If you haven't heard of URT Clothing company, you really need to power down your device and get on out to the ocean...yes, the ocean that is just a few blocks away from anywhere in Coronado. Ian Urtnowski is a former Coronado lifeguard and started the clothing company back in 2008. He explains that he heard a sea lion barking his name "URT" and he had to answer the call. Six years later, it's hard not to spot URT stickers, clothing and locals looking forward to the next…
Added by eCoronado on August 29, 2014 at 11:00pm — No Comments
Earlier this week, eCoronado.com reported that Rhinoceros Cafe would be closing at the end of August. We have since learned that a new restaurant will be taking it's place later this Fall at 1166 Orange Avenue.
The new restaurant is called Islander and will serve fresh seafood. The owner is Scott Quan opened his first…
Added by eCoronado on August 28, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments
It’s nearly Labor Day weekend which means one thing and one thing only to us: vacation time! If you live on the west coast (and even if you don’t), here are the seven Labor Day weekend getaways you must take this year.
See the entire list in the Haute Living article …
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Long time local favorite, Rhinoceros Cafe & Grille, will be closing at the end of August. eCoronado.com spoke to co-owner Mayson Hwa and learned that an increase in rent, code that prevented serving alcohol outside and "just ready to be done" factors led to this decision.
So, if you want their famous "Penne a la Vodka", be sure to visit them by this Monday. A…
Added by eCoronado on August 26, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments
Riding by 1111 Ninth Street, eCoronado.com noticed that the lot was recently scraped. The owner shared this information on the property website:
I am the owner of the property at 1111 9th Street. I bought the property with a goal of doing a project that I hoped would compliment the building I own next door on the corner of 9th and Orange. After many months of analysis, design, planning and permitting, construction will begin shortly on a new building that follows…Continue
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Tuesday, July 29, 2014 from 4-6pm, Coronado Hardware Glass and Paint is offering a workshop for decorative plaster paint. The line is Plaster Paint Co. and comes in many colors.
Join Celtic Corner, also known as Scottish Treasures, on Saturday, August 2, 2014, from 1-5pm when they host author and bagpiper Robert Burns, who will entertain on his bagpipes and sign his book “Affairs of the Heart & Soul” a poetic autobiography.
The book is a collection of 132 romantic love poems written over a span of 32 years. It speaks to everyone who has ever
loved, lost, and dared to love again. Robert Burns will also perform traditional Scottish…Continue
Added by eCoronado on July 15, 2014 at 5:08pm — No Comments
July 13th, 2014 was the last day of operation for Alexander's Pizza at their 849 Orange Avenue location. eCoronado.com has learned that they will be opening at a new location in Coronado in the Fall. Details will be announced at a later day regarding the new address or other changes to the business.
No word yet as to what business will be opening at 849 Orange Avenue.
To stay updated with Alexander's Pizza,…
A huge thank you to the 2014 4th of July parade sponsors. Below are the generous companies that help make the celebration special by underwriting the 13 Announcer Stations, adding music and commentary to the event. For additional details about the 4th of July schedule, click here.
Added by eCoronado on June 30, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments
CORONADO, Calif. (June 25, 2014) – Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurants of Newport Beach, Calif., has completed the purchase of the historic former Hotel Del Coronado boathouse on Coronado Island, and is converting it from the 1887 on the…
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A half-mile stretch of Glorietta Bay in the city of Coronado sat drab and dusty for decades. The bay front area was an odd assortment of permanent and semi-permanent military buildings repurposed to house the community facility, city offices and a community playhouse. Through thoughtful civic planning and land use the Glorietta Bay Civic Center and Promenade Project was created. The completed project is a shining example of how a large underused property can be…
Added by eCoronado on June 23, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Wearing a 4th of July shirt to the Coronado parade is a local tradition. The 2014 shirts are hitting Coronado stores and we have a few snapshots below. We encourage you to pick up a few and wear them with pride as you celebrate the 4th of July. It's going to be a great event.
If you are going to the parade (who isn't?), here is all the event information for the celebration.…
Added by eCoronado on June 22, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments
The Del to Host Weekly Roster of Comedians Through Labor Day as Part of Summer Series
UPDATE: The lineup for the final two weeks of performance has been announced. August 21 - 23 will feature Paul Rodriguez with Frazer Smith, while August 28 -30 will feature Jon Lovitz with Harry Basil & Patrick DeGuire. …Continue
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Sapori Italian Restaurant is hosting an organic wine dinner July 7th, 2014 at 6pm. To get more information about the wine and dinner menu, please review the below information. To make your reservation, please call 619-319-5696.
Attention Coronado Foodies...a new seafood restaurant, in a historic location, will be opening this month. Bluewater Boathouse will open June 16th in the former location of 1887 on the Bay. It will be located at 1701 Strand Way. Much of the staff will remain, but there is a new owner - details below.
Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurants of Newport Beach, Calif., will convert the historic former Hotel del Coronado boathouse on Coronado Island, currently the 1887 on the…
CHICAGO, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc. BEE +1.46% , today announced that the Company has signed an agreement to acquire the remaining 63.6 percent ownership interest in the 757-room Hotel del Coronado for…
Added by eCoronado on May 27, 2014 at 5:16pm — No Comments
Coronado’s very own Kory Kavanewsky has been recognized by Scotsman Guide again this year for his ranking as a Scotsman Guide 2013 Top Home Loan Originator. Kory was ranked #170 in the country in the category of dollar volume.
Scotsman Guide, the leading resource for mortgage originators, released its fifth annual Top Originators rankings on April 1. The list, which ranks the nation's top mortgage brokers and bankers, appears in Scotsman Guide's April…Continue
The "Island" is constantly changing. Passing by 999 Adella Avenue, we noticed the construction fence go up a few days ago and today the property was in the process of being "scraped". It was built in 1925 and was sold last month for $2.7 million dollars according to Zillow.
Some locals call it progress and the legal right of the new owners, others call it a travesty and think it shouldn't have been demolished, but perhaps renovated. One eCoronado.com member, that…
CORONADO, Calif. – Pet owners can unwind while sipping a refreshing Dog-Tail, while dogs can schmooze and romp to their heart’s content at Hotel del Coronado’s new “Yappy Hour,” which kicks off Sunday, May 4. Perfect for both guests and locals with four-legged friends, this lively “petworking” event will be held on the resort’s Sun Deck, from 4 to 5 p.m., every Sunday.
During the weekly event, dogs can lap up complimentary Evian and “yappatizers”…Continue
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