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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.

SDPD force Hillcrest Farmer’s Market to give up vendor parking at event

The Hillcrest Farmer's Market faces parking restrictions issued by SDPD.

Vendors for The Hillcrest Farmer’s Market are no longer allowed to park their vehicles in the medians during the event according to the Hillcrest Business Association (HBA).

In a news release HBA’s Executive Director Benjamin Nicholls says that this new rule may seem like a small issue but in actuality, it poses a huge problem.

Dockless bikes invade Hillcrest

LimeBikes are now available in Hillcrest.

Maybe you have seen more color around Hillcrest lately in the form of bright green bicycles. Those are LimeBikes and they are a fleet of dockless bicycles which you can access by downloading an app on your smartphone.

Jinx Mirage Out & About: Mardi Gras & Valentine's Day are bigger than ever in the heart of Hillcrest

 Here is everything there is to do in the community this weekend!

This is a big month for celebrating. First, you have Hillcrest's ultra-packed entertainment Mardi Gras block party complete with a party bus. And then there's Valentine's Day in the middle of the month. Jinx Mirage is giving you the details on those things and other great happenings in the neighborhood in this week's "Out & About." 

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