Introducing … Internet sensations and crime fighting lesbian couple: ‘Nikki & Nora’

It is tempting to dismiss Nikki & Nora as a lesbian Cagney and Lacey. After all, both shows feature two women in leading roles playing detectives in large urban centers. Both shows have contrasting main characters – one outspoken, the other more demure – and, though not quite exactly the same hue, one of the [...]

A foodie’s delight – Part 2

We hope you enjoyed the mouth-watering reviews of restaurants and eateries in Mission Hills, Bankers Hill and Hillcrest (issue #153). We continue our exploration of gastronomic delights in this issue and sample the fare found throughout University Heights, South Park, North Park and Adams Avenue. Eat this, hungry readers! University Heights Pomegranate (2312 El Cajon [...]

Fix Body Group: San Diego’s premier rehab and training center

I smoke. I hate working out. I eat cheese. So if there were someone less ill-suited to write an article on Fix Body Group in Hillcrest, I, and only I, was it. But I agreed and there I was, on my one day off, trekking down to the Hillcrest Uptown District shopping center – soon [...]

A foodie’s delight

San Diego LGBT Weekly wanted to take a close look at the restaurant offerings in the expanded gayborhood. We ate our way through Mission Hills, Bankers Hill, Hillcrest, University Heights, North Park, Adams Avenue and South Park. Needless to say, we had to make our “Foodies’ Delight” feature have a part two in our next [...]

Eat this, Hillcrest!

Hillcrest has the reputation of being a fabulous neighborhood for a number of reasons, among the many of which is the plethora of excellent restaurants, bistros and markets competing to entice your taste buds. Hillcrest offers dining options to match any taste and budget; a world of gastronomic pleasures demanding to be explored. Which made [...]

How to cope with depression from disease

Janet Komanchuk-

Sometimes, not knowing the truth about something of immediate importance can create some of the most intense stress, says former chronic pain sufferer Janet Komanchuk. “The families of victims who’ve been missing for years or decades – identifying the body of their loved one, for example, can bring closure. For me, being diagnosed with fibromyalgia [...]

Stepping Stone San Diego: ‘Helping people get their lives back’

Stepping Stone of San Diego is a non-profit rehabilitation center that primarily serves the LGBT community by helping those who struggle with alcohol, drug addiction and HIV/AIDS reclaim their lives. “If you are a gay man, gay woman or transgender person and go to a program that does not accept that, you are not going [...]

Pride headliner tyDi, Australia’s No. 1 DJ: ‘It’s all about the music’

San Diego will be graced at this year’s San Diego Pride with not only one Aussie, but two. Famed Australian DJ tyDi will grace the Pride stage, and brings with him a slew of accolades including being voted as Australia’s No.1 DJ for two years now; pretty impressive for a guy who started DJing only [...]

WERQ! Carmen Electra wishes she were in San Diego for Pride

exclusive: Guess who has sent you a sticky sweet, thoroughly thoughtful and super-sexy post card, Mr., Ms. and Mrs. San Diego LGBT Pride-goer? Carmen Electra, that’s who! Electra reaffirmed her LGBT-ally roots and affinities in 2014 when she was crowned by none other than Jeffrey Sanker as queen of this year’s 25th anniversary White Party [...]

Comedian Heather Turman: showing the world what this generation of ‘gay’ is!

“They say it takes 20 years for a stand-up to make it … I don’t have that kind of time …” So says comedian Heather Turman in the first episode of her Web-series, Conversations with Future Stars, which was part of the official selection at LA Webfest 2013. However prophetic those words may be, Heather [...]

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