Mariel Concepcion

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Alastin Skincare Has Been Acquired

Financial terms were not disclosed.

Comic-Con Museum Opens in Balboa Park

Up to $3M in Revenue Projected First Year

The long-anticipated Comic-Con Museum has finally opened to the public - albeit in a soft launch.

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Urban Corps Opens North County Facility

Diane Chalmers Center to Serve Young Adults Up to Age 26

Urban Corps of San Diego County, the nonprofit that serves as a bridge to better the life of young adults ages 18-26, is growing its reach.

Old Town to Open First Food Hall

HOSPITALITY: Urban Market to Include Nine Vendors

Old Town Urban Market, a 7,000 square foot mostly outdoor-seating venue located at Miranda’s Courtyard in the heart of Old Town, is scheduled to open next month.

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Local Hospitality Co. Plans Massive Expansion

RESTAURANTS: Rise & Shine to Open 10 Food Places in the Next Year

After expansion plans were put on hold last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Rise & Shine Hospitality Group is gearing up for a massive growth strategy.

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Plant-Based XMarket Opens in Hillcrest

Forecasts Breaking $1M in Revenue During First Year

PlantX, a Vancouver, Canada, based plant-based community, lifestyle and food company, has opened its first stateside flagship store — right here in San Diego.

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Harbor Island Hotel Project Gets Nod

Ground-Breaking for 450-Room Facility Scheduled for 2023

A 450-room East Harbor Island hotel project is one step closer to reality.

San Diego/Tijuana Named World Design Capital

DESIGN: Economic Impact Estimated at $1.5 Billion

San Diego has been awarded many titles over the years, including the Craft Beer Capital of America and the city of tech start-ups. But as of this month, America’s Finest City has a new global recognition to boast about.

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San Diego-Based 180Commerce Acquired by Cart.com

180Commerce was founded by the team behind Shoe Metro, another local San Diego company that was acquired by DSW in 2016.

San Diego Skincare Co. Launches at Nordstrom Stores Nationwide

H.I.M.-istry, an acronym for “Healthy Image Men,” was founded by Darnell Henderson.

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