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Fish Tacos in Coronado

Both Coronado and neighboring San Diego are known for several things: perfect weather, endless beaches, the San Diego Zoo and fish tacos. 

And, we take our fish tacos very seriously. 

In reality, our zeal for fish tacos extends far past delicacy into pure art form. We play with different marinades, explore salsa options, introduce a variety of fish types and make tortillas right on the spot.

Restaurants and food trucks alike pride themselves on the…


Added by Coronado Inn on June 30, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments

Coronado Resident Discount Offered for July 4th Performances of West Side Story at Lamb's Players Theatre


Lamb’s Players announced that Coronado Residents can save $20 on Prime A and Section A seats of West Side Story at the 4pm - 4th of July Performance.


Producing Artistic Director, Robert Smyth shared “The 4th of July is such a fantastic, celebratory day on the Island.  It’s wonderful how the community comes together in honor of our independence - making a day of enjoying all that Coronado has to offer.  West Side Story has been selling like crazy leaving us less…


Added by Community Manager on June 28, 2015 at 7:35pm — No Comments

Breakfast Reigns Supreme at Coronado's Gustatory

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and according to Coronado’s newest restaurant Gustatory, it’s also the smartest. Islanders can “eat like a genius” at the new breakfast (and lunch) spot and start their day off right, whether it be with a cup of locally roasted coffee or a heaping stack of delectable buttermilk pancakes.

I love a good breakfast place, so when I heard that a new sheriff was in town, I was eager to try it out and bring fellow…


Added by Mary Douglas on June 28, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

"West Side Story" Dazzles at Coronado's Lamb's Players Theatre

Lamb's Players Theatre aims to "tell good stories well," and once again they have chosen wisely. Their newest production, West Side Story, is a typically elaborate musical that director Deborah Gilmour Smyth has adapted perfectly to fit the small 350-person theater.

The stage is set for NYC streets in the 1950s. Chain link fences, metal fire escapes, and graffiti windows line the black walls. Lamb's talented scenic designer, Mike Buckley, has cleverly incorporated…


Added by Becca Garber on June 27, 2015 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Highlights from Coronado's Fouth of July Celebration 2015

Coronado is exceptionally patriotic and takes the 4th of July very seriously. It probably comes from our roots as a military town. Whatever the reason, Coronado is one of the best places in the country to celebrate our nation’s independence.

Each year can bring its own unique events, but there are several annual events that are our favorite.


Horses, bands, historic cars and more! This 4th of July tradition delights both…


Added by Coronado Inn on June 25, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

"American Idol" to hold audtions at San Diego's Waterfront Park

Wannabe singing sensations are expected to show up in force Monday, June 22 at the County’s Waterfront Park to audition for the final season of “American Idol.”

Up to 2,500 people could descend on the park – all in the hopes of being “discovered.” 

The open call auditions run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the…


Added by Community Manager on June 21, 2015 at 7:07pm — No Comments

Coronado School of the Arts Students to Film New Movie at The Hotel del Coronado

For the first time in nearly 40-years, a feature length movie will be filmed at the magnificent Hotel del Coronado.

You may have seen the last movie shot at The Del - The Stuntman - starring Peter O'Toole, which was filmed in the late '70s and released in 1980.  Before that, Marilyn Monroe in Some Like It Hot.

And what better cast and crew to film NadoLand at The Hotel Del than the students at…


Added by Surf's Up Studios Coronado on June 19, 2015 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

"Jurassic World" Now Playing at Village Theatre

"Let's admit it," the Jurassic World operations manager, Claire, states briskly, "no one's impressed by dinosaurs anymore."

So Jurassic World, a dazzling dinosaur theme park built on the ruins of the failed Jurassic Park, is taking its game to the next level. They have designed the first genetically modified hybrid dinosaur, a cross between a T-Rex and... well, the rest is confidential.  But the new breed is designed to be much larger than a T-Rex.

She also had a…


Added by Becca Garber on June 12, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Bridgeworthy: Liberty Station a Place for Art, Food

An art mecca fifteen minutes away from Coronado?  Yes, it's Liberty Station at the Naval Training Center (NTC) in Point Loma. The area was touted to me as being "as wonderful as Balboa Park, but with better parking." I had no idea that there was a space here created for art, music, and culture. Curious as to its origins, I learned that this art community at Liberty Station is part of …


Added by Ann Marie Bryan on June 10, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Take Survey for a Chance to Get $100 to Local Coronado Restaurant

Are you a local Foodie?  A Coronado restaurant is doing a survey and they want Coronado locals to fill it out and give dining feedback in person during a focus group on June 23rd.  If selected for the focus group, participants will receive $100 gift certificate to a Coronado restaurant as a thank you for participating.  Here is what they sent us:

We're looking for frequent full…


Added by eCoronado on June 10, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Two great Wine & Lecture events -- This Friday and next


'What Coronado was like in the 1950s & 60s'…


Added by Coronado Historical Association on June 10, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Give Dad the Gift of Relaxation this Father's Day

Sea Spa at Loews Coronado Bay Resort is offering dad the ultimate relaxation this Father’s Day. Brew & Renew includes a 30 minute stretch by Stretch U, a men’s haircut, hot towel treatment, neck and scalp massage, and a San Diego local Ballast Point beer for $75.

Stretch U provides a mobility and performance boost that was previously only available to professional athletes. It is based around The Carey Stretch by legendary Physical Therapist John Carey. His…


Added by Loews Coronado Bay Resort on June 9, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Acclaimed Movie Critic Leonard Maltin Named Honorary Jury President of Coronado Island Film Festival

Leonard Maltin, one of the world’s most respected film critics and historians, will serve as Honorary Jury President for the inaugural Coronado Island Film Festival (CIFF), it was announced today by CIFF President and CEO Mary D. Sikes.

The festival will be held Jan. 15 – 18, 2016. Maltin and his wife Alice will be present for the entire festival weekend. Maltin will introduce celebrity honorees, present the awards to filmmakers and participate in one or more panel…


Added by eCoronado on June 8, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Movie Review: “Entourage” Now Playing at the Coronado Village Theatre

The boys are back and better than ever in their first full length feature film! Entourage started as an HBO tv show lasting eight seasons and concluding in 2011. Nearly four years later, fans have another chance to follow this cast of characters in their crazy Hollywood lifestyle.

Adrian Grenier stars as Vincent Chase, a movie…


Added by Alyssa Ballard on June 7, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

"San Andreas" Shakes It Up

San Andreas shakes up the screen in this action-packed disaster movie.  The movie depicts what would happen to California if the entire San Andreas fault started slipping and rupturing at once. Los Angeles Fire Department Chief and war veteran, Ray Gaines, played Dwayne, "The Rock" Johnson, sets out to save his family while battling the monster earthquakes that result.  Cal Tech scientist-hero Lawrence Hayes, played by Paul Giamatti, provides the academic muscle,…


Added by Ann Marie Bryan on June 4, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Frog and Toad Coming to Coronado Playhouse This Summer


Coronado Playhouse and Pickwick Players to present A Year with Frog and Toad, an endearing musical that takes the treasured children’s books from page to stage.

The show will run June 18, 2015 - July 12, 2015, and will benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego.

A beloved friendship of the storybook characters Frog and Toad comes to life with song and dance in a musical journey for the whole family. The Tony® Award nominated production,…


Added by Ann Marie Bryan on June 1, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Far from the Madding Crowd, Now Playing at Coronado's Village Theatre

Far from the Madding Crowd spills over with romance, chivalry, sexual tension, and light comedy. Set in the 19th century, and based on Thomas Hardy's story of the same name, the movie follows the life of Bathsheba Everdene, played by Carey Mulligan. Bathsheba is an independent young woman, whose inheritance and beauty make her the love interest of three handsome, yet very different, suitors.  The theme feels a bit well-worn at the beginning (dazzling, impetuous…


Added by Ann Marie Bryan on May 31, 2015 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

Father's Day 2015 in Coronado

Father’s Day is a special time to celebrate all the things that make dad amazing, and there’s no better place to celebrate than in paradise. With beaches, lounge chairs, BBQs and endless family activities, there’s no better place to enjoy Father’s Day weekend than in Coronado.

So if you don’t have plans for Sunday, June 21st, consider a getaway to beautiful Coronado. And since the best father’s day activities are centered on quality time with the kids, here are…


Added by Coronado Inn on May 28, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

4th Annual URT DIG: A Beach Hole Digging Competition to be held June 6

Ready to get your hands dirty?

Well the 4th Annual URT DIG is here to do just that.

Don’t know what the URT DIG is?? Well, let me dig you out of that hole you’ve been living in.

Bring your own shovel. (No moving parts)

Dig as deep as you can in 10 minutes.

Shovels down.


To the victors go the spoils.

It’s time to throw away your practice shovels and invest in yourself. Bury your friends and prove to them you’ve…


Added by Ian on May 27, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Top Spots in Coronado & San Diego to Propose

Congratulations, you’ve found the girl of your dreams!  Now to seal the deal with a good proposal.

While the proposal style will vary between each couple, here are a few out of the box ideas for San Diego and Coronado.

Beach Proposal

Pack a picnic or go for a sunset…


Added by Coronado Inn on May 26, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

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