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Bert & Ernie are based on a real-life gay couple

Bert & Ernie based on their creator's same-sex relationship.

In an exclusive interview over at Queerty, they sit down with longtime Sesame Street script and songwriter Mark Saltzman. His work on the children's show won him seven Emmys throughout the years. 

Barry Manilow coming to San Diego for special Christmas concert

Barry Manilow: A Very Barry Christmas is on Thursday, December 13, 2018.

Get ready for a special holiday gift from one of the most legendary singers on the planet. Barry Manilow: A Very Barry Christmas is coming to Viejas Arena on Thursday, December 13, 2018.

Project Pie reopens in Hillcrest

The popular fast-casual eatery reopened in Hillcrest on Tuesday.

Project Pie has been resurrected in Hillcrest, they served their first customers on Tuesday. The "build your own" artisan pizzeria is back at its Fourth and University Avenue location. They also have stores in both Chula Vista and Carlsbad. 

A Dolly, Sia collab tune releases this month

Dolly Parton collaborates with Sia on new tune.

They both have iconic hair and recognizable voices and now Dolly Parton And Sia are collaborating on a song together for a new movie that will stream on Netflix this year. 

The film Dumplin' will feature the queen of country's music she co-wrote with Linda Perry and covers sung by Miranda Lambert, Alison Krauss, and Rhonda Vincent. 

Common Stock restaurant opens in Hillcrest

A new eatery has opened in Hillcrest on 5th Avenue called Common Stock. It takes over the space that was once home to Salt and Cleaver which closed in 2016. The new restaurant is an upscale casual dining experience that serves a variety of proteins from rotisserie chicken to cheeseburgers and spicy poke. 

Martinis Above Fourth has something for everyone in Sept.

All the best entertainment right in Hillcrest at Martinis Above Fourth.

Summer may be coming to an end, but the talent at Martinis Above fourth continues to heat up through September. From a jazz visionary to shady drag queens to a musical landscapist, Martinis is still the best place in Hillcrest to see live entertainment from all over the world. 

Here are some shows that you won't want to miss this month: 

Taste of Downtown is back on Sept.13

Taste of Downtown is happening in San Diego on Thursday, September 13.

The Taste of Downtown is happening in San Diego on Thursday, September 13, from 5 pm to 9 pm.

This event showcases the food, bustling nightlife, and diverse culture that is becoming the very definition of America’s Finest City.

Florence and the Machine coming to San Diego in Sept.

Florence and The Machine The High as Hope Tour 2018 is on Sunday, September 23 at the Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl San Diego State University, San Diego, CA. 

Indie rock superstar Florence and The Machine are making their way to San Diego. The group will make their tour stop in America's Finest City on Sunday, September 23. 

Originally started in London in 2007, the band became successful very quickly taking home the Critic's Choice Award at the Brit Awards in 2009.