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  • San Diegans show off their tattoos: Daiju Yoshino

    San Diegans show off their tattoos: Daiju Yoshino

    DAIJU YOSHINO Owner, Farmers Insurance and Financial Services agency. Q: First tattoo? A: 2012, of Ryuotaro, an old Japanese folklore character with a depiction of a warrior or samurai controlling a dragon. I chose this to represent my firstborn son, who was born in the year of the dragon. Q: Favorite...

  • San Diegans show off their tattoos: Nick Nappi

    San Diegans show off their tattoos: Nick Nappi

    In San Diego, tattoos are almost as ubiquitous as craft beer. From bartenders to businessmen, you can spot inked bodies and tattoo parlors on nearly every corner. But as you might have noticed, not all tattoos are created equal. From the cringeworthy to the epically beautiful, tattoos engage, shock,...

  • Unique furnishings for cozy quarters

    Unique furnishings for cozy quarters

    People living in small spaces come in various shapes and sizes. From young professionals to families to emptynesters looking to downsize and simplify, Cody Winters’ customers are looking for unique furnishings for their cozy quarters. Winters is an interior designer and owner of Cody’s Home + Gift,...

  • The creative challenge of cosplay

    The creative challenge of cosplay

    Gary and Liz Ochs have attended the annual convention together in costume since 2005

  • Looking for budget art? Try a few album covers

    Looking for budget art? Try a few album covers

    Before the compact disc, vinyl was king. And almost as important as the music itself, album covers helped define a genre of music and sometimes even the artist. Today, LP’s are making a comeback with retailers again including the art-laden albums on their shelves. But there’s plenty of the “old...

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