<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]> Copyright 2015 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 Sat, 18 Apr 2015 01:59:47 -0700 Sat, 18 Apr 2015 01:59:47 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Weekend Events for April 16-19]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 06:46:42 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Balboa-Park-Generic-Garske.jpg
Looking for something fun to do this weekend? There's always something going on in America's Finest City.

Photo Credit: Monica Garske
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<![CDATA[Ben & Jerry's Unveils Ice Cream Burrito]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:38:21 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/ben-jerry-ice-cream-burrito.jpg
Cup, cone or burrito? Ben & Jerry's is unveiling a new ice cream burrito, its new treat that splits the difference between a sundae and a waffle cone.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Ben & Jerry's
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<![CDATA[Marvel Universe Live in San Diego]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:47:48 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Marvel-univ-live-sd.jpg
Marvel comic fans will have a cool opportunity this weekend to check out “Marvel Universe Live” at Valley View Casino Center – a live show that brings Marvel characters to life with stunts and video projection...]]>
<![CDATA[Man Makes 1,000th Blood Donation]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 07:07:00 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Ralph-Vaughan.jpg
A former San Diego resident celebrated his 70th birthday Thursday with a selfless and impressive feat: donating blood for the 1,000th time.

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<![CDATA[Cabrillo National Monument is Free This Weekend]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:34:16 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/PHOTO156667821169958454477main.jpg
If you’re looking for something fun and free to do this weekend, look no further. Cabrillo National Park is offering free admission to guests as National Park Week kicks off across the United States.]]>
<![CDATA[Event Explores San Diego's Creativity]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:46:47 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Meeting-Minds-0416.jpg
“Meeting of the Minds: San Diego Places and Spaces” is an event happening on April 22, 2015, at the San Diego Central Library downtown. The event is hosted by “Voice of San Diego” and will give a glimpse...

Photo Credit: NBC 7 San Diego]]>
<![CDATA[ Ben & Jerry's, Craft Brewer Team Up for Ice Cream-Flavored Beer]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:51:39 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/193*120/benjerrybeer1.jpg
If you have a taste for beer and ice cream, you might like Ben & Jerry's latest offering.

Photo Credit: New Belgium Brewing]]>
<![CDATA[Balboa Park's 2015 EarthFair]]> Tue, 14 Apr 2015 11:54:06 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Balboa-Park-Generic-Getty.jpg
The 25th annual EarthFair is coming to Balboa Park this Sunday, celebrating a sustainable lifestyle and what it means to go green on Earth Day.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Dining on a Budget on Tax Day]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 15:13:30 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Chicken+Tomato+Sandwich+metro+Bis.jpg
Sound the ominous gong: it’s Tax Day. With money on your mind, dining on a budget is key. Check out this list of affordable lunch eats from Yelp sure to please both the palate and the pocket book after...
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<![CDATA[Resort Gets $3M in Solar Upgrades]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 09:42:42 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Casa_del_Zorro_Solar_Panels_t286.jpg
La Casa del Zorro in Borrego Springs has completed a $150,000 “solar farm,” the first of two projects totaling more than $3 million aimed at making the resort more energy-independent and eco-friendly.

Photo Credit: La Casa del Zorro
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<![CDATA[Reigning Champ Eyes 2015 Boston Marathon Win]]> Tue, 14 Apr 2015 14:18:23 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/meb+keflezighi.jpg
San Diego’s Meb Keflezighi – the runner who won the 2014 Boston Marathon – dreams of a repeat performance this year, calling last year’s accomplishment “the most meaningful victory” of his life.

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<![CDATA[San Diego Featured in National Geographic Documentary]]> Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:58:59 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/San-Diego-skyline-generic-0.jpg
San Diego will be featured in an hour-long documentary on the National Geographic Channel looking at why our city is one of the “World’s Smart Cities.”

Photo Credit: NBC 7]]>
<![CDATA[2015 Tax Day Freebies]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 06:09:01 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/225*120/bagels+generic.jpg
Everyone loves a freebie, especially on Tax Day. This year, hungry taxpayers can cash in on several giveaways at different eateries across San Diego, making the day a bit more palatable.]]>
<![CDATA["Lincoln and the Jews": Exhibit Explores President's Push for Equality ]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 09:09:47 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/LincolnsLastHoursCROPPED.jpg
While many are aware of Abraham Lincoln’s activism in emancipating slaves in 1863, many might not know of his close relationships with those in the Jewish community.

Photo Credit: Chicago History Museum, ICHI-524]]>
<![CDATA[New Charger Girls Squad Finalized]]> Sat, 11 Apr 2015 16:38:11 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Charger-Girls-2015-Final.jpg
Here’s something to root for: the 2015 Charger Girls squad has been finalized, the San Diego Chargers announced Friday.

Photo Credit: San Diego Chargers]]>
<![CDATA[New "On-Demand" Parking Hits San Diego]]> Fri, 10 Apr 2015 12:52:13 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/car_generic1.jpg
A newly-launched parking service could help drivers find a spot more easily in a pinch in some of San Diego’s busiest communities.]]>
<![CDATA[Fundraiser Supports Aspiring Local Chefs]]> Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:42:26 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Chef-Celebration-0414.jpg
Chef Celebration, a local non-profit that helps those interested in the culinary arts pursue their lifelong dreams, is hosting a fundraiser on April 14, 2015. NBC 7’s Whitney Southwick discusses the event...

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<![CDATA[Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry’s]]> Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:06:25 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/170814404_BenJerrysIceCream.jpg
Here’s some sweet news: Ben & Jerry’s is hosting its 36th annual Free Cone Day Tuesday meaning patrons can snag a scoop of ice cream for free.

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<![CDATA[Spring Back to 1915 at Balboa Park]]> Sat, 11 Apr 2015 17:07:00 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/BALBOA+PARKK+CENTENNIAL+FEST+1.jpg
Balboa Park visitors witnessed a slice of the past at the park Saturday. As part of their Centennial celebrations, people in costumes strolled around the park, wearing elaborate 1915 period costumes.]]>
<![CDATA[Tax Day Freebies and Discounts]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:28:27 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP0910251102942.jpg
Don't let Tax Day get your down. There are a number of freebies you can cash in on.

Photo Credit: AP
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<![CDATA[Want a Slurpee? "Bring Your Own Cup" to 7-Eleven]]> Fri, 10 Apr 2015 14:52:31 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Slurpee-BYOC.jpg
Slurpee fans, this one is for you: 7-Eleven is hosting “Bring Your Own Cup Day” on Saturday, allowing customers to fill their own cups with their favorite frozen Slurpee drink for just $1.49 per cup.

Photo Credit: 7-Eleven]]>
<![CDATA[Where to Eat at Petco Park]]> Thu, 09 Apr 2015 12:24:22 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Petco-Park-Food-2015-1.jpg
Major League Baseball season sure makes a fan hungry. In San Diego, fans can root for the Padres while snacking on many scrumptious concessions at Petco Park in downtown San Diego.

Photo Credit: NBC 7 San Diego]]>
<![CDATA[Coachella 2015: Day 1]]> Sun, 12 Apr 2015 11:23:46 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/181*120/469285238.jpg
The 2015 Coachella Music & Art Festival returns with some of the biggest names in music including AC/DC, Steely Dan, Interpol and more.]]>
<![CDATA[Sea Lion Wanders to Imperial Beach High School]]> Mon, 13 Apr 2015 04:13:12 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Sea+lion+in+squad+car.JPG
Sheriff’s deputies had an unusual suspect in the back of their patrol squad car this week in Imperial Beach.

Photo Credit: San Diego Sheriff's Department
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<![CDATA[The Art of Coachella 2015]]> Sat, 11 Apr 2015 12:56:57 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/178*120/Coachella+Art+2015+%287%29.jpg
Music isn't the only thing rockin' Coachella 2015 -- art also takes center stage with incredible works blanketing the polo fields.]]>
<![CDATA[Hissing Cockroaches and Geckos, Oh My]]> Fri, 10 Apr 2015 15:36:12 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GuestMid0410_1200x675_426286147869.jpg
Have you ever seen a crested gecko or a hissing cockroach? Those are just a couple of the critters showcased in the new “Superwild” exhibit at the Living Coast Discovery Center in Chula Vista.]]>
<![CDATA[Green Flash Debuting New Tasting Room in Poway]]> Fri, 10 Apr 2015 07:57:00 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/467650193.jpg
San Diego-based Green Flash Brewing Co. plans a May 16 opening for Cellar 3, a new tasting room and specialty brewing facility that it will operate in Poway.

Photo Credit: Getty Images
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<![CDATA[2015 La Jolla Concours d'Elegance Rolls in]]> Fri, 10 Apr 2015 08:22:06 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Elena6a0410_1200x675_426135107864.jpg
Rare, classic cars will be showcased at the The 11th Annual La Jolla Concours d'Elegance on April 10-12 at Ellen Browning Scripps Park in La Jolla Cove. NBC 7’s Elena Gomez has details on what auto fans...]]>
<![CDATA[New Cesar E. Chavez Murals Unveiled]]> Fri, 10 Apr 2015 07:20:49 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Cesar-Chavez-Barrio-Art.jpg
San Diego’s Barrio Logan community has just unveiled a new artistic addition: giant murals honoring the life of labor leader and civil rights activist Cesar E. Chavez.

Photo Credit: San Diego Continuing Education]]>
<![CDATA[Padres Take Steve Poltz Out to the Ball Game]]> Fri, 10 Apr 2015 08:19:00 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Rugburns-6443.jpg
Decorated San Diego singer/songwriter Steve Poltz, known for his work with Jewel and the Rugburns, gets called up to 'the Show' on July 21.

Photo Credit: Marissa Carter]]>
<![CDATA[Cost of a Baseball Game: By the Numbers]]> Thu, 09 Apr 2015 14:39:56 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Petco+Park+Opening+Day+2014.jpg
Baseball season is upon us, but taking the family to a ball game doesn’t come cheap, according to a new report.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Cancerstock 2015 Music Fest Details]]> Thu, 09 Apr 2015 13:18:45 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Cancerstock-2015.jpg
Cancerstock San Diego is an inspiring and magical all-day music festival that provides financial aid and healthy lifestyle choices for children and families dealing with the challenges and the costs of...

Photo Credit: NBC 7 San Diego]]>
<![CDATA[Eat Your Hearts Out, Padres Fans]]> Thu, 09 Apr 2015 12:21:35 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Petco-Park-Food-2015-2.jpg
Eat your hearts out, Padres fans. With the 2015 baseball season in full swing, fans can enjoy many tasty treats at Petco Park.

Photo Credit: NBC 7 San Diego]]>
<![CDATA[Councilmember Seeks Funding for New Park]]> Thu, 09 Apr 2015 09:02:13 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Cesar-Solis-Park-Rendering.jpg
A San Diego City Councilmember is advocating for full funding for a new community park in Ocean View Hills to be named after the highest-ranking Filipino officer with the San Diego Police Department.

Photo Credit: CesarSolisPark.com]]>
<![CDATA[Opening Day Block Party to Take Over East Village]]> Thu, 09 Apr 2015 07:23:18 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Padres-hat-0409.jpg
The San Diego Padres Home Opener is on April 9 and the East Village community plans to celebrate the start of baseball season with one epic block party.]]>
<![CDATA[Selena to Perform as a Hologram?]]> Thu, 09 Apr 2015 08:15:26 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Selena_Cantando.jpg
You may be able to see Selena perform in the 21st century – as a hologram.]]>
<![CDATA[Locals Use App to Share, Trade Fruit]]> Tue, 07 Apr 2015 07:52:56 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Apple-Tree-Generic.jpg
San Diegan Kathy Stadler is the first to admit she doesn’t have much of a green thumb. Luckily, many of her neighbors do and they’ve found a unique way to share the fruits of their labor.

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<![CDATA[Street Named After Local Brewery]]> Wed, 08 Apr 2015 14:25:51 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AleSmithCt-2-0408.jpg
One of San Diego’s craft brewing companies now has a street named after it – right at the site of its newest location set to open this summer.

Photo Credit: AleSmith Brewing Co.]]>
<![CDATA[A Coachella Highlight Guide]]> Wed, 08 Apr 2015 11:25:34 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Ryan+Adams+Getty+Photo.jpg
Find out who to see at the massive annual desert music and art festival.]]>
<![CDATA[11 Weird Beers For National Beer Day]]> Fri, 10 Apr 2015 18:49:42 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/rerwerr4534534.jpg
What better day to defer from your usual drink order than National Beer Day? Here are 11 crazy craft brews that are so strange you'll need to try them out for yourself.

Photo Credit: Rogue Ales]]>
<![CDATA[Parts of Encinitas and Carlsbad Lagoon to Be Preserved]]> Tue, 07 Apr 2015 19:06:00 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Batiquitos+Lagoon+SANDAG+generic.jpg
50.5 acres of prime coastal habitat bordering the Batiquitos lagoon will be preserved.]]>
<![CDATA[Event Spotlight: Explore Salk]]> Tue, 07 Apr 2015 13:37:22 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Explore-Salk-KNSD.jpg
NBC 7’s Marianne Kushi speaks with Assistant Professor Saket Navlakha about the Explore Salk, a third annual event taking place on April 11 at the Salk Institute. The event will feature staff-guided lab...

Photo Credit: NBC 7 San Diego]]>
<![CDATA[Nosh News: Taste of Point Loma]]> Tue, 07 Apr 2015 15:56:23 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/Fish+Tacos+Final.jpg
Get the skinny on the self-guided food tour coming to San Diego's Point Loma peninsula.]]>
<![CDATA[North County Communities Unveil “Innovate 78” Plan]]> Tue, 07 Apr 2015 11:50:04 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Innovate-78-escondido.jpg
San Diego’s North County communities came together Tuesday to unveil a new economic development plan dubbed “Innovate 78.”

Photo Credit: Escondido.org]]>
<![CDATA[$18M in Upgrades Coming to Belmont Park]]> Tue, 07 Apr 2015 10:16:22 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Giant-Dipper-3.jpg
Mission Beach’s Belmont Park will soon see $18 million in improvements, according to the new lease approved by the San Diego City Council Monday.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Belmont Park]]>
<![CDATA[“Vodka Hideaway” Opening at Petco Park]]> Tue, 07 Apr 2015 13:04:59 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/martini_lunch_generic.jpg
Baseball fans will have a new place to quench their thirst at Petco Park this season: a 21+ “hideaway” offering a bevy of vodkas

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<![CDATA[Springtime Activities in Sunny San Diego]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 17:14:52 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Carlsbad-Flower-Fields.jpg
Fields of flowers, the San Diego Padres and pretty much perfect weather could only mean one thing: it’s springtime in San Diego. Here are some ways to celebrate the season and frolic in America’s Finest City.

Photo Credit: NBC 7 San Diego]]>
<![CDATA[Disney, Dali on Focus in New Museum Exhibit]]> Wed, 08 Apr 2015 08:29:56 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/205*120/disneyfamilymuseum.jpg
The work of famous imagineers Walt Disney and Salvador Dali will be exhibited together in San Francisco's Presidio this summer.

Photo Credit: The Walt Disney Family Museum]]>