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San Diego Neighborhoods

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: Coronado

The boutiques, restaurants, and happy hours spots make this coastal city across the bay a well-rounded "island" destination
August 9, 2017

18 Places You Need to Visit in Oceanside

Where to eat, shop, and soak up culture in the 760 (and 442)
August 3, 2017

The Oceanside Revolution

The North County city has gone from an all-but annexed coastal town by Camp Pendelton to a thriving bed of culinary and artistic success.
August 3, 2017

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: East Village

Slick high-rises, spacious restaurants, craft beer hubs, and cool boutiques are filling this quickly changing neighborhood
July 10, 2017

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: Point Loma

Historic landmarks, seafood eateries, and hip boutiques are at the heart of this coastal community
May 29, 2017

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: Ramona

Where to eat, drink, and play in rural town east of Escondido
May 9, 2017

The New Downtown: A Guide to San Diego's Most Happening Neighborhood

We're delving into the new restaurants, cultural events, and businesses that are making downtown a destination
April 24, 2017

The Best of North County 2017

We scouted the greatest, buzzworthiest things to do, see, sip, and taste north of the 56
March 24, 2017

Neighborhood Guide: Hillcrest

Where to eat, drink, and play in the diverse 'hood
March 13, 2017

San Diego's Best Neighborhoods 2017

Hot neighborhoods, easy commutes, new parks, and more for 2017
February 24, 2017

Neighborhood Guide: Ocean Beach

Where to eat, drink, and play in the beach enclave
February 2, 2017

Neighborhood Guide: Core-Columbia

Where to eat, drink, and play in the stretch of downtown between Little Italy and the Gaslamp
December 23, 2016

Neighborhood Guide: Liberty Station

The revamped Naval Training Center is San Diego's new nucleus for dining, shopping, and holiday festivities.
November 28, 2016

Neighborhood Guide: Del Mar

Here’s where to wine, dine, and play in the area
October 28, 2016

Neighborhood Guide: North Park

The area is overflowing with a thriving beer scene, cool eateries, and seriously hip boutiques
September 23, 2016

27 Secret San Diego Spots

From hidden caves to dead bodies beneath a public park, here's our third annual guide to all things hidden and hush-hush
August 23, 2016

Neighborhood Guide: Rancho Bernardo

This neighborhood is home to fine and fast-casual dining, golf, and more.
August 23, 2016

Inside the Icon: Spreckels Organ Pavilion

The Spreckels Organ recently became the largest outdoor pipe organ in the world
August 23, 2016

Inside the Icon: Ocean Beach Pier

The waterfront landmark boasts a history as fascinating and offbeat as OB itself
July 25, 2016

Neighborhood Guide: Kensington

Amid the nabe’s charming Spanish-style homes and friendly residents is a hip avenue of great food, art, and more
July 25, 2016

Neighborhood Guide: Mission Beach

Life’s a beach in this laid-back neighborhood, where the dining, drinking, and activities revolve around its namesake
June 24, 2016

Curb Appeal: Yards that Made us Stop

It’s summertime and we’ve got gardens on the brain
June 24, 2016

Neighborhood Guide: Bird Rock

The tight-knit coastal community is home to some of San Diego’s best small businesses in one pedestrian-friendly nook
May 27, 2016

Neighborhood Guide: Golden Hill

Situated south of Balboa Park, this low-key neighborhood earns major bragging rights for its dining, design, and cocktails
April 22, 2016

The Best of North County 2016

There’s never been a better time to experience NoCo’s charms
March 25, 2016

Neighborhood Guide: Oceanside

The quintessential SoCal beach town is welcoming an influx of cool
March 25, 2016

San Diego's Next Hot Neighborhoods

Where everyone will be living in 2016
February 26, 2016

Rent Uncontrolled

Dramatic rent hikes are pushing renters out of San Diego
February 26, 2016

Neighborhood Guide: South Park

The tight-knit community showcases an impressive variety of restaurants, boutiques, and brews
February 26, 2016

Neighborhood Guide: National City

The South Bay city has restaurants with decades of history and green space for the whole family
January 22, 2016

Neighborhood Guide: Julian

Want a taste of winter? Head to this historic mining town for mountain vistas, hard cider tasting rooms, and iconic apple pie.
December 23, 2015

Ask The Experts: Design Secrets

Tricks of the trade, inspiration, and advice from local industry pros
November 25, 2015

Neighborhood Guide: Escondido

Sleepy North County enclave? Hardly. Escondido mixes it up with high-end restaurants, greasy spoons, craft beer, scenic trails, art centers, and more.
November 25, 2015

Neighborhood Guide: Little Italy

With the buzziest restaurants, boutiques, and a hip new music venue, the petite nabe is having a major moment.
October 30, 2015

Neighborhood Guide: Carmel Valley

A Bloody Mary bar, skate park, and award-winning French cuisine? Del Mar's neighbor has evolved into a dark-horse gem
September 25, 2015

Inside the Icon: Room 3327

Hotel Del Coronado's haunted quarters may send a shiver down your spine.
September 25, 2015

Best of San Diego 2015: Best of the Neighborhoods

Meet the new neighbors and time-honored classics in five San Diego ’hoods.
July 24, 2015

Stopping Traffic

We ditched our cars for one day and gave our city’s public transportation a whirl
June 24, 2015

Neighborhood Guide: Cardiff-by-the-Sea

The beach town is all about casual dining, a.m. exercise, and ocean views
June 24, 2015

Home Away from Home

Airbnb-type rentals are moving into the San Diego hospitality market—whether neighbors like it or not
June 24, 2015

"No one is coming to rescue us"

What will it take to make over Southeast San Diego? Barry Pollard has hope that a forgotten corner of the city can turn around
May 22, 2015

Neighborhood Guide: Bonita

Multicultural cuisine, horseback riding, and hiking trails—the South Bay neighborhood lives up to its beautiful name
May 22, 2015

Neighborhood Guide: City Heights

This central urban nabe lays claim to authentic international eats, along with live music venues, craft beer, coffee, and outdoor fun
April 24, 2015

Neighborhood Guide: Normal Heights

Diverse menus, coffee, and craft brews are a given, but dig a little deeper to find plenty of hyper-local gems
March 23, 2015

Best Neighborhoods in San Diego

Our annual neighborhood guide explores where to settle if you're a foodie, outdoors-lover, just starting out, or urban-obsessed
February 23, 2015

The Best Places to Live in San Diego

Where you should live if you don't like big box stores, if you're into cultural diversity, or if you want great food with your beer
February 23, 2015

Making the Move

North Park to Solana Beach, Ocean Beach to Bonita, Jamul to Downtown
February 23, 2015

The Affordability Crisis

Last month, Realtor.com found San Diego to be the least affordable city in America. You may now panic.
February 23, 2015

6 Ways to Get Involved in Your Neighborhood

We want YOU!
February 23, 2015

Where Should I Live?

Ask a realtor
February 23, 2015

What You Get for the Money

A not-so-scientific comparison of home prices around the county (and country)
February 23, 2015

“Why We Chose Our School”

Charter, private, and public schools in San Diego
February 23, 2015

Neighborhood Guide: Bankers Hill

What the micro-nabe lacks in size, it makes up for with a wide variety of foodie hotspots, from farm- to-table and fine dining to sushi and small plates.
January 27, 2015

Inside the Icon: Torrey Pines Golf Course

La Jolla’s world-famous course prepares for the Farmers Insurance Open this month
January 27, 2015

Private Schools in San Diego 2015

Choosing a path to private-school education is a decision that requires thought and careful preparation.
January 8, 2015

Neighborhood Guide: La Jolla

The well-manicured coastal village offers unique eats, boutique shopping, and world-class art.
December 23, 2014

Inside the Icon: El Cortez

Inside the beacon building above downtown San Diego
December 23, 2014

Neighborhood Guide: Vista

The low-key Northern nabe is a surprisingly diverse gem of classic eats, new brews, and growing arts and culture scene.
November 26, 2014

Inside the Icon: Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery

In honor of Veterans Day, November 11, we pay tribute to their final resting place in Point Loma
October 23, 2014

Neighborhood Guide: Pacific Beach

Look beyond the college bar scene, and you’ll find top-notch seafood, sweet treats, and craft brews
October 23, 2014

Inside the Icon: Whaley House

Happy Halloween from San Diego’s most haunted house
September 25, 2014

Neighborhood Guide: Encinitas

The North County nabe is a playground for diners, drinkers, movie lovers, and more
September 25, 2014

Inside the Icon: San Ysidro Port of Entry

Go beyond borders at the world’s busiest land crossing, and one of three border crossings in San Diego County
August 27, 2014

Neighborhood Guide: Carlsbad Village

Nestled between Carlsbad’s sandy beaches and low-key ’burbs is a walkable downtown.
August 26, 2014

ArtWalk returns to Liberty Station

More than 175 artists will showcase their work August 16 & 17
August 15, 2014

Inside the Icon: Salk Institute

La Jolla’s acclaimed research institute has been a major contributor to scientific history, but the building itself has its own story to tell.
July 23, 2014

Neighborhood Guide: Gaslamp

Late-night clubs give way to trendy eateries and family-friendly culture in the 16-block historic quarter.
July 22, 2014

Land & Water Co.

Where to Eat in Carlsbad
June 27, 2014

Neighborhood Guide: Solana Beach

This town is the laid-back, more casual sister of Del Mar, with its own brand of beer, brunch, live music, and innovative design.
June 27, 2014

Inside the Icon: Mission Basilica San Diego de Alcalá

The mother of all California missions celebrates its 245th birthday this month.
June 27, 2014

Neighborhood Guide: Mission Hills

It may have historic cred, but thanks to an influx of local creativity and foodie-favorite restaurants, Mission Hills is quietly turning into the city’s newest hot spot.
May 30, 2014

Mister Brown’s, A New Barbershop in North Park

A cut above the rest
May 22, 2014

Neighborhood Guide: La Mesa

The East County ’hood is bucking its sleepy, old-fashioned reputation with excellent antique-hunting alongside glossy new shops, happy hours, and dining destinations
April 18, 2014

Chicweed

Solana Beach's outdoor oasis
March 14, 2014

The Best of North County Right Now

From pie shops and pet-friendly parks to art classes and beach boot camps, we’ve hand-picked and vetted the best new finds north of the 56. The takeaway: NoCo is cooler than ever.
March 14, 2014

Kids & Pets

The best places in North County to take your kids and pets
March 14, 2014

Shopping

The best shopping in North County
March 14, 2014

SD's Best Neighborhoods

The best neighborhoods to live in, now
March 3, 2014

Inside the Icon: Kobey’s Swap Meet

There’s history behind San Diego’s treasured open-air market. Anyone looking for a futon?
February 13, 2014

20 Reasons to Love San Diego

Our annual love letter to the city we call home
January 22, 2014
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