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SDGLN Weekly Wrap: January 7 - 13, 2017

NEWS

A big story this week that was first brought to readers by SDGLN's Community Editor Timothy Rawles was about a Hillcrest cyberbully who has many local Grindr users worried.

Other Hillcrest news includes: Luxury apartments to replace Sommerset Suites in Hillcrest this summer; an elderly woman was choked then stabbed on Washington Street; picketers march at UCSD Medical Center in Hillcrest; and the latest bike lane plans reveal more parking for the neighborhood.

Two other news items: San Diego's Chicano Park is now a National Historic Landmark; and an officer who first responded to Pulse Nightclub killed in the line of duty.

COMMENTARY

From The Rev. Irene Monroe: Pharrell, Burrell and the queerness in gospel music.

ENTERTAINMENT

Jim Winsor's Out & About: Hillcrest Fat Tuesday returns Feb. 28. 

Two special 'DIVAS' are in the house at Rich's tonight!

A San Diego performer is set to compete for 'most beautiful female impersonator in California.'

Disneyland gives SoCal residents a three-day, $150 deal!

This week, SDGLN's Theater Critic Jean Lowerison reviews: "The Roomate;" "Play It Again Sam;" and "Rent."

Other entertainment news: Meryl Streep blasts Trump then he fires back on Twitter; NOM protests Fox's 'The Mick,' but their claims are all wrong; 

SOCIAL

Hillcrest holiday shopper wins big in raffle.

HEALTH, WELLNESS & SPORTS

Grant Foreman Fitness: Fitness works if you just stick to your best 'thing.'

Chargers are bolting to Los Angeles, reports AP.

Survey open to trans folks about their knowledge of PrEP.

UPCOMING FEATURED EVENTS

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? See our list of featured events below, and click HERE for a complete list of events.

SDPIX Presents Top of the Bay at the Porto Vista Hotel

DIVAS at Rich's

Saturday Brunch at Uptown Tavern

F-Monday, It's Sunday! at Uptown Tavern

Illuminate Glow Party at Urban Mo's

FilmOut San Diego presents "The Crying Game" 25th Anniversary

Spencer Day in "Western Standard Time" at Martinis Above Fourth

SPOTLIGHT featuring Brook Lynn Hytes at Gossip Grill

Baby's Birthday Bash at Babycakes

Havana Nights at #1 Fifth Avenue

OVERDRIVE at Spin Nightclub

House Nation at Rich's