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With Love from Me to You

January 27, 2015 San Diego Magazine This Valentine’s Day, really put your heart into it 1/ Chantelle Vendome set; bra, $98; hipster bottoms $52; Anthropologie, Westfield UTC  2/ Evangeline fuchsia necklace by Towne & Reese, $52, Bixby & Ball, Solana Beach 3/ Heart zip coin case and key fob, $85, Tory…


Brand USA Tourism Agency Shoots Promo Spots in San Diego

January 27, 2015 NCS San Diego San Diego County sites were on the itinerary for a recent series of video shoots by Brand USA, a nationwide public-private partnership that promotes global tourism in the United States. Officials said stops for the Jan. 23-24 shoots included The Headquarters at Seaport District and…

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Finding Chocolate in San Diego

January 2015, San Diego Family Magazine It is no big secret why we love chocolate. Rich, smooth and luxurious, chocolate can be the perfect pause in a stressful day, the secret ingredient in a favorite dish, or an edible token of our affections. According to Nielson research, in the United States…

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Made in San Diego: Quintessential SoCal flavors

January 21, 2015 USA Today Travel San Diego is a bona fide contender as a U.S. culinary capitol. There's craft beer in all it's madcap SoCal throw-it-in-the-brew-and-see-if-it-flies interpretations. And there's a serious contingent of talent eager to make their mark and impact the evolution of our nation's culinary renaissance. Local food…


Dallmann Confections introduces peculiar pairings

January 16, 2015 San Diego City Beat An old police headquarters and boutique shop; sommelier and chocolate maker; champagne and fine chocolate: These things may not seem perfect pairings, but Dallmann Confections proves that each of the duos work together well.  Owner Isabella Valencia and husband / sommelier Jayson Knack host…


Winter 2014: 10 Things to do in San Diego

December 12, 2014, San Diego Convention Center 'Tis the season for shopping - all year long! The Headquarters at Seaport District begins its second holiday season and is a great place to do a little shopping or grab a quick bite to eat. The traditional Spanish architecture is rich with history…


Dining 2014: The most stylish entrances

December 11, 2014, UT San Diego They’re chic, they’re fashionable, they’re trendy. They’re restaurant dining rooms. High design was served up in 2014 as new places with fabulous spaces opened, including the U-T’s Restaurant of the Year, Juniper & Ivy. And while dazzling décor will never replace inspired cooking, restaurants…

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Shop SD: Local holiday gift guide

December 9, 2014, Discover SD Located in both The Headquarters and now in North Park, Simply Local showcases artisans that are, yes, local, in a fresh and fun way. The shop features over 55 San Diego businesses with everything from jewelry to kitchen tools, candles to garden gems for the perfect…


2014 Holiday Gift Guide

December 10, 2014, San Diego City Beat There’s something that’s both elegant and relaxed about Eco Design Studio’s leather-bound journals. Filled with recycled paper and cleverly secured with a brass key or leather cord, the journals come in several sizes—including tiny books on chains that you can wear around your neck.…


Holiday food and toy drive guide

December 5, 2014, San Diego Downtown News “Giving Tree” at The Head-quarters: For the second year, the USO San Diego is joining with The Headquarters at Seaport District for a three-week drive. The effort launched in November with a lighting of the 25-foot “Giving Tree” which stands in the retail center’s…


‘Healthy for the Holidays’ initiative launched Downtown

December 5, 2014, San Diego Downtown News Some of the many things offered through the initiative include free yoga before stress-free shopping at The Headquarters, a 30-minute guided walk through Horton Plaza, a 60-minute circuit training throughout The Headquarters, and a free cooking class taught by a Scripps registered dietitian at…

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Seaport Village revives old police headquarters, jail, with historical take on retail, eateries

November 19, 2014, The Daily Transcript For years after its 1987 decommissioning, the old San Diego Police Department headquarters on Harbor Drive sat as a historic piece of the city without a clear future. But it wasn't until the recent project of Terramar Retail Centers, to not only open the…


USO San Diego Holiday Giving Tree campaign

November 28, 2014, 760 KFMB SAN DIEGO (CBS 8)- We're kicking off the CBS News 8 USO giving tree campaign and we need your help raising gifts, toys, and funds for USO San Diego this holiday season and all year round. Donations can be dropped off at the USO Holiday Giving…


Tree lighting honors San Diego USO: Giving Tree program to help military families

November 29, 2014, 10 News SAN DIEGO - At The Headquarters near Seaport Village is a 25-foot decorated tree that USO San Diego hopes will make for a brighter holiday for young military families. "In San Diego, we have one of the largest concentrations of active-duty military residents anywhere in the world,"…


Yoga pops up in historic SD location

November 29, 2014,  DiscoverSD.com Mats down. Before we talk yoga, it’s DiscoverSD pop quiz time. What do old jail cells, yoga asana, and colonial Spain have in common? What do the Quayle brothers, Aaron Chang, and the California Exercise training team have in common? Hint: You’ll find the answer nestled in…

Tags: workout, yoga

Top events and things to do in San Diego

November 26, 2014 San Diego Reader The Headquarters at Seaport Village will light its 25-foot holiday tree, “The Giving Tree.” The ceremony will include performances by the All American Boys Chorus, photo opportunities with Santa, and complimentary cookies and hot chocolate. Read more at sandiegoreader.com


Unique Boutiques For Your Holiday Shopping in San Diego

San Diego Tourism Authority Blog, November 20, 2014 The Headquarters shopping area offers two of my preferred stores. Simply Local‘s impressive location features over 50 local merchants and artists combined with treasures from around the world. Picture an indoor upscale farmers market. I love the jewelry, purses, gourmet kitchen and…

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San Diego Holiday Shopping: Gift Spots and Ideas

10 Best USA Today, November 20, 2014 Bow Ties by Lord Wallington Lord Wallington handcrafted men's accessories are tried and true San Diego products. The company is San Diego-based and owned by a Navy veteran. The San Diego-made anchor bow ties, ties and pocket squares are all exclusively available at Urban…


The Gift of Giving

November 7, 2014, San Diego Downtown News The USO is known for its many programs that not only support service members when they travel from destinations around the world, but our local USO San Diego does a lot more. With San Diego having one of the largest populations of military in…


The Headquarters to host donation drive for USO San Diego

November 7, 2014 The Daily Transcript The Headquarters at Seaport District will host a three-week fundraising and donation program for USO San Diego to benefit active-duty military families. The program kicks off with the lighting of a 25-foot holiday tree, “The Giving Tree,” on Nov. 28 at The Headquarters. The ceremony…