SD TRAVEL LEISURE

San Diego International First Airport in U.S. to Install Energy Storage System

According to a press release, the 2 MW/4 MWH ENGIE GridSynergy Storage system will “reduce energy charges during peak demand which equate to approximately 40 percent of the airport’s monthly electricity costs.”

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Rooftop Venues Have Star Qualities

From Museums to Bars, The Returns Can Be High For Those at the Top

When the team behind 10 Barrel Brewing Co. began contemplating the design of their 10,000 square foot East Village space a little over two years ago, one of the first thoughts that crossed their minds was to incorporate an often untapped and underused aspect of the city’s buildings: the rooftop.

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Climate, Conditions and Culture Right For S.D. Festival Scene

ENTERTAINMENT: Tourism Marketing District Backs Events; 3-Day Festival Set for November

“We expect to sell this thing out.” That’s what Ernie Hahn, co-founder of San Diego’s Wonderfront Music & Arts Festival (and general manager at Pechanga Arena), answered.

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Addison ‘Honored’ To Receive Michelin Star

William Bradley Takes Only Star Given in the County

San Diego restaurant, Addison, recipient of Michelin star.

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The Cado Pop-Up Set to Open Late June

Originally scheduled to launch last year, tickets are now available for The Cado starting June 27 through September 22, according to its website.

Chuze Fitness Brings In $59M in 2018

SPORT: Hospitality, Tiered Pricing System Pay Off

For Cory Brightwell, CEO of the San Diego-based Chuze Fitness chain, with seven locations locally and 26 throughout the Southwest, what has kept the company steadily growing the past 11 years has been one thing: its focus on the guest experience.

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International Smoke Sees Right Ingredients For S.D. Location

New Eatery Appreciates Foodie Reputation, Access to Quality Foods

Ayesha Curry isn’t letting recent bad publicity — or her husband, NBA Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry’s highly-anticipated NBA Finals run — distract her from growing her booming food business.

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Jack in the Box Inc. Announces Refinancing Transactions

According a news release, the senior credit facility is comprised of an outstanding term loan of $315 million and revolving credit facility of $739.4 million.

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Battle of the Beers Reveals Some Strong Local Breweries

State Fair Beer Competition Provides Chance to Standout

The local craft beer scene may be oversaturated. But, the good news is that just means there are plenty of really good San Diego-brewed offerings to choose from.

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USD Faculty to Travel To Mexico to Teach Leadership Program

First Time USD Degree To Be Offered Outside The United States

The University of San Diego School of Business has teamed up with Centro de Ensenanza Tecnica y Superior (CETYS) to offer CETYS University graduate students the opportunity to obtain the USD Master of Science in Global Leadership degree in conjunction with an MBA from CETYS at their campus in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico.

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Airport Innovation Lab Opens Third Round of Cohorts

A new incubator at the San Diego International Airport is seeking applicants for its third cohort.

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Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurants to Close Mission Valley Location

Approximately 79 employees, including 12 hosts and 26 servers, will be terminated as a result.

Six San Diego Breweries Voted No.1 in 2019 California Beer Competition

The judging took place earlier this month and included only beers brewed and available for sale in California.

Games Over: ANOC Event Cancels on S.D.

Lack of Sponsorships For Group’s Inaugural Event Cited

After winning a three-year bidding war against other U.S. cities and seven countries to host the inaugural Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) World Beach Games this year, San Diego will no longer host the 2019 event.

FTD Bankruptcy Puts ProFlowers in Hands Of Private Equity Firm

P.E. Firm to Buy ProFlowers for $95M; 167 Face Layoffs

ProFlowers, headquartered in San Diego, will close its local facility and lay off 167 employees, according to a WARN filing with the Employment Development Department (EDD).