Solana Beach Chamber’s 6th Annual Business Expo

Guests enjoyed the poolside setting and sunset at Lomas Santa Fe Country Club for an evening of networking, entertainment, food and fun with over 40 local area businesses showcased. SolanaBeachChamber.com

Coastchella – Celebrating Coastal Sports Culture

The celebration of coastal sports culture and legends of San Diego's surf and skate during an evening of music by Grammy Award winning artists, Steel Pulse, at Solana Beach’s iconic Belly-Up Tavern garnered generous support from the community, raising over $300,000 in support of the efforts at Scripps Encinitas. Coastchella.com Photography Chris Brake

Weber Dispute Resolution Open House

Weber Dispute Resolution Open House Networking Mixer and Solana Beach Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Party!  Guests enjoyed an evening of food, drinks, networking and fun. WeberDisputeResolution.com  

Holiday Cheer

The Holidays - one of the most anticipated times of the year. A time of hustle and bustle - family memories, celebrating with old friends. It's a time of traditions - some old, some new. What I love most about the holidays is the timeless classics like that song that just brings back happy memories or shopping in your favorite…

Taste of Del Mar

Del Mar Village presented the first evening Taste of Del Mar earlier this Fall. A sell out event saw locals stroll and sample Del Mar's finest food, along with beer, wine, mead and cider at Sip Stops throughout town. Musical entertainment on the 
KAABOO-sponsored stage near L'Auberge Del Mar. VisitDelMarVillage.com

Tasting Room Del Mar’s First Local’s Only Open House

Tasting Room Del Mar's First Local's Only Open House was a sell out success. Guests enjoyed an array of fresh culinary delights from their kitchen as well as wine and beer with fresh cheese and meats. Look for the next "Local's Only" event coming soon. TastingRoomDelMar.com Photography Chris Brake

Molly O’Neil “Reveal” Open House

Molly O' Neil Architectural Interiors celebrated their 3rd anniversary with a "Reveal" of their newly expanded studio space and Open House event in October. Guests enjoyed food and wine with live music as well as Tasting Room Del Mar meet and greet and a pop-up shop by Glassbaby. MollyONeilDesigns.com

St. James Academy’s Third Annual Bocce Ball Tournament

Held September 24th at the Hazel home in Rancho Santa Fe. Over 150 current and alumni families as well as school faculty and staff gathered for an afternoon of bocce, fellowship and fundraising to benefit North County’s premiere Catholic school which welcomes students from Preschool through 8th Grade. SaintJamesAcademy.com

Fox Law Sunset Happy Hour to Benefit 
BGC San Dieguito

Fox Law APC welcomed Rebecca Morrison as Special Counsel. Guests participated in a charity raffle, proceeds benefitting Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito. Live music from Michael Tiernan, open bar, plenty of tasty hors d'oeuvres from Il Fornaio and another iconic sunset at the Del Mar Plaza. FoxLawAPC.com

Jake’s 34th Annual Beach Fun Run

100% of the proceeds from the event go toward their Legacy of Aloha program created to help fund community organizations, protect the environment and perpetuate much loved water sports. Proceeds benefit The La Colonia Branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito and Friends of the Powerhouse. JakesDelMar.com

December 2016 Around Town

Making a big splash and not to be missed for foodies and locals - Pascal Lorange's Crudo is the newcomer to Carmel Valley. The new concept highlights the passion of traditional cuisine from the Mediterranean coast with Japanese-inspired infusions. Crudo is inviting, elegant, simple yet makes a powerful statement from the moment you walk in. Presentation is passionate, informal, inspiring,…

A Slice of Luxury

Designed by Gold Nugget Award winning architects, Altevers Associates, and inspired by designer Addison Mitzner, The Villas are a modern day revival of the Mediterranean architecture of the early 1900s. This Private Residence Club is nestled in the luxurious grounds of the Fairmont Grand Del Mar and fully furnished with mediterranean sophistication. The Villas are just steps from the world-class…

Home for the Holidays

Holiday dinners, brunches, cocktails and lunches...so much entertaining this time of the year. There is always a soiree to host and our holiday home is what we present to our guests as they mingle near the fireplace with a mug of hot cocoa. Times may have changed and different color palettes have taken their turn as popular, but there is…

Behind the Bridle

There’s a unique and unparalleled bond between a horse and a rider. “I love the connection that you get with the horses, and figuring out all of their special quirks that they all have,” says 16-year-old Alexus Willson of Ramona.

Fox Law

Dave Fox, Founder of Fox Law APC, is a former federal prosecutor and local personal injury trial lawyer that has dedicated his law firm to helping individuals going through extraordinary circumstances. One evening, March 2014, a 27-year-old Ph.D. student at Scripps Institute of Oceanography lost her life after being fatally struck by a speeding drunk driver at the corner of…

Solana Beach for the Day

Take the hustle and bustle out of your Holiday Shopping by spending the day in our neighbor to the north - Beautiful Solana Beach. Come early and explore - drive, walk, or better yet ride your bike since it's so close! Solana Beach offers free parking city-wide and the Train Station is centrally located to the beach and local shopping.

The Holiday Gift Guide

We rounded up some holiday gift ideas that should put a smile on any recipient's face and light up the holidays.

Cookies & Cocktails

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Holiday parties, decorations and merrimaking around every corner. What inspires you and gets you into the holiday spirit? It could be a song or movie or perhaps it’s a festive cocktail that stirs memories of holidays past. For many, it’s the smells of the holidays, specifically grandma’s sugar cookies baking in the…

The 2017 Porsche Panamera is Reborn

The Porsche Panamera filled a major void in the world of automobile enthusiasts upon its official unveiling in 2009. Further solidifying its historical, brain-engraving slogan, “Porsche. There is no substitute,” the German automobile superpower debuted its first four-door, luxury sports car named after the renowned Carrera Panamericana race during the early ‘50s. It aimed to embrace its famed 911 Carrera,…

Holiday Cheer Right Here

Close out the New Year in style with these fun options to celebrate with family and friends right here in Del Mar!

Getting Through the Holidays

With the 2016 holiday season here, most of us look forward to spending quality time with our families and loved ones. But for some couples, this time of year may be filled with disappointment, anger, and financial anxiety. Statistics show more people file for divorce in January than any other month of the year.

This Holiday Season, Start Your New Year’s Resolution Early

With all the parties, dinner invitations, and gift exchanges this holiday season, none of us can resist the sheer joy of great food and drink at every turn. Along with all that joy often comes a guilty feeling that maybe we’re over doing it, with food and drink of the wrong quantity and wrong type.

Mint Studio Opens in Carmel Valley

Mint Studio - A DIY paradise opened this Fall in Carmel Valley. Mint Studio offers the opportunity to create, inspire and gather. Bring your Pinterest ideas to life at Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch. Mint Studio offers parties, kids activites and much more. For the latest calendar listing visit TheMint.Studio

Holiday Fashion Edit

Heather Hunter owns Poppy Boutique in Rancho Santa Fe. Her store has a curated collection of women's contemporary designers and gifts. With the holiday party season in full-swing, here are some of her essentials for holiday festivities. PoppyRSF.com