By Dr. Ink If a friend hadn’t told me that Park & Rec throws a weekday happy hour, I would have likely paid full price for my stagger when visiting recently.Read More
By Hutton Marshall | Editor Tomorrow, March 2, residents of Hillcrest, Bankers Hill, Mission Hills, University Heights and Five Points/Middletown—which has a nice ring to it—will vote in seven new board members for the all-volunteer Uptown Community Planning Group, more commonly known as the Uptown Planners. Update: The candidates elected were Jennifer Pesqueira, Ken Tablang, Michael Brennan, Mat Wahlstrom, Kyle Heiskala, Dana Hook and Jay Newington. The will be seated at the April 7 Uptown […]Read More
By Chris Pocock
Several University Heights residents met with San Diego Public Library Director Misty Jones at the University Heights Branch Library last week to discuss efforts to transform the historic Normal School Teachers Training Annex into a community center and replacement library.
The focus on library relocation comes at a pivotal time for the University Heights library, which many residents feel is ailing from lack of space and funding.Read More
Diversionary Theatre gets a new ‘boss’ By David Dixon Upon viewing Matt Morrow’s resume on his website, mattmmorrow.com, it is very clear that he is a multitalented artist. Morrow has directed many shows and taught numerous theatre classes in New York City and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Read More
By Frank Sabatini Jr. I usually hold up a couple of months on new restaurants wading through their dress rehearsals before going in with a notebook. But in the case of S&M Sausage and Meat, which restaurateur Scott Slater opened on Nov. 5, my inner carnivore couldn’t wait another day.Read More
Frank Sabatini Jr. | Uptown News Coming in late July to the Uptown District (soon to be renamed The Hub) is Ritual Juicebox, an Orange County-based outfit that sells wellness through a variety of organic, raw and cold-pressed juices and smoothies. Ritual’s antioxidant-rich lemonades are touted for helping customers “flush toxins and curb cravings,” while a variety of other packaged juices infused with spinach and leafy greens are geared for ridding the body of toxins. […]Read More