San Diego Housing Market:
Signs of Stabilizing

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San Diego Housing Market in October 2014 Even while the pace of home price acceleration normalizes, housing has shown recent signs of ongoing strength. Both housing starts and future building permits are on the rise nationally. Inventory levels are increasing in most metro areas, driven higher by rising prices and more confident sellers. Homes are still selling quickly and for …

The Rabbit Hole

The Rabbit Hole

The Rabbit Hole is located at 3377 Adams Ave, replacing Heights Tavern, one of the newest spot in Normal Heights. I went there 3 times since  they opened late September, the soft opening was during the Adams Ave Street Fair. First of all, I love the decorations! A custom-painted mural by artist Sean Dietrich is so beautiful, “Normal” neon sign …

San Diego Beer Week Events in 92116

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With more breweries than ever calling San Diego County home,  it’s no surprise that San Diego Beer Week, which runs Nov. 7-16th, is one of the most intense beer celebrations in the country. During the nine-day celebration, breweries, brewpubs and industry affiliates will host events ranging from cask nights and beer-paired dinners to specialty events like a mountain bike excursion …

Kensington among top 5 Neighborhoods for trick-or-treating


For kids, Halloween is serious business. The goal is to hit up as many homes in the shortest amount of time and bring back that big bag of Snickers, Twix, Starburst and whatever else people dished out. Real Estate Website Zillow released annual Trick-or-Treat Index” which ranks the 20 best cities across the nation to beg for Halloween candy. San Diego …

Kensington Commons


Kensington Commons’ exterior is now completed, now Kensingon residents can enjoy wider sidewalks and new landscaping. You will also notice the plauqe saying that “Breath, Enjoy our smoke free environment. Our residents above the street appreciate it”. Kensington Commons Santa Barbara-style architecture is a very good fit with Kensington Park Plaza immediately west, which the same developer built in 1999. …

Best of San Diego Picks by San Diego CityBeat

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Every year, San Diego CityBeat will pick the Best of San Diego. Normal Heights was selected as “Honorable Mention” in Best Neighborhood Category (Ocean Beach was selected as the best). Happy to see many amazing small businesses from 92116 made it in to the Best of San Diego, some of them should have been but were not… Smitty’s Kensington Veterinary Hospital Ponce’s …

Open House Saturday 10/18, 4844 Felton Street.


Open House Saturday 10/18, 1-3PM, 4844 Felton Street. Price: $709,500 Bedrooms: 3 Full Bathrooms: 2 Sq. Feet: 1947 Type: Detached This large 3BR Craftsman beauty features remodeled kitchen and bath, upgraded electrical, sewer, refurbished historic built-in gumwood dividers, crown molding, new redwood siding, insulation in attic, sub-floor and walls, Xeriscape. Move in ready on an oversized alley access lot in …

Normal Heights New Business Additions

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Sadly, we said good buy to eloS Shoes and Art of Framing in September. But we have added Top Dog Wash and Groom, The Rabbit Hole, Buddha Baby on Adams Ave.