Welcome to the Bristol Hotel blog! Stay up-to-date on everything that's going on around our boutique hotel in downtown San Diego. Featuring events, things to do and special offers, our hotel blog will keep you current on all of the city's latest happenings, including nearby attractions such as the Gaslamp Quarter, Little Italy, the San Diego Zoo, Petco Park and more.
Gather around a table at FIRST avenue bar & grill at The Bristol Hotel in downtown San Diego. This inviting and casual eatery serves modern American cuisine with a crafty twist, and a variety of cocktails, beer and wine. FIRST avenue bar & grille has a fantastic new dining special - buy 5 entrees, get the 6th free. Enjoy creative California cuisine that reflects the freshness of the season and the best burger in town. Continue reading
Explore the science of the brain and nervous system at Neuroscience 2013 at the San Diego Convention Center. This annual event highlights emerging ideas and technologies in neuroscience and brings neuroscientists from around the world together to learn, understand and present the latest breakthroughs. The Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting features dynamic presentations, workshops, social events and an exciting marketplace with 600 exhibitors. Neuroscience 2013 is the leading event for the exploration, advancement and collaboration of neuroscience. Continue reading
San Diego, California is a spectacular destination to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with friends and family. Whether you want to give back to the community or gather around a festive holiday table, Thanksgiving in San Diego is a wonderful experience. Enjoy a Thanksgiving 5k run through Balboa Park, go ice skating at Horton Plaza and enjoy a bountiful Thanksgiving dinner at one of downtown San Diego's wonderful restaurants. Continue reading
Experience the beautiful music of Sir James Galway with the Irish Chamber Orchestra at Copley Symphony Hall in San Diego. A master of classical flute, Sir Galway is a musical virtuoso who has toured the world and sold over 30 million albums. Now on a tour of America, Sir James Galway entertains San Diego audiences with his passionate flute solos at Copley Symphony Hall for an uplifting concert of Irish and world classical music. Continue reading
In its 12th year, the San Diego Film Festival is an event movie lovers won't want to miss. In addition to debuts and screenings of limited-release, independent films, you can choose from over 100 offerings like documentaries, foreign films, and short subjects. Director, screenwriter, and producer Judd Apatow will be honored with the Visionary Filmmaker Award at a gala event that's sure to be the toast of the town. Continue reading