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Neighborhood Guide: South Park

Where to eat, drink, and play in the quaint Balboa Park-adjacent enclave
November 30, 2018

From the Archives: San Diego Desserts from Decades Past

In the '70s and '80s, this magazine considered devouring sweets an X-rated sin
November 26, 2018

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: Encinitas

Where to eat, drink, and play in the North County locale
November 1, 2018

From the Archives: The First Issue of 'San Diego Magazine'

As a nod to our 70th anniversary, we dissect the makings of our first-ever issue
October 24, 2018

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: College Area

Spreading from SDSU to El Cerrito and Rolando, the enclave has global dining, third-wave coffee, and more
September 27, 2018

From the Archives: A Working Woman in 1950

More than 50 years ago, being a "career woman" meant jobs in art and modeling and an income for clothes and dinner parties
September 14, 2018

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: University Heights

Multicultural cuisine and cafés have always been this enclave’s calling card. Now it has trendy cocktail bars, eclectic theater, and vegan-friendly eats, too.
September 7, 2018

From the Archives: Vanna White Was on Our Cover

In June 2003, the Wheel of Fortune star graced our cover—and that wasn't the only shocker
August 20, 2018

How to Beat the Weekend Farmers' Market Rush

Take a walk through the new Little Italy Wednesday Market
August 15, 2018

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: Chula Vista

A prime example of South Bay rising, this city is blending old and new in its cuisine, craft beer, and entertainment
August 3, 2018

From the Archives: We Were Not Dog's Best Friend

Plenty has changed in pet ownership since 1976
July 20, 2018

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: Solana Beach

Del Mar's neighbor to the north has always been laid-back, down-to-earth, and family friendly; now its cuisine, fashion, and arts are on the way up, too
July 10, 2018

From the Archives: 'Scuse Our French

San Diego's French cuisine was more classy than casual in 1976
June 19, 2018

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: Pacific Beach

Where to eat, drink, and play in the buzzing beach nook
June 15, 2018

From the Archives: The Great Blind Beer Taste-Off in 1981

Back when San Diego craft beer was nonexistent
May 15, 2018

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: Vista

Where to eat, drink, and play in the inland North County neighborhood
April 23, 2018

From the Archives: The Transformation of North County

A look back at North County’s rep in the ’50s, ’60s, and ’90s
April 9, 2018

The Best of North County 2018

Our annual list of what we’re loving above the 56, from bites and brews to shopping, wellness, and arts and kids’ activities galore
March 27, 2018

From the Archives: San Diego's Real Estate Market in 1977

In the 70s, homes in La Jolla went for $120,000—and other real estate shockers
March 16, 2018

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: Bankers Hill

Where to eat, drink, and play in the leafy neighborhood by Balboa Park
March 2, 2018

31 Best Places to Live in San Diego

Five local homeowners share their advice, tips, and tricks on how they sealed the deal
February 23, 2018

From the Archives: San Diego's Thriving Marijuana Industry

In the 1980s, North County’s marijuana was considered “the largest cash agricultural crop in California”
February 16, 2018

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: Leucadia

Where to eat, drink, and play in the surfer-cool North County nabe
February 6, 2018

From the Archives: San Diego's 'Telecom Valley' in 1997

We look back to San Diego's big break into wireless innovations, beginning with Qualcomm in Sorrento Valley
January 18, 2018

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: Normal Heights

Pedestrian-friendly Adams Avenue is know for its cool lineup of indie boutiques and hip eateries
January 3, 2018

From the Archives: A 1949 Holiday Gift Guide

A peek into San Diego's gift-giving past—cigarette accessories and all!
December 18, 2017

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: La Mesa

Thanks to a new slate of restaurants, bars, and cafes, this East County pocket is turning trendy on us
December 4, 2017

From the Archives: Global Cuisine in San Diego 40 Years Ago

A 1977 restaurant review by former food critic Tom Gable
November 21, 2017

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: La Jolla–UTC Area

Between the residential complexes and office parks near University City is a growing stable of cool restaurants, hip shops, and more
November 2, 2017

From the Archives: What San Diego's AIDS Epidemic Looked Like in 1988

We look back at the ethical, economic, and medical crises behind the epidemic
October 19, 2017

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: Gaslamp Quarter

This historic downtown neighborhood celebrates its 150th anniversary this year, and with it a slate of new and revamped spots
October 2, 2017

From the Archives: Angela Davis Stirred up Campus Controversy in 1969

The activist and UC San Diego PhD candidate had created an uproar with the university regents
September 12, 2017

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: Carlsbad

The upscale coastal city is holding its surfer reputation tight, but Carlsbad is now also showing off a buzzy food and drink scene
September 7, 2017

From the Archives: Best of San Diego 1996

A good old-fashioned roast pegged to our past issue
August 18, 2017

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

Vintage San Diego: Julian in the Winter

The quaint mountain town has been giving many San Diego kids their first exposure to snow for nearly 150 years
November 28, 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

Vintage San Diego: How Our City Has Changed Since 1876

Before bottleneck traffic and the modern housing crisis, San Diego was a swath of undeveloped land, horse-drawn carriages, and dairy farms
October 28, 2016

Vintage San Diego: Neighborhood in Training

We're throwing it back to Liberty Station before it was a bustling arts and culinary hotspot
October 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

Vintage San Diego: Rent a Tent

In the early 1900s, the Hotel de Coronado was renting oceanfront tents to the rising tide of visitors
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

Vintage: The Old Globe in 1935

From two accounts of arson to Broadway acclaim, Balboa Park's Old Globe Theatre has seen it all
August 23, 2016

Vintage San Diego: The Del Mar Racetrack in 1973

Take a look at the former paddock and Turf Club Patio prior to the 1993 renovation
August 3, 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

Vintage San Diego: The MLB All-Stars Game in 1992

This month, San Diego will host the 87th MLB All-Star Game at Petco Park
June 24, 2016

Curb Appeal: Yards that Made us Stop

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

From the Archives: Dine Like It’s 1989

A peek at San Diego Magazine's Best Restaurants issue from August, 1989
June 2, 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

Vintage San Diego: Welcome to the Club

San Diego Yacht Club in June, 1935
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

Vintage San Diego: On Broadway

This 1885 photo shows a rarefied glimpse at San Diego more than a century ago
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

Vintage San Diego: Art Alive

Here’s to 35 years of getting San Diego to stop and smell the roses
March 25, 2016

Early All-Stars

Remembering the heroes of the Negro Leagues and the Padres’ first black player
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

Vintage San Diego: The Grand Stands

At the center of San Diego’s current Charger drama is the one player that cannot defend itself—Qualcomm Stadium
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

Vintage San Diego: Bringing Sexy Back

San Diego Magazine published a steamy story about our city’s most eligible men in 1984
January 22, 2016

Vintage San Diego: Curtain Up

This month, the Civic Theatre, San Diego’s largest performing arts venue, celebrates 50 years.
December 23, 2015

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
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