Archive for September, 2015

City Construction Effecting Local Business

In the past months, Grand Avenue in the Carlsbad village has been jack hammered, gutted and lined with an updated infrastructure. Some businesses have not been effected, others have reduced outside dining and at least one has been forced to close shop entirely. After 45 years of business, Sea Waves Salon on Grand Avenue is […]

Carlsbad Art Splash this weekend

WHAT: Carlsbad Art Splash WHERE: Armada Drive above The Flower Fields WHEN: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Click HERE for more info!

Citizens of Carlsbad submit 9,000+ signatures

On September 25, Diane Nygaard and concerned Carlsbad Citizens for North County in opposition of the proposed mall development on the Agua Hedionda Lagoon presented their collection of signatures to the City of Carlsbad. More than 9,000 signatures were collected in less than 1 month overturning the Carlsbad City Council ‘s decision—if confirmed by registrar— […]

Signs of a transition

Another sign indicating that we are currently witnessing a transition in the Carlsbad Village that justifies a name change to… the Carlsbad Town. After nearly 30 years, the local favorite The Grand Deli has closed and will be replaced by a trattoria Italiana & seafood restaurant. Click HERE to visit Cicciotti’s website.

Citizens for North County take to the streets

Labor Day kicked off with amazing weather, fun waves and a Citizens for North County grass-root campaign seeking signatures to overturn the Carlsbad City Council’s decision to outright approve the 85/15 development of the Carlsbad strawberry fields without a public vote. Do you want to vote? Locations through the weekend and into the week popped […]

Devon Liston paints the Carlsbad Art Wall

The east facing wall of Señor Grubby’s in the Carlsbad Village, also known as the Carlsbad Art Wall (CAW), has been painted by a growing collection of visiting artists—each exhibiting drastically different personalities and visual aesthetics. The inaugural visiting street artist from Los Angeles was bumblebeelovesyou with easily digestible imagery and kid friendly scenery. Following […]

Open Space – an artwork installation by Bryan Snyder

WHAT: Open Space artwork installation WHERE: Vinaka Cafe (map) WHEN: September 2015 This collection of artwork by Carlsbad Village artist Bryan Snyder questions the effects of development on nature, the ocean and community through large scale and brightly colored paintings in Snyder’s signature drip style. Snyder’s iconic paintings include a collaboration with Surfing Madonna artist […]

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