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University Heights’ newest night life spot, Park & Rec, opened its doors Thursday.

San Diego's array of arts and cultural organizations -- including museums, bands, choirs, ethnic centers and neighborhood fairs -- generate around $200 million in spending activity within the city.

Wang’s North Park has closed for good.

Tijuana will need 300,000 residential units and tens of millions of square feet of industrial, warehouse, office, retail and hotel development by 2025, according to Softec, a Mexico City-based demographic and real estate research firm.

The Automobile Club of Southern California is predicting San Diego will the No. 1 destination for Memorial Day travelers this year, as overall travel is expected to grow by 4.6 percent from 2014.

New products such as the Buttery Jack have boosted sales at San Diego’s Jack in the Box (Nasdaq: JACK), but the real secret to its success is real estate, according to Wunderlich Securities analyst Robert Derrington.

The owners of Gaslamp Tavern, an open-air sports pub that has been at the corner of Fifth Avenue and G Street for nearly a decade, unveiled the tavern’s remodel last week along with their newest project, Quad AleHouse.

On the Depot Springs Beer Co.'s website, there's an electronic clock ticking down the days, hours, minutes and seconds until the scheduled opening of its brewery in La Mesa.

Some of the biggest names in San Diego’s hospitality scene are revealing fresh offerings in the coming months, from big remodels to new construction.

The term “social climber” will take on new meaning and fitness enthusiasts will have a new place to hang out, quite literally, in Mission Valley when construction is completed this fall on the new $5 million Mesa Rim Climbing and Fitness Center.

Most businesses can generally predict revenue trends each year while carefully watching for that uptick in determined growth. Predictions turn into business strategy and through strategy comes the fruit of your labor.

The supply of new hotel rooms isn't close to meeting demand in most areas of the country, and the disparity appears even greater in San Diego County.

Jeff Josenhans’ career has been marked by firsts. As director of banquets, restaurants and bars at The US Grant hotel, he is the only person in the country who possesses the titles of sommelier, cicerone and mixologist.

San Diegans can add one more transportation option to their list after mobile app ZIRX launched its on-demand valet service Monday in the Gaslamp, North Park and Little Italy neighborhoods.

SeaWorld -- whose safety practices have been under scrutiny since an animal trainer was killed in 2010 by an orca at its Orlando, Florida, park -- has now been cited for not adequately protecting its killer-whale trainers at its park in San Diego.

The port tidelands are alive with new plans and new development.

Harrah’s Resort Southern California is hosting the second annual Latin Food and Wine Festival on Saturday, a gathering of chefs from California to Mexico, and more than 20 vintners representing Baja, Spain, Chile and Argentina.

Strategic Hotels & Resorts and its joint venture partner are selling the 419-room Hyatt Regency La Jolla for a reported $118 million.

Nestled along San Diego ’s North County pacific coastline is the fourth busiest single runway in the United States. Just shy of 5,000 feet of runway is Palomar Airport in Carlsbad, CA. Palomar Airport averages 425 flights each day. Today, more than half of the average daily flights are General Aviation operations including corporate business jet flights.

A new CBRE report says if all goes according to plan, 3.5 million square feet will be added to the retail market in San Diego County in both new and long-established developments within two years.

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