January 2016 Around Town

Jerry Seinfeld in San Diego On January 15 legendary comedian Jerry Seinfeld takes the stage at the San Diego Civic Theatre for one evening featuring two performances. While he became a household name with his classic sitcom “Seinfeld,” Seinfeld never forgot his standup roots. If you’re unfamiliar with Seinfeld’s standup, be sure to take in the night’s performance to discover…

The Past is Present

Here we go--2016, another new year. As good little citizens of this fast-paced world, we begin immediately to look forward. We set resolutions, new goals for the year, run the numbers to see where we might be able to get to this year. Hey, there’s nothing wrong with that; as humans our minds are built for moving forward. That’s probably…

Verve Plastic Surgery

Are you searching for a qualified plastic surgeon for your under-the-knife makeover? Look no further than Dr. Anshu Gupta, who runs Verve Plastic Surgery in Solana Beach. “I believe that plastic surgery changes lives and helps people feel great about themselves,” says Gupta. “It’s always been an area of interest and I love my job.”

Meet Matt Montgomery

When Matt Montgomery was a 22-year-old college student, his life took an unexpected and tragic turn: he was struck by an SUV driven by a fleeing shoplifter in a parking lot. Once a competitive swimmer with Olympic aspirations, Montgomery landed in the hospital with serious injuries.


Someone once told me that if I still look cute at the end of my workout, then that is evidence I didn’t work hard enough. Evidently, that certain someone has never heard of GRACEDBYGRIT, a women-owned local business that designs and manufactures premium women’s athletic apparel. If you enjoy working out, you typically have a two-fold reason for doing so:…

Geneva Flooring

In 1998 Judy Wells suddenly found herself a single mother to six children. Her husband had passed away, leaving her as the sole head of the family. In the face of devastating loss, Wells was left to pick up the pieces of her old life and start a new business to support her family. Wells and her husband had run…

Bella Vista Social Club and Caffe

In the heart of Torrey Pines, Bella Vista Social Club is serving up food, wine, fun and the kind of conversations you can’t get anywhere else. Overlooking the Pacific via the ocean view terrace, the cafe is chic, modern and smartly set up. I personally visited the restaurant during the bustle of its lunch rush. For a few dollars more…

New Year, 
New Beginnings

Can you believe another year has flown by so quickly? In as much as a blink we are welcoming 2016 to our lives. As we ring in 2016, Del Mar Lifestyle wishes you and yours a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year. There is much to see and do here in Del Mar for the New Year and we hope…

Broken Yolk Ribbon Cutting

Randy, Connor and McKenzie Corrigan celebrate their ribbon cutting for the Solana Beach Chamber of Commerce 
at their Broken Yolk restaurant in Del Mar.

Ocean Art

A leisurely Sunday afternoon stroll in the Solana Beach Cedros Avenue Design District through the farmers market, specialty shops and bistros and olive oil and wine tastings leads to a blank canvas resting on an easel. It will be a mesmerizing hour or so before that canvas comes to life with the easygoing brush strokes of Wade Koniakowsky.

Napa’s Best is Found at the Silverado

Located in the Napa Valley, just 50 miles northeast of San Francisco and 60 miles southwest of Sacramento, Silverado Resort and Spa should be at the top of everyone’s list for wine country getaways. The AAA Four Diamond hotel encompasses more than 1,200 acres of land in the heart of the Valley and combines endless recreational possibilities with state-of-the-art business…


Giving a voice to local entrepreneurs and business professionals is the mission of Real Talk San Diego, a local radio show that airs weekdays on ESPN 1700AM. Guests check their elevator pitch at the door and are encouraged to share their unique story during one of 15 hour-long shows. In addition to educating listeners in their area of expertise, guests…

Art San Diego 2015

The 2015 Art San Diego Contemporary Art Show was held at the Balboa Park Activity Center from November 5th to 8th. The annual event presented an international collection of established and breakthrough galleries.

Leonard Simpson’s Best Dressed Awards Gala

The 8th Annual Leonard Simpson’s 10 Best Dressed Awards Gala was held at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa. The theme
of this year’s theatrical awards ceremony was “SHINE! BRIGHT SHINE!” Photography John Naugle Photography