<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]>Copyright 2016http://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-usMon, 29 Aug 2016 17:08:15 -0700Mon, 29 Aug 2016 17:08:15 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Thriving Beer Industry Spurs Growth of Hop Farms]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 16:09:09 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Hop-Harvest-0826.jpg
There is something brewing in San Diego’s agriculture.

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<![CDATA[Swanky Del Mar Restaurant Turns 10 With 11-Course Menu]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 12:29:16 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Addison-Restaurant-FB-2.jpg
A fine-dining restaurant in Del Mar known for its elaborate, multi-course tasting menu turns 10 next month and will ring in the milestone with an 11-course lineup -- but it doesn't come cheap.

Photo Credit: Addison Restaurant/Facebook]]>
<![CDATA[Things to Do This Weekend: Sept. 1 – 5]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 12:55:41 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/craft+beer+week.jpg
Looking for something fun to do this weekend? There's always something going on in America's Finest City.]]>
<![CDATA[Tons of Sand Dumped on Downtown Pier ]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:47:54 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Pier-Sand-Dump-2016_4.jpg
Mounds of sand line the B Street Pier along San Diego's Embarcadero, just waiting for a sand sculptor to get inspired.

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<![CDATA[MTV VMA Red Carpet Looks]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 08:55:35 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/vma-red-carpet-6.jpg
Take a peek at stars strutting their stuff on the red carpet at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards on August 28, 2016.]]>
<![CDATA[Labor Day 2016 Activities in San Diego]]> Wed, 17 Aug 2016 09:51:03 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/festindia.jpg
Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer but in San Diego, there are plenty of ways to celebrate the extra day off while soaking in that sweet sunshine.

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<![CDATA[MTV Video Music Awards 2016: Best Moments]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 06:25:00 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-597574376_master.jpg
The best pictures and moments from the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

Photo Credit: Getty Images for MTV]]>
<![CDATA[Eater SD: Brewery, Bowling Alley Planned for San Marcos]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:16:26 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/EaterSD-Urge-RR-Construction-Rendering.jpg
Eater San Diego shares the top stories of the week from San Diego’s food and drink scene, including the scoop on an exciting new project in San Marcos that includes a brewery, eatery and bowling alley.

Photo Credit: Rendering Courtesy of R&R Construction
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<![CDATA[8th Annual Doggie Street Festival]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 13:10:10 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Doggie-Fest-0827-2.jpg
Part pet party, part adoption event, the 8th annual Doggie Street Festival took over NTC Park at Liberty Station on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Photo Credit: Chris Chan/NBC 7 San Diego]]>
<![CDATA[Cruise Ship Season Begins in San Diego]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:37:31 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Cruise-Season-2016-SD-2.jpg
With luggage in hand, excited travelers gathered along San Diego’s waterfront Friday as cruise ship season began.

Photo Credit: NBC 7 San Diego]]>
<![CDATA[Olympic Gold Medalist Visits San Diego Elementary School]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:11:14 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Jeff+Henderson+school+4.JPG
Some third graders in East County got an Olympic-sized treat on Friday when gold medalist Jeff Henderson paid them a visit.]]>
<![CDATA[Festival of Sail Returns Labor Day Weekend ]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 09:58:31 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/sail.jpg
San Diego’s annual Festival of Sail returns to the Embarcadero Labor Day weekend. The three-day event will feature tall ships, a street faire, cannon battles, food and a kids' zone.

Photo Credit: NBC 7]]>
<![CDATA[Last Day of Business for Horton Plaza Nordstrom]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 08:54:43 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/nordstrom+horton+plaza.JPG
Friday is the last day of operations for the Nordstrom location at downtown San Diego’s Horton Plaza.

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<![CDATA[San Diego Hop Farms Grow Amid Thriving Craft Beer Industry]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 09:17:35 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Hop-Harvest-0826-2.jpg
San Diego's thriving craft beer industry has spurred the growth of an agriculture business: hop farms. Here's a look at fresh hops in all their glory, being harvested as we speak in America's Finest City.

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<![CDATA[La Jolla Shores Among Top 25 Attractions in U.S. ]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:24:14 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/La-Jolla-Shores-TripAdvisor.jpg
With miles of white sand and turquoise waters, San Diego’s breathtaking La Jolla Shores has been named among the top 25 attractions to visit in the U.S., according to one well-known website.

Photo Credit: TripAdvisor]]>
<![CDATA[Five-Mile Adventure Tour Trails Open in Del Mar]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:43:56 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/TrailsTrackRibbonCutting.JPG
The County of San Diego Parks and Recreation has opened a TRACK Trails System that lets children choose their own imaginative adventure as they embark on a family hike.

Photo Credit: NBC 7]]>
<![CDATA[Cabrillo Celebrates National Parks Service Centennial ]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:10:20 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/CabrilloMon0608_20.jpg
The National Parks Service (NPS) is celebrating its 100th anniversary Thursday at national parks across the country and, in San Diego, Cabrillo National Monument is getting in on the milestone.

Photo Credit: Mario Lopez
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<![CDATA[LIVE: Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:22:14 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Pat+Benatar+Connie+Bolger+8.23.16++%2831%29.jpg
Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo hit SDSU's Open Air Theatre with their best shot on Aug. 23.

Photo Credit: Connie Bolger]]>
<![CDATA[Adventure Time at Carlsbad Music Festival]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:09:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Inspired+and+the+Sleep+Press+Photo+2016.jpg
The annual Carlsbad Music Festival -- which takes place on Aug. 26-28 -- boasts an impressive array of adventurous musical acts from San Diego, North County, and beyond.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Inspired and the Sleep]]>
<![CDATA[2016 Cruise Ship Season Starts in San Diego]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:42:48 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Cruise-Season-2016-SD-2.jpg
The 2016 cruise ship season in San Diego begins on Aug. 26, with the departure of the Disney Wonder cruise ship bound for the Panama Canal.

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<![CDATA[6 Small Businesses Earn Chamber Awards]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 11:16:44 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SD-Chamber-Small-Biz-Winners-2016.jpg
From helping low-income students succeed to assisting U.S. military veterans, six small businesses in San Diego have earned awards for their work in our region.

Photo Credit: San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce]]>
<![CDATA[New Gateway Sign Unveiled in Clairemont]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:46:28 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Clairemont-Gateway-Sign-0824.jpg
A newly-restored sign leading drivers into Clairemont was installed in the neighborhood Wednesday – a sign that one councilman says is part of the community’s character.

Photo Credit: NBC 7 San Diego]]>
<![CDATA[Free, Mini Opera Shows Headed to Local Trolley Stations ]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 10:36:39 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/trolleygeneric_trolley_generic.jpg
Trolley stations across San Diego are about to get a burst of culture: next month, short opera performances will go down at the tracks, taking the art form out of the theater and into public space.

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<![CDATA[Ramen Restaurant Expands to North Park]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 13:22:14 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Tajima-SanDiego.jpg
A well-known San Diego ramen restaurant is planning to open a seventh location this fall, this time in North Park.

Photo Credit: Tajima
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<![CDATA[Bike the Bay to Take Over Coronado Bridge ]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:47:09 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/179*120/DSC_0660.JPG
Approximately 3,500 cyclists will gather this Sunday for a seriously scenic ride across the Coronado Bay Bridge as part of San Diego’s 9th annual Bike the Bay event.

Photo Credit: Brian Bostrom ]]>
<![CDATA[City Seeks to Improve El Cajon Blvd.]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:50:49 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/ElCajonBlvdLittleSaigon2.JPG
The City of San Diego rolled out several proposals Monday night to improve El Cajon Boulevard, particularly the area known as Little Saigon. The proposals aim to make it a more walkable community and make...

Photo Credit: Erik Ho/NBC 7 San Diego]]>
<![CDATA[Del Mar Racing Announces Fall Lineup]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:16:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/BenHarper.jpeg
The Del Mar Thoroughbred Club announces the initial shows of its fall concert series -- affectionately titled the Bing Crosby Season -- that kicks off on Nov. 12.

Photo Credit: John Hancock]]>
<![CDATA[New Barons Market in North Park Seeks Mural Artist]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 14:39:36 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Barons-North-Park-Outside-Concept.jpg
A grocery store opening this fall in North Park will boast a public mural set to be created by San Diego artists – and the company is actively seeking the creative minds to make that mark.

Photo Credit: Rendering Courtesy of Barons Market]]>
<![CDATA[Eater SD: Shipping Container Eatery Planned for IB]]> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 13:56:45 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Rendering-ShippingYard-EATERSD.jpg
Eater San Diego shares the top stories of the week from San Diego’s food and drink scene, including the preview of an exciting new restaurant coming to Imperial Beach and a guide to the city's best bargain...

Photo Credit: Rendering Courtesy of The Shipping Yard
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<![CDATA[Southern White Rhino Treated for Suspected Bullet Wound]]> Thu, 18 Aug 2016 20:13:43 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/T15_0668_023.jpg
The female rhino, named Wallis, was recently transferred from a private reserve in South Africa to the Safari Park.

Photo Credit: San Diego Zoo Global © 2015]]>
<![CDATA[LIVE: Marilyn Manson]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 09:27:41 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Marilyn+Manson+AM+%2810+of+33%29.jpg
Marilyn Manson brought the "Dope Show" to Sleep Train Amphitheatre on Wednesday, Aug. 17.

Photo Credit: Alex Matthews]]>
<![CDATA[Brazilian Brewery Overflows With Olympic Spirit]]> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 15:07:09 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Novo-Brazil-Brewing+088.JPG
A Brazilian brewery in Chula Vista overflowing with lively culture and Olympic spirit – and even brews a Pale Ale named “Rio.”

Photo Credit: Monica Garske/NBC 7 San Diego
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<![CDATA[Chula Vista HarborFest to Feature Taco Showdown]]> Thu, 18 Aug 2016 07:46:38 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/ChulaVistaHarborFest-2016.jpg
Chula Vista’s annual HarborFest returns to Bayside Park next Saturday with live music, water activities, food, craft beer and wine tasting and a street taco and spirit competition.

Photo Credit: Chula Vista HarborFest/Facebook]]>
<![CDATA[7-Eleven's Slurpee BYO Cup Day ]]> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 04:05:49 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DSC00217_EDITEDbyocup.jpg
Customers can bring in any size container and fill it with their favorite Slurpee from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday Aug. 19 and Saturday Aug. 20 for only $1.50.

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<![CDATA[Brazilian Brewery in Chula Vista Overflows With Rio Spirit]]> Thu, 18 Aug 2016 15:49:44 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Novo-Brazil-Brewing+082.JPG
Novo Brazil Brewing Co., located at 901 Lane Ave. in Chula Vista, joined the San Diego craft beer market in 2015. Today, the colorful Brazilian brewery sells 15 beers on tap, including a Pale Ale named...

Photo Credit: Monica Garske/NBC 7 San Diego]]>
<![CDATA[Pricey Team USA Store Gear in Rio]]> Wed, 17 Aug 2016 10:39:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Rio-Souvenirs-Luke-1-Crop-Cover.jpg
Getting some Olympic gear in Rio -- at least at the Team USA Store -- doesn't come cheap. NBC 7's Steven Luke shows us some pricey tags on Rio 2016 souvenirs. In the end, he decided he's springing for a...

Photo Credit: Steven Luke/NBC 7 San Diego]]>
<![CDATA[Green Flash Plans November Opening for VA Facility]]> Wed, 17 Aug 2016 08:29:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Green_Flash_Brewing_Virginia_Rendering_t620.jpg
San Diego-headquartered Green Flash Brewing Co. has announced a Nov. 13 public opening for its new East Coast production facility and tasting room in Virginia Beach, Va. Fund-raising and related events...

Photo Credit: Rendering Courtesy of Green Flash Brewing
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<![CDATA[Resourceful Rio Reveler: SDSU Student Treks to Olympics]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 10:54:19 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SDSU-athlete-rio-trip.jpg
A San Diego college student with dreams of one day working for the International Olympic Committee decided now is his time: on a whim, he quit his job and traveled to Brazil to experience the 2016 Rio Games.

Photo Credit: Steven Luke/NBC 7 San Diego]]>
<![CDATA[Saint Archer Expands Beer Distribution to Las Vegas]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 13:40:16 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Saint-Archer-2-FB.jpg
Saint Archer Brewing Company’s craft beer is now available in Sin City, the San Diego-based brewery announced Tuesday.

Photo Credit: Saint Archer Brewing Co./Facebook]]>
<![CDATA[Barracks To Be Converted into Hotel at Liberty Station]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 09:45:14 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Liberty_Station_Barracks_Hotel_t620.jpg
San Diego-based McMillin LLC and Untitled Hospitality plan to develop a new arts-themed, $20 million hotel called The Barracks Hotel, using historic buildings at Liberty Station in Point Loma.

Photo Credit: Rendering courtesy of McMillin, OBR Architecture
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<![CDATA[LIVE: Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 10:56:48 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Demi+Lovato+Fatima+Kelley+8.14.16+%2813%29.jpg
Cool for the summer: Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas straight-up rocked Sleep Train Amphitheatre on Sunday, Aug. 14. Mike Posner and Chord Overstreet opened.

Photo Credit: Fatima Kelley]]>
<![CDATA[Steven Luke in Rio: Craft Beer Scene]]> Mon, 15 Aug 2016 10:53:47 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Rio-Craft-Beer-Scene.jpg
Making craft beer in Brazil isn’t easy. The bureaucracy can be crippling.
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<![CDATA[Disneyland Diamond Celebration Wrapping Up]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 12:11:14 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/PTNP379581diamondcelebration.jpg
The Paint the Night parade and a few other special to-dos will bid the theme park adieu.

Photo Credit: Paul hiffmeyer]]>
<![CDATA[Coalition Hopes to Draw Visitors to Backcountry]]> Sun, 14 Aug 2016 11:56:03 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/ramona-group-0813.jpg
Next time you’re looking to go on a little getaway, you may want to set your sights on San Diego’s backcountry as one group tries to show why some local rural communities should be considered travel...

Photo Credit: May Tjoa/NBC 7 San Diego
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<![CDATA[Eater SD: 24-Hour Diner Opens in Gaslamp Quarter ]]> Fri, 12 Aug 2016 11:05:04 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Eater-Lyudmila-Zotova-Dupars-0812.JPG
It’s another great week for grub in San Diego. This week, Eater San Diego shares the top stories from San Diego’s food and drink scene, including a look inside a new, 24-hour diner that just opened downtown...

Photo Credit: Lyudmila Zotova/Eater San Diego]]>
<![CDATA[‘Save Starlight’ Tries to Revive Dilapidated Amphitheater]]> Sat, 13 Aug 2016 23:33:06 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Starlight-Bowl-CleanUp-2.JPG
A nonprofit group working to restore a historic open-air amphitheater in Balboa Park rolled up their sleeves Saturday and began much-needed clean-up efforts with the help of lots of volunteers.

Photo Credit: Vanessa Herrera/NBC 7 San Diego]]>
<![CDATA[Stone Brewing to Open Hotel in Escondido ]]> Thu, 11 Aug 2016 12:41:52 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Stone-Brewing-Hotel-Rendering-1.jpg
San Diego’s Stone Brewing will now tap into the hotel business, opening a craft beer-centric hotel in San Diego’s North County where patrons can toast and lodge.

Photo Credit: Rending Courtesy of Stone Brewing and Untitled Hospitality
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<![CDATA[CityFest Rides Again in Hillcrest ]]> Fri, 12 Aug 2016 08:42:35 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Hillcrest-CityFest-Full-2016.jpg
Running strong for more than three decades, Hillcrest will once again host its CityFest Sunday, an annual, lively street fair held under the community’s namesake sign.

Photo Credit: Fabulous Hillcrest/CityFest
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