April 17, 2019

San Diego is known for consistent sunshine and a mild climate, but our wonderful weather also means that allergy season lasts all year long. And while San Diegans who moved here from other regions are often relieved to find the seasonal allergies the...

Downtown Oceanside’s newest family-owned pizzeria offers patrons an impressive range of dining options. 

Benito’s Pizza Cafe, 610 Mission Ave., is rapidly becoming a hot spot in the heart of Downtown Oceanside for pizza, pasta, chicken, subs, calzones...

November 22, 2018

Oceanside’s holiday celebration of local retail exploration returns for a third year. 

There are many reasons to shop local this holiday season: to support the local businesses you love, to keep more of the dollars you spend in our community, to have...

Craig and Julie Holme bring a taste of the grape from the land down under to Oceanside with Holme Estate Cellars.

Craig is from Australia where he worked in vineyards growing up.

“A couple of years after I started working in the family vineyards, I be...

April 25, 2018

Miss Kim’s by TBG, 207 N. Coast Highway, is the new name for one of Oceanside’s favorite restaurants, That Boy Good. 

The same owners of Miss Kim’s by TBG, Kim and Mark Millwood, with the same great down-home cooking locals have been enjoying since 20...

February 27, 2018

It seems a foregone conclusion that a child named after her mother’s favorite flower would end up in the floral business. And so she has.

Flowers by Azalea — Azalea Perez, that is — operates out of an office in Downtown Oceanside. She has a workshop o...

January 30, 2018

Halloween was very big for Delia de Cock at Stage & Screen FX in downtown Oceanside, but she’s expecting to do good business year-round for what she believes may be the only special effects and makeup store between San Diego and Los Angeles.

As the name implies, the Beach Hut Deli, located in the ‘Pierside North’ building, 280 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, serves a wide variety of gourmet deli sandwiches in a beach resort-like atmosphere.

The restaurant was opened by Bryce Moretti in April o...

July 13, 2017

The Oceanside Cultural District is home to an emerging art scene.

Oceanside Cultural District has been selected as one of California’s premier state-designated cultural districts, the California Arts Council announced today. Oceanside joins 13 other...

May 25, 2017

By popular demand MainStreet Oceanside, Visit Oceanside and the City of Oceanside is bringing back our volunteer-driven Downtown Ambassador Program. The volunteer ambassadors will staff the information booth to interface with our downtown visitors an...

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