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Pride of Hillcrest Block Party kicks off Pride and this year it's free

Hillcrest Block Party is on Friday, July 13, from 2 pm until 11 pm at the Pride Plaza, under the Hillcrest Pride Flag.

Get ready San Diego, the Pride of Hillcrest Block Party is back, and this year it's a free event. The celebration is presented by iHeart Media and San Diego County Credit Union and is inclusive adhering to the theme: “Find Your Home Here.” This will kick off San Diego Pride immediately following the Spirit of Stonewall Rally. 

No rainbow crosswalks in San Diego, but it's not out of the question

A mock up plan of rainbow crosswalks at University and Fifth Avenues in Hillcrest.

Across the country, busy neighborhoods in Atlanta, Houston, San Antonio, San Francisco, Seattle, West Hollywood, and Washington, D.C are celebrating LGBT Pride by adding permanent rainbow crosswalks to their city streets. San Diego isn’t on that list which has some people wondering why. 

Weekly circulars in Hillcrest are nothing more than "litter" claim locals

Some Hillcrest residents think community flyers should be a thing of the past.

In this paperless age of social media, when everyone gets inundated with ads online either in their newsfeeds or inbox, some wonder why plastic-bag flyers are still in existence, especially in San Diego, a city that prides itself on being environmentally progressive.

Unique Italian eatery "Maestoso" opens in Hillcrest

Maestoso is located at 1040 University Ave Ste. B 101 San Diego.

The culinary diversity led by world-class chefs continues to grow in Hillcrest as the long-awaited chef-to-table, Italian eatery Maestoso opened on Monday, March 5, at The Hub. The restaurant has taken over the former Napizza location.

Enter to win a year of Crest Café!

Enter to win a year of Crest Café!

Those Instagram photos you take of your delicious meals may get you a year of eating for free at Crest Cafe. That's right, one lucky winner will receive a meal a week (up to $20 value) in the Crest Café Instagram contest.

LGBT community member recovering from Ocean Beach baseball bat assault

Longtime activist and Hillcrest community member is recovering after being attacked by a baseball bat.

These days, masseuse Christian Fischer (above left) who is also a former Miss Gay Pride San Diego, is usually the one helping others to heal both physically and spiritually with crystals and oils at his pop-up shop in Ocean Beach. But today he is the one recovering from a violent attack which will forever affect his livelihood.

Body found outside Scripps Mercy in Hillcrest

Unidentified male body found ih Hillcrest hospital parking lot.

A man’s body was found outside Scripps Mercy Hospital in Hillcrest Thursday morning.

The deceased still unidentified was wearing a hospital gown and was discovered in the parking lot in the 4000 block of Fifth Avenue reports ABC 10.