ECoronado's Blog Posts Tagged 'business' (524)

Revised "Chalkboard" Menu Revealed at Sapori - Red Lips Remain Unchanged

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.

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Added by eCoronado on September 27, 2014 at 12:51pm — No Comments

Coronado Restaurants Participate in San Diego Restaurant Week - Sept. 21-26th

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

Coronado Computer Help: Brad Unz from CoronadoIT

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

A New Kind of Chophouse Stakes a Claim in Coronado

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 …


Added by eCoronado on September 6, 2014 at 7:55pm — 1 Comment

CBS 8 Interviews Coronado's "First Family of Surfing" (Video)

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.…


Added by eCoronado on September 6, 2014 at 7:47pm — 1 Comment

URT Womp Packs Beach, Pounds Competitors - Results, Photos & Videos

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

Foodie Alert: "Islander" to Serve Fresh Seafood at 1166 Orange Avenue this Fall

Earlier this week, 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

7 West Coast Labor Day Weekend Getaways (Coronado Selected)

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

Coronado's Rhinoceros Cafe to Close August 31st

Long time local favorite, Rhinoceros Cafe & Grille, will be closing at the end of August. 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

1111 9th Street Scraped for New Construction

Riding by 1111 Ninth Street, 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…


Added by eCoronado on August 19, 2014 at 8:09pm — 6 Comments

Coronado wins fight over redevelopment money

 — The city of Coronado can keep $5.8 million originally intended for its now-defunct redevelopment fund and it has the right to try and recoup an additional $32.6 million in redevelopment loans, a Superior Court judge has ruled.

The decision rendered by Judge Michael Kenny in Sacramento on Friday is the latest in a series of cases arising out of the…


Added by eCoronado on July 26, 2014 at 10:44am — No Comments

Coronado Hardware to Host Plaster Paint Workshop on July 29th, 2014

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.

The workshop will walk you through three paint applications including distressing and sealing your project.

Please bring a small decorative item from home (i.e. lamp base, picture frame, small mirror, candle holder, etc).…

Added by eCoronado on July 24, 2014 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Coronado's Celtic Corner to Host Pipes & Poetry Aug 2nd

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…


Added by eCoronado on July 15, 2014 at 5:08pm — No Comments

Alexander's Pizza Closes at 849 Orange Ave - Will Open at New Coronado Location in Fall

July 13th, 2014 was the last day of operation for Alexander's Pizza at their 849 Orange Avenue location. 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,…


Added by eCoronado on July 14, 2014 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Thank You to the 2014 4th of July Parade Sponsors

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.

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Added by eCoronado on June 30, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Bluewater Boathouse Seafood Grill Set to Open June 27, 2014

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…


Added by eCoronado on June 26, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

California City Solutions: Coronado Transforms Underused Bay Property into Thriving Civic Center and Recreational Hub

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

Coronado 4th of July Shirts Now Available - Surfers, Seals, Ships & Sparkle

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

Laugh Factory Comedians to Perform at Hotel del Coronado - Summer Line-Up Announced

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.  …


Added by eCoronado on June 20, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Organic Wine Dinner July 7th at Sapori

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.

Fore more information, visit:  …


Added by eCoronado on June 17, 2014 at 11:37am — 1 Comment

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