By Joyell Nevins North Park is getting ready to explode with a colorful mix of art and music, accompanied by refreshing craft beer and cocktails. It’s time for the 21st annual Festival of Arts in North Park, held on Saturday, May 20.Read More
By Kit-Bacon Gressitt Behind the hazel eyes and engaging laugh of young-adult fiction author Danielle Mages Amato bubbles a bright and imaginative mind. And from that internal kettle, the debut author and North Park resident has percolated a fascinating mystery with a dash of the paranormal, “The Hidden Memory of Objects.” Set in and around contemporary Washington, D.C. — and in flashbacks to the past, including the 1865 assassination of President Abraham Lincoln — Amato’s […]Read More
By Cynthia Robertson
If it’s the first Tuesday of the month, it’s time for Traveling Stories at Waypoint Public in North Park.
From 5 to 7 p.m., children have their own happy hours with a volunteer reading to the kids. In a back corner of the popular restaurant, located on the southwest corner of 30th Street and North Park Way, the kids have their own fenced-in play area with lots of books and volunteers to read with them.Read More
Green spaces, affordable housing, public transit are leading concerns By SDCNN Staff Residents in South Park and North Park want city planners to preserve and create urban green spaces, increase access to public transportation, expand the supply of affordable housing and disperse it around San Diego, and increase bike lanes, according to survey results. The SoNo Neighborhood Alliance — a nonprofit that informs and engages residents of South Park and North Park — compiled 275 […]Read More
By Lucia Viti
Amy Paul has built an artistic dynasty with talent, perseverance and a desire to showcase the artistry of others.
The artist, entrepreneur — owner of North Park art and gift shop Pigment — teacher, wife and mother began showcasing her art 13 years ago in a small studio on Ray Street.Read More
By Frank Sabatini Jr.
Had the multi-faceted Blackmarket Bakery in North Park succumbed to the trend of naming itself with two buzzy words separated by an ampersand, a variety of possibilities might identify the business model more clearly: Sugar & Sandies; Cakes & Caffeine; Flour & Hipsters; or Kids & Canines.Read More