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ELEVATE YOUR RIDE

The Pedego Elevate Full Suspension Electric Mountain Bike will take you higher. It sports premium components, cutting- edge technology and fine-tuned frame geometry. The Shimano E-8000 mid drive system is made specifically for mountain biking. It gives you a natural feeling ride plus smooth, intuitive power. A state-of-the-art battery uses the same advanced lithium-ion cells as an electric car. It weighs less than a housecat, and it’s specially designed for the rigors of mountain biking. The Elevate is crafted with select, brand-name components from the ground up with no compromises. Even the chain lube is top of the line! Two frame sizes available: medium and large. Pedego Electric Bikes La Jolla, 5702 La Jolla Boulevard, Suite 101A, La Jolla 858.291.8845 pedegolajolla.com

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Leafy sea dragon in dramatic blue light.
Leafy sea dragon in dramatic blue light.

LOOKING FOR FUN WITH A SIDE OF SCIENCE?

Birch Aquarium at Scripps is the place for you. As the public outreach center for the renowned Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Birch Aquarium brings guests into the exciting world of cutting-edge research and discovery. Explore interactive exhibits and come face-to-face with exciting creatures including a rescued Loggerhead Sea Turtle, Leopard Sharks and fantastic seadragons and seahorses. Don’t miss the Dive Show in the two-story Giant Kelp Forest or the outdoor touch pools that feature some of the best ocean views in Southern California. Birch Aquarium, 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla 858.534.3474 aquarium.ucsd.edu

5 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT AT COFFEE HOUSE

{1} It’s a boutique coffee house with a cycling theme & free WiFi. Andy, the owner, always had a desire to combine his love of coffee with his love of cycling.

{2} It’s got a friendly and helpful staff with welcoming ambience and an outdoor patio with seating. 

{3} It has great espresso and drip coffees as well as a proper tea service. Take your favorite coffees and teas home—they’re for sale, too!

{4} You can also purchase unique bike jerseys and logo hats!

{5} The pastries are sought out by locals and tourists alike. Don’t miss the almond croissants! 

AT Coffee House 1298 Prospect Street, La Jolla 858.263.4353 atcoffeehouse.com

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MAKE IT LAST FOREVER

Gorgeous roses that exude longevity and beauty well over a year! These breath-taking arrangements are a naturally sourced luxury product. Specially preserved they require no water and minimal upkeep. Del Mar’s “Saison des Roses” translating “Season of Roses” captures the essence of Parisian and coastal California elements creating a beautiful shopping experience. All boxes are handcrafted and wrapped in luxe paper from Paris, France. Perfect for the home, social and business environments, these roses can be customized to suit all celebratory and aesthetic design needs. Phone orders are accepted and delivery to the surrounding area is available. Saison des Roses, 1130 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar 858.847.2044 saisondesroses.com

NOW OPEN! Parakeet Café is proud to announce the opening of two new locations in Little Italy and One Paseo. Visit the new location nearest to you!

Parakeet Café is on a mission to fuel San Diego through fresh food, energizing sips and ethically-sourced ingredients, creating an environment where eating good and feeling good about yourself takes center stage. Offering a wide array of vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options, Parakeet Café caters to everyone by offering a menu that is inclusive, healing and, of course, delicious. Parakeet Cafe: 927 Silverado Street, La Jolla 858.412.5627; 3745 Paseo Place, Suite 820, San Diego; and 1680 India Street, San Diego 619.255.1442 parakeetcafe.com

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ORGANIC & COMPLETELY CUSTOMIZABLE!

The Futon Shop’s newest sofa is 100% natural, organic wool and latex with no petrol chemicals and no fire retardants. The Modern Sofa is designed with your health and comfort in mind. The cushion can be made in any firmness or softness you prefer. Standard cushions are four inches of latex surrounded by wool for the seat and all wool inserts for the back cushions. Choose your fabric! For your convenience, two-week delivery is available. The Futon Shop, 7470 Girard Avenue, La Jolla 858.729.1892 thefutonshop.com

WINTER SHOWERS BROUGHT SPRING FLOWERS!

Southern California certainly had a bounty of rain and snow this winter. The picturesque mountain town of Julian, just east of San Diego, is no exception. Pat Straube, owner of Orchard Hill County Inn tells us, “Our wells are gurgling and our ponds runneth over. Lilacs and daffodils will be everywhere, and the trails will be redolent with wildflowers.” When you go trailblazing and flower hunting, make sure you take a few days or a week to enjoy the beauty. Orchard Hill Country Inn welcomes you with open arms this spring! Orchard Hill Country Inn, 2502 Washington Street, Julian 760.765.1700 or 800.716.7242 orchardhill.com

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BEST FRIENDS TO THE RESCUE!

Superpower Dogs tells the extraordinary tale about the life-saving superpowers and reBARKable bravery of some of the world’s most amazing dogs. Featuring San Diego’s own Ricochet the surfing dog, this film explores the astonishing science behind these dogs’ amazing abilities and ensures that we’ll never look at our best friends the same way again! Now playing daily in the Heikoff Giant Dome Theater at the Fleet Science Center. Fleet Science Center, 1875 El Prado, San Diego 619.238.1233 fleetscience.org

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CULTIVATING A SUSTAINABLE & MINDFUL WORLD

Inspired by conscious minds and compassionate hearts, The AboveBoard Hub owners Joe and Lorena Avitea have made it their goal to create quality products by way of sustainable practices. Their new boutique on Cedros Avenue in Solana Beach offers premium organic and recycled materials that are cruelty-free. Partnering with ethical manufacturers that provide superior craftsmanship, the clothing at The AboveBoard Hub is made with top-quality, environmentally low-impact dyes and water-based screen printing. The AboveBoard Hub, 439 South Cedros Avenue, Suite 201, Solana Beach 619.866.2433 liveaboveboard.com

GARDEN VARIETY

Spring Garden Shows and Tours not to miss!

CORONADO FLOWER SHOW
April 13–14
coronadoflowershow.com

SAN DIEGO GARDEN TOUR: INVITING NATURE HOME
April 13-14
Rancho Bernardo, Scripps Ranch,
Poway, Rancho Penasquitos, Clairemont
cnpssd.org

26TH ANNUAL SPRING GARDEN AND BUTTERFLY FESTIVAL
April 27
Cuyamaca College
cuyamaca.edu

BERNARDO GARDENERS CLUB
April 27
Spring Home Garden Tour
bernardogardeners.org

2019 SPRING GARDEN TOUR, MAGICAL LA MESA
April 27
sdhort.org

POINT LOMA GARDEN WALK
May 4
pointlomagardenwalk.com

MISSION HILLS GARDEN WALK
May 11
missionhillsgardenclub.org

ANNUAL MOTHER’S DAY WEEKEND ART, GARDEN & STUDIO TOUR
May 11-12
sandieguitoartguild.com/mothers-day-tour

HISTORIC ESCONDIDO HOMES GARDEN TOUR
May 12
oldescondido.org

SECRET GARDEN TOUR OF LA JOLLA & CANDLELIGHT GARDEN SOIREE
May 17 & 18
lajollahistory.org