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Regional Bike Corridor Project under review at Uptown meeting

Goals outlined & suggestions submitted; SANDAG to return in spring for 3rd workshop By Dave Schwab | SDUN Reporter Community planning and transportation representatives, including many from Uptown, weighed in Wednesday, Feb. 6 on the Uptown Regional Bike Corridor Project, giving their suggestions on what could be done to create an interlocking network of citywide bike paths to help connect neighborhoods.

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Uptown Briefs Feb. 1

San Diego Museum Council presents Museum Month Now in its 24th year, the San Diego Museum brings half-off admission to 42 San Diego-area museums for February’s Museum Month. The promotion is presented by Macy’s, where participants must pick up a free Museum Month Pass to receive the discounts the entire month.

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Mr. Hollywoodland

Master architect Allen H. Hilton brought a little bit of Hollywood with him to San Diego; then, like a movie star, he rode off into the sunset. Housecalls | Michael Good They called it the Movie Girl Subdivision. Never mind that the namesake movie stars – Norma, Natalie and Constance – never actually lived there. Actors Buster Keaton and Fatty Arbuckle were investors, but did any real movie people do any real work on Talmadge […]

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Uptown Calendar Jan. 4 – 17

Friday, Jan. 4 Preschool story time: 10:30 – 11 a.m., Mission Hills Branch Library, 925 W. Washington St., free Marston House Museum Tours: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, Marston House Museum, 3525 7th Ave., $8 adults, $5 seniors and $4 children (6-12)

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The year in review

From Todd Gloria to undergrounding, our take on the top 10 stories of 2012 By Anthony King | SDUN Editor The year is all but done, and in looking back, Uptown has had one good year. While never exhaustive, we have put together a list of the top 10 stories for our neighborhoods. We could not include everything – the last HillQuest guide, Walgreens, the Caltrans building sale in Old Town, lily-gate and parking, parking, […]

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Uptown communities toast new administration

Party held at The LGBT Center for Mayor Bob Filner & Council President Todd Gloria

By Anthony King | SDUN Editor

Neighborhoods from across San Diego were well represented at a celebration of Mayor Bob Filner on inauguration day, Monday, Dec. 3. The toast, which included several Uptown restaurants, was held at The LGBT Community Center in Hillcrest. Both Filner and new Council President Todd Gloria were honored in an evening that lasted several hours.

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Uptown Calendar Nov. 23 – Dec. 6

Friday, Nov. 23
Bonkers!: 9 p.m., Bonkers! EDM dance party, Bar Pink, 3829 30th St.
Marston House Museum Tours: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, Marston House Museum, 3525 Seventh Ave., $8 adults, $5 seniors and $4 children (6-12)

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Uptown Briefs Oct. 12

LAFAYETTE HOTEL HOSTS GRAND RE-OPENING The iconic Lafayette Hotel located at 2223 El Cajon Blvd. in North Park celebrated with a grand re-opening party on Thursday, Oct. 11. The celebration was held in part to thank all who made the $6 million renovation ­– that focused on sustainability – a reality. The redevelopment included a new restaurant, renovation of all 131 rooms, the installation of fuel cell technology to heat the popular Olympic-sized swimming pool, […]

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Community vocalizes concerns at undergrounding workshop

‘No boxes for any reason,’ community says; earlier partnership is needed By Anthony King | SDUN Editor Community members from several San Diego neighborhoods met Monday, Sept. 24 to express mounting concerns over the city’s Utilities Undergrounding Program. Organized in part by District Three Councilmember Todd Gloria, the Community Utility Box Workshop was to provide a forum for public comment and question. As part of the Undergrounding Program, the city is moving 20 – 25 […]

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