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Still it comes at night 1 article
Pacific San Diego Magazine

June 2017 Movies

An ominous threat forces a couple and their child to remain hidden at home, until a forlorn family arrives on their door, eager to share shelter.

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Pacific San Diego Magazine

June 2017 Events

Show off your shucking skills and check out live performances from Matisyahu, Vokab Kompany, and many more musical acts during this annual appreciation of everything oyster.

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Pacific San Diego Magazine

Fantasy Draft

You're not dreaming. After nearly 40 years in America, Corona Extra is finally available on tap.

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Pacific San Diego Magazine

¡Viva La Prohibición!

Hidden inside the wood-paneled walls of Oryx Capital Gastro Pub lies a not-so-secret speakeasy called Nortico. Photos of Al Capone and other infamous outlaws hang on the walls of venue, where head bartender and Tijuana native, Fernando Villalobos, seems poised to make history.

Still baywatch 2 article
Pacific San Diego Magazine

May 2017 Movies

More than 15 years after its final TV episode aired, the quintessential Californian beach show hits the big screen with more snarkiness, six-packs and slow-motion jogs than ever before.

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Pacific San Diego Magazine

May 2017 Events

Treat your taste buds, excite your eardrums and bask in the area’s beauty during this self-guided stroll to Cardiff’s most alluring eateries, featuring several in-between “sip stops” serving swigs of North County’s best beers and wines.

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Pacific San Diego Magazine

Seafood and Spirits this Sunday in Little Italy

Kettner Exchange’s inaugural Seafood & Spirit Festival, aka KEX Fest, is set to make a big splash on Sunday by beginning a new tradition that’s sure to be a can’t-miss for seafood fanatics.

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Pacific San Diego Magazine

April 2017 Movie Releases

While a past-his-prime casanova waits to inherit the fortune of his elderly, obscenely wealthy wife, she leaves him for far younger man, forcing the Don Juan to find a new lover to leach off.

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Pacific San Diego Magazine

Kine, Sealed, Delivered

Like many of the best things in life, Cassandra Pearson’s career as a “budtender” began on Craigslist.

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Pacific San Diego Magazine

What up, homes? Architect Kevin deFreitas

Born and raised in San Diego, architect Kevin deFreitas designed many of the county’s most attractive buildings, but perhaps the one that means the most to him is his family’s Point Loma home, which he constructed with the help of his father.

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The Milky Way

When it comes to design, few San Diegans know more than Jaime Derringer, the founder and executive editor of acclaimed online magazine Design Milk.

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Pacific San Diego Magazine

Method to the Madison

With its soaring ceiling, cedar walls and immersive geometric accents, Madison on Park sparkles as one of San Diego’s most aesthetically appealing eateries. Since bursting onto the University Heights scene at the end of 2015, this upscale yet approachable restaurant has dropped innumerable jaws with its astonishing design and thrilled endless taste buds with its tantalizing, Mediterranean-style plates.

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Pacific San Diego Magazine

Meet Your Bartender: Kevin Ashe

One of North County’s most elegantly adorned restaurants is also one of its newest. Since throwing open Ponsaty’s doors in Rancho Santa Fe last summer, French Master Chef Patrick Ponsaty and his team have pleased a plethora of palates in their decadent dining room.

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March 2017 Movie Releases

In Disney’s latest live-action remake of their animated classics, a delusional young woman develops a severe case of Stockholm syndrome after a savage, self-loathing prince takes her captive.

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Rock Hard

Longtime PACIFIC readers may recognize Aaron Thompson from the September 2010 issue, in which the hard-rocking musician and bartender spoke about abandoning his religious upbringing in favor of slinging drinks to sinners at Analog and Vin de Syrah.