Leave the labels for the wash instructions. Death Trip divides its clothesby category, not gender, so everyone can find something that suits their style. It also offers a personal styling service that provides measurements, fittings, and access to exclusive inventory. Ooh, exclusive.
Dapper Boi, an online shop founded by a San Diego wife-and-wife team, offers gender neutral and size-inclusive clothing. Here, you’ll find apparel like jackets, jeans, and joggers in sizes ranging from XXS to 5XL.
Raise your glasses. This toast is dedicated to San Diego’s beverage industry, from morning iced lattes to afternoon power smoothies and evening specialty cocktails. We appreciate what makes our local drink scene unique.
National Drink Up Week is July 25-31. | Photo by SDtoday
And to kick off our National Drink Up Week, July 25-31, we want to partner with local coffee shops, wineries, bars, restaurants, distilleries + more to shine a spotlight on our local beverage tastemakers. Find out more below.
San Diego County Board of Supervisors and Chair Nathan Fletcher voted to receive $24 million in grant funding as part of the California Wildfire Home Hardening Program. Residents in the communities of Dulzura, Potrero + Campo will be eligible to receive up to $40,000 in funding to retrofit homes to mitigate the impact of wildfires. 🧯
San Diego City Council voted to include the Housing Stability Fund in the city’s $5 billion fiscal year 2023 budget. The pilot program will offer rent relief up to $500 per month for locals at risk of homelessness — including older adults, those with disabilities, and families with children. 💸 (KPBS)
The San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance has taken on a giant effort to help save the Chinese giant salamander — the world’s largest amphibian. The organization joined conservation partners to study breeding + reproductive habits of the endangered species, and is one of six US locations where the animal can be viewed. 🦎 (Times of San Diego)
If you want a sweet treat without getting too doughy, Kimy Gets Skinny Doatnut is now openin Oceanside’s Fire Mountain Shopping Center at 2530 West Vista Way, Ste. F. What is a doatnut? It looks like a donut, but it’s a sugar-free treat made from steel-cut oats + natural ingredients. 🍩
The Comic-Con Museum in Balboa Park picked an amazingfourth inductee into the Museum Character Hall of Fame: Spider-Man. The iconic web-slinger will be honored + celebrated during a ticketed event at the museum on Wed., July 20 — Comic-Con preview night. 🕷️
The New Children’s Museum announced the opening of the Breathing Room’s first phase. The sensory-friendly exhibit by Oceanside-based artist Michelle Montjoy features knit sculptures made from repurposed T-shirts, mimicking the rhythm of breathing. The second phase will feature hand-knitted pods for families to cocoon inside when it opens in September. 👕
San Diego Metropolitan Transit System is looking to add a sixth division — where buses are parked, fueled + maintained while not in service — to expand its zero-emissions fleet. The organization is hosting two virtual workshopstoday at 12 + 5 p.m. to discuss the possibility of adding a facility to the Webster or Mt. Hope communities. 🔋
University of San Diego is hosting the Host Fowler Global Social Innovation Challenge on Saturday. The world-class networking event + competition allows 12 finalists — including two from USD — to earn a portion of $75,000 in seed funding by giving 90-second pitches for innovative business solutions that solve sustainability challenges. 💼 (PR Newswire)
One San Diego bakery is rising to the top of Yelp’s best bakeries in the US. East Village’s IZOLA claimed the No. 1 spot, getting recognition for its diverse offerings and the freshness of its products, even the sourdough. 🥐 (Yelp)
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There are big screens, and then there’s this screen. Snapdragon Stadium’srenderings — which included a 42-ft tall by 73-ft wide LED video board — are turning into a reality as it prepares for its opening on Sat., Sept 3.
Construction took a giant step forward this week, installing the massive display in the arena’s southeast corner. The future home of San Diego State Aztecs football, the San Diego Wave FC + the San Diego Legion features a Construction Cam on its website where you can watch developments touch down in real time.
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Editor’s pick: Good morning, San Diego. I’ve been giving my living space a bit of a facelift, and I love going to Pangaea Outpost in Pacific Beach for inspiration. The store has a lot of fun art, decor, and souvenirs with local ties + influence. It’s a collection of vendors under one roof, so the merchandise changes regularly. You might even find an unlikely surprise, like local hot sauce.
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