DINING: Millennials’ Desire For Experiences Brings Them To Local Establishments Serving Alcohol In the Style Of When It Was Banned
While alcohol is completely legal today, speakeasy-style bars are making a comeback. From UTC’s Raised by Wolves to Kearny Mesa’s Realm of 52 Remedies to Noble Experiment located downtown, San Diego has seen a bunch of them pop up around the county lately.
This will include the demolition and disposing of a second transit shed, rail and stormwater improvements and new pavement.
The terminated positions include customer service representatives and material bundlers.
For Iskra Tsenkova, launching a women-focused shave club wasn’t just about providing girls with inexpensive, female-centric shaving tools, but a way to use the universal platform of shaving to inspire women around the world.
According to The State of Legal Marijuana Markets report, released mid-2018 by Arcview Market Research and BDS Analytics, the legal cannabis business in the United States is projected to be a $23 billion industry by 2022. And, Little Italy-headquartered Cannabiniers, a cannabis brand management company, wants a piece of the pie.
RETAIL: Sand Cloud Changed Business Plan to Maximize Growth
In the words of famous musician Jay-Z: men lie, women lie, numbers don’t.
According to a press release, the brand will work with both B2B and B2C clients to build their digital marketing programs.
JuneShine’s North Park location will remain open concurrently.
The reason for the move is because of the resources USD can provide Equinox in its mission to continue to provide data that addresses regional growth for local neighborhoods and communities.
In her new post, Deverell will serve a three-year term and provide guidance for the advancement of the music products industry.
According to a press release, Dan Hom joined the University Club in 1993.
From quitting the hotel industry — twice — in the ’90s to getting awarded for her work with the sector just last month, things have come full-circle for Indra Gardiner Bowers.
DINING: Restaurant Has 31 Locations; Owner Takes Active Role in Franchising
For John Gelastopoulos, faking it till he made it was key to the initial success of his restaurant, Broken Yolk Cafe.
Brian Liebman is used to advising CEOs on how to grow and build their companies. But, now, he’s ready to make boss moves himself.
Callaway’s non-GAAP 2018 earnings per share were $1.07, a 102 percent increase over the 2017 figure.
As California’s third-busiest cruise port, the Port of San Diego is anticipating approximately 92 cruise calls and nearly 300,000 passengers in fiscal year 2019-2020.
The board of San Diego-based PriceSmart, meeting on Jan. 30, declared a dividend of 70 cents per share, payable in two installments in February and August. PriceSmart (Nasdaq: PSMT) owns and operates 41 membership warehouse clubs in 12 countries and one U.S. territory in Central America, the Caribbean and Colombia.
In December, the airline suspended all January flights out of McClellan-Palomar Airport due to the nationwide pilot shortage.
TOURISM: Opposing Teams’ Fans Ate, Drank and Stayed at S.D. Establishments
On Sept. 8, 2017, just days before the Los Angeles Chargers opened their season at their new digs in that city, Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery in Mission Valley closed its doors.
RETAIL: Each Step Made Business Sense And Was Well Executed
As kids growing up in Mission Beach, Bill Keith and Leigh Keith — and their 11 siblings — didn’t sell lemonade as a way to make money for their kiddy needs. Instead, the Keith children would band together and make their dad’s “perfect bar” to sell to their friends.
WINE: Key Locations, Hours, and Pricing All Cater to Customers
Adam Carruth, owner and winemaker of Solana Beach-headquartered Carruth Cellars, isn’t afraid to go against the grain.
Bahrambeygui has worked with PriceSmart in various capacities for 16 years including as member of the Board of Directors for the past eight years.
Eight other new Southern California and Greater Arizona business leaders are serving on the 45-person non-profit board, including Ryan Buell, CEO of San Diego-based Sayva, a consulting and recruiting firm and Marcia Mcgaffigan, a partner at Healthcare Savings Associates located in Encinitas.
In a news release, Solar’s CEO David Massey said the company has two other acquisitions on track to close in January.
Chef Brian Malarkey doesn’t shy away from the spotlight.
According to a news release, the company will use the funding towards its 2019 expansion plan in California and possibly entering the Arizona, Nevada market along with other states in the region.
MARKETING: Co. Avoids Sector Habit of Going Big; Focus Key Part of Connecting
The moment Jeffrey Jordan realized his social change advertising firm, Rescue Agency, was special is still very prominent in his recollection.
The annual trade show and conference, in its 31st year, will be held at the San Diego Convention Center from Feb. 24-27.
According to the Port of San Diego website, the lower cost overnight accommodations will be located near downtown San Diego and the San Diego International Airport and will provide affordable coastal access.
A year after officially kicking off at San Diego International Airport, the locally based in-airport food delivery service, AtYourGate, continues to expand.
TRAVEL: Competitive Market, Pilot Shortage Add to Woes
In its long story yet thus far stunted trajectory, California Pacific Airlines, the commercial service carrier owned by 97-year-old entrepreneur Ted Vallas, has had nothing short of a bumpy ride.
DINING: Restaurant Group Knows Each Visit Counts
For co-owner and Executive Chef Brad Wise and his Trust Restaurant Group, things have been moving rather fast.
According to a press release, the brewpub, which offers more than fifty styles of beer, marks the first time a brewery has opened at Downtown Disney District.
According to a WARN filing, 26 full-time employees and 38 part-time employees, for a total of 64 people, will lose their jobs as a result of the closure.
According to a press release, the collective income for San Diego-based hosts was $213 million in 2018, coming in second after L.A.'s $613 million.
Willis will replace Erich Lathers, who remains with the firm as Principal Planner.
DINING: Personal Service Key Part of Delivering Community Concepts
For Brendan Huffman, the purpose of all Social Syndicate restaurant group’s properties is simple: provide genuine, good old-fashioned hospitality.
According to a press release, Stipanov will replace Lori Fleet-Martin, who held the position for the last two years.
RETAIL: Co. Also Taps Millennials’ Willingness to Cut the Cord to Brands
When Adam Moyer lost his last pair of expensive sunglasses — Ray-Bans that ran him about $150 — the then UC San Diego graduate art student decided to take matters into his own hands.
On Jan. 6, Buro sent a letter to his Pala employees, in which he introduced himself but also acknowledged what he has observed his first week on the job.
Alaska Airlines, which operates more than 45 daily departures from Terminals one and two, will consolidate and operate solely from Terminal Two East.
Kairoa Brewing Co. is slated to open later this month in the University Heights neighborhood — right beside the UH sign, to be exact. The 10,500 square foot, two-floor space will serve house and guest beer, a full food menu as well as over a dozen wine options. In a nod to the founders’ home-base, New Zealand, Head Brewer Joe Peach will utilize New Zealand hops to create its beer.
As part of Sycuan Casino Resort’s $260 million expansion, the San Diego venue is set to open a new restaurant and a lounge: Bull & Bourbon Steakhouse and Elicit Bar & Lounge.
New York City, New Orleans and Los Angeles are usually touted as some of the country’s top food cities. But, with more and more restaurants and food and beverage options in the county, San Diego is giving them a run for their money — and their foodies.
WORKFORCE: Activities Look to Bring Out Bonding, Team Spirit
Ax throwing. Team sports. Charity bike building. Culinary competition.
The coaster will be located next to the Journey to Atlantis in the southeast corner of the park, where a parking lot currently resides.
The ordinance, authored by Councilmember Chris Ward of District Three, places restrictions on single-use plastics in the county.
According to a news release, it is the National University System’s first doctoral level program.
2019 Look Ahead: Tourism & Hospitality
Just last month, Benchmark Brewing Co. was on the verge of selling its operations following an eviction notice from its landlord.
The original deadline to appoint the members was Jan. 8 but was moved as part of ongoing discussions with investors Jana Partners LLC to explore “strategic and financing alternatives to maximize shareholders value.”