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Check out what we've been up to at SHIFT, and get to know the East Village.

The Nolen

As rooftop bars go, The Nolen is tip-top. Dedicated to “modern, timeless cocktails,” this open air lounge is a destination for any spirits newbie or…

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The Mission Cafe

Perfect little breakfast spot in an historic house. Start the day with your favorite espresso, and don’t miss the rosemary potatoes. #nomnom  

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Learn

The East Village neighborhood is bursting with brain power– a bonafide knowledge district with charter schools, higher-education, and additional schools in the works. The new…

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Art & Industry

East Village started out as an industrial district, with warehouses and open lots serving the fledgling port city of San Diego at the turn of…

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Quartyard

Built from repurposed shipping containers, Quartyard is a wildly popular outdoor event space and hangout spot. A group of architecture students from NewSchool came up…

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Mission Brewery

Mission Brewery was founded in 1913, closed by prohibition, and resurrected in 2007. Housed in the historic Wonder Bread building, this craft beer treasure trove…

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Bradley Mountain

Making is in the neighborhood DNA– what was once an industrial district has become an innovative hub for big ideas & small businesses. Moniker Warehouse…

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