TOURISM: Nonprofit Has Reached Halfway Mark of $34M Funding Goal
San Diego will finally open the doors to the highly anticipated Comic-Con Museum next summer.
From Korean Fried Chicken to Chinese Take-Out, Demand is High
San Diego has long had an Asian food presence. Convoy Street in Kearny Mesa is home to nearly 100 Asian restaurants, from Korean BBQ to ramen places to sushi and Thai. In fact, the 1.5 mile long stretch has been touted as America’s No. 1 Asian restaurant row.
Hotels Offer Packages to Entice the Locals; Working Adults and Students Check In
Through unique packages that include logistical amenities like fully equipped work spaces and connecting rooms for families, a number of San Diego-based hospitality companies are hoping to entice locals and those within the drive-in market.
Foundation Launches Online Platform for Live Streaming
In response to COVID-19, the 2001-founded San Diego Film Foundation has reimagined its annual San Diego International Film Festival event this year.
Major League Rugby has announced its 2021 season will start on March 20 and will continue for 18 weeks.
The funding will be used to finance nearly half of the city’s $158 million Pure Water Oceanside project, to be completed in 2022.
EDUCATION: Virtual Youth and School Group Programs Cater to Multiple Ages
Inspired by the success of its Virtual Summer Learning Adventure Camps, which served 1,361 students, Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego has launched a couple of new online education offerings catering to both teachers and parents.
Plant Power, Fan-Fan, Tahini Slated to Open by Early 2021
The University of California San Diego is adding a heapful of restaurant options to San Diego’s already robust food and beverage scene.
TRANSPORTATION: CBX Shuttle Company Expanding Reach
Since launching in 2016, Damaris Express Inc., the Otay Mesa-headquartered ground transportation provider, relied on walk-up customers.
For First Time in its 36-Year History, Gala Event is held online
Since 1984, San Diego Zoo Global has hosted its “Rendezvous in the Zoo” (R.I.T.Z.) celebratory and fundraiser gala at the peak of summer, held at the San Diego Zoo and attended by roughly 1,000 guests at up to $500/per ticket.