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Hillcrest Business Association

The Ruby Room in Hillcrest to close this week

The owners of Hillcrest's The Ruby Room will shut down the space at 1271 University Ave. while they search out a location for their next project. The bar's name will change by mid-July.

Leave your mark on Pride Park!

Donations of all levels are being sought to help defray the costs of the LGBT historical monument planned for the base of the Hillcrest Pride Flag. All donors of at least $100 will have their name etched at the base of the monument.

Hillcrest Business Association unveils plans for LGBT historical monument

The monument will focus on four periods of the LGBT community's history in Hillcrest, starting with the time before the neighborhood was considered an LGBT hub, the area's transformation, the challenging struggles with HIV/AIDS and civil rights in the 1980's and 1990's, and the community as it is today.

Taste of Hillcrest to feature local microbreweries

New neighborhood restaurants Sloppy’s Burritos, d Bar and Salt & Cleaver will be joining in on the festivities this year, and some of San Diego’s leading microbreweries – Aztec Brewing Company, Stone Brewing Company and Thorn Street Brewery, among others – will have samples available at retailers including Urban Outfitters and Cody’s Home + Gifts.