<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]> Copyright 2016 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 Mon, 02 May 2016 01:18:42 -0700 Mon, 02 May 2016 01:18:42 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Mother’s Day Brunch at 10 Local Landmarks]]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 11:44:40 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Mister-As-Desserts.jpg
A guide to brunching on Mother's Day 2016 at 10 of San Diego's tried and true landmarks.

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<![CDATA[NBC 7 Builds Playhouses for Comcast Cares Day]]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 16:11:34 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Comcast-Cares-KNSD-5.JPG
NBC 7 staffers united Saturday for Comcast Cares Day – a day to give back to communities and improve the quality of life for residents through service projects. In San Diego, NBC 7 teams assembled and painted...

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<![CDATA[Eater SD: New Luxury Cinema]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:45:13 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/EaterSD-LZTheLotLiberty-15.JPG
Movie buffs and foodies, take note. Eater San Diego shares the top stories of the week from our local food and drink scene, including a sneak peek at THE LOT, a luxury movie theater opening soon at Liberty...

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<![CDATA[Weekend Events: April 28 – May 1]]> Sun, 24 Apr 2016 15:51:19 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Mission-Federal-ArtWalk-3.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[ArtWalk to Line Little Italy]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:47:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Mission-Federal-ArtWalk-0428.jpg
San Diego’s Little Italy community is always colorful but this weekend that energy will be amplified as a two-day, art-centric block party lines the streets.

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<![CDATA[Noah's Ark is Coming To San Diego]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 21:31:16 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/arkfull.jpg
Noah’s Ark is making its way to San Diego but not without making a few stops first.

Photo Credit: Ark of Noah Foundation]]>
<![CDATA[20th Century Fox to Skip 2016 Comic-Con: Report]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 07:44:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/San-Diego-Comic-Con-X-Men-11-July-2015-2.jpg
Not all of the major studios will be attending this year’s Comic-Con in San Diego.

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<![CDATA[Thousands of Flowers to Fill Museum]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:10:27 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Art-Alive-SDMART-1.jpg
Thousands of flowers will fill the San Diego Museum of Art this weekend for a unique exhibition and springtime fundraiser.

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<![CDATA[Where to Eat at Petco Park]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 12:55:14 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Gaglione-Brothers-1.jpg
Baseball season sure makes a fan hungry. This spring and summer, Padres devotees can take in a game while grabbing grub and drinks from several newly-opened concession spots at Petco Park in downtown San...

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<![CDATA[SoundDiego's Making a Splash This Summer]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:49:31 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/boxer-rebellion-722x406.jpg
We've teamed up with Harrah's Resort Southern California to bring you the SoundDiego Summer Splash concert series!

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<![CDATA[Kaaboo Announces 2016 Music Lineup]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 10:34:53 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Tribal+Seeds+Kaaboo+2015+Day+2+%288%29.jpg
Kaaboo returns to the Del Mar Fairgrounds for Round Two on Sept. 16-18 -- and holy musical matrimony, the lineup is a wondrous mashup! Read on for the full list of 60+ bands.

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<![CDATA[Shades Restaurant in OB Set to Close]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 17:09:12 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Shades+restaurant.JPG
The popular Ocean Beach restaurant Shades has announced it’s closing at the end of the summer.

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<![CDATA[New Report Finds San Diego Tourism Slowing Down]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:22:48 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/San-Diego-Beach-Generic-1.jpg
Tourism is the third largest source of revenue for the City of San Diego.

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<![CDATA[Greater One-Horned Rhino Calf Debuts]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 13:02:53 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/greater-one-horned-rhino-001_Med.jpg
Anandi, whose name means "joyful" in Hindi, debuted Monday in the 40-acre Asian Plains exhibit.

Photo Credit: Ken Bohn at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park]]>
<![CDATA[Grocer ALDI to Open New Store in Vista]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 08:40:40 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/ALDI_Aisles_Image.jpg
It's a no-frills experience with names shoppers will not find in other major stores.

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<![CDATA[Eater SD: New Local Restaurants]]> Fri, 22 Apr 2016 10:56:50 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/EaterSD-LZPokirrito-6.JPG
It’s been a big week for restaurant openings in America’s Finest City. Eater San Diego shares the delicious details, including exclusive photos of Kearny Mesa's new Pokirrito, North Park's ChuckAlek Biergarten...

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<![CDATA[New Phil's BBQ Location Opens]]> Mon, 25 Apr 2016 11:55:17 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/philbbq.jpg
Award-winning BBQ is now available in Rancho Bernardo.

Photo Credit: Phil's BBQ]]>
<![CDATA[Noah's Ark Expected to Come to San Diego]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 07:41:29 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/arkfull.jpg
A Dutch-built ark is making its way around the world and eventually to San Diego.

Photo Credit: Ark of Noah Foundation]]>
<![CDATA[Mayday, Music Mayday at House of Blues!]]> Sun, 24 Apr 2016 13:59:16 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Insane+Clown+Posse.jpg
We're giving away two tickets to four House of Blues shows to one lucky winner! Enter now for your chance to see Motion City Soundtrack, Filter, PVRIS and Insane Clown Posse!

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<![CDATA[End of the Road for Off the Record]]> Sun, 24 Apr 2016 10:51:37 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/171*120/Off+the+Record+Dustin+Lothspeich+2.jpg
Off the Record, the San Diego vinyl institution, has announced it will close its doors at the end of April.]]>
<![CDATA[Retail Revolution: More Brick-and-Mortar Stores Closing]]> Sat, 23 Apr 2016 10:02:47 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Sport-Chalet-Closing-Bob-Hansen.jpg
Brick-and-mortar stores are struggling to survive and many are cutting back or going out of business.

Photo Credit: Bob Hansen]]>
<![CDATA[Coronado Expands Free Summer Shuttle Service]]> Sat, 23 Apr 2016 08:16:01 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/shuttle14.jpg
Coronado will be adding service to the Silver Strand and the Coronado Cays for its annual Free Summer Shuttle program.

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<![CDATA[No Star for Prince on Walk of Fame]]> Fri, 22 Apr 2016 20:21:59 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-522956292-prince.jpg
News of a beloved celebrity's death often brings heartbroken fans from far and wide to the Hollywood Walk of Fame to pay tribute to a talent lost. But when news spread of Prince's sudden death, there was...

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<![CDATA[Prince’s 'Purple Rain' to Play at Theater]]> Sat, 23 Apr 2016 07:58:06 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/princeinconcertap.jpg
In a fitting tribute to Prince’s reign, his iconic 1984 movie, “Purple Rain” will play at AMC Mission Valley theater in San Diego for the next six days, AMC confirms.

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<![CDATA[Cracker Jack Replacing Toy Prize With Digital Codes for Mobile Games]]> Fri, 22 Apr 2016 12:02:24 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Cracker+Jacks+Prize.jpg
It's the end of era. The iconic prize found in a bag of Cracker Jacks will be replaced with stickers containing digital codes for mobile games, the company announced Thursday. Cracker Jack, which is owned...

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<![CDATA[Uber to Launch Carpool Service in San Diego]]> Fri, 22 Apr 2016 07:56:31 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/UberPool-SanDiego.jpg
San Francisco-headquartered Uber Technologies Inc. plans an April 25 launch in San Diego of its UberPool ride-hailing service, allowing customers heading to the same destination to share rides at a discounted...

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<![CDATA[San Diego Mourns Music Icon Prince]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 17:49:09 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/prince+welcome+2+america.JPG
San Diegans reacted in shock on Thursday to news that the Rock + Roll Hall of Famer Prince had died at 57.

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<![CDATA[Prince Tribute at San Diego Hard Rock Hotel]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 13:06:46 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/176*120/GettyImages-71039529.jpg
NBC 7's Megan Tevrizian reports from downtown San Diego where Prince performed the last time he visited the city.

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<![CDATA[Kesha to Headline San Diego Pride Music Fest]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 16:09:48 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/167*120/GettyImages-521781414.jpg
Pop singer Kesha will be the headliner at this summer’s San Diego Pride Music Festival, event organizers confirmed Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Watch: Drone Video of Gray Whales off La Jolla]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 23:39:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/La-Jolla-Whale-Video-KNSD-0421.jpg
Using a drone, a Southern California photographer captured breathtaking video Wednesday of several whales off the coast of La Jolla.

Photo Credit: Sandy Rich]]>
<![CDATA[New Phil's BBQ Opening]]> Mon, 25 Apr 2016 11:04:00 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/philbbq.jpg
Phil's BBQ opened its fourth free-standing location in Rancho Bernardo Monday morning. The new restaurant is located at 17051 West Bernardo Drive just off Interstate-15.

Photo Credit: Phil's BBQ]]>
<![CDATA[How an Artist With Autism Finds Himself]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 07:04:57 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/420-Jeremy+Sicile-Kira.PNG
Most of the world rarely sees the real Jeremy

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<![CDATA[Photos: Hard Rock Hotel Remembers Prince]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 14:40:21 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Prince-Tribute-0421+239.JPG
The Hard Rock Hotel in the Gaslamp Quarter paid tribute to Prince on Thursday with bright, purple lights in its lobby. A large screen featured a photo of the music icon and the hotel played Prince songs all day....

Photo Credit: Monica Garske]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego Ranks Among Top 10 Vegan-Friendly Cities]]> Wed, 20 Apr 2016 10:30:03 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/veganplatter.jpg
With all its vegan restaurants, San Diego has landed on the number-six spot of PETA’s list of “Top 10 Vegan-Friendly Cities,” according to a PETA official.
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<![CDATA[Craft Beer Job Fair Taps Employees]]> Wed, 20 Apr 2016 07:56:23 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Craft-Beer-Generic-Getty-3.jpg
More than 500 job seekers with an interest in San Diego’s craft beer industry are expected to turn out Tuesday for a job fair hosted by the San Diego Brewers Guild.

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<![CDATA[Santee Seeks Volunteers for 4-Day Mural Project]]> Fri, 15 Apr 2016 15:27:47 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Santee-Murals-Mockup.jpg
A four-day community beautification project is headed to Santee to and organizers are seeking volunteers who can roll up their sleeves and grab a paintbrush.

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<![CDATA[New TV Series Films in Oceanside]]> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 14:08:01 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/barkin.jpg
A new crime drama from the executive producer of Showtime’s Shameless will be shooting in Oceanside Tuesday.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[How to Throw a Kentucky Derby Party]]> Fri, 22 Apr 2016 08:32:45 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-471857186.jpg
Year after year, there is a flurry of excitement leading up to the Kentucky Derby, with an endless series of parties and celebrations. It is the one American race that inspires the spectacle and pageantry of...

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<![CDATA[3 Local Sport Chalet Stores to Close]]> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 10:10:18 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Sports_Chalet_Shuts_Down_Stores_Nationwide_1200x675_668557891973.jpg
Three San Diego locations of Sport Chalet are slated to close, following an announcement by Vestis Retail Group that it is shutting all 47 U.S. locations of the sporting goods chain.
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<![CDATA[Eater SD: New Carnitas’ Snack Shack]]> Fri, 15 Apr 2016 10:57:38 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Carnitas-Snack-Shack-Embarcadero.JPG
San Diego’s dining scene was filled with delectable news this week, including details on the Carnitas’ Snack Shack location opening along the Embarcadero, plus the expansion of a gourmet bakery. Eatery San Diego

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<![CDATA[Green Flash to Debut Rare, Barrel-Aged Brews]]> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 15:08:37 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/beer+bottles+generic+edit.jpg
San Diego’s Green Flash Brewing Co. will soon debut some new, rare brews: limited edition, barrel-aged beers.

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<![CDATA[San Diego County Fair Brings Jobs]]> Sat, 16 Apr 2016 11:02:16 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/sd+fair.jpg
Job opportunities are available at the 2016 San Diego County Fair. These spots are expected to fill up quickly, as the fair is less than two months away.

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<![CDATA[AMC CEO Says No to Texting in Theaters]]> Fri, 15 Apr 2016 13:38:07 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/amc494104254.jpg
Sorry, millenials. Two days after AMC's CEO suggested plans to test "text-friendly" auditoriums in an effort to attract "22-year-olds," the theater chain said it is not changing its policy banning cellphones...

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<![CDATA[Parents Concerned About Powdered Alcohol]]> Fri, 15 Apr 2016 13:35:29 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Palcohol-generic-0422.jpg
Alcohol in a powdered form could be hitting store shelves across the country but some parents and states are fighting to ban it.]]>
<![CDATA[Tickets on Sale for 'The Lion King']]> Fri, 15 Apr 2016 13:14:30 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Lion-King-NY.jpg
The beloved Broadway production of Disney’s “The Lion King” returns to San Diego this fall and ticket sales officially begin Friday.

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<![CDATA[Local Chefs Unite for Charity Bake Sale]]> Thu, 14 Apr 2016 14:23:15 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/cupcakes+generic2.jpg
Some of San Diego’s most renowned chefs will unite this Sunday for a sweet cause: to whip up baked goods as part of a fundraiser to end childhood hunger.

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<![CDATA[Taste of Hillcrest to Highlight 35+ Restaurants]]> Tue, 12 Apr 2016 10:44:08 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Napizza-Taste-Hillcrest-2016.jpg
A tasty event in Hillcrest this weekend will delight the palates of both foodies and those with wanderlust, showcasing bites from around the world.

Photo Credit: Napizza]]>
<![CDATA[Preview: Balboa Park's EarthFair]]> Tue, 12 Apr 2016 15:39:50 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Balboa-Park-Generic-Sunshine-Garske-4.jpg
Balboa Park will celebrate Earth Day this Sunday with a free environmental fair expected to draw around 60,000 visitors.

Photo Credit: Monica Garske]]>
<![CDATA[Disneyland's 'Star Wars' Lands: Ground's Broken!]]> Fri, 15 Apr 2016 13:04:04 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/221*120/04-14-2016-star-wars-land-360-1.JPG
A 360-degree image, released by the theme park, reveals a fresh construction site, some galactic visitors, and Big Thunder Mountain.

Photo Credit: Disney
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