downtown san diego: Only 2 Hours To Sell Downtown San Diego 2013 Comic-Con Tickets - 03/28/13 11:41 AM

Downtown San Diego is first and foremost a convention town and one of the biggest yearly events is Comic-Con. This year’s event is happening in July and people all around the world has been waiting for the tickets to go on sale.
This year’s Comic-Con online tickets went on sale Saturday Feb 16th and many fans had been excited about getting a piece of the pie to be able to get into their favorite TV and film panels. The experience of this sale became a frustrated one to many as the tickets sold out in less than 2 hours.
The … (0 comments)

downtown san diego: Downtown San Diego Gets "Kiss" Statue - 03/28/13 11:39 AM
At the end of World War II, a sailor grabbed a nurse and kissed her just as the US celebrated Japan’s surrender. The sailor’s action has been the inspiration to the “Kiss” statue that has been dedicated to the Columbia District in Downtown San Diego. The statue brings back a lot of memories for many.
The welcoming ceremony of the statue was held last Saturday in Downtown San Diego along the waterfront right next to the USS Midway Museum. This was a moment many would not want to miss out on as there was several renewals of vows by couples who … (0 comments)

downtown san diego: Downtown San Diego - No More Free Parking at Horton Plaza - 03/28/13 11:36 AM
In a move sure to affect many of our Downtown San Diego residents and visitors, Horton Plaza has recently announced that they will no longer validate the 3 hours of free parking in their parking garage as they used to. As a Downtown San Diego Condo home owner and a resident of the East Village/Ballpark neighborhood, this will certainly encroach on an already tense parking situation in and around the Gaslamp Quarter and the other neighborhoods in Downtown San Diego.
It now requires a $10 purchase from any of the mall stores to get those 3 hours of free parking, otherwise, … (0 comments)

downtown san diego: San Diego Based Company Rewards Their Customers For Eating - 03/28/13 11:30 AM
As I was dining out this week in Downtown San Diego’s East Village, I saw an advertisement for Mogl. Mogl is a new, San Diego based, app start-up that partners with restaurants and gives its users cash back at the end of each month for joining. The premise behind Mogl is to eliminate the need for coupons or frequent eater cards by downloading the app and attaching your debit/credit cards to it. Your purchases at participating restaurants and eateries are automatically tracked by Mogl and at the end of each month, 10% of your amount spent is deposited right back onto … (0 comments)

downtown san diego: New Program to Help the Homeless in Downtown San Diego - 03/28/13 11:23 AM
A few of my Downtown San Diego Condo owners have asked me about the red parking meters that they’ve seen around town. I wasn’t too sure what they were referring to so I decided to look into it. I fell upon my answer in this month’s edition of the San Diego Downtown News. Recently, the city of San Diego has partnered with the non-profit Downtown San Diego Partnership to institute a city-wide “Clean & Safe” program.  The program was launched last year in an effort to make it easier for Downtown San Diego residents to donate to the homeless population while … (0 comments)

downtown san diego: 350 W Ash Corner Downtown San Diego Condo For Rent - 03/11/13 05:29 PM

This contemporary Downtown San Diego Condo in the 350 W Ash complex has a southwest orientation allowing for sunrise and sunset views as well as water and panoramic city views. Both bedrooms have been built out and the master suite is facing west with a good size walk in closet. The guest bedroom is located on the other side of the living room facing south and has a Jack and Jill bathroom as well as access out to the good size balcony. The kitchen has a Caesar stone island perfect for entertaining and opens up to the living room that … (0 comments)

downtown san diego: Sapphire Condo for Rent in Downtown San Diego - 11/26/12 04:34 PM
Home #504 in the Sapphire complex has been upgraded with bamboo flooring and has floor to ceiling windows that brings in the Northeast Downtown San Diego city views. The highlight of this home is the dual balconies which measure approximately 400 square feet. One smaller balcony is facing east and the bigger patio has a northeast facing orientation. Take in the city views and relax or entertain with ease in this sophisticated urban Downtown San Diego Condo in the Columbia District. You will love the upscale feeling and quality of the finishes at this Sapphire Tower pied a terre. Rich granite … (0 comments)

downtown san diego: For Rent: West Facing M2i Loft in Downtown San Diego - 11/06/12 05:32 PM
This is a spacious West facing Downtown San Diego Loft in M2i with views over 10th Avenue, Market Street, the Downtown San Diego Skyline and towards Petco Park. The bedroom has not been built out leaving this home with an open layout and a spacious feel. You will enter this home into a small hallway foyer that leads towards the open kitchen, living room/bedroom and balcony. Highlights include: High Ceilings, Floor to Ceiling Windows, Cement Walls, West facing Balcony, Wood floors, Granite Kitchen, Black Kitchen Appliances, Stackable Washer/Dryer and an Open floor plan.
$2,199/month with a security deposit equal to one … (0 comments)

downtown san diego: FOR RENT: Fahrenheit Loft in the middle of the East Village Neighborhood - 11/02/12 06:32 PM
This 2 story loft in Fahrenheit is a North facing home with views over the Island Street corridor in the middle of the East Village/Ballpark neighborhood in Downtown San Diego. You will enter this home into a hall foyer where you have the two bedrooms on the first floor. Both bedrooms have a private bathroom and good amount of storage. The second floor has the living room, Granite kitchen, balcony and a laundry room. Highlights include: High ceilings, concrete walls, laundry room, two story, hardwood floors, granite kitchen and stainless steel appliances. 1 parking space is included in the rent.
$2650/month, … (1 comments)

downtown san diego: FOR RENT: The Legend Condo Next to Petco Park in Downtown San Diego - 10/20/12 03:00 PM
7th floor Downtown San Diego Condo at the luxury The Legend complex right in the middle of the East Village/Ballpark neighborhood. Step outside your door straight into Petco Park and walk a block to the Gaslamp Quarter with restaurants, shopping and entertainment. This home is rented unfurnished with a West facing orientation with views into Petco Park. The oversized balcony gets lots of sun and is perfect for entertaining. Features include: hardwood floors throughout except carpet in the bedrooms and tile in the bathrooms, floor to ceiling windows, granite kitchen with stainless steel appliances, custom built ins, blackout shades and sun … (0 comments)

downtown san diego: For Rent: The Legend Condo in the middle of the East Village/Ballpark Neighborhood - 10/05/12 11:52 AM
This West Facing 2 bed/2bath Downtown San Diego Condo in the Luxury complex The Legend has panoramic views over Downtown San Diego, the Pacific Ocean and peek views into Petco Park. There are new carpets installed in both bedrooms and new paint throughout. You will enter this home into a formal hall foyer that leads you to the open kitchen, living room and the good size balcony. You have both bedrooms on each side of the living room. The master bedroom has its own private bathroom with a walk in shower. Features include: Granite Kitchen with stainless steel appliances, hardwood floors, split bedrooms, stackable washer/dryer, west … (0 comments)

downtown san diego: FOR RENT: Corner Downtown San Diego Condo at The Mark - 10/03/12 11:22 AM
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This Corner Downtown San Diego Condo at The Mark has excellent views over the Downtown San Diego skyline as well as peek views into Petco Park and the San Diego Bay in the distance. The split bedrooms allow for extra privacy and give the living room a very spacious feeling. The floor to ceiling windows and the corner orientation in the living room allow for lots of lights.  The granite kitchen has stainless steel appliances and an open layout that looks right into the living room. There is plenty of storage space as there is a good size walk-in closet in the master bedroom and 2 … (0 comments)

downtown san diego: FOR RENT: Loft with Views over the East Village in Downtown San Diego - 09/12/12 10:43 AM
Fahrenheit #511 is a loft style one bedroom home in the middle of the East Village/Ballpark neighborhood with easy access to everything Downtown San Diego has to offer. Some of the features included are: high ceilings, cement walls and ceilings, floor to ceiling windows, an open floor plan, granite kitchen with stainless steel appliances, stackable washer and dryer and a West facing orientation.
Rent is $1,999/month, security deposit equal to 1 months rent, available Oct 18th, 2012 and pets allowed with a pet deposit of $500/pet.
Fahrenheith is located on the corners of 10th Avenue and Island Avenue in the East … (0 comments)

downtown san diego: FOR RENT: Southwest Facing Corner Condo in Aria - 08/31/12 07:49 PM
 
Unfurnished Downtown San Diego Condo located on the 12th floor with Southwest Panoramic Views over the Downtown San Diego Skyline and the Mountains to the East. Features include: Open Living Room/Gourmet Kitchen, Caesar Stone Kitchen Island, Floor to Ceiling Windows, West Facing Extra-Large Balcony, Separate AC for Living Space and Bedrooms, Wine-Chiller, and Two Parking Spaces.
$2,899/month with a security deposit equal to one month’s rent. Available now! Pets allowed with a pet deposit of $500/pet. See Photo Slide Show link at bottom of page to access a tour of the condo.
Aria is centrally located and is close to … (1 comments)

downtown san diego: FOR RENT: Spacious Condo in the Little Italy neighborhood of Downtown San Diego - 08/24/12 01:12 PM

As you enter home #505 in Palermo located in the Little Italy District you will notice the spacious feel as well as the good amount of light that the living room and bedroom windows let in. This home is West facing and has a nice Downtown San Diego view as well as a peek views of the ocean. There is carpet throughout except wood floors in the kitchen and tile floors in the bathroom. There is also a stackable washer and dryer right outside the bathroom. The highlights of this home are the spacious living room that allows for a … (1 comments)

downtown san diego: FOR RENT: Contemporary West facing Condo at The Mark with Panoramic Views over Downtown San Diego - 08/24/12 12:50 PM

From the 25th floor of The Mark complex in the East Village/Ballpark neighborhood, expansive panoramic South, West and North views are enjoyed over the Pacific Ocean, the Downtown San Diego skyline, Point Loma, Coronado and peek view into Petco Park. This Downtown San Diego Condo has been well designed and upgraded to fit the modern, contemporary renter looking for one of the best locations in Downtown San Diego.
$4,100/month fully furnished with a security deposit equal to one month’s rent. Unit is available unfurnished as well. 2 side by side parking spaces are included in the rent. Available October 1st. … (0 comments)

downtown san diego: FOR RENT: Spacious Studio in Metrome in Downtown San Diego - 08/08/12 09:40 AM
This home is a spacious Studio in Metrome located in the East Village/Ballpark District in Downtown San Diego. You will enter this home into a spacious hall foyer where you will have the kitchen/living room on your right and the bathroom to the left. The granite kitchen is very spacious and includes stainless steel applicances. The living room/bedroom area has carpet and is facing East with plenty of morning sun. The bathroom has tile flooring and a combined bathtub/shower. This home is available either furnished $1700 or unfurnished for $1500/month. 1 underground secure parking space is included in the rent.
$1500/month, … (0 comments)

downtown san diego: 4th of July Celebration in Downtown San Diego - 07/06/12 01:46 PM
If you are looking for the place to be when it comes to the 4th of July firework show…Downtown San Diego is the place to be as the Port of San Diego is announcing the 12th annual fireworks show. This year, 5 different locations around the San Diego Bay will fire off the firework show simultaneously and they expect this show to be the largest independence firework show in the nation.
 
It does not really matter which location you choose as you will be able to see them all from either spot. You can choose between the Embarcadero, Shelter Island, Harbor … (1 comments)

downtown san diego: The North Embarcadero Visionary Plan Phase 1 is Progressing - 07/06/12 01:44 PM
 
For residents of Downtown San Diego, the North Embarcadero Visionary Plan is an effort to make the San Diego Bay front more accessible. With various projects ending and starting, the overall affect of phase 1 in the Columbia neighborhood and the surround area will change.
 
According to the article “Work Continues on North Embarcadero Project” the San Diego Business Journal reports that repaving has reached just north of the intersection of B Street and North Harbor Drive. Construction projects during the day will continue between Ash and F streets. For traffic heading east on West Broadway between North Harbor … (0 comments)

downtown san diego: The Quiet Zone Project in Downtown San Diego is Moving Forward - 07/06/12 01:41 PM

For many residents in Downtown San Diego, the noise generated by the railroad running through the city is quite bothersome. Fortunately, there is a plan in place to alleviate the noise.
The article “Railway ‘Quiet Zone’ still stifled but moving forward” by the San Diego Downtown News explains what is going on and why it is taking so long to complete the Quiet Zone Project. Originally planned for completion in January 2012, the plan for noise reduction from Little Italy to the East Village is now schedule for completion in September 2012. The plan was originally created to manage the … (0 comments)