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Boulevard News – February 2019

Boulevard Mardi Gras Crawl The El Cajon Boulevard Business Improvement Association will host its second annual Boulevard Mardi Gras Crawl down the iconic corridor in North Park on Sunday, March 3. The travelling party will include stops at a diverse mix of local businesses, with drink...

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Boulevard News – January 2019

BLVD 20/20 Plan El Cajon Boulevard Business Improvement Association Unveiled the “Blvd. 20/20 Plan” at the Annual Meeting on Jan. 24th The plan outlines the vision for the historic corridor as San Diego’s model transit-oriented community  The El Cajon Boulevard Business Improvement Association unveiled its highly anticipated “Blvd. 20/20...

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Boulevard News – December 2018

Kid's Ark Rexford Boadi moved to the United States from Ghana at the age of 22 seeking higher education and an opportunity to work in international business.  He soon received a job working for a menswear store based in New York City, where he was trained...

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Boulevard News – October 2018

Black Stag Cafe When Gustavo turned 21, he visited Border X, a brewery that highlights Mexican cuisine and culture through beer.  He was fascinated watching five Mexican guys do so much with so little, and asked how he could support their endeavor.  The flavor profile in...

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Boulevard News – September 2018

Normal Records More of a reclusive record collector than an active concert go-er, Caleb always wanted to be that guy who works at a record shop.  His passion for music began as a source of rebellion from his parents who exclusively listened to religious music.  With...

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Boulevard News – August 2018

Broadstone North Park Opens! “We try and leave neighborhoods better than we found them” stated Carlee Carpio, Development Manager for Alliance Residential who just completed Broadstone North Park on the corner of Texas and Howard Street.  Anyone can build a nice building, but more importantly, Alliance...

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Boulevard News – July 2018

Soul Flow Studio Erin Bowman always considered herself an artist who was fortunate to be well-supported and inspired by her creative parents. Her father was an architect who loved to draw and appreciated historic buildings.  Her mother practiced drawing, painting and crafting on a regular basis, and...

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Boulevard News – June 2018

Small Businesses Look Towards The Boulevard for a Place to Call Home Taking a chance on new business ideas is increasingly out of reach for entrepreneurs in many of San Diego’s urban hubs. The Boulevard tells a different story, where property owners work with unique startups...

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Boulevard News – May 2018

Sin Lee As Vietnamese began settling in San Diego, an expansion of culture emerged.  As an immigrant, being an entrepreneur is a key element of making a living in a new country.  As new enterprises began to launch, ones that were unfamiliar to regular city standards...

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Boulevard News – April 2018

Cafe Madeleine As a young girl, Christine remembers feeling like the oddball amongst her peers at school, eating her lengua and mustard sandwich while everyone else ate bologna.  While she aspired to fit in, she also recognized that her mother’s homemade food was a special part of...

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