What can one say about the Oceanside Ruby’s at the end of the iconic local pier. Nostalgic and delicious may come to mind. If you are lucky enough to bring a date on a June day and the upstairs outside seating area is not too crowded you may call it perfection. However you feel about the long walk to and from the restaurant everyone knows it as an Oceanside must do.Read more
On Saturday I took in a powerful matinee performance of Melanie Marnich’s “These Shining Lives” directed by faculty member Eric Bishop. Set against the backdrop of the roaring 1920’s in the time of the newly independent factory working woman. The production is the true story of the Radium girls, Catherine Donahue, Charlotte Purcell, Pearl Payne and Francis O’Connell who lived and worked in Ottawa Illinois, at the Radium Dial Company. Over the course of the time between the mid 1920’s to the 1930’s the women come to realize the radium they had been working with daily has given them terminal bone cancer.Read more
“A plague upon both your houses” Last Friday I took in opening night of the Theatre Department’s production of Shakespeare’s immortal Romeo and Juliet. The production directed by faculty member Tracy Williams, was a departure from what one thinks when seeing a play written circa 1590s. I found it quite inspiring to see young actors bring the comedy Shakespeare implies in act one, to the modern stage.Read more
The shine of chrome could be seen for miles around the San Elijo campus parking lot on Saturday. Mopar’s 18th annual All American Classic Car Show filled the west parking lot with some rare classics. I have seen car shows with larger volumes of cars but none with as many rare gems.Read more
Whether you are looking for a great Sunday breakfast, a mellow place to sink a few suds, or a rip roaring Friday out in the Village, Mas Fina is the place. Forget about doing the Carlsbad crawl, mosey on into the Can, and you will be crawling out in no time. This coastal saloon is conducive to catching up with old friends and your buzz. Friday and Saturday nights are great for that chew your arm off Sunday morning.
The food you ask? Well, the food is amazing. The product far exceeds what you pay.Read more