Mariel Concepcion

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San Diego Distillers Guild Fest Returns

Launched in 2019, the annual event will make a comeback on Saturday, October 30.

More Routes for Airport

TRANSPORTATION: International Flights Up

Just last week, the Biden administration announced it would lift travel bans for fully vaccinated international travelers starting in November. This includes visitors from the U.K. and the EU, according to reports.

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Jack in the Box Has Big Plans

RESTAURANTS: $1B Co. Focusing on Growth, Opening New Stores

Jack in the Box, the $1 billion fast food chain, has a strategic development plan in place to continue to scale and grow the brand.

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Comic-Con Museum to Open in November

TOURISM: Projecting Up to $3M in Revenue Its First Year

Comic-Con Museum, the project spearheaded by The San Diego Comic Convention, the purveyors of Comic-Con International: San Diego, is finally opening in November.

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San Diego Wins Big At Beer Competition

Local Independent Brewers Win 19 Medals This Year

Two Roots Brewing Co., the Kearny Mesa-based non-alcoholic beer company, has won a Great American Beer Festival medal… again.

Cutwater Spirits Continues Upward Trajectory

BEVERAGES: RTD Category Records Record Growth During COVID-19

Driven by consumer demand, the ready-to-drink category in the United States recorded growth of 62.3% in 2020, in spite - or as a result - of the pandemic. Cutwater Spirits, the Miramar-headquartered distillery known for its lineup of canned cocktails, continues to bear the fruit.

Sesame Place to Open in March 2022

TOURISM: Park Will Bring More Than 800 Jobs to the Area

San Diego County will soon boast a new theme park; Sesame Place San Diego, a partnership between SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. and Sesame Workshop, has announced a March 2022 opening date.

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Everbowl to Open in Texas This Month

$20M Superfood Chain Plans For 50 More Stores

In June, Everbowl, the Vista-headquartered superfood chain, entered the Los Angeles market. Now it is expanding into yet another territory: Texas.

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Spreckels Theater to be Operated by ASM Global

Founded in 1912, the 1,463-seat, six-story Spreckels Theatre was the brainchild of philanthropist John D. Spreckels.

Visit Carlsbad Names New CEO

With this move, Sidoriak will help elevate Carlsbad as a premier tourism destination in Southern California.

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