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Jimmy's Famous American Tavern offers comfort food with a twist in San Diego
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What started out as a marina owner's desire to have a restaurant as an amenity on Harbor Drive in Point Loma has grown into a small chain that is expanding throughout Southern California and beyond.
Jimmy's Famous American Tavern is a concept developed by David Wilhelm, a former chef who's worked in the restaurant industry for more than 40 years. The late John Grimstad, Wilhelm's original business partner in the concept, was introduced to Wilhelm by a mutual friend, who wanted ...
Dining at The Venetian is oh so Italian at popular Point Loma/San Diego restaurant
Reporting on a Point Loma staple restaurant that's been around since 1965.
Note: I did not take all of these pictures, and the exclamation point within the owner's quote in the text was not my doing.
Taylor on the Lessons She's Learned from One Year of Yoga
It's already been a year since I started practicing yoga regularly. For the Yoga Six blog, I've written about the lessons yoga has taught me, when I hadn't even sought or planned on learning lessons that I've taken "off of the mat." What started as a way to "exercise" has totally shifted my way of thinking, which has been a huge growing experience.
Ocean Beach Library fans await word on its expansion
Ocean Beach 's biggest draw — to both insiders and outsiders — is its beach, but another big part of this tight-knit and friendly town is its library. The Ocean Beach Library is small, at just over 4,500 square feet, but it's mighty in its impact and significance to the community.
Abby Vernon’s Story to Sobriety—and Yoga
One of the things I love most about writing is being able to tell the life stories of others--especially stories of transformation and redemption. While I saw a lot of those as an editor at Xulon Press, I am now finding these types of stories everywhere--even in the yoga community. It is my pleasure to share the story of my first-ever Yoga Six instructor. It is heavy, but powerful.
Sit down for the stand-up at Lot's 'Monday Comedy' nights
It's no secret to San Diegans that Point Loma is an established, family-friendly part of town with a big military presence. It's home to some of the most iconic San Diego landmarks, close to the water, and of course, base of the former Navy Training Center-turned-Liberty Station.
Wake up and smell the coffee
Editor’s Note: This is the first of a two-part series about the independent coffee shops in town whose owners are brewing up cupfuls of delicious decadence. Look for part-two in the May issue of Point Loma-OB Monthly.
The Benefits of Adding Strength Training to Your Yoga Practice
In addition to flexibility and relaxation, a regular yoga practice produces strength in your body and your mind. The strength you build from your vinyasa and power yoga practice is a different type of strength than the kind that you build from strength training with weights.
7 Qualities of a Great Yoga Instructor
My beginner-perspective on what makes a great yoga instructor.
Team Building? Ditch it. Try Team Development Instead and Get Results. | Adventure For Charity
Why focus on "building" a team that's already built, when it's easy--and effective--to instead develop a team?
3 Reasons Why All Writers Need Editors
What's the purpose of an editor?
Do you think you have it all figured out when it comes to writing?
Does "everyone who reads" your work tell you it's "great" and they "love it"?
Well, even those people need editors.
Sure, It's Great to Help After a Disaster, But What About Later? | Adventure For Charity
Bringing adventure challenges to an affected area.
Beginner Friendly Yoga: Taylor's Favorite Yoga Six Classes
My top four favorite classes at Yoga Six
Workplace Wellness is Like a New Year's Resolution
Workplace wellness is like a New Year's Resolution