STEAM Festival On State Street

STEAM FESTIVALDon’t miss the 2nd Annual VanGo! S.T.E.A.M. Festival on State Street in Front of Washington Elementary S.T.E.A.M. Magnet School in Little Italy on Saturday, June 11th from 12 – 6 p.m.

The creativity of local students comes to life with the S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) Festival, a FREE community event that features silly soap box car races; live musical and visual arts performances; interactive S.T.E.A.M. activities, a fine art exhibit; local vendors; food; and a beer and wine garden. Washington Elementary integrates their community partnerships with their curriculum by having local businesses sponsor the cars and together with sponsors, students and teachers; they design, engineer and build rolling sculptures!

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Summer Block Party at Liberty Station

Liberty StationCelebrate community and creativity at Liberty Station’s historic naval-base-turned-neighborhood during the Summer Block Party on Saturday, June 11th. Friends and neighbors are invited to this walkabout-style event to sample the newly opened eateries, dance along to live entertainment, partake in some family-friendly activities and a free outdoor yoga class, and discover all that San Diego’s latest neighborhood destination, Liberty Station, has to offer.

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The Corner Drafthouse Keeps It Simple

The Corner DrafthouseSan Diego’s Bankers Hill neighborhood is gearing up to celebrate the opening of a soon-to-be favorite local hangout. Opening early June, The Corner Drafthouse, located at 495 Laurel Street, will be a worthy destination for foodies, craft beer and cocktail enthusiasts alike. Their location near Balboa Park will also serve as a stopover for San Diego tourists.

Running the show and managing partners, Executive Chef Dan Sobek and David Creviston, plan to “wow” the neighborhood alongside former La Valencia Chef De Cuisine, Mark Pultz, with seasonal, farm-fresh West Coast fare at this American gastropub. In addition to down-home food favorites, a wall with over 70 local taps will showcase some of Southern California’s best brews. Guests can also expect a creative cocktail menu featuring seasonally inspired, house-made infusions and exceptional wine offerings.

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New Cucina Sorella In Kensington

Cucina Sorellacucina SORELLA Brings a Pasta-Forward Approach to Urban Kitchen Group’s Longstanding Kensington Location

A leader in San Diego’s culinary transformation for over two decades, celebrated restaurateur Tracy Borkum unveils cucina SORELLA—the newest sister concept to the Urban Kitchen Group collection of restaurants (CUCINA urbana; CUCINA enoteca in Del Mar, Newport Beach and Irvine).  

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Chef Table Dinners At Kettner Exchange

Kettner ExchangeThe Chef’s Table dinners at Kettner Exchange in the heart of Little Italy, bring eight to ten guests into the kitchen with acclaimed Executive Chef Brian Redzikowski for a masterfully curated and always creatively themed five-course dinner. Each dish is paired with a signature cocktail from EATER San Diego’s “2015 Bartender of the Year” and Beverage Director Steven Tuttle, or select wine, creating the ultimate fine dining experience.

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