<![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-usFri, 09 Dec 2016 21:02:05 -0800Fri, 09 Dec 2016 21:02:05 -0800NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Eater San Diego: Flower Child Restaurant Opens in Del Mar]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:31:48 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Flower-Child-Medium-Raw-Arts-1209.jpg
Eater San Diego shares the top stories of the week from San Diego’s food and drink scene, including a look at two newly-launched, fast-casual eateries around town.

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<![CDATA[Things to Do This Weekend: Dec. 8-11]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 15:45:02 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/paradoflights.jpg
Looking for something fun to do this weekend? There's always something going on in America's Finest City.]]>
<![CDATA[Goodwill’s ‘Little Black Dress’ Sale Returns]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 07:27:08 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Goodwill-LBD-1.JPG
Fashionistas, rejoice: Goodwill’s popular “Little Black Dress” (LBD) sale returns this Friday, offering the beloved wardrobe staple at very, very low prices.

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<![CDATA[Delta Latest Airline to Upgrade Its Snacks]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 06:14:05 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/delta-snacks.jpg
If it's true that an army travels on its stomach, will better snacks keep passengers loyal to one airline? Delta Air Lines is rolling out new free snacks for customers in the main cabin, including brand-name...

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<![CDATA[Where to Watch the San Diego Bay Parade of Lights]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:45:08 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Parade-of--Lights-1217.jpg
A bevy of glimmering, festive lights illuminating the San Diego Bay can only mean one thing: a beloved local boat parade is back -- a longtime tradition started by the San Diego boating community.

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<![CDATA[2 Local Eateries Nominated for 'Best New Restaurant' Award]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:03:01 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Herb+and+Wood_bar+w.+people_BeccaBatista.JPG
Food and travel experts have nominated a couple of buzzy San Diego restaurants among the best new places to chow down while traveling in the U.S. – a spot in Little Italy and another in Pacific Beach.

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<![CDATA[Liberty Public Market Ranks 13th Among US Food Halls]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 09:06:43 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Exterior+Patio+3_Credit+Robert+Benson.JPG
San Diego’s Liberty Public Market in Point Loma placed at No. 13 in a recent national ranking of the top 20 food halls, as part of an urban retail report by brokerage firm Cushman & Wakefield.

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<![CDATA[Home Lights Up for Holidays With Social Media Twist]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 19:52:49 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Todd_Social_Holiday_Lights_PKG_1200x675_827373635720.jpg
When it comes to holiday decorations in front of a house, there's nothing wrong with Santa on a sleigh or elves delivering presents, or reindeer. A tried-and-true holiday decoration always works.]]>
<![CDATA[UCSD Staffer With MS to Run 7 Marathons on 7 Continents]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:27:46 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/CherylHile_BuenosAires_600.jpg
A UC San Diego staff member with Multiple Sclerosis isn't letting her disease stop her from what she loves to do: run marathons.

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<![CDATA[Poway to Host 'Christmas in the Park']]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:09:13 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Poway-Christmas-in-Park.jpg
With Christmas traditions aplenty, Poway will host its annual holiday celebration this Saturday in the heart of the community.

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<![CDATA[SD Center for Children Hosts Wacky Wonky Wonderland]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 12:53:08 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Wacky-Wonky-Wonderland.jpg
The San Diego Center for Children will host its fundraiser event, Wacky Wonky Wonderland, on Dec. 11 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at its main campus (3002 Armstrong St.). Attendees are asked to bring toy donations to...

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<![CDATA[3 New, Casual Eateries Headed to Liberty Public Market]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:57:08 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/MessHall2_Credit+Mike+Pawlenty.JPG
The restaurant at the center of a popular marketplace at San Diego’s Liberty Station is getting an overhaul this month, making room for three new casual eateries at the food emporium.

Photo Credit: Mike Pawlenty]]>
<![CDATA[US Grant Hotel Gets $13M Revamp]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:29:50 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/US-Grant-Refresh-1.jpg
A $13 million revamp to downtown San Diego’s historic US Grant hotel will be completed by early 2017. The shiny new upgrades include a restyled grand lobby, meeting and wedding venues and an expanded fitness...

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<![CDATA[Photo of Fake 'Happy Hour Playset' Sparks Online Outrage]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 20:30:08 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/fisher-price-photo2_blurred-faces-2.jpg
An online backlash over a supposed “happy hour playset” for kids has proven to be misplaced since the item in question doesn’t exist. After a Facebook user posted a photo Tuesday that showed the set – complete...]]>
<![CDATA[Dunkin' Donuts Restaurant to Open in Downtown San Diego]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 19:53:35 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-458335978.jpg
Dunkin' Donuts will soon add another Southern California location in San Diego to its roster, as the donut shop continues its expansion into the region.

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<![CDATA[Oceanside Harbor to Host Parade of Lights]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:04:43 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Oside-Harbor-Parade-Lights.jpg
Fishing boats, sail boats, yachts and kayaks – all decked out in holiday cheer – will fill the Oceanside Harbor Saturday as the North County community rings in the season.]]>
<![CDATA[Target Reissues Menorah Recall Over Fire Hazard Concerns]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 09:55:26 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/menorah11.jpg
With Hanukkah several weeks away, Target is reminding customers it has recalled thousands of menorahs because they post a fire hazard.

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<![CDATA[24-Hour Drive-Thru Dunkin' Donuts Opens in National City]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:51:41 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-458335978.jpg
A shiny new Dunkin' Donuts location in National City will officially open its drive-thru window for business next week.

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<![CDATA[San Diegans Rock Grammy Nominations]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 09:35:31 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Blink+182+AM+%2828+of+41%29.jpg
The 2017 Grammy Award nominations have been announced, with several San Diegans getting in on the action.

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<![CDATA[Holidays in Hillcrest: Sips, Snacks & Shopping]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:16:22 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/TasteNTinis.jpg
San Diego’s hip Hillcrest neighborhood will celebrate the holidays Thursday with an event that highlights three components of the festive season: food, cocktails and a little shopping.

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<![CDATA[‘Jungle Bells’ Returns to San Diego Zoo ]]> Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:52:28 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/JungleBells-SD-ZOO-2016.jpg
‘Tis the season of twinkling lights, jolly carols and merrymaking at the San Diego Zoo as the annual “Jungle Bells” celebration returns this holiday season.

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<![CDATA[Children's Nature Retreat Offers Up-Close Animal Experience]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:39:22 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/ostrich-san-diego-farm.jpg
Fifteen animal species roam inside large enclosures on 20 acres of land, designed to mimic their native environments.

Photo Credit: May Tjoa, NBC 7]]>
<![CDATA[Ballerina Misty Copeland Launches Dancewear Line ÉGAL]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 06:15:08 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-527358950.jpg
Ballerina Misty Copeland, who is known for breaking body stereotypes in the dance world, has launched her line of dancewear apparel.

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<![CDATA[Eater SD: Insider's Guide to New PB Tiki Spot ]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 11:30:26 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/The-Grass-Skirt-Interior-EATER.jpg
Eater San Diego shares the top stories of the week from San Diego’s food and drink scene, including an inside look at a brand-new tiki bar in Pacific Beach, and expansion news from a breakfast favorite.

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<![CDATA[Carlsbad Shopping Center to Add 3 New Tenants]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:51:09 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/The-Shoppes-Carlsbad-Rendering-1.jpg
A shopping center in San Diego’s North County will add three new tenants next year: two eateries and a fashion apparel store.

Photo Credit: Rendering Courtesy of Rouse Properties]]>
<![CDATA[Gator By the Bay Announces 2017 Headliners]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 11:39:40 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/untitled-7235.jpg
Gator By the Bay, which returns to Spanish Landing Park on May 11-14, announces 2017 headliners and ticket info.

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<![CDATA[Brewery Sells Rare Beer at Deep Discount for Food Donations]]> Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:06:59 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Societe-Brewing-Food-Donations-Scale.jpg
A San Diego brewery is tapping into its rare reserve to drive donations for locals in need, offering a special beer at a deep discount to those who give to others.

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<![CDATA[Old Town Office Property to Become Hotel]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 07:50:39 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/HIG_2254_Moore_St__SD_t620.jpg
San Diego-headquartered Hotel Investment Group (HIG) has acquired an Old Town office complex for $2.2 million, with plans to convert it into an extended-stay boutique hotel.

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<![CDATA[Santa's North Pole Home Listed on Zillow]]> Wed, 30 Nov 2016 18:31:27 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/p_f_Outside_024.jpg
Popular real estate marketplace company Zillow added a new property listing to their website just in time for the holidays -- Santa Claus' North Pole house. Maison Krin is described as a...

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<![CDATA[Soon: 'Star Wars' Battle Drones]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 10:28:48 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/1130-2016-StarWarsDrone.jpg
It's the fight sure to get a lot of buzz this holiday season. "Star Wars" X-Wing, Millennium Falcon and TIE fighter battle drones are coming to a store near you.

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<![CDATA[Security, Parking Preps for December Nights]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:57:42 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/December-Nights-2014.jpg
As thousands of people file into Balboa Park this weekend for December Nights, parking for the large-scale event and security will likely be top of mind for many.

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<![CDATA[December Nights, By the Numbers]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 07:54:26 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Todd_December_Nights_by_the_Numbers_1200x675_821378115607.jpg
Balboa Park December Nights is a huge event. How big is it? What does it take to make it happen?]]>
<![CDATA[Little Italy to Light 2 Holiday Trees at Festival]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:49:36 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Little-Italy-Tree-Lighting-Facebook.jpg
Little Italy will go big with holiday cheer this Saturday with not just one tree lightning, but two in the heart of the colorful community. Bellissimo!

Photo Credit: Little Italy Association/Facebook]]>
<![CDATA[Local 'Makers' Band Together for Holiday Market]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:23:31 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/San-Diego-MadeFB.jpg
Dozens of local artists and vendors will unite Sunday at a hotel in North Park to host a holiday market focused on goods made in San Diego.

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<![CDATA[Balboa Park to Host December Nights 2016]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 06:45:19 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/balboa+park+lights+1201+11.JPG
Thousands of San Diegans will gather in Balboa Park for the kick-off of the annual December Nights event, formerly known as Christmas on the Prado.

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<![CDATA[Chula Vista’s Holiday Parade to Light Up Downtown ]]> Tue, 29 Nov 2016 10:07:44 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Chula-Vista-Starlight-Parade-3.jpg
With twinkling lights galore, Chula Vista will kick off the holiday season this weekend with its longtime Starlight Parade in the heart of the community.

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<![CDATA[OB Holiday Parade to Include 30-Second Wedding ]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 08:02:31 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/OBHoliday+Parade-4.jpg
A 30-second wedding ceremony, bagpipes and unicycles are among the sights to see at this year’s Ocean Beach Holiday Parade, trekking down the heart of the beachside community Saturday night.

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<![CDATA['Stuff the Bus' Food Drive Happening at Local Grocery Stores]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:25:07 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/12-01-16+Stuff+the+Bus+MTS+picture.JPG
The San Diego Food Bank has teamed up with San Diego MTS to collect donations for the 9th Annual Stuff the Bus food drive at local grocery stores across the county.

Photo Credit: San Diego MTS]]>
<![CDATA[Give the Gift of Poinsettias]]> Wed, 30 Nov 2016 20:59:21 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/11-30-16-Poinsettias-Balboa-park.jpg
The Friends of Balboa Park organization is inviting you to give a $25 poinsettia dedication donation, to help fill the Botanical Building with the traditional holiday flowers.

Photo Credit: The Friends of Balboa Park organization]]>
<![CDATA[Irish Santa Talks 33.33-Mile Run]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:22:36 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Irish-Santa-KNSD.jpg
Irish Outreach San Diego and the Gaelic sports clubs of San Diego will host The Great 33 1/3 Relay Run on Dec. 3, 2016. The charitable run – which includes 33 relay teams, each representing a county in...

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<![CDATA[Toys for Tots 2016: Where to Donate]]> Wed, 30 Nov 2016 12:46:49 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/ToysforTots11.jpg


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<![CDATA[Napoleon Dynamite and Pedro Reunite for Burger King Ad]]> Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:25:46 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/212*120/nd51120735.jpg
Napoleon Dynamite and Pedro are back…for Burger King, that is. Jon Heder and Efren Ramirez reunited for a commercial for Burger King’s new cheesy tots.

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<![CDATA[Changes in Store for Kaaboo]]> Tue, 29 Nov 2016 14:55:06 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/KAABOO+Thursday+2016+AM+%2843+of+78%29.jpg
In the wake of an incident at last year's three-day Kaaboo Del Mar festival, organizers announce changes for 2017.

Photo Credit: Alex Matthews]]>
<![CDATA[Renovated North Golf Course at Torrey Pines Reopens]]> Wed, 30 Nov 2016 08:54:51 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Torrey_Pines_North_Course_Hole_15_t620.jpg
The North Course at Torrey Pines Golf Course was recently reopened following a comprehensive nine-month, $12.6 million renovation of the city-owned property.

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<![CDATA[$2 Gets You a Free Wendy's Frosty With Each Visit in 2017]]> Sun, 04 Dec 2016 16:52:09 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-52821036.jpg
2017 just got a little sweeter.

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<![CDATA[PICS: 2016 San Diego Jazz Festival]]> Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:47:12 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Memphis+Speed+Kings+43-50+%285%29.jpg
The 37th annual San Diego Jazz Festival took over the Town and Country Resort & Convention Center on Nov. 23-27 with performances by the Memphis Speed Kings, Big Butter Jazz band, Sue Palmer, and many others!

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<![CDATA[Little Italy Tree Lighting and Christmas Village]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:35:18 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Little-Italy-Tree-Lighting-Facebook.jpg
NBC 7's Whitney Southwick speaks with Little Italy Association District Manager Chris Gomez about Little Italy's Tree Lighting and Christmas Village, a celebration happening on India Street on Dec.

Photo Credit: Little Italy Association/Facebook]]>