Category Archives: April 2008

Just a Thought… a good one!

downtown-san-diego-urban-lifestyle/just-a-thought-a-good-one/43/ A stunning break through in the world of San Diego news! We werent built around an oil field, silver mine or any other such thing that would cause us to board up our windows and abandon our town. I am not kidding. Its true. San Diego is actually a destination city only becoming better… Read More

Gaslamp District’s Annual Mardi Gras Celebration Returns

Gaslamp District’s Annual Mardi Gras Celebration Returns

downtown-san-diego-urban-lifestyle/gaslamp-districts-annual-mardi-gras-celebration-returns/45/ February 5th, from 6pm until midnight is when the party takes place. Mardi Gras is French for ‘Fat Tuesday’ and is more or less the last day for Catholics to ‘Indulge’ before Ash Wednesday. Many local businesses, restaurants, bands, DJs, and more are involved in the celebration.

Maximizing your Downtown Living Space

uncategorized/maximizing-your-downtown-living-space/36/ Theres nothing quite like living in a downtown area, surrounded by the best restaurants, shops, nightlife, art and culture. But lets face it; youre paying for your surroundings when owning Downtown. So you just bought a place downtown in the best neighborhood in a great building…confused on how to make the most out of… Read More

Broadway Pier Cruise Ship Terminal & Lane Field Plans Receives Approval!

uncategorized/broadway-pier-cruise-ship-terminal-lane-field-plans-receives-approval/34/ On the 8th of this month the Broadway Pier cruise ship terminal and the Lane Field Development, two major plans in the North Embarcadero Visionary plan (Check out our previous blog on the North Embarcadero Visionary Plan), gained the support of the San Diego Port Commission! However neither is a guaranteed deal yet.funding-funding-funding. Commissioners… Read More

Electra: Raising the Bar on Downtown San Diego Living

uncategorized/electra-raising-the-bar-on-downtown-san-diego-living/33/ This month, Downtown San Diego is premiering a new residential high rise, The Electra. Electra is a BOSA Development which automatically marks it as a design not to be ignored. BOSA is Downtown San Diegos principal contributor and is responsible for such signature buildings as Park Place and The Legend.Electras name derives from the… Read More

San Diego Holiday Fun

San Diego Holiday Fun

uncategorized/san-diego-holiday-fun/32/ What could there possibly be to do in “Sunny-San-Diego” during the Christmas season? You’d be suprised. San Diego offers a tremendous amount of activities over the Holiday Season. Ice Skating to Tree-Lighting ceremonies to Holiday Concerts to Snow in Petco Park! Check out this site ‘Holiday Guide in San Diego’ for a list of… Read More

15 Steps to Take When Purchasing a Home

  Step 1. Organize and Understand Your Finances Get organized…understand where you are at financially. A credit report is an overview of how you manage your finances. A prospective home owner must know what their credit reports say about their financial history before applying for a mortgage. Credit reports play an imperative role in the… Read More

Harbor Drive Pedestrian Bridge

uncategorized/harbor-drive-pedestrian-bridge/30/ A Harbor Drive Pedestrian suspension bridge will provide people with safe passage from Park Boulevard to the Convention Center without encountering car and train traffic.  The project will complete a 100- year old vision of a Park-to-Bay Link, connecting two important regional assets: Balboa Park and San Diego Bay. The bridge will improve traffic… Read More

The Olde Cracker Factory: Living History into Living Space

The Olde Cracker Factory: Living History into Living Space

uncategorized/the-olde-cracker-factory-living-history-into-living-space/29/ Located at 448 West Market between Columbia and State Streets in Downtown San Diegos Marina District, The Olde Cracker Factory was built in 1913. This historic landmark is being restored into 11 live/work lofts, including four penthouse units, office, and ground floor retail space. Construction is under way and is to be completed by… Read More