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Del Mar!

I suppose it's a good idea to introduce myself. My name is F.A. "Alex" Newton. I am the new editor here at Del Mar Lifestyle. In the interest of full disclosure, I've resided in Del Mar for barely over two months. Before my lovely girlfriend and I relocated to SoCal, we resided in New Jersey. And before my brief stay…

Sounds of Hope Concert

Rob Thomas, Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter took the stage at a private concert for Rady Children's Hospital's Neurotherapy Center. Photography Amy Connor Photography

December 2015 Around Town

Carly Aquilino is a stand-up comedian described by audience members as "funny" and by her father as "a huge mistake." As a New York native, Carly first stepped on stage at Gotham Comedy Club and has since been quickly rising in the comedy scene, performing at the most popular clubs in New York. Carly Aquilino will perform Dec 3-5 at…

Design Through the Decades

ChampCohen Design Associates has been thriving and growing as a Del Mar based business for more than three decades. Their clients range from biotech to tourism; from established, million-dollar brands to new start-ups; and through its long history the company has produced well over 20,000 projects. But it began years ago by John Champ when left his position with an…

Del Mar Art Association: Interview with Bob Coletti

California to me was always like the song of the sirens who lured Ulysses to their island in the Illiad. With a thriving commercial photo business in Boston, it was difficult to make the break until later years in my life. I first came out here in 1994, but went back to Boston in 1998 for personal reasons. I returned…

Polo Bay Interiors

Healthy, loving family relationships play a crucial role in preserving and enhancing a person’s happiness and overall sense of well-being. Spending quality time with family nurtures these close connections and boosts happiness. Yet many people find their jobs so time-consuming that they don’t have as much time as they’d like to spend with family. Mary Kellejian and Kelli Kellejian-Barrett have…

A Conversation with Jen Grove

The Del Mar Village Association wants to see Del Mar thrive as a 21st century neighborhood while at the same time remain true to its historic small-town roots. DMVA is a Main Street organization, a methodology which works with local businesses, city government, commercial property owners and residents in order to support mom-and-pop shops, thus maintaining the community-oriented vibe of…

December 2015 Animal Tracks

As this is the season for giving thanks and giving back, Luther and I want to remind everyone not to forget us animals. We feel it is important to support animal rescue organizations as we animals rely on you humans for help and support. There are so many wonderful rescue organizations out there doing such great work, but today we…

Heels & Wheels Fundraiser

On October 17 at The Centre in Escondido, San Diego’s elite gathered to benefit No More Silence, a charity aimed at stopping domestic violence in its tracks.The Heels & Wheels event offered a good time for a great cause.

Lady in Red

Sarah Davis founded Fashionphile in 1999. Becoming a leader in the secondary handbag industry. Since 1999 Fashionphile has become a leader in the online reselling of luxury pre-owned handbags. Fashionphile offers the largest selection of luxury handbags out there. In 2006 Sarah Davis partnered with Ben Hemminger. Ben Hemminger brought his marketing expertise to Fashionphile and helped expand Fashionphile to…