Over the past 9 months Coronado residents have watched with curiosity as the former Pacheco’s Auto Body next to Wells Fargo transformed into a maze of steel bars, climbing ropes, and caving ladders. The new facility, Proteus Fitness & Training, will officially open its doors on Friday, November 14th from 4:00-7:00 p.m. with a rope cutting ceremony by Mayor Tanaka and a BBQ with live…
Brand new and classic "bridge icon gear" now available. The shirts and sweatshirts feature the Coronado zip code, 92118, on the lower hip - because where else would you put such a hip zip? Plus, we have some brand new head wear. No shipping costs for local pickup in Coronado.
Thank you for your love of Coronado and your support of eCoronado.com.
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Congrats to Mootime on celebrating their 16th birthday of making ice-cream dreams come true here in Coronado. They have definitely made the "island" a sweeter place to live.
On October 21st, from 4-9pm, they will be serving up 16 cent scoops. So, mark your calendar and enjoy an early Halloween treat from the Moo-Man! Happy sweet 16!
Mootime is located at 1025 Orange Avenue. Visit their …
Added by eCoronado on October 16, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Coronado, California, October 9, 2014 – As of October 1, 2014, Glorietta Bay Inn has joined the California Association of Boutique & Breakfast Inns (CABBI). CABBI is the largest and most influential bed & breakfast inn association in the nation and is the only California bed & breakfast association affiliated with both the California Hotel & Lodging Association and the American Hotel & Lodging Association. …
On Tuesday, November 11th, Leroy's Kitchen + Lounge will be hosting a five course dinner priced at $65 per person. The featured chef is Christian Graves (Coronado resident) who is the executive chef at JSIX located just over the bridge. The Lost Abbey will be the "brew partner" to Chef Graves and you won't want to miss this dining experience.
Added by eCoronado on October 8, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments
Be sure to plan your dinner at Bistro D' Asia on October 13th. They are hosting a fundraiser for the CHS Girls Tennis Team and donating 20% of what you spend back to the team - dine in or take out.
They are located at 1301 Orange Avenue. Visit their website for more information: …
Added by eCoronado on October 6, 2014 at 4:55pm — No Comments
If you have been to Sapori before, you know two things are going to stand out: the ever changing "chalkboard" menu and of course, the red lips enjoying some spaghetti noodles.
The new menu has been released (above) and you can learn more about dining at Sapori here. They are located at 120 Orange Avenue.
Added by eCoronado on September 27, 2014 at 12:51pm — No Comments
San Diego restaurant week kicks off September 21st and runs until September 26th. Experience cuisine that delights your palate and defines the art of dining in San Diego. Held twice annually, this beloved culinary tradition features discounted prix fixe menus from more than 180 of San Diego's best restaurants in 12 unique regions throughout San Diego County.
To see all the San Diego and Coronado restaurant deals, click here: …
Added by eCoronado on September 14, 2014 at 6:26pm — No Comments
My old Westmont Communication Studies Professor, Dr. Greg Spencer, coined a phrase years ago: If you live by the computer, then you have to die by the computer. Back then, of course, most of the students were using word processors to complete papers and other assignments, but the point hit home - if you depend on technology to get stuff done, you better have a good plan for when it fails. He was notorious for rejecting "computer issue" excuses from students that…
Added by eCoronado on September 12, 2014 at 10:58am — No Comments
Lots of locals are asking about "Stake" - a new chophouse restaurant created by David Spatofore's Blue Bridge Hospitality group.
Find out more about the menu, when it opens and other details …
CORONADO (CBS 8) - As another unfettered morning unfurls on the crown city, Coronado is free and easy. An early Orange Avenue stroll is the locals' way to uncover the day. There you will find Island Surf, the beach community's unofficial city hall and Coronado's oldest surf shop. Manny Granillo was 15 years old, when he got his first job there.
"It was Dureyea's from 1972 to 1992, and that's when I bought it and changed the name to Island Surf," Manny said.…Continue
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 …
Added by eCoronado on August 28, 2014 at 12:09pm — No Comments
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
Added by eCoronado on July 26, 2014 at 10:44am — No Comments
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,…