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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!
The Lucy Ring

Brooklyn transplants living in SoCal, The Lucy Ring are a retro/moody rock trio. They debuted their self-titled EP at the tail end of October, 2016 via Yellow Year Records.

city guide:
San Diego, CA
outdoors
Black’s Beach
A clothing-optional beach, Black's is part of the Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and is the Southern end of some of the most beautiful and pristine views of the Southern California coast.
Black's Beach, San Diego, CA, United States
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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
Flashbacks
Vintage store with a range of fashions from the 1950s to the early 1990s, plus gently worn current clothing.
Flashbacks, Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA, United States
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Modern Times Beer
Brewery creating hybrid-style, aroma-driven, complex, flavorful, sessionish beers. Plus special release and one-off batches.
Modern Times Beer, Greenwood Street, San Diego, CA, United States
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market
Adams Avenue Street Fair
The Adams Avenue Street Fair and Adams Avenue Unplugged are San Diego’s largest free music festivals and occur on the final weekend of every September and April. Taste of Adams Avenue, held every year at the end of June, provides the opportunity to sample the Avenue’s finest flavors from over 30 food and beverage establishments.
Adams Avenue, San Diego, CA, United States
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coffee
Isabelle Briens French Pastry Cafe
Cafe serving pastries, breakfast and lunch items, plus gourmet coffee and tea. Locals love the croissants (try the almond), along with their danishes, turnovers, palmiers, cinnamon crispies, crepes and more.
Isabelle Briens French Pastry Cafe, North El Camino Real, Encinitas, CA, United States
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bar
Soda Bar San Diego
Cool music venue that also has pool tables and arcade games. Cheap drinks and cheap cover charges make this spot accessible to all.
Soda Bar, El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego, CA, United States
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
venue
The Casbah
Legendary underground rock venue with an established history of booking up-and-coming bands before they breakout (including Smashing Pumpkins, Nirvana and Alanis Morissette to name a few). Other entertainment includes pool tables and pinball. Bring earplugs, the space is small and loud.
The Casbah, Kettner Boulevard, San Diego, CA, United States
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