Mariel Concepcion

Staff Reporter

Email: mconcepcion@sdbj.com
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Tijuana International Airport Gets $95.3 Million Renovation

The five-year renovation on the Tijuana International Airport took place to better accommodate the increase in passenger traffic due to the Cross Broder Xpress, a pedestrian skybridge that connects passengers traveling through TIJ to and from a terminal in San Diego.

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Charlotte Russe Plans a Comeback, YM Inc. Confirms

Jasna Brtan, vice president of human resources at YM Inc., the Toronto, Canada-based company that acquired Charlotte Russe in March, confirmed the tweet via email.

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Niche Role Suits Independent Theater

Despite a growing trend in the movie theater industry toward the high-end and flashy, Encinitas La Paloma Theatre, one of few single-screen, independent movie houses in San Diego, stays chugging along.

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Stone Brewing Co. to Close Berlin Brewery

The new owners of the Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens - Berlin will be Brewdog, longtime friends of Stone Brewing Co. and headquartered in Scotland.

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Coming Attractions Vital At High-End Theaters

CINEMA: Innovation Is a Must In Competitive Media Sector

The high-end movie theater trend isn’t new.

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PriceSmart’s March Merchandise Sales Up 0.1%

For the seven months ended March 31, 2019, net merchandise sales increased 0.3 percent to $1,829.1 million from $1,823.3 million in March a year earlier, according to a news release.

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Malls Seek to Be More Than Just Shopping Stops

Last month, The Forum Carlsbad became San Diego County’s first location to add a Luckey Climbers play structure to its mall space.

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Museum of Beer to Open in San Diego

The approximate 12,000 square foot space will also feature a beer garden, an artisanal pizza kitchen and a tasting room that will feature beers from members of the San Diego Brewers Guild.

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Brooklyn Girl Eatery Closes

According to a Facebook post, Sunday March 31st was the last day Brooklyn Girl Eatery opened to the public.

Fairs, Festivals and Horses Have Good Runs at Fairgrounds

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When the Del Mar Fairgrounds comes to mind, one may immediately think of horse races or the San Diego County Fair. And, rightfully so, as these are two of the biggest events the fairgrounds hosts each year, with 1.5 million attendees expected this year for the former and almost three million attendees for the latter.

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