<![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, 17 Aug 2017 22:07:20 -0700Thu, 17 Aug 2017 22:07:20 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Things to Do This Weekend: Aug. 17-20]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:09:41 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Food-Truck-Friday-Balboa-Park.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[Find a Participating Shelter Near You]]> http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/CTS_722x406_English.jpg
NBC Owned Television Stations and Telemundo are teaming up Aug. 19, 2017 to host the third annual Clear the Shelters event, a nationwide pet adoption initiative that aims to find loving homes for animals...
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<![CDATA[San Diego's Green Flash Expands Production to Nebraska]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 07:49:51 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Green-Flash-Brewing-Cheers-Instagram.jpg
San Diego-based Green Flash Brewing Co. plans to expand into Nebraska, with a Lincoln production facility and tasting room set to open by the end of this year.

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<![CDATA[Where to Watch the Total Solar Eclipse in San Diego]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:22:54 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Total-Solar-Eclipse-NBCGfx.jpg
All eyes will be on the sky Monday across the United States during the highly-anticipated total solar eclipse and, in San Diego, there are plenty of places where you can safely watch the rare astronomical...

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<![CDATA[Free or Cheap Things to Do in San Diego]]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 11:08:38 -0700 Visitor and Interpretive Center located at One Father Junipero Serra Trail, where you’ll find a wealth of information about Mission Trails and the people who once lived on this land. The center includes information on the park’s history, plants and animal, and tips on destinations and activities throughout the park. It’s also a nice place to take a little break after a hike. The Visitor and Interpretive Center is open daily, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day). It also boasts a 94-seat theater with several shows running daily – from slide shows depicting the natural beauty of Mission Trails to a video presentation detailing the history and recreational opportunities offered at the park. Admission is free.]]> Visitor and Interpretive Center located at One Father Junipero Serra Trail, where you’ll find a wealth of information about Mission Trails and the people who once lived on this land. The center includes information on the park’s history, plants and animal, and tips on destinations and activities throughout the park. It’s also a nice place to take a little break after a hike. The Visitor and Interpretive Center is open daily, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day). It also boasts a 94-seat theater with several shows running daily – from slide shows depicting the natural beauty of Mission Trails to a video presentation detailing the history and recreational opportunities offered at the park. Admission is free.]]> http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/MTRP-Garske-Entrance.JPG
You don't need to spend a fortune to have fun in this city.

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<![CDATA[6 Free Apps for Pet Owners]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:47:05 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-77541854.jpg
Nowadays, caring for your pet has never been easier and more enjoyable. From finding a pet sitter and setting up play dates to handling medical emergencies and training your pet, there’s an app for...

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<![CDATA[Your #SanDiegoGram Photos]]> Fri, 11 Aug 2017 14:54:34 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SD-Gram-0812-krushonadventure.jpg
We want to show off your Instagram pictures. Just include the hashtag #SanDiegoGram.

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<![CDATA[Music, Art, Food & Views: Chula Vista’s 2017 HarborFest]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:54:11 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Chula-+Vista-HarborFest-Facebook.jpg
Chula Vista’s harbor will be especially lively this weekend as the community’s free, annual summer festival brings live music, activities, food and more to the scenic site.

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<![CDATA[How to Make Apartment Living Work for You and Your Pup]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:39:51 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Bergs-dog.jpg
Living in an apartment with your canine companion isn’t much different from living with a human roommate: They don't clean, they don’t pay for groceries and you're starting to suspect they don't even have...

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<![CDATA[San Diegans to View Solar Eclipse at Fleet Science Center]]> Thu, 10 Aug 2017 08:12:20 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-solar+eclipse.jpg
Don't miss the first total American solar eclipse in 38 years!

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<![CDATA[Let's 'Clear the Shelters' on Saturday, August 19!]]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 12:46:13 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/2017+CTS+Collage+TopLine+2083x854%5B1%5D.jpg
Every summer, animal shelters and rescues are filled to the brim with new spring litters and homeless pets. Shelters run on all cylinders to match pets with new forever families.

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<![CDATA[The Luxurious Lifestyle of New York's Poshest Pooches]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 08:57:06 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/1LK_3334_NYCDogs_WEB.jpg
Ashley and Cooper get a taste of the high life, New York style. From a five-star hotel exclusively for dogs to a puppy pool party in the Hamptons, it's clear that NYC really has gone to the dogs!]]>
<![CDATA[Palm Springs Tram: Solar Eclipse Viewing]]> Sun, 13 Aug 2017 10:44:25 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/pspatio19329.jpg
Call upon Mountain Station on Monday, Aug. 21 for a special program.

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<![CDATA[Beth Stern, Katie Lee Talk Clear the Shelters and 'Pethood']]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:53:25 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/215*120/Katie+Lee+Beth+Stern.jpg
Clear the Shelters, a nationwide pet adoption drive to help animals in need finding loving homes, will take place on Saturday, August 19. This year's event hosts, celebrity chef Katie Lee and Beth Stern...

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<![CDATA[What Kind of Dog Best Fits Your Lifestyle?]]> Fri, 11 Aug 2017 05:03:37 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Dogs-GettyImages-180680638.jpg
There are a million reasons why people love dogs. They make great companions, provide a slew of the health benefits and love unconditionally. Yet, there are lots of valid reasons why some people opt out...

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<![CDATA[Portland’s Salt & Straw Heading to San Diego]]> Sat, 12 Aug 2017 14:07:02 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SaltandStraw-Double-Vanilla.jpg
Ice cream enthusiasts, this might actually make you scream with glee: Portland’s beloved ice cream shop, Salt & Straw, is expanding to San Diego, with a scoop shop planned for Little Italy.

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<![CDATA[Eater San Diego: Fresh Dim Sum in Mira Mesa]]> Fri, 11 Aug 2017 13:53:59 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Fung-Fung-Yuen.JPG
Eater San Diego shares the top stories of the week from San Diego’s food and drink scene including details on a new, large-scale Chinese restaurant in Mira Mesa specializing in dim sum, plus word on a Portland...

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<![CDATA[Hundreds of Pikachus Parade Through Yokohama, Japan]]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 06:58:06 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/pikachuparade.jpg
More than 100 Pikachus, a character from the game Pokemon, paraded through the streets of Yokohama, Japan, on Aug. 14.]]>
<![CDATA[Road Trip: Wildlife, Mystery and Hidden Treasures Along PCH]]> Sun, 13 Aug 2017 10:44:42 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/places-youll-find-along-pacific-coast-highway-tn.jpg
Built more than 80 years ago to connect California's coastal towns, the Pacific Coast Highway hugs the edge of the Golden State as it passes through busy cities, beaches and abandoned relics of the past.

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<![CDATA[Photos: First Look at The Old Globe's 'Hamlet']]> Sun, 13 Aug 2017 09:21:37 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/hamlet-16-web+CROP.jpg
Get a first look at The Old Globe's "Hamlet," the first time the iconic play has been staged in San Diego for years. The Shakespeare play is directed by Barry Edelstein. Even if you have not read "Hamlet"...

Photo Credit: Jim Cox]]>
<![CDATA[Preview: 2017 Liberty Station ArtWalk]]> Thu, 10 Aug 2017 12:57:04 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Liberty-Station-Artwalk-4-PaulNestor.jpg
It’s going to be one colorful weekend at Liberty Station: the 12th annual ArtWalk is back, showcasing fine art – from paintings and sculptures to photography and glass work – in America’s Finest City.

Photo Credit: Paul Nestor
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<![CDATA[City Council Properly Approved Balboa Park Project: Judge]]> Thu, 10 Aug 2017 10:03:24 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Balboa-Park-Generic-Garske.jpg
A superior court judge has ruled the San Diego City Council properly approved a project to improve pedestrian access within Balboa Park’s core – a plan that includes turning more roads into walkways and...

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<![CDATA[Locals Break World Record for Most Shows Played in 24 Hours]]> Thu, 10 Aug 2017 12:07:34 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/187*120/Guinness+World+Record+holders.jpg
Over the course of Aug. 8-9, four San Diego jazz musicians joined forces to break the Guinness World Record for the most shows played within 24 hours.

Photo Credit: Ed Kornhauser]]>
<![CDATA['SNL' Alum Rachel Dratch Gets 20-Year-Old Parking Ticket From Chicago]]> Fri, 11 Aug 2017 09:50:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Rachel+Dratch+2007+Tribeca+Film+Festival+Bryan+Bedder.JPG
"Chicago does not f around," the New York City-based comedian wrote on Twitter. "I received this parking ticket in the mail today. Look at date. It's from TWENTY years ago"
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<![CDATA[Applebee's to Close 100+ Restaurants]]> Thu, 10 Aug 2017 15:03:04 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/applebees-sign.jpg
The parent company of Applebee’s restaurants told investors Thursday it plans to close between 105 and 135 locations.]]>
<![CDATA['AJ Mornings' Replaces 'Jeff and the Showgram' on KyXy]]> Wed, 09 Aug 2017 07:27:08 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/generic+radio+microphone.jpg
"Jeff and the Showgram" may be long gone from a local radio station’s morning lineup, but now listeners can hear another familiar voice on the airwaves, filling that time slot.

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<![CDATA[Old Globe's World-Premiere 'Benny & Joon' Finds Cast]]> Wed, 09 Aug 2017 18:05:04 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/8-9-17-TRYPTICH+Andrew+Samonsky+Bryce+Pinkham+Hannah+Elless+Old+Globe.jpg
The musical, based on the beloved 1993 offbeat romantic comedy, will open the Globe's 2017-2018 season on Sept. 7.

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<![CDATA[Anza-Borrego Foundation Seeks Beautiful Desert Photos]]> Thu, 10 Aug 2017 07:39:21 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/HendersonCanyonRd-SteveBier-Anza-BorregoFoundation.jpg
This year’s “banner bloom” at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park was one for the books and if you captured pretty pictures of Mother Nature at work, now is your chance to share them.

Photo Credit: Steve Bier/Anza-Borrego Foundation]]>
<![CDATA[UC San Diego's Che Cafe Can Stay for Good]]> Tue, 08 Aug 2017 13:08:04 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/che+cafe+rally+eviction.jpg
After more than three years of protest and negotiation, UCSD’s renowned DIY music venue has officially been granted permission to stay on campus thanks to some unexpected help.

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<![CDATA[Despite New Attractions, SeaWorld Struggles With Attendance]]> Wed, 09 Aug 2017 08:40:08 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/020414+seaworld+generic.jpg
Still struggling with attendance issues, the parent company of SeaWorld San Diego reported a slight gain from a year ago in revenue for its second quarter ending June 30 but posted a net loss for both the second...

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<![CDATA[Fall Preview: What to See in San Diego Theater]]> Sun, 06 Aug 2017 13:05:08 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/LJP+Old+Globe+Donna+Summer+Benny+Joon.jpg
Take a look at some of the most anticipated shows opening in San Diego this September to November.

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<![CDATA[Tips for Traveling Safe With Your Pet]]> Wed, 09 Aug 2017 13:28:21 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/GettyImages-454008386.jpg
One of the most stressful parts of pet ownership is what to do with your four-legged companion when you travel. While some pet owners opt for boarding, others choose to bring their furry family members...

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<![CDATA[Staff of NBC 7 and Telemundo 20 Love Their Pets]]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 13:13:08 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Ashley-and-ella.jpg
Clear the Shelters, a nationwide NBC event, will waive or discount adoption fees at participating animal shelters in San Diego County on August 19. NBC 7 and Telemundo 20 staffers share photos of their...

Photo Credit: Ashley Matthews]]>
<![CDATA[Starbucks' Latest Frappuccino 'Inspired' by Horchata Drinks]]> Thu, 10 Aug 2017 04:24:38 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*128/starbucksfrap0809.JPG
From unicorns to horchata. Starbucks announced Tuesday its new Horchata Almondmilk Frappuccino is now available in participating U.S. and Canada stores, in a move that is getting a mixed reception from...

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<![CDATA[Eater SD: Gaslamp Hotel Reboots Bar & Restaurant]]> Fri, 04 Aug 2017 12:51:54 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Salt-Whiskey-HortonGrand-Heartwork-Hill.jpg
Eater San Diego shares the top stories of the week from San Diego’s food and drinks scene, including a look inside the Horton Grand Hotel's refreshed eatery and bar and the scoop on a new chef-driven restaurant...

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<![CDATA[For Sale: House That Inspired Stephen King's 'Pet Sematary']]> Mon, 07 Aug 2017 16:35:31 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/stephen-king.jpg
In the market for a haunted house? The Orrington, Maine, home that inspired Stephen King's "Pet Sematary" is currently on sale for $255,000, 'Today' reported. King came up with the idea for the novel in...

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<![CDATA[Local Fishermen to Shuck Oysters for Charity]]> Wed, 02 Aug 2017 13:01:46 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Shuck-a-Thon-2014-crop.jpg
San Diego fishermen and women will roll up their sleeves and shuck some oysters next week for a charity event that will help get a new generation of anglers out into the water.

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<![CDATA[Moscow Mules in Copper Mugs Won't Kill You: Officials]]> Mon, 07 Aug 2017 16:31:34 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/moscow-mule-copper-mug.jpg
Don't worry, Moscow Mule fans: Those solid cupper mugs often used to serve the popular alcoholic drink probably aren't going to kill you. Contrary to reports last week that Iowa was banning copper mugs...

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<![CDATA[Sold: Someone Bought Obama's One-Time Brooklyn Brownstone]]> Mon, 07 Aug 2017 14:03:28 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/obama+house+bhs.jpg
It looks like former President Barack Obama's one-time Park Slope brownstone has a buyer. The Brooklyn home on Second Street hit the market in late April for $4.295 million. It was listed by Brown Harris...

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<![CDATA[OC Fair: Ways to Keep Cool]]> Sun, 06 Aug 2017 09:32:15 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/ocfairnightride1234.jpg
The Costa Mesa festival offers way to up your icy factor (or, at least, find moments of chill-down-ness).

Photo Credit: OC Fair]]>
<![CDATA[Self-Check Out Machines Available at All SD Public Libraries]]> Thu, 03 Aug 2017 19:52:10 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/library-generic.jpg
New self-check machines are available to patrons at all 36 public libraries citywide, according to the San Diego Public Library (SDPL).]]>
<![CDATA[Latin American Fest to Showcase Folk Art at Bazaar Del Mundo]]> Wed, 02 Aug 2017 08:13:02 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Latin-American-Festival-Bazaar-Del-Mundo-2.jpg
Latin American folk artists will bring their masterpieces to Bazaar Del Mundo in Old Town San Diego this weekend for a colorful marketplace and cultural festival.

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<![CDATA[Biotech Firm Breaks Ground on $100M Campus in Miramar]]> Fri, 04 Aug 2017 13:30:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/BioLegend_Drive_In_View_rendering_t575.jpg
San Diego-based Biotech firm BioLegend Inc. has begun work on a new campus in Miramar, with an expected project cost of more than $100 million.

Photo Credit: Rendering courtesy of BioLegend Inc.
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<![CDATA[Old Globe Breathes Fresh Life to Classical Musical]]> Thu, 03 Aug 2017 20:36:18 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Old_Globe_Breathes_Fresh_Life_to_Classical_Musical.jpg
The leads from The Old Globe revival of Guys and Dolls talk about their time working on the show, what it takes to put it all together and the takeaway lessons. The musical plays through Aug. 13.]]>
<![CDATA[15 Companies to Get $10K in Grants for Efforts to Go Global]]> Thu, 03 Aug 2017 09:31:18 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Coronado-Brewing-Co-Facebook-1.jpg
Fifteen local companies looking to get their goods and services into the hands of international customers have been selected to participate in MetroConnect, an export assistance program run by World Trade Center...

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<![CDATA[Mural Honors Late Linkin Park Frontman]]> Thu, 03 Aug 2017 07:00:08 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Screen+Shot+2017-08-02+at+6.33.03+PM.png
Los Angeles artist Jonas Never painted a mural of the late Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington on the wall of a Sherman Oaks, California, pizzeria. Never, who has painted many murals around Los Angeles,...]]>
<![CDATA[City Proposes $100M Plan to Repair Balboa Park]]> Wed, 02 Aug 2017 14:47:06 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/City_Assesses_State_of_Balboa_Park.jpg
Balboa Park is in need of repairs and the City of San Diego will present a proposal to make millions of dollars-worth of fixes to the landmark – and other parks across the city.]]>