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Pizzeria Mozza in The Headquarters at Seaport District is scheduled to close on Nov. 30 -- only about a year after it opened.

San Diego's Tourism Marketing District entered exclusive negotiations with international consulting giant McKinsey & Co. to develop a 20-year plan for the local hospitality industry, with the goal of doubling hotel room revenues to $3.2 billion by 2035.

As my bus pulled into Rome, my first impression was that half the city was in the midst of a grand archeological restoration.

The holiday season has started and so has the challenging task of finding that perfect gift for everyone on your shopping list.

SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: SEAS) reported a 28 percent drop in net income in the third quarter compared to the same quarter last year.

When you walk into the Patio on Goldfinch, one of the first things you will notice is a vertical living plant wall toward the back of the restaurant. It’s the cornerstone of the eatery and what aids the Patio on Goldfinch as an Orchid-award nominee and a shining example of sustainable design.

Green Flash Brewing Co. has acquired the Alpine Beer Co. Each company will remain independently operated and maintain its distinct brand and culture. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

As the 12th annual San Diego Beer Week began Friday, an ebullient Chris Cramer of Karl Strauss Brewing Co. spoke of how the celebration would help solidify the county's reputation as a beer-lover's mecca, besides attracting enough tourists to keep local hotels busy during one of the year's slowest seasons.

It’s November and the holidays are right around the corner. It’s still not too late to plan your best event ever! You need only look to San Diego Bay for your party planning inspiration. Host your holiday party on a luxury charter yacht for a fabulous and unique experience that is guaranteed to “wow” your guests.

Jon Fredricks, who has led Welk Resorts during a period of growth and expansion, has been promoted to president and CEO.

L'Auberge Del Mar has named Shaun Beucler as general manager of the 120-room coastal property in the heart of Del Mar Village.

While public markets don't always succeed, restauranteur David Spatafore and The Corky McMillin Cos. are banking they will have the right formula for the Liberty Public Market in Point Loma.

This list was compiled from properties featured from Jan. 1, 2014 to Sept. 30, 2014 in “Deal of the Week,” a weekly column by Daily Transcript Real Estate Editor Richard Spaulding. Transactions are listed by property type.

Planning a successful and memorable holiday party on a budget is no small feat. Expectations are high, while costs for venue, entertainment, and food can be at a premium for the holiday season. But, there are ways to save so that no one will ever notice that some expense has been spared. With over 34 years experience, Hornblower Cruises & Events specializes in unforgettable, flawless events on the water and their professional event planners are experts when it comes to making budget tradeoffs. They have several “tricks of the trade” to share:

While it is almost November and many companies have had their holiday parties booked for months, it is still not too late to book yours.

The San Diego Museum of Man has received permission from the city of San Diego to go forward with its plans to reopen the historic California Tower to the public on Jan. 1.

A Hilton brand known as Canopy has been proposed at Seventh and Island, near where Sempra Energy's (NYSE: SRE) new 300,000-square-foot office tower is being built.

The fate of two major adjacent Hillcrest restaurant spaces still hang in the balance a week after the closure of Harvey Milk's American Diner, and a month after the Pernicano's/Di Baffi property was put up for sale.

Team building is considered invaluable in developing employee interpersonal and social relationships, which is instrumental in improving company performance and achieving goals. However, few companies can schedule time for entire departments to be out of the office. Fortunately, it’s not too late to squeeze in a professionally organized day of bonding and team-building exercises before the year ends. Given that November and December seems to be when workloads level off and time is made for the year-end holiday party -- why not combine the two and take it on the water? At Hornblower Cruises & Events, we call this team building with a twist!

Spirit Airlines (Nasdaq: SAVE) has announced new daily nonstop service from San Diego to Denver to beginning Jan. 5, 2015.

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