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"Text HILLCREST" gives you real-time updates to local events

"Text HILLCREST" gives you real-time updates to local events.

Hillcrest is always so full of excitement at different times of the year that people who lead busy lives often forget about what's going on, especially during the holidays.

The Hillcrest Business Association (HBA) wants to help those people keep up by utilizing something they already have; their cellphones.

New men's lifestyle store Sir & Son opens in Hillcrest

New men's lifestyle store Sir & Son opens in Hillcrest

Located in the big red building known as Eitol Towers in Hillcrest there's a new shop called Sir & Son. You can find everything from clothing to artwork to grooming products. 

We asked owner Richard Romano to describe his concept for the store and what people can expect when they shop there: 

Out & About: Sausage Party Edition

Here is everything happening in the gayborhood this week.

For all of those who are recovering from Palm Springs Pride this past weekend, rest up because Bitch U Ready Sausage Party is happening on Saturday. If you like the WTF parties, then you'll go crazy for this Hillcrest event.  

Out & About: Special Halloween Edition

Out & About: Special Halloween Edition.

Nightmare on Normal Street may be over, but the fun of Halloween is only beginning as Hillcrest businesses and nighttime entertainment venues are celebrating the spookiest night of the year with special themed events and exclusive specials. 

Cecelia Moreno celebrates over three decades with Crest Cafe

Crest Cafe celebrates 37 years with Cecelia Moreno.

Those of you who have been in Hillcrest for the past three or four decades don't need an introduction to the Crest Cafe. Its reputation precedes itself with multiple awards, reality show appearances, and a dining room constantly filled to capacity with satisfied and well-fed customers.

Out & About: The Halloween Weekend Edition

Out & About: The Halloween Weekend Edition.

One of the biggest weekends of the year is finally upon us. Although Halloween doesn't officially happen until next Thursday, this week and weekend is packed full of spooktacular entertainment celebrating the season. From costume contests to pool parties to early morning dance celebrations, Hillcrest is coming alive all through the witching hour. 

Out & About: The "Fever" and Dream Machine Edition

Out & About: The "Fever" and Dream Machine Edition

This week's fun is all about your dreams. First, a fever dream at the Porto Vista Hotel for their 70's inspired party for Top of the Bay. Then there's a dream line-up at Rich's for Divas as Raven from Drag Race takes to the stage for a night of drag entertainment that can't be beat. 

Then dream of winning big at Mo's for bingo that benefits the SDAFFL. 

Street flooded after water main break in Hillcrest

Street flooded after water main break in Hillcrest.

Water took the place of traffic in Hillcrest Monday night after a main broke in one of the neighborhood's busiest intersections. 

San Diego Restaurant Week is 8 days of having it "your way"

San Diego Restaurant Week is September 22 through September 29 at participating San Diego locations. 

It's that time of year, San Diego Restaurant Week returns on September 22 through September 29. Explore America's Finest City's culinary side and participate in this delicious event of more than 180 eateries. 

San Diego is becoming a foodie destination and during SDRW you can taste offerings made by all the talented people who have made hospitality their number-one priority.