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Historic Gaslamp Quarter
I'll bet you didn't know San Diego had a quaint and safe little "downtown" area called the Gaslamp District. The Gaslamp District not only offers great dining and nightlife such as Croce's Restaurant & Jazz Bar, the gaslamp is the historic heart of San Diego...
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The Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation is putting on their annual children’s historic street fair. The Fifth Annual Union Bank of California Fallback Festival will be held on Sunday, October 30th, 2005 at 4th Avenue and Island in the Gaslamp Quarter in front of the historic William Heath Davis House from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For children and adults alike, there will panning for gold, authentic Wild West shootouts, western bands and many other contests and fun activities the little ones will be talking about for the rest of the year! Visit all the historical booths and educational displays. There will be a ton of fun and historical education, as well...
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Teeming With Night Life
San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter now enjoys an exciting and vibrant night scene with around 70 super-chic restaurants and 20 vivacious nightclubs. San Diego's temperate climate coupled with the Gaslamp's quaint, well-policed sphere of activity to make the quarter the perfect place to shop for curios in boutiques by day and dine on California cuisine or various ethnic delights before dancing to live...
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Many nights, people out on the sidewalks outnumber those inside, and lines of cars carouse the streets in search of a highly coveted parking spot. Valet parking attendants typically charge $7 per vehicle, with a 10-minute retrieval time. Although San Diego has great hotels all along the coast, there are many fine hotels located right in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter.
One nice place to stay, the Gaslamp Plaza Suites, is located in the old Watt-Robinson Office Building. At 11 stories, it was the first skyscraper...
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Gaslamp Dining and Shows
The wide variety of cuisine offered in the quarter covers the globe. Everything from European cuisine (Italian Cucinas and Irish Pubs), Asian delectables (Thai, Chinese, and Japanese), Authentic Mexican favorites and, of course, American standards (steak houses).
Victorian Era Delights
If Victorian era flare is your idea of fun then we suggest you stop by the Horton Grand Hotel for High Tea. The Victorian-era Horton Grand consists of two turn-of-the-century...
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