North County Glassblowing Studio Celebrates Hot Glass, Cool Fashion

By News Desk | March 24, 2017

Artist James Stone of Stone and Glass hosts multi-media art & fashion show as a part of Escondido’s Second Saturday Arts & Culture. San Diego hot glass and mixed media artist, James Stone, presents art fusion in a whole new way. The Hot Glass, Cool Fashion Art Show will be held on Saturday, April 8 from 4– 8 p.m. The … Continue reading “North County Glassblowing Studio Celebrates Hot Glass, Cool Fashion”

Special Craft Beer Pairing Menu at Bellamy’s

By News Desk | March 24, 2017

A match made in gastronomic heaven, OffBeat will be showcasing their Session IPA, Pale LAe Giraffe-O-Copter, Blended Brown Ale “The Malt 40” with Bellamy’s featuring Local Yellowtail Crudo, Beer Cheese Soup, Sautéed Shrimp, 24 Hour Braised Short Rib, closing out the evening with Flourless Chocolate Cake. Let the brewers of OffBeat guide you through each plate and beer. For the … Continue reading “Special Craft Beer Pairing Menu at Bellamy’s”

El Pollo Loco opens third Escondido restaurant

By News Desk | March 16, 2017

El Pollo Loco has opened its third Escondido and the  32nd restaurant operated by franchisees Bill Engel, Chris Pingel, Aaron Pingel, and Angel Lara. The new restaurant, located at 350 W. El Norte Pkwy., is owned and operated by Chic Pollo, LLC, an affiliate of Peg/Lion, LLC, a longtime El Pollo Loco franchisee. “We are very excited to offer another … Continue reading “El Pollo Loco opens third Escondido restaurant”

Gravity Skateboards moves to Escondido

By News Desk | March 16, 2017

Gravity Skateboards just moved their assembly and distribution operations to Escondido. In business since 1994, they are known as one of the leaders in the longboard industry. Gravity started in Solana Beach back in 1994 and have been making skateboards locally in Southern California ever since. Gravity uses only eco-friendly products and ship their boards to customers all over the … Continue reading “Gravity Skateboards moves to Escondido”

History Center seeks to revitalize Grape Day Committee

By News Desk | March 16, 2017

The Escondido History Center is researching community interest in developing a revitalized Grape Day Association Committee. Business leaders, service clubs, schools, informal groups — anyone and everyone with an interest is encouraged to join. The aim of the Grape Day Association Committee is to restore the Grape Day Festival to its original form, one that is inclusive and reflective of … Continue reading “History Center seeks to revitalize Grape Day Committee”

Ask the Vet: Pet Allergies

By News Desk | March 08, 2017

It is not uncommon for pets to have skin allergies. There are 4 types of skin allergies that are most concerning. Fleas, environmental pollens, foods, and contact allergies (most common to least). When evaluating a patient for allergies, controlling fleas is the first and fastest area to address. Fleas are a constant annoyance in Southern California and your pet should … Continue reading “Ask the Vet: Pet Allergies”

A Moveable Feast: Cenote Grill

By News Desk | March 07, 2017

So what is a cenote? Russ and Pam Taylor must have wondered this as they stared into a sink hole during their honeymoon trip to Chichen Itsa, near Cancun Mexico. But, they discovered, this wasn’t just any  sink hole; it was the Queen Mother of them, the Sacred Cenote of the Mayan Empire, used for all sorts of civil and … Continue reading “A Moveable Feast: Cenote Grill”

Jacked Up Brewery: If you brew it they will come

By David Ross | February 23, 2017

Mike Poulson and Brian McClure figure if they like the brews that they make, you will too. Judging from the reaction of patrons when I dropped by on a Friday night, that formula may be working out very well for them. They have nine beers on tap, and if you ask them which one is their favorite, they will grin … Continue reading “Jacked Up Brewery: If you brew it they will come”

New vegan restaurant: Not just healthy, it tastes GOOD

By David Ross | February 23, 2017

Shanti Claydon has been trying her vegan recipes on clients, customers at the farmers market, and perhaps most importantly, her family, for years. If you eat at California Homemades to Go, you will be eating like her family eats. “I just want people to come in and taste my food,” she says. “The fact that it’s vegan is just a … Continue reading “New vegan restaurant: Not just healthy, it tastes GOOD”


By | February 16, 2017

“Emma” at Grand Tea Room The Grand Tea Room is once again partnering with The 413 Project Theater Company to offer another wildly popular “dinner theater” performance series. “Emma” by Jane Austen will be performed live at The Grand Tea Room for three weekends. It premiers Friday, March 17 with the last performance on Sunday, March 26. Emma Woodshouse is … Continue reading “MINDING your BUSINESS”