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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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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.