<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcsandiego.com/entertainment/the-scene http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego http://www.nbcsandiego.comen-usWed, 25 May 2016 12:08:10 -0700Wed, 25 May 2016 12:08:10 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA['Balboa Park After Dark': Museums & Food Trucks]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 13:10:59 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Balboa-Park-After-Dark2.jpg
Balboa Park will come alive after five this summer as the San Diego landmark launches its “Park After Dark” program, offering special nighttime attractions and deals.

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<![CDATA[New RV Resort Opens Near Pala Casino]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 15:46:24 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Pala-Casino-RV-Resort-1.jpg
A brand-new, 10-acre RV resort is now officially open in San Diego’s North County, right next to Pala Casino.

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<![CDATA[Boy, 12, Becomes Master Scuba Diver]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 16:05:37 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Tennessee-Cummings-Scuba-Diver-0524+%282%29.jpg
A 12-year-old boy in San Diego County is now one of the world’s youngest Junior Master Scuba Diver, earning the certification on a recent trip to Fiji.

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<![CDATA[Weekend Events: May 26-29]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 08:31:52 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/balboa+park2.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[San Diego Among Most Well-Read Cities]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 10:44:06 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GenericBooks.jpg
San Diego isn’t all sunshine and surf. According to Amazon, locals love getting cozy with a good book, too, as San Diego is ranked among the most well-read cities in the nation.

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<![CDATA[Del Mar Racetrack Announces 2016 Lineup]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 07:55:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/311+X-Fest+2014+Sleep+Train+%283%29.jpg
The Del Mar Racetrack has announced its 2016 Summer Concert Series lineup -- and like every year, it includes some huge names.

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<![CDATA[NBC’s “Strong” Trainer Eyes Win]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 12:13:27 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Strong-Guest-0524.jpg
NBC 7’s Whitney Southwick speaks with Todd Durkin, a trainer and contender on the NBC series, “Strong,” who is eyeing the big win. The show airs Thursdays.

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<![CDATA[Nathan's Famous Celebrates 100 Years in Coney Island]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 11:51:16 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/187*120/526115294.jpg
The Original Nathan's hot dog stand was opened in 1916. 100 years later the famous hot dog establishment lives and thrives!

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<![CDATA[Powerball Ticket Worth $439K Sold in San Diego]]> Sun, 22 May 2016 11:56:57 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/powerball-lotto-generic1.jpg
A very lucky lottery ticket worth more than $439,000 was recently sold in San Diego County, California Lottery officials announced Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Eater SD: Moonshine Beach Makes Splash in PB]]> Fri, 20 May 2016 12:41:32 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Eater-SD-Moonshine-Beach0520.jpg
Eater San Diego shares the top stories of the week from San Diego’s food and drink scene, including a look at Pacific Beach's new entertainment playground, the scoop on a cool liquid nitrogen ice cream...

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<![CDATA[Volunteers Build New Playground in Santee]]> Sun, 22 May 2016 09:14:14 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Santee-Playground-0521.jpg
More than 200 volunteers unveiled a playground they built in Santee Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Star Trek Franchise at 2016 Comic-Con]]> Sat, 21 May 2016 11:07:35 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/sdcc-signs-5-2015.JPG
A popular movie franchise is rolling out the red carpet at this year’s Comic-Con International in San Diego

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<![CDATA[Stone Plans Tap Room in Napa]]> Fri, 20 May 2016 11:17:30 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Stone-Napa-Rendering-1.jpg
Stone Brewing plans to tap the Northern California beer market next year by opening a new tap room and brewery in Napa, the company announced Friday.

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<![CDATA[Watch: Dads Dance While Wearing Babies]]> Thu, 19 May 2016 17:06:23 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Groovaroo-Baby-Dance-Dads1.jpg
A San Diego business specializing in parent-baby dance classes has gone viral with a clip featuring dads dancing with their little ones nestled in baby carriers strapped to their chests.

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<![CDATA[Actor Josh Duhamel Aims to Support Injured Veterans]]> Fri, 20 May 2016 18:10:44 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/josh+duhamel+0519.JPG
The actor is taking a leap to help out severely injured service members.

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<![CDATA[Italian Restaurant Chain Plans 6 Local Eateries]]> Fri, 20 May 2016 08:34:14 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Delawie_Spoleto_Rendering_t620.jpg
Brazil-based Spoleto, a fast-casual Italian restaurant chain that lets customers choose ingredients for their entrees, plans to open six of its first seven California locations in San Diego County.

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<![CDATA['Chewbacca Mom' Breaks Facebook Live Record]]> Sat, 21 May 2016 07:55:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/chewbacca-mom.jpg
Candace Payne donned a Chewbacca mask in her car while the Internet gaped. Within hours, it rose to become the most viewed Facebook Live video of all time, with more than 105 million views as of Saturday...

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<![CDATA[San Diego 8th Most Populous City]]> Wed, 18 May 2016 13:24:40 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/03320dd604fc4626a92437bebdd4b0d4.jpg
New figures released by the United States Census Wednesday night ranked San Diego the 8th most populous city in the nation.]]>
<![CDATA[USS Lake Erie Opens for Tours]]> Thu, 19 May 2016 07:22:31 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/2012_Missile_Launch_Pacific_1665035.jpg
The USS Lake Erie will be open to the public at downtown San Diego's Broadway Pier this weekend.]]>
<![CDATA[Index Ranks San Diego 10th Fittest City]]> Wed, 18 May 2016 12:40:34 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Dog-exercise-generic-park-outside.jpg
America’s Finest City also happens to be one of the fittest – though not as fit as last year, according to research released Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Glimpse at SD County Fair]]> Tue, 17 May 2016 15:54:27 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SD-Fair-2016-Preview-6.jpg
The 2016 San Diego County Fair starts on June 3 and runs for 26 wild, indulgent days. The theme is "Mad About the Fair," a combination inspired by Lewis Carroll's "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and...

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<![CDATA[New Gaslamp Quarter Parking Plan]]> Wed, 18 May 2016 07:39:47 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/5th+avenue+gaslamp+quarter+generic.JPG
There's a new parking scheme coming to San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter -- targeting Friday and Saturday nights along 5th Avenue]]>
<![CDATA[Luxury Movie Theater Debuts in San Diego]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 07:33:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/The-Lot-Liberty-Station-3.jpg
San Diego Liberty Station is now home to THE LOT, a luxury movie theater boasting comfortable chairs, gourmet grub, craft coffee, artisan pastries, wine and spirits.

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<![CDATA[Ben & Jerry's Debuts Empower Mint]]> Wed, 18 May 2016 08:50:14 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/238*120/BenJerrysMint1.gif
Ben & Jerry's wants you to know that democracy is in your hands and the Vermont-based company has launched a new flavor of creamy, chunky goodness churned for the cause. Empower Mint was introduced in...

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<![CDATA[San Diego Co. Creates Zoo Centennial Baby Carrier]]> Tue, 17 May 2016 14:18:18 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Tula-Zoo-100-Carrier.jpg
A San Diego-based company that makes popular baby carriers has pounced on a new, timely design: a carrier that commemorates the centennial of the San Diego Zoo.

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<![CDATA[Meet the 'Game of Thrones' Dothraki Language Creator]]> Wed, 18 May 2016 04:12:21 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DAVIDPETERSON.jpg
When the misogynistic, male Dothraki characters launch into curse-laden tirades on "Game of Thrones," viewers have a 35-year-old Orange County father and a University of California Berkeley graduate to thank. Or

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<![CDATA[Eater SD: Carnitas’ Snack Shack Opens in Embarcadero]]> Fri, 13 May 2016 11:49:48 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/EaterSD-LZCarnitasSpace-10.JPG
Eater San Diego shares the top stories of the week from San Diego’s food and drink scene, including a peek at Carnitas' Snack Shack's new Embarcadero location, word about a popular Asian bakery's expansion and a...

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<![CDATA[Surprise Proposal at Mesa College Graduation]]> Mon, 16 May 2016 07:29:39 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/surprise-proposal-mesa-college.jpg
The crowd was in for quite a surprise Saturday at the commencement ceremony for Mesa College.

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<![CDATA[Photos: Circus Starts Residency at Airport]]> Sun, 15 May 2016 18:48:13 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Airport-Circus-5.jpg
As part of the San Diego International Airport's new Performing Arts Residency Program, the Fern Street Circus will perform monthly at the San Diego International Airport for the next eight months.

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<![CDATA[Luna Grill Plans 2 New Openings]]> Fri, 13 May 2016 08:41:12 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Luna-Grill.jpg
San Diego-headquartered Premier Food Concepts LLC, which operates the Luna Grill chain of fast-casual Mediterranean-style restaurants, plans to open new locations in Pacific Highlands Ranch and Mira Mesa...

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<![CDATA[Amplified Ale Works Opens New Tasting Room ]]> Thu, 12 May 2016 12:31:44 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Amplified-Aleworks-1.jpg
A popular Pacific Beach brewery will expand Friday with the opening of a new tasting room in what is arguably San Diego’s most beer-centric community.

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<![CDATA[Tacos El Gordo Plans Downtown Location]]> Wed, 11 May 2016 11:31:22 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Tacos-El-Gordo-Yelp.jpg
One of San Diego’s most beloved, family-owned Mexican eateries is planning to expand this summer with another location in downtown’s Gaslamp Quarter.

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<![CDATA[Parking, Public Transit for Billy Joel Concert]]> Sat, 14 May 2016 11:42:21 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/212*120/Billy+Joel.png
Music legend Billy Joel hits Petco Park Saturday for his big concert and the sell-out crowd will make for one busy night in downtown San Diego.

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<![CDATA[San Diego ‘MasterChef’ Winner Releases Cookbook]]> Wed, 11 May 2016 16:16:34 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Claudia-Sandoval-MC-0915.JPG
A San Diego resident-turned-TV chef is entering another chapter of her culinary career: her new cookbook has just been released, chock-full of zesty recipes from her kitchen.

Photo Credit: Josue Castro/Chef Claudia's Cocina
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<![CDATA[San Diego Celebrates ‘Top Gun Day’]]> Sun, 15 May 2016 14:16:53 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-137078260.jpg
The classic naval aviation movie, “Top Gun” turns 30 this month and San Diego’s Hotel Del Coronado will pay tribute to the flick with a series of events Friday.

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<![CDATA[How to Get to Beyonce’s Concert]]> Thu, 12 May 2016 08:58:18 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_666068581974+%281%29.jpg
The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) will offer expanded trolley service to Qualcomm Stadium Thursday night for fans headed to Beyonce’s concert.

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<![CDATA[30th Anniversary of "Top Gun"]]> Thu, 12 May 2016 08:02:45 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*234/GettyImages-137078266_master.jpg
A classic American movie that featured scenes filmed inside a San Diego restaurant is turning 30 next week and anniversary celebrations have already kicked off.

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<![CDATA[Red Crabs Wash Along Imperial Beach]]> Thu, 12 May 2016 10:58:39 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/red+crabs+0511.JPG
Thousands of vibrantly red crabs have washed ashore at Imperial Beach.

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<![CDATA[Not Too Late to Win Beyonce Tickets]]> Thu, 12 May 2016 11:17:20 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-525182388.jpg
Beyonce fans have one last chance to win tickets to her Formation World Tour show at Qualcomm Stadium on Thursday, May 12 -- thanks to American Express and Uber.

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<![CDATA[Hillcrest to Host Car-Free Fest]]> Tue, 10 May 2016 15:26:31 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/pedestrian_generic_walking_generic.jpg
A busy street in Hillcrest will transform into a traffic-free zone this weekend with a four-day festival catered to pedestrians and bicyclists.]]>
<![CDATA[Celebrating San Diego Zoo's Centennial]]> Thu, 12 May 2016 13:01:06 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/San-Diego-Zoo-Centennial-FB.jpg
The San Diego Zoo is now 100 years old and city leaders plan to celebrate the centennial with a special proclamation ahead of a community festival.

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<![CDATA[Golfboard May Draw Milennials to the Links]]> Mon, 09 May 2016 06:30:25 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Golfboard-Madera.jpg
It’s not quite like calling the Jetsons to the first tee box, but it’s about as futuristic as golf gets.

Photo Credit: Maderas Golf Club]]>
<![CDATA[Beer Festival Brings Hundreds of Brews to the County Fair]]> Mon, 09 May 2016 12:21:23 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/187*120/craft+beer+festival+escondido.png
This year’s county fair will offer more than just tea at the Mad Hatter’s party.]]>
<![CDATA[In New Book, Mom With MS Hopes to Leave 'Manual' for Kids]]> Sun, 08 May 2016 10:58:28 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Oyuki+Aguilar+and+her+family+1.jpg
A San Diego area mom diagnosed with MS says her uneasiness about the future inspired her to write poetry, so her children will know how happy they have made her life. Her collection of poems is now a new...

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<![CDATA[Prince Tribute Concert Set for LA City Hall]]> Fri, 06 May 2016 14:12:20 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/PrinceSNL-GettyImages-138217787.jpg
A tribute concert for Prince will be staged at Los Angeles City Hall Friday, featuring musicians who have worked with the late artist, organizers said.

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<![CDATA[Eater SD: New Bistro, New Distillery]]> Fri, 06 May 2016 12:38:43 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/EaterSD-LZ-Viola-0506.JPG
It’s been one delicious week in San Diego’s food and drink scene -- including the arrival of a new French bistro on Adams Avenue.

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<![CDATA[Another Alcohol Delivery Service Launches in SD]]> Fri, 06 May 2016 07:55:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Drizly-Facebook-crop.jpg
Drizly, a technology company that provides an on-demand alcohol delivery service, announced its launch in San Diego May 5.

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<![CDATA[Old Town's Cinco de Mayo Fiesta]]> Fri, 06 May 2016 08:14:51 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/PRINCIPAL-foto-de-cinco-de-mayo-en-Arizona.jpg
San Diegans love Cinco de Mayo and perhaps the best place to celebrate the Mexican holiday is at Old Town State Historic Park – at least on this side of the border.]]>
<![CDATA[New Art Center Under Construction]]> Sun, 08 May 2016 14:21:15 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/211*120/Tiny-Houses-May-0507.jpg
The prototype for what will eventually be a collection of tiny homes in Sherman Heights in which local artists will live and work is now being designed and built by local teens.

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<![CDATA[Budget-Friendly Gifts for Mom]]> Fri, 06 May 2016 14:23:00 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-520997194.jpg
Buying a Mother's Day gift doesn't have to be stressful or expensive. This year, show mom you care with these fun and affordable gifts.

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