The reality is that opportunities for artists in San Diego have never been more abundant.
A Port official has a bright idea to fund a lighting project for the San Diego-Coronado Bay Bridge, a new vision for a Normal Street park, a developer sees potential in Tijuana’s Estacion Federal buildings and more in our weekly roundup of arts and culture news.
The Greater North Park Community Plan on the books today doesn’t contemplate the existence of microbreweries or its artisan brethren, like bakeries, coffee roasters and candy makers. So unless a proposed zoning change is included in the update, the plan could effectively ban future microbreweries in the neighborhood.
North Park became dramatically more dense with the demolition of single-family homes and the construction of Huffman-style apartments decades ago. The neighborhood doesn’t need a second round of increased density and further loss of irreplaceable historic resources.
A denser North Park would mean a greater variety of small businesses so that we don’t have to go very far to get the things we want and need.
Reporter Ry Rivard joins the show this week to break down his investigation into the troubled Hubbs-SeaWorld fish hatchery in Carlsbad, plus we relive the Mayor Bob Filner era and discuss how North Park fits into the city’s bold plan to deal with climate change.
Even as the urban neighborhood has become a sort-of template for city planners, it’s still facing some of the usual tensions as it tries to map out its development future. The dispute is a reminder for the city that cutting greenhouse emissions in half is harder than simply announcing it wants to.
Daniel Cayan, a climate researcher at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, joins the podcast this week to explain the science behind so-called “king tides,” the highest tides of the year. Hosts Scott Lewis and Andrew Keatts also dive into a hearty discussion about the Chargers, they discuss what San Diego Unified Superintendent Cindy Marten left out […]
Keeping old books and East Village’s artsy past alive, new public art coming to the Port and more in our weekly arts and culture roundup.
In many neighborhoods, it’s been close to a decade since artists have touched any of the painted utility boxes that are most San Diegans’ introduction to public art. North Park is the exception, and that’s largely thanks to Jason Gould.