Upgrade Your Kitchen With These Sleek Italian Cabinets From Aran Cucine

Meet the Men Behind the Solana Beach Biz Written By: Sarah Hood Photographed By: Bhadri Kubendran Expert: Kris Garrett and Kevin Landie Credentials: Executive Vice President and CEO, Aran Cucine Q: How did you first become involved with Aran Cucine and what is your current role in the business? Kris Garrett: I first became aware

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Neighborhood Tours, Midcentury Homes and More Await You at 2018’s Modernism Week

Modernism Week Offers Exciting Events That You Don’t Want to Miss Modernism Week’s signature February festival will take place Feb. 15-25, 2018, highlighting midcentury modern architecture, art, interior and landscape design, and vintage culture in the Palm Springs area of Southern California. For the 13th year, the annual 11-day festival will feature a wide array

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Every Day is a Fiesta at Puesto

Authentic and fun Mexican Food at Los Olivos Shopping Center Written By: Elaine Morgan Cutting Prop Stylist: Carmelle Piña Puesto Irvine Photographed By: Brianna Moss  Puesto Irvine Walking into Puesto is like entering an urban jungle. The design, modeled after architecture found in Mexico City, is bold and colorful just like the fare Puesto serves. Puesto

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These Colorful Sunglasses Aim to Better Your Mood

North Park Rainbow OPTX is Here to Change How You See the World Written By: Jordan Ligons Photographed By: Adam Gentry Styled By: Melissa Souza OPTX Sunglasses San Diego, it’s time to check into color therapy. Local North Park biz Rainbow OPTX wants you to change your perspective to a more colorful one. Each stylishly colored

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From Piñatas to Frida Kahlo Pins, Casa Artelexia is Your One Stop Mexican Shop

Get Your Instagram Game on Point With This Decor from Casa Artelexia Written By: Emily Torres Photographed By: Josie Gonzales Casa Artelexia While downtown San Diego is just a mere half-hour drive from the border, Artelexia brings the border even closer to San Diegans with two colorful retail fronts in North Park, interactive events and neighborhood block

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Why You Need to Try Lumberyard Tavern’s Lamb Burger ASAP

See What Ingredients Make Up one of the Top Burgers in San Diego Written By: Will Lange Photographed By: Josie Gonzales Burgers in Encinitas Situated off coast highway in beautiful Encinitas, the Lumberyard Tavern is a long-time haven for tourists and locals. It’s been open for eight years, which says a lot, considering it’s parked

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Decorate Your Home on a Budget With Oscar Bravo Homes

Oscar Bravo Says Your Home Can be Stylish on a Budget Written By: Sarah Hood Photographed By: Bhadri Kubendran Expert: Oscar Bravo Credentials: Owner and Interior Decorator for Oscar Bravo Homes   Q: Tell me about how you became an interior decorator. What drew you to this enterprise? Oscar Bravo: I’ve always had a passion

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5 Holiday-Themed Disneyland Treats You Have to Try Before They’re Gone

From Candy Cane Beignets to Bread Shaped like a Snowman, These Treats Are Bringing Holiday Cheer Written By: Nicole Hakim Holiday Treats at Disneyland Since 1955, Disneyland has been coined as the Happiest Place on Earth. Every year, flocks of families rush to the resorts, eager to experience a piece of the magic. During the holidays,

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Local Band Vokab Kompany Talks Hip-Hop Origins and Their Love of San Diego

Robbie Gallo and Matt “Burkey” Burke are the Duo Behind Vokab Kompany Written By: Jordan Ligons Photographed By: Nick Isabella With a little over a decade of upbeat, funky, hip-hop and electronic music under their belt, the “two-headed monster” that leads the live band Vokab Kompany isn’t slowing down anytime soon. MCs/singers Robbie Gallo and

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This San Diego Humanitarian is Sharing Immigrant’s Incredible Stories

Riding Up Front Wants You to Have A Different Perspective Written By: Matthew J. Black Photographed By: Angela Garzon Riding Up Front Great, even world-changing, ideas can begin with the smallest of happenings. Wei-En Tan started Riding Up Front (RUF), a website that articulates and visualizes stories of refugee and immigrant Uber and taxi drivers, because

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