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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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Urban MO's most visited restaurant in San Diego per Lyft

Lyft reveals its top visited sites in San Diego.

Lyft revealed its top destinations in San Diego for 2017 and the restaurant most visited is smack dab in the heart of Hillcrest: Urban MO’s Bar and Grill.

In what are called the Lyfties, the ridesharing service calculates the most-visited sites in top cities and publishes those results at the end of the year.

World-class chef to open 'Maestoso' in Hillcrest as early as February 2018

Maestoso will open in The Hub Hillcrest Market at 1040 University Avenue,

The culinary diversity led by world-class chefs will continue to grow in Hillcrest in early 2018. Italian eatery Maestoso just announced it will open in what was Napizza as early as February.

This is a project helmed by Chef-owner Marco Maestoso, a world traveler who has created dishes for Italian President Giorgio Napolitano and Donatella Versace.

Starbucks' BOGO starts today

Starbucks rolls out its BOGO special for a limited time.

Starbucks’ annual Buy-one-get-one free (BOGO) campaign starts today. The espresso giant announced today that customers can take advantage of the offer from November 9 through November 13, between 2 pm and 5 pm. 

Hillcrest assault victim recovering at Scripps-Mercy Hospital

Richard Jackle is recovering from injuries sustained from an assault in Hillcrest last month.

Although details of what exactly happened on October 14 in Hillcrest are not yet clear, one man is recovering in the hospital after he claims he was attacked on Robinson Avenue near Jamba Juice that afternoon.

Hillcrest smoke shop raided for synthetic drug spice

The Godfather Smoke Shop was raided for synthetic drugs, one arrested

A clerk at the Godfather Smoke Shop in Hillcrest is under arrest today, he is suspected of possessing a third of a pound of the synthetic drug called spice and nearly $5,000 cash.

Hillcrest coffee shop owner wants Dreamers as staff

Hillcrest coffeeshop owner says he wants to hire Dreamers.

Immigration Attorney and recent Hillcrest business owner, Jacob Sapochnick opened a new coffee shop called The Kouch in April, but that's not all, he says he wants to staff his business with Dreamers.

Pedestrian killed on SR-163 near Hillcrest

SR-163 south at Robinson near Hillcrest.

A person was killed on Saturday morning after he was struck on Southbound State Route 163  north of Robinson Avenue, according to CBS 8.

The Califonia Highway Patrol said at about 5:30 am a man was struck by multiple vehicles as he was crossing SR-163.