Perhaps nothing says San Diego more than its breathtaking bay and beaches. Evans Hotels, a leader in the southern California hotel industry since 1953, offers three resorts that easily match their beautiful venues: The Bahia Resort Hotel, The Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa, and The Lodge at Torrey Pines.
A strongly integrated team, coupled with state-of-the-art organizational software, has put Jackson Design & Remodeling far ahead of its local building competitors. “We’re the only design-built company in town that has doubled its business in this economic downturn,” owner Todd Jackson said proudly. Design-Built means Jackson’s unified team of 36 designers, architects and construction professionals are all under one roof, ready to guide clients through the design and building process.
Take a short, cool ride across San Diego Bay to enjoy the works of more than 100 artists from around the country during this year’s Coronado Art Walk at the Coronado Ferry Landing, Sept. 14 and 15. Admission is free. Musical entertainment and hands-on art activities will be available both Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Coronado Art Walk, a juried art show, is a major fundraiser for the Coronado Historical Association.
When Nancy Fagan, owner of The Divorce Help Clinic, experienced her first marriage ending in divorce, she thought she had a better chance of encountering an alien than finding a second husband. But instead of accepting the single life, Fagan said she began to write her first book, “Desirable Men: How to Find Them.”
Downsizing one’s responsibilities by making wise lifestyle changes is a reality for many seniors. Chateau La Jolla Inn, a premier independent living residential facility for seniors, cushions that transition process while opening the door to a more carefree way of life.
La Jolla Custom Detailing brings 30-plus combined years of experience to the corner of Nautilus Street and La Jolla Boulevard.
Ashley Olson, D.D.S. said she spent six years in the business world before finding her true career calling in dentistry. Olson, a native of Seattle, moved to San Diego 14 years ago to earn an undergraduate degree at the University of San Diego. She then joined the sales department for Stryker Medical Devices — cranial-facial division. Her position involved many hours in the operating room observing and assisting with head and neck surgeries.
New neighborhood hotspot Iberico Spanish Bistro and Gin Club brings Spanish flavor to La Jolla. The upscale family-style restaurant is backed by award-winning restaurateur Juan Carlos Gomez, who brought El Agave to Old Town. Iberico is as trendy as it is flavorful, boasting authentic ingredients, chic art and a spot-on gin menu.
“People like La Jolla Wellness Studio so much because they can come in wearing their work clothes and they’re done working out in 15 minutes,” said owner Ted Barduson. “That workout gets them the same outcome as being on an elliptical for 60 minutes or weightlifting for 45 minutes — and that’s without breaking a sweat.”
Tapenade’s chef Jean-Michel Diot considers his bistro his home, where he welcomes guests to dine every day on Gallic specialties with a touch of Provence. “You open your door and patrons trust you to give them a good experience around the table,” Diot said. “It’s really a magical job.”