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Wednesday, December 18, 2013

The Headquarters San Diego

If you've read this blog, for uhh at least a day you know I love my city (San Diego if you're still unsure =P), but I've always known there was something America's Finest City was missing. A place where tourists, families, older people, and people under the age of 21 could come together and hang out at night.

Well, what do ya know. We just got our own little family friendly, yet hip hangout spot. Hip to the hip to the hooray! Seriously, I am really excited about this!

It's called The Headquarters and is in Downtown San Diego right next to Seaport Village and the Convention Center. There are lots of fun restaurants, shops that sell lots of locally made goodies, art galleries, and uhh it's all inside a historic police headquarters that was built in 1939. I wouldn't expect anything less from America's Finest City (okay I recognize that really didn't make sense, let's move on).

Last night I was invited to a fun event at The Headquarters with other local bloggers where we were treated to yummy food, beverages of the alcoholic variety, and a tour of The Headquarters.

Just what my mom has always wanted to see...
Jokes aside, this was taken in the preserved jail cell at The Headquarters. P.S. It's an illusion, I'm really 5'3, not 5'3 and a half. Blame it on my boots without the fur.

Really delicious appetizers and margaritas Puesto

Aaron Change Ocean Art Gallery (he's one of my FAVORITE photographers!), the pillow I have wanted FOREVER from Kitson, and the most perfect stationary at Seaside Papery (I wasn't kidding when I said the stores at The Headquarters are fabulous!)

And just a couple pretty photos I received from The Headquarters in case you were interested....
Photo by Mike Newton
Photo by Mike Newton
If you're in San Diego make sure you check this place out! You won't regret it :)


gina said...

So fun! I have been down there several times because I am selling at Simply Local. Such great place!

Cece said...

I have to go there just for the jail cell alone!!!

Rachel Murphree said...

Gorgeous photos! I will have to check it out!
- Rachel @ With Love, Rachel

My-cliffnotes said...

It looks like a great local spot!!

angelaremondi said...

Hahaha the photos of you in jail are hilarious! Looks like you had a great time

xo www.inventedromance.blogspot.ca

Amy Acker said...

OMG! you really had a great time in san diego and i love that pillow.


Unknown said...

Hi, my name is Mike Newton and I am the photographer who took the last two images you are using on your blog. If you are going to use my images on your site would you mind giving me photo credit and a link back to my site: www.mikenewton.com? Thanks!

Crazy Shenanigans-JMO said...

I want that California pillow!

Patrick said...

Glad to meet you at Bay Park Coffee yesterday! I just saw that you dropped by Aaron's gallery at the Headquarters. I used to run all of his social media ... small world!


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