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Adams Avenue

Food fest turns 17

By Jess Winans

Hungry? Come on down to the 17th annual Taste of Adams Avenue and take a bite, as 45 restaurants, wine bars, pubs and coffee houses open their doors to San Diego’s foodie community.

The event, which is always held on the last Sunday of June and hosted by the Adams Avenue Business Association, will take place Saturday, June 25 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Stretching from Mississippi Street in University Heights to Vista Street in Kensington, the food fest also goes through Normal Heights.

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Calling all foodies

Posted: June 17th, 2016 | Adams Avenue, Feature, Food & Drink, Top Story | No Comments

Taste of Adams Avenue returns on June 26

By Ken Williams | Editor

Attention foodies! Mark June 26 on your calendars when the 16th annual Taste of Adams Avenue will take place along Adams Avenue from Kensington westward to Normal Heights and University Heights.

Walk, bike or take a free trolley to visit more than three dozen restaurants, coffee shops, pubs, wine bars and unique eateries while visiting three of San Diego’s historical neighborhoods.

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Find your bliss at Art Around Adams

By Kit-Bacon Gressitt Arts events are common these days. Every month, if not every week, denizens of the Uptown area can plan a weekend outing to dine on the cultural arts, whether a new gallery exhibit or theater production opening, or a festival of film, music or visual arts. But not every arts event includes attractions such as an athletic ballet of wrestling villains and heroes or a standup comedy trolley or elegantly crafted crossbows. […]

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The death of Antique Row

Posted: December 18th, 2015 | Adams Avenue, Feature, From the Cover, Top Story | 2 Comments

Gentrification is changing Adams Avenue

By María José Durán

A jagged crack runs down the wall of STUFF Furniture Consignment Shop all the way to its back door, jeopardizing the stability of the whole building. Scott Harring, owner of the store and tenant of the premises, stares at it with sadness showing on his face.

“This negligence is the reason why I am getting tossed out of Adams Avenue,” he said, pointing at the cracks. The second-to-last antique furniture store that stands on Antique Row will close its doors forever at this site on Sunday, Dec. 20.

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Lawyers from Kensington, Mission Hills win top honors

Posted: October 23rd, 2015 | Adams Avenue, Featured | 1 Comment

A lawyer from Kensington and two lawyers from Mission Hills have been named to the 2016 “Best Lawyers” list. All three work for Higgs Fletcher & Mack, a full-service law firm that has served San Diego for more than 75 years. Managing Partner and Chairman John L. Morrell of Kensington and James G. Harrigan and Susan A. Mercure of Mission Hills were named to the prestigious list.

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Suds, sips and good vibrations

Posted: September 25th, 2015 | Adams Avenue, Arts & Entertainment, Music, Top Story | No Comments

Adams Avenue Street Fair keeps getting bigger and better

By Ken Williams | Editor

Thirty-four years ago, the inaugural Adams Avenue Street Fair started off rather modestly, featuring a local band comprised of moonlighting police officers. In 2015, the popular event has grown into Southern California’s largest free, two-day music festival and features 110 acts.

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Tasty morsels

Taste of Adams Avenue returns for 15th anniversary

By Ken Williams | Editor

San Diegans love to eat out, and that’s one reason foodie events are popular attractions in our local communities. Next up is the Taste of Adams Avenue, which will be celebrating its 15th anniversary on the last Sunday in June

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Ed takes a bow

Posted: March 13th, 2015 | Adams Avenue, Communities, Feature, Top Story | 1 Comment

Outgoing Adams Avenue Business Association president looks back on tenure

By Hutton Marshall

Earlier this year at the annual members meeting of the Adams Avenue Business Association (AABA), Ed Badrak ended his tenure as the nonprofit’s president, stepping down after seeing the organization through a lengthy period of transition.

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