Posts Tagged ‘shopping’

Your Style of Shopping: Centers and stores fit for every personality

  If you’re like me, I tend to match my clothing and decor with my mood and the season. I can switch from happy, crisp colors to cool and calm depending on the vibe. There are several great stores and shops in Reno/Tahoe that embrace these individual styles with goods, clothes and adornments for every…

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Rock Reno/Tahoe Wear: Flaunt the local flare

When I travel, I make it a point to find that fun t-shirt, cute hat or trinket that reflects the adventurous lifestyle and vibe of the area! Now that you’re in Reno/Tahoe, here are some of the top names you should rock to look and feel like a local. These one-of-a-kind brands boast community pride…

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The Cool List: Hit the slopes in style this season

Reserved a room at your dream resort? Check. Bought a lift ticket to one of the best mountains around? Check. Made it safely to Tahoe? Check. Seems like you’re all set to go when you look in your boot bag only to find a darn mouse has chewed right through the lining of the ski…

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San Diego Activities: Visit Little Italy

Looking for Fun San Diego Activities? Spend the Day in Little Italy! By: Elisa Boorman There are plenty of San Diego activities when you vacation here, but one that most everybody loves to do is discover a new town or area! As one of the oldest neighborhoods in San Diego, Little Italy’s award-winning restaurants, art…

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Shop Small this Fall: From Downtown to MidTown Reno

Just last week my sister and I explored the fun and fashionable stores dotting Reno’s Riverwalk, Cal Ave and MidTown Districts.  It’s always great to stroll the streets and support local businesses giving this area that hip, entertaining personality its known for. If you’re on a mission to find the perfect gift or just doing…

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Unique San Diego Activities: Vinegar and Oil Tasting at Vom Fass

Shop and Taste the Unique at Vom Fass Oil and Vinegar Tastings in Hillcrest By: Tammy Marx Vom Fass! Vom what? Vom Fass! In German, the words translate to from the cask. Vom Fass, located In Hillcrest, a charming community just minutes from downtown San Diego translates to a sleek sippery and one of many…

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Take a Top Rated San Diego Tour for Your Taste Buds!

Bite San Diego Tour… Top Rated Food Tour! By: Marci Pascua Since becoming a San Diego transplant 10 years ago, food was just food. It wasn’t until I moved here that I truly found out what good food was all about. This food-filled tour with Bite San Diego is a fabulous event that lets you…

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How to Spend a Day at the Del Mar Races

“And They’re Off!” How to Spend the Day at the Del Mar Races Racing Season Starts July 16! A truly unique and quintessential summer activity in San Diego is a day at the Del Mar Races, affectionately dubbed “Where the Surf Meets the Turf” by race enthusiast Bing Crosby in the 1930s. Celebrities, locals, and…

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San Diego Farmers Markets: Otay Ranch Farmers Market

By: Chelsea Largoza Otay Ranch’s Certified Farmers Market is home to everything just short of a circus and one of many San Diego Farmers Markets locals love to visit. While local farmers sell fresh produce, local bakers sell fresh artisanal bread and health companies offer medical advice. If you brought the kids, they can spend…

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San Diego Shopping for the Holidays at Seaport Village

San Diego Shopping for the Holidays! San Diego is known for its amazing selection of shops and restaurants, but did you know you can get the best of both in one place at the quaint seaside attraction known as Seaside Village? This coastal getaway is located in the San Diego Bay, and is only a…

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Shopping in San Diego: Cedros Design District

Aside from the beaches and major attractions, the shopping in San Diego is equally amazing. Contributing writer Lety Banks writes about a charming shopping district on Cedros Avenue which offers everything from gift items, travel souvenirs, keepsakes, and more! By: Lety Banks Chic Weed, Wild Note, Cut Loose, Culture, Tadah, and Leaping Lotus are a…

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Carlsbad California – A Charming Coastal Village

Carlsbad California is a charming coastal village just a short drive up the coast from San Diego.  It’s a wonderful vacation spot that offers plenty of fun in the sun in a laid-back fashion.  You can explore the beautiful beaches, historic downtown, and fun local attractions.  You’ll love the palm-lined streets, the quaint village shopping,…

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Shopping in San Diego with Sassy City Chicks

 Sassy City Chicks Visit San Diego and Support Shopping Local on Sep.4 Pop-up shopping in San Diego and social event will offer exclusive giveaways and savings with local boutiques, designers and beauty services (SAN DIEGO) August 8, 2014 – The state-hopping Sassy City Chicks will return to San Diego for a pop-up sale and social…

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Join us at The San Diego County Fair!

2014 San Diego County Fair Here Comes the Fun at “The Fab Fair!” The San Diego County Fair will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the British Invasion this year.  The Del Mar Fairgrounds will play tribute to the musical acts and other popular British culture which swept the nation, and will feature two exhibitions never…

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Old Town San Diego – San Diego Attractions

Old Town San Diego, one of several historic San Diego attractions, is known as the birthplace of California. In 1769, Father Junipero Serra came here to establish  a mission, the first in a chain of 21 that were to be the cornerstone of California’s colonization. In 1968, the State of California Department of Parks and Recreation established…

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San Diego Things to Do: Coronado Island Shopping

Fun San Diego Things to Do in Coronado On vacation and looking for fun San Diego things to do? Visit Coronado Island! You’ll find that Coronado Island is lined end to end with a variety of great shops to poke around and look for treasures. And with fabulous restaurants, lively bars, dessert stops, surf shops, live music…

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Old Town San Diego – Food, Fun and Festivities

A Day at Old Town San Diego Contributing writer Stephanie Bashaw enjoyed an afternoon in Old Town with a friend and shares her adventures in our latest blog post. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Old town is a known historical and cultural experience by the locals which really gets at the heart of the Spanish influence in Southern California. This…

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Forget Something? Your Winter Gear Guide

Packing for a trip to the mountains in the winter can be challenging.  Not only is the gear bulky and difficult to pack, but it can also be easy to forget an item or two at home. Or, maybe you live in a warm climate and don’t want to purchase all of the gear ahead…

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Shopping in San Diego: Viz Art Ink Gallery

Shopping in San Diego at a Unique Carlsbad Art Gallery If you’re looking for unique shopping in San Diego, Viz Art Ink Gallery is a great place to go. Located in Carlsbad, the gallery offers amazing art by Gregg “Viz” Visintainer, who has a unique talent of hand-drawing art using pen and ink which offers a…

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San Diego Activities: Spend the Day in Encinitas!

Recently we posted about shopping in Encinitas along Hwy 101, sharing with you some of the great shops, boutiques, and vendors that line both sides of the road. While you’re spending the day in Encinitas checking out these cool and unique shops, there are plenty of other things to do too. You can avoid most…

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