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Pat Park, Prudential Dunn Realtors set bar high for customers, industry
Prudential Dunn Realtors, an independently owned and operated broker, has been serving the beach and inland communities for 40 years. President/CEO Patrick J. Park, who’s operated the firm for 36 y...
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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PB business swaps continue; Empire Beauty plans own move
Longtime Pacific Beach business Empire Beauty Supply and Salon is in the process of relocating from its location it has called home for the last 26 years at 1660 Garnet Ave., east of CVS. The salon...
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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College alums sizzle onto PB burger scene
From mustard-yellow walls to ketchup-red, the lively burger joint in Pacific Beach that was Fatburger for 15 years is now under different ownership, greeting visitors with a new look and an evolvin...
Apr 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blondies: serving up delicious BBQ with warmth and woodsy humor
Blondies is a barbecue joint with a sense of humor. Named for the blonde tresses of its owner, Wendy Dohner, the new Pacific Beach eatery is sandwiched in between a Thai restaurant and Subway sandw...
Mar 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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SeaWorld San Diego to electrify visitor’s entrance experience with Explorer’s Reef
SeaWorld San Diego is nearing completion of its massive 16-month project that is completely transforming the marine park’s arrival experience into a world beneath the waves. The creation of Explore...
Mar 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nick’s at the Beach closes its doors after 18 years
After 18 years of business in the Pacific Beach area, Nick’s At the Beach (809 Thomas Ave.) shuttered its doors for good on Dec. 1. But the location will not be vacant for long after the owners of ...
Jan 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Business Awards nominees announced
Discover Pacific Beach announced its nominees for its annual Business Awards recognizing businesses in the district that contribute to the community of Pacific Beach throughout the year. The follow...
Jan 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patio regulars have no need to fear chilly winter weather
Those who love to frequent The Patio on Lamont Street but are inclined to stay inside on cool or wet winter days can rest assured their favorite eatery has them covered, so to speak. The Patio rece...
Dec 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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For Pacific Beach restaurant owner, the American Dream is alive and well
For anyone who was convinced the American Dream was dead, pay a visit to John Gelastopoulos. He is living proof that the American promised land of the 20th century is not lost — it’s just not easy ...
Dec 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Conception Wellness offers an alternative for women’s health
For Lisa Pugliese, health is a many-sided concept. And women’s health — particularly fertility, which is Pugliese’s area of expertise — is something that she feels needs to be approached from as ma...
Nov 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Truckstop fills empty Eggery patrons’ bellies
The Eggery, Etc., a longtime staple of the Pacific Beach restaurant scene that went out of business this summer, was reborn under new ownership and management as Truckstop on Nov. 1. “When local re...
Nov 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beach communities’ taps flow with plenty of options
With Oktoberfest still fresh in the everyone’s mind and with San Diego Beer Week fast approaching Nov. 1-10, it’s a good time to take a look at the thriving beer culture in the county, particularly...
Oct 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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It’s all Greek to me: Appolonia Bistro and Café Athena
It was like touching history. Every time I visited Athens, Greece, I felt overwhelmed by its antiquity. In my mind’s eye, I visualized Socrates sitting in a corner, debating, educating the youth of...
Oct 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Papa Luna’s offers an Argentinean alternative to typical finger food
Argentine-style, pastry-like emp-anadas are the featured menu item at Papa Luna’s at 1404 Garnet Ave. and the latest culinary craze catching on in Pacific Beach. A Latin American delicacy with Euro...
Sep 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Diego’s serves up a gourmet take on an American favorite
A New Jersey contractor for 20 years who figured he’d open a bar when he moved his wife and three children to San Diego after the economy crashed a couple of years ago ended up in the restaurant bu...
Sep 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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