma Mia' and More in Moonlight's 2018 Season]]> Thu, 15 Jun 2017 16:48:40 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GETTY+SLANT+-+Newsies+and+Chicago.jpg
Two San Diego regional premieres, a returning La Jolla-born production and a popular Broadway musical make up Moonlight's 2018 season.

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<![CDATA[Five Times Athletes Have Challenged Animals]]> Sat, 17 Jun 2017 03:36:07 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DIT_SPO_5_TIMES_ATHLETES_VS_ANIMALS_061617-149765207316100001.jpg
With the announcement that Michael Phelps will race a shark for Discovery Channel's "Shark Week," we take a look back at five times athletes competed against animals.]]>
<![CDATA[Advertisers Strive to Show 'Real Dads']]> Sun, 18 Jun 2017 20:57:38 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-657869706-withchild.jpg
"Diapers don’t care who change them." That's the attitude companies are increasingly adopting when advertising products for dads. The diaper phrase, part of Procter & Gamble's #WeSeeEqual campaign from March,...

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<![CDATA[The Costs Of Being A Dad]]> Fri, 16 Jun 2017 10:57:45 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/dad-generic-and-son-shaving.jpg
Welcome to parenthood. You are a proud new father, simultaneously overjoyed and terrified. Since you are now responsible for another human being, you should know that the estimate of what it will cost to...

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<![CDATA[Weekend Def Wish]]> Fri, 16 Jun 2017 09:58:41 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*124/defleppgetty.jpg
Robin Roth's top weekend show picks include Def Leppard at Mattress Firm Amphitheatre, the Specials at House of Blues, and Evan Dando at the Casbah.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[German Carrier Adds Direct Local Flights to Frankfurt]]> Thu, 15 Jun 2017 08:19:43 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP487265730454.jpg
German airline Lufthansa Group has announced plans to begin new direct service between San Diego and Frankfurt in the summer of 2018.

Photo Credit: AP
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<![CDATA['White Skittles' for U.K. Pride Month Are Drawing Backlash]]> Thu, 15 Jun 2017 10:07:54 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/skittles-and-tesco-crop.jpg
An all-white, limited edition of Skittles sold in the U.K. has ignited internet debate over what some critics are calling a tone-deaf marketing scheme to celebrate LGBT Pride month. Skittles partnered...

Photo Credit: Tesco.com
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<![CDATA['Boy Meets World' House Finds a Buyer]]> Wed, 14 Jun 2017 07:15:21 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/knbc-boy-meets-world-house-for-sale-tn-3.jpg
A Studio City house featured in the 1990s TV sitcom "Boy Meets World" has sold for $1.29 million, a spokeswoman for the real estate agency said.

Photo Credit: Getty Images/JBT Photography, John Turner]]>
<![CDATA[New Stores, 2nd Valet Coming to Fashion Valley Mall]]> Tue, 13 Jun 2017 10:32:43 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/shopping+returns+generic.jpg
A relocated California Pizza Kitchen, new stores and a second valet location are among additions in the works at Fashion Valley mall in Mission Valley.

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<![CDATA[La Jolla Playhouse Artistic Director Takes Home Tony Award]]> Mon, 12 Jun 2017 11:12:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/168*120/GettyImages-694991150.jpg
The La Jolla Playhouse-connected play 'Indecent' also took home Tony Awards.

Photo Credit: Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions
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<![CDATA[Dessert Goals: Fresh Confection Fest]]> Wed, 14 Jun 2017 16:48:43 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/dessertgoals0293923.jpg
Snack upon sweets while burnishing your snapshot skills.

Photo Credit: Dessert Goals]]>
<![CDATA[Seattle’s Space Needle Set for Renovation]]> Tue, 13 Jun 2017 15:10:25 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SAMPLE+TIMELINE.00_00_02_21.Still002.jpg
Starting in September, the 55-year-old Space Needle will undergo renovations to add a floor-to-ceiling glass observation deck and a glass restaurant floor.

Photo Credit: Space Needle]]>