The Daily Aztec

Delve into Balboa for Museum Month

by Miranda Adler

February 1, 2011

Filed under Arts & Lifestyle

San Diego is home to the largest urban cultural park in the nation. Rich and available to the aesthetic and historical interests of all, Balboa Park offers a cheerful break from the doldrums of everyday life. Unfortunately, accessibility can often breed neglect and i...

The Prado dishes up memorable cuisine

by Rachel Verbits

February 1, 2011

Filed under Arts & Lifestyle

Strolling through the heart of beautiful Balboa Park, an architectural masterpiece is the first indication this dining experience will be one to remember. Surrounded by lush landscaping and historical museums, The ...

The exciting history of SD’s oldest park

by Emma Secker

January 31, 2011

Filed under Arts & Lifestyle

San Diego’s Balboa Park got its name in 1910,  replacing its original title, “City Park.” The comparatively bland name was swapped as an homage to Vasco Nuñez de Balboa, a Spanish conquistador who claimed all of the shores...

Embrace the cultural beat at Balboa Park

by Sydnee Brooker

January 30, 2011

Filed under Arts & Lifestyle

Heading north on Park Boulevard just past Inspiration Point, visitors will come to an establishment that honorably supports Balboa Park’s reputation as a landscape of art and culture. The World Beat Culture Center is home to music and knowledge ...