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COLLiDE Travel is an interactive collection of city guides curated by local bands, artists and tastemakers. Spanning the globe, hundreds of creatives have shared their favorite local hangs, from the underground to the upscale, and everything in between. So choose a city and start exploring!
Broken Stems

Jesse Gawlik, Brad Sweet, Chelsea Baker, Andrew Bache are Broken Stems, a passionate amalgam of blues and rock n’ roll. Their full-length album What Are You Connected came out in November 2016.

city guide:
San Diego, CA
landmark
Ocean Beach
Ocean Beach is located on the west coast of San Francisco and is adjacent to Golden Gate Park, the Richmond District, and the Sunset District.
Ocean Beach, San Francisco, CA, USA
shopping
Buffalo Exchange San Diego
Located in the heart of the Hillcrest neighborhood and just a few steps from the iconic Hillcrest sign. Hillcrest is one of the oldest, trendiest, and most diverse neighborhoods in in San Diego and was named one of the top 10 great neighborhoods in the country. You're sure to find some treasures in this Buffalo Exchange outpost.
Buffalo Exchange, Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA, United States
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bar
Karl Strauss Brewery
Craft brewery with eleven brewpub locations across Southern California and an onsite tasting room and beer garden at their main brewery in the Pacific Beach neighborhood of San Diego. The multi award-winning Red Trolley Ale is a favorite among locals. It's brewed with a half-ton of caramelized malts for a deep copper color and toffee flavor and warm-fermented to bring out hints of raisins and currants. Hold on to your tastebuds.
Karl Strauss Brewing Company, Scranton Road, San Diego, CA, United States
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landmark
Kate Sessions Park
This park offers amazing views of Mission Bay, the Pacific Ocean and the city below. The 79-acre park is perched high atop Lamont Street at Soledad Road and is named after noted local horticulturalist and “Mother of Balboa Park,” Kate Sessions. The park is divided into two section: a low sloping area ideal for picnicking and activities. The north side features wild habitat with coastal sage scrub and numerous hiking trails for nature loves.
Kate Sessions Park, Soledad Road, San Diego, CA, United States
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outdoors
La Jolla
Known as San Diego's "jewel by the sea," La Jolla is one of the top beach destinations in the world. La Jolla attracts locals and visitors alike for its beautiful beaches, the La Jolla Cove which is perfect for snorkeling and scuba diving, La Jolla Shores for surfing and kayaking and much more.
La Jolla, San Diego, CA, United States
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venue
Belly Up
Award-winning low key live music venue featuring concerts and events ranging from emerging to popular artists. Expect everything from alternative rock, rock, reggae, and hip-hop to blues, folk, jazz, Latin and more, plus the occasional dance party thrown in the mix.
Belly Up, South Cedros Avenue, Solana Beach, San Diego County, CA, United States
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