<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]> Copyright 2014 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, 25 Oct 2014 06:40:18 -0700 Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:40:18 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Weekend Events Oct. 23-26]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:00:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/516161457.jpg
Just because it doesn’t feel like fall – temperatures will be in the 70s and 80s this weekend – doesn’t mean we can’t pretend. From dressing up to pumpkin picking, here are some autumn activities happening this...

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<![CDATA[Halloween Haunts for Fearless, Family and Fun]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:05:24 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SOUNDDIEGO+LIVE.jpg
The haunts are coming to San Diego in no time. Are you ready?]]>
<![CDATA[New Trail Will Link Santee to Lakeside]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:04:37 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/walker+trail+copy.jpg
East County officials broke ground today on a new trail at the Walker Preserve that will link from Santee to Lakeside.]]>
<![CDATA[Check Out "Nature's Best Photography"]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:39:54 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/1GrandPrize_TinManLee%281%29+copy.jpg
Washington, D.C.'s National Museum of Natural History's annual "Nature's Best Photography" exhibition showcases 60 large-format prints of this year's most breathtaking nature

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<![CDATA[Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth: Top SD Chocolate Spots]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:42:46 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Best+chocolate+1024.jpg
San Diego’s sweet local spots create everything from fudge to truffles and cater to every taste. Satisfy your cravings with this luscious list, courtesy of Yelp.

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<![CDATA[No More Tipping at 5 Bay Area Restaurants ]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:51:45 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/food-restaurant-generic.jpg
Five Bay Area restaurants are saying goodbye to tips and replacing gratuities with a 20 percent service charge added to all bills, according to reports.

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<![CDATA[New Outlet Stores Open at San Ysidro Border]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:34:05 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/San-ysidro-Outlets-Border.jpg
Lines of customers wrapped outside new stores like H&M and Armani opening up in San Ysidrio.

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<![CDATA[You Know It's Fall in San Diego...]]> Sat, 27 Sep 2014 10:58:32 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Bates-Nut-Farm-Pumpkins.jpg
Pumpkin patches, apple picking, football and ice rinks can only mean one thing: it's fall in San Diego. As the season turns, enjoy these fun fall activities that remind us, once again, that we truly do live...

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<![CDATA[Reopening Balboa Park's California Tower]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:56:57 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/california+tower+balboa+park.jpg
A new generation of San Diegans will soon be able to climb to the top of Balboa Park’s iconic California Tower after it was shuttered nearly 80 years ago.

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<![CDATA[Why You May Spot Teal Pumpkins This Halloween]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:45:21 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/NC-teal-pumpkins.jpg
Halloween can be challenging for kids who have food allergies. However, the Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) has started a new campaign called the “Teal Pumpkin Project” which aims to make...
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<![CDATA[Quiz: How Pumpkin Savvy Are You?]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:07:51 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/pumpkin-177531910.jpg
How much do you know about pumpkins?

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<![CDATA[Local HS Sophomore Competes on "The Voice"]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:38:12 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Katriz-Trinidad-Voice-Chula.jpg
Trinidad has come a long way since she started taking vocal lessons at age 5.

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<![CDATA[Bottlenose Dolphin Born at SeaWorld]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:10:14 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/mom+and+calf1020.jpg
A bottlenose dolphin calf has been born at SeaWorld, the 80th such birth of a dolphin at the San Diego park.]]>
<![CDATA[Thousands Walk in 2014 Making Strides Breast Cancer Walk]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:24:32 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/B0UcVJuCEAA9b7x.jpg+large.jpg
Images of the 2014 Making Strides Breast Cancer walk.

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<![CDATA[Where to Pick a Pumpkin in San Diego]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 12:23:40 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/tlmd_pumpkin_facial_111612_ew_380.jpg
Picking the perfect pumpkin is one of the most important decisions you make in October. Here are some places you can go gaga for gourds in the San Diego area.

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<![CDATA[Why We Love San Diego Gallery II]]> Tue, 07 Oct 2014 16:49:56 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/foggy+palm+trees.jpg
More images showing why we love San Diego.

Photo Credit: Sally Langpap]]>
<![CDATA[Haunt for a Cure Supports Breast Cancer Research]]> Sat, 18 Oct 2014 16:54:12 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/haunt+for+a+cure.jpg
Your family may go all out with Halloween decorations, but probably nothing like Caleb Serban-Lawler’s.]]>
<![CDATA[Celebrating Oktoberfest in San Diego]]> Sat, 04 Oct 2014 13:31:19 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/oktoberfest-shutterstock_153895010.jpg
Fall is here, which means Oktoberfest follows. In San Diego, many communities will host their own versions of the German festival that celebrates fun, food and, of course, really good

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<![CDATA[Thousands Walk in San Diego's Making Strides 2014]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:25:57 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/B0Uhj-YIAAAPv7r.jpg+large.jpg
Thousands of San Diegans walked to help raise almost $700,000 in the fight against breast cancer.

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<![CDATA[The One Up: Old-School Arcade + Fancy-Fun Edibles]]> Sat, 18 Oct 2014 08:17:28 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/theoneupshermanoaks.jpg
Pac-Man out, then meal up on corn-creative hush puppies, posh cocktails...

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<![CDATA[Free Pumpkins Offered at Pop-Up Patch]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 21:58:37 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/451601919.jpg
A pop-up pumpkin patch helps parents get a jump on Halloween.

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<![CDATA[San Diego Kids Expo & Fair This Weekend]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:04:34 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/san-diego-kids-expo-1017.jpg
The San Diego Kids Expo & Fair will be at the Del Mar Fairgrounds in the O'Brien Hall on Saturday, Oct 18 and Sunday, Oct 19. NBC 7's Elena Gomez reports.]]>
<![CDATA[10th Annual Citizens for SWAT Tournament]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:03:57 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SWAT-Guest-midday-1017.jpg
San Diego Padres player Carlos Quentin and SWAT officers Tom Schwiebert and Mark Saunders talk about the 10th Annual Citizens for SWAT tournament is happening Oct. 30 at Maderas Golf Club in Poway.]]>
<![CDATA[For a Fall Day: Pumpkin Patch and Eatery Pairings]]> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:15:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/pumpkinpatchgen2.jpg
If you’re in the mood for a fall-filled day in sunny San Diego, the opportunities abound.

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<![CDATA[Out at the Globe Celebrates Spirit Day]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 07:45:31 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Week+6-++Old+Globe+Theatre+-Courtesy+SanDiego.org.jpg
The wearing of the purple was the talk of the town Thursday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Weddle’s Jewelry Line Supports Battered Women]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 09:49:12 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/chargers+weddle+captain.jpg
The San Diego Chargers’ bearded safety Eric Weddle has a new project on deck: a Bolts-inspired jewelry line that helps victims of domestic violence.

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<![CDATA[Free or Cheap Things to Do in San Diego]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:04:53 -0700 Little Italy Mercato Farmers Market. The sprawling, weekly event on Cedar Street features locally grown fruits, veggies, meat and artisan food, as well as crafts and gifts galore. Grab your groceries, grab your lunch and enjoy the beautiful views of the San Diego Bay, ]]> Little Italy Mercato Farmers Market. The sprawling, weekly event on Cedar Street features locally grown fruits, veggies, meat and artisan food, as well as crafts and gifts galore. Grab your groceries, grab your lunch and enjoy the beautiful views of the San Diego Bay, ]]> http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Mercado-Belen.jpg
You don't need to spend a fortune to have fun in this city.]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego Zip Code Ranked Among Best in US]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 18:02:19 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/159995394.jpg
The San Diego zip code 92121 – which encompasses the area from University of California San Diego east to Sorrento Valley and Miramar -- was ranked the sixth best zip code in the United States, according to the...

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<![CDATA[Southwest Offering Cheap Tickets in Winter Sale]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 18:26:04 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/southwest-airlines-new-livery-01.jpg
Southwest Airlines has launched its winter fare sale, offering discounted tickets ranging from $49 to $149, depending on where you want to fly.

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<![CDATA[San Diego Is 4th Most Expensive U.S. City ]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:34:18 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/sandiegogeneric_san_diego_generic.jpg
San Diego ranks as the fourth most expensive city for housing in the U.S., which may come as no surprise to locals handing over monthly rent or mortgage checks.

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<![CDATA[Mayor Rolls Out 2015 Balboa Park Centennial Plan]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 17:06:31 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Balboa-Park-Generic-Garske.jpg
San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer released a three-step plan Monday to “elevate, celebrate and promote” the 100th anniversary of Balboa Park, months after the group tasked with organizing a grandiose...]]>
<![CDATA[Taste of Coronado]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:30:34 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Coronado-generic-shops-stre.jpg
The Annual Taste of Coronado is coming Wednesday, Oct. 15, to raise funds or a worthy cause. Event chair Deanne Brown talks about it with NBC 7's Whitney Southwick.]]>
<![CDATA[Local Eats Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 15:43:27 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Hello-Kitty-Roll-Bang-Bang.jpg
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and some San Diego restaurants are supporting the cause by offering menu items to raise funds for breast cancer charities. From drinks to dessert, here are some...

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<![CDATA[Virginia Tapped for New Stone Brewery Location]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 12:18:01 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/stonebartender.jpg
North San Diego’s Stone Brewing Co. has tapped Richmond, Virginia, as the future home for a new brewery and restaurant location, the company announced Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Sink Your Teeth Into This: Best Burgers in SD]]> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 14:48:50 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Gourmet-Burger-Generic.jpg
The burger options in San Diego endless, but we have you covered. Check out the top options.]]>
<![CDATA[Kids Free San Diego Offers Family-Friendly Deals]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 21:23:30 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/kids_launch_pic_1200x675_339904579988.jpg
Parents, finding free things to do with your kids this month just got easier.]]>
<![CDATA[Museum Hosts Warhol-Inspired Mixer]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 13:33:41 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SD-Museum-Art-Culture-Cocktails-FB.jpg
The San Diego Museum of Art is blending culture and cocktails together in a pop art-themed party next week inspired by the works of Andy Warhol.

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<![CDATA[Pumpkins: From "Food of Last Resort" to Fall Flavor King]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:29:10 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/451601919.jpg
Fall is in full swing and so is the seasonal menu staple no one can escape: pumpkin spice. The autumnal flavor, long found in pies, breads, and beers, experienced a boom in popularity in recent decades and...

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<![CDATA[Preview: Little Italy FESTA 2014]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 13:12:47 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*160/4f70b8dcaa5c11e3b9f2120cbb90aa708.jpg
Little Italy is hosting one heck of a street party this weekend: the Little Italy FESTA, complete with live music, delicious food and Gesso Italiano, Italian chalk painting.

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<![CDATA[Injured, Rescued Shark Returned to Ocean After TLC]]> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 20:03:43 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/shark+in+water.jpg
A small shark rescued from a fishing gear tangle at Mission Bay’s Marina Village has returned to the great open ocean.

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<![CDATA[Oktoberfest Doubleheader in OB, South Park]]> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 15:36:16 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/ob+oktoberfest.jpg
The month of Oktober means beer, bratwurst and pretzels, and nowhere will the great German tradition of Oktoberfest be carried out with more beachy flair than in Ocean Beach and South Park this weekend. ]]>
<![CDATA[Metered Parking Now Free in La Mesa’s Downtown Village]]> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 13:53:02 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/parking-meter.generic.jpg
Visitors to La Mesa’s Downtown Village can now enjoy free parking in the area known for its little antique shops, local businesses and restaurants – at least for now.

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<![CDATA[SD Earns 14 Medals in National Beer Contest]]> Mon, 06 Oct 2014 17:00:18 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Beer-Tap-Generic.jpg
San Diego County continued its excellence in all things suds by grabbing 14 medals in this past weekend’s top national beer contest.]]>
<![CDATA[Kids Visit Museums Free in October]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:59:52 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/barn+owl1.jpg
Calling all parents! Here’s a fun, free activity you can do with the kids.]]>
<![CDATA[New Floating Restaurant to Open]]> Mon, 06 Oct 2014 17:18:06 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/cohn+floating+restaurant.JPG
A new floating restaurant will open next year along Harbor Island.]]>
<![CDATA[A Look Inside King Tut's Tomb]]> Mon, 06 Oct 2014 11:45:43 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/king+tut+cat.jpg
A scientific recreation of King Tut’s tomb will make its West Coast debut at the San Diego Natural History Museum on Oct. 11. NBC 7’s Greg Bledsoe and Megan Tevrizian have details on the exhibit showcasing...]]>