Growing up, some of my favorite memories of my father were in the backyard, grilling out on endless Summer nights - not a care in the world, enjoying a freshly prepared meal with friends in the neighborhood. A steady stream of family would come by for some conversation and to unwind. This month, we celebrate that same spirit with our…

Around Town

Don Diego Scholarship Foundation’s 30th Anniversary Dinner & Concert Gala at the San Diego County Fair on June 30th features VIP Heineken Grandstand seating for “Brian Wilson Presents Pet Sounds, with special guests Al Jardine and Blondie Chapin.” Ticket packages, which begin at $225/person, include all-day Preferred Parking so guests can arrive early and enjoy the Fair. DonDiegoScholarship.org.

Backyard BBQ

Fathers, stepfathers and grandfathers everywhere will be celebrated this month and there is nothing that dads like more than golfing, grilling and sipping on a craft beer. Treat him to his favorite hobby in the morning and then let him do what he does best - grill - in the afternoon.

Show Me Your Grill

If our BBQ menu didn’t get you motivated, these grills should! Would be nice to have some of these beauties in the backyard for a relaxed evening barbecue…choose one befitting your grill skills and the comfort of your home. The best part? All of these options are available right here in Del Mar!

The Art of The Shave

Entering V’s Barbershop in Del Mar, the first impression is that you’ve just walked into an upscale man cave. At each of the five leather barber chairs, there is a TV that is tuned to a sports channel. Songs by artists ranging from Frank Sinatra to the Eagles play over a sound system.

Aston Martin Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil

This year’s theme for the Aston Martin VIP Reception for the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance presented by Frasier Yachts was Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil. Guests enjoyed an epic party filled with a fabulous display of Aston-Martins, 
a Secret Whiskey Tasting Room and more! Photography Chris Brake., ChrisBrakePhotography.com

Quint Gallery Presents Gary Lang: Blue Light

Quint Gallery presented a solo exhibition of new paintings by Gary Lang. An internationally exhibited artist, including a recent solo exhibition at the Lancaster Museum of Art, Lang is originally from Los Angeles, CA, and studied at California Institute 
of Art and Yale University. QuintGallery.com Photography Tim Hardy, ShotByHardy.com

Lars Remodeling and Design Hosts Lars Mixer

Lars Remodeling and Design hosted their Lars Mixer, a time when clients and those interested in remodeling can join 
Lars every third Thursday of each month for a casual, educational and fun filled evening. Hope you read all about their 
new design showroom in our May edition! LarsRemodel.com

La Jolla Playhouse Annual Gala

La Jolla Playhouse’s annual Gala honored Playhouse co-founder Gregory Peck and his family in celebration of what would have been the acclaimed actor’s 100th birthday on April 5, 2016. During the Gala festivities, the Playhouse presented a tribute to Gregory Peck’s life, career and legacy. LJP.org Bekah Peace Photography

Real Men Invest in Dividend Paying Stocks

Whether you are an experienced stock investor, or a novice seeking to learn about the mysteries of Wall Street, here is one powerful suggestion I would make to anyone who asks about sound stock investing. I urge serious long-term investors to anchor their stock investment portfolios with dividend paying stocks. We all know that our local shopping centers try to…

Fitwall Celebrates 2nd Anniversary

Fitwall celebrated two years in Solana Beach. The Fitwall is an apparatus that allows to safely load and challenge the body in more intelligent and effective ways than traditional fitness methods. Choice Juicery, Beauty Counter by Jenn Massara, Rubio's, Natura Day Spa, Capsyl Salon, Lorna Jane Del Mar participated. Fitwall.com

La Jolla Concours d’Elegance Celebrates French Curves

The La Jolla Concours d’Elegance featured some of the world’s most exquisite automobile displays, giving competitors and spectators the opportunity to share a time-honored tradition. The theme this year was “Celebrating French Curves.” Proceeds support the La Jolla Historical Society and the Monarch School for Homeless Children. Photography Chris Brake, ChrisBrakePhotography.com

Gifts for Dad

Be inspired by some of our fun gift ideas for the Father in your life. Celebrate Dad and spoil him whether he is a techie, music lover or sports fan! Or better yet, power-down the devices and spend some old-fashioned quality time with him doing something that he loves like catching a Padres game or maybe checking out the KAABOO…

Respecting Natural Beauty

Jewelry designer and local business owner Bunny Bedi is bringing semi-precious gemstones from all corners of the world to Del Mar. His handcrafted, one-of-a-kind designs create a jewelry experience that will take you on a journey through Earth’s treasures. Made In Earth was established in 1999 in Melbourne, Australia by Head Designer and Creative Director Bunny Bedi. When asked about…

Our Best Golf Courses

Some of the best internationally renowned golf courses are right here in and around Del Mar. These exclusive, members’ only golf resorts offer the pick of the crop when it comes to tee time options. Add to that the amenities each venue offers from world-class dining to state-of-the-art fitness facilities and more, this is a proposition too hard to refuse.…

Here, Grab a Beer

June means summer and what’s better on a hot summer day (or warm summer night) than a cold beer? We’ve put together a list of some local hot spots – some brand new in Del Mar – to enjoy a beer with old or new friends. You might even skip the usual card and tie for Dad and take him…