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Q&A With Alexander Arshansky

Q&A With Alexander Arshansky

San Diego artist Alexander Arshansky revels in the concept of personifying his art, in that it serves as an observer. As a “witness” who silently experiences multiple lives and homes, the art is handed down through generations. We asked the artist a few questions to learn more about his process, creative expression, and what he […]

Gaslamp Quarter San Diego Events Calendar [2022]

Gas Lamp Quarter

Gaslamp District, by Artist Lee Sie The Gaslamp Quarter is the heart of downtown San Diego. Dining, shops, and local favorites showcase what San Diego has to offer. This area of town is also one of the safest. The crime rate is fourteen percent lower than the national average, making for a great nightlife. Its […]

10 Best Corporate Event Venues In San Diego

Business man dressed for San Diego corporate event

It seems like there are a million details that contribute to planning the perfect corporate event. Depending on the type of event, there can be so many small moving parts, working with catering, attendee list management and communication with guests, and more. It’s also true, however, that there is nothing more essential to an event’s […]

The Best San Diego Museums

San Diego Museum of Man

Whether you’re planning a trip to San Diego or have been residing there for years, there’s no shortage of museums to visit in the bustling city. The weather is always beautiful, but sometimes having a day indoors can make some great, lasting memories.  From historic to cultural, the San Diego museum’s culture has a little […]

Best Engagement Photo Locations in San Diego

Best Engagement Photo Locations in San Diego

One of the most exciting parts of having a wedding is the engagement photo shoot. With an engagement photoshoot, you get a chance to look your best, spend time with your future spouse, and take pictures that you’ll cherish forever.  Choosing a location for your engagement photoshoot can also be tricky. Luckily, San Diego is […]

7 Best Places to Eat in Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego

7 Best Places to Eat in Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego

Gaslamp Quarter is worth the visit if you’re in San Diego. This historic district is packed with diverse nightlife and a fantastic selection of places to eat. There are entertainment options ranging from theaters, comedy, and music, and the architecture is rich in history. We’ve rounded up our favorite places to eat in the district […]

Best Venues at Liberty Station (Review)

Best Venues at Liberty Station (Review)

Most people from San Diego know that Liberty Station is bursting with beautiful restaurants, musical events, festivals, and art. But not many realize that there are a plethora of venue options for any occasion. From intimate events like baby showers to large military functions, there is something for anyone. Read on to find out about […]

14 Best Cocktail Bars in San Diego, CA [2022]

Best Cocktail Bars in San Diego

San Diego is one of the finest places on the West Coast (and maybe the world) to enjoy a cocktail in a hip new bar. The Gaslamp Quarter offers an incredible selection of bars and watering holes with expert mixologists. If you’re looking for a speakeasy old-fashioned or a new modern concoction, San Diego will […]

Best Brunch Spots in the Gaslamp Quarter

Best Brunch San Diego

Who doesn’t like a good brunch? While the Gaslamp Quarter is full of booming nightlife, there are some hidden gems tucked away throughout the diverse neighborhood that are fabulous for brunch. There’s no lack of options when it comes to eating brunch in San Diego’s historic Gaslamp Quarter. Sparks Gallery would like to present what […]

14 Best Small Private Party Venues in San Diego, CA

Corporate Event in San Diego

After sheltering at home for the past year, many of us are now looking for fun and exciting ways to reconnect with friends, family, and coworkers. There’s no better way to facilitate a fun night of reconnection than with a private party at a top-quality venue. If you’re a San Diego resident or plan on […]