Life is Rad in Carlsbad

Hi Everyone! My name is Margi Blash Filipovitch and I’d like to start by saying I’m honored to be the new Editor for Carlsbad Lifestyle. I’ll give you a little bit of background on me. I am a Southern California girl! I grew up in Laguna Niguel then moved to Los Angeles where I attended U.S.C. (FIGHT ON!) where I…

Dave & Buster’s VIP Grand Opening Party

VIP guests enjoyed a night of entertainment at the new Dave & Buster's located in The Shoppes at Carlsbad. Guests dined on their signature dishes, sipped delicious drinks and played on countless state-of-the art interactive video and classic arcade games. 
It was a fun night had by all. Daveandbusters.com

Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation Membership Mingle

The Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation held its Membership Mingle at the Discovery Center. Members and guests enjoyed drinks, appetizers, live music and a presentation by a Juaneno Indian of the northern brothers of the Luiseno. 
Membership helps with preservation and conservation of this important ecosystem. Aguahedionda.org

March 2017 Around Town

Legoland has begun building The Castle Hotel, which will have 250 rooms with three different room themes: Princess, Wizard and Knight. It is projected to open in the Spring of 2018 and will be the first of its kind in North America. The hotel is expected to create hundreds of jobs and bring millions of dollars into the Carlsbad economy.…

Staycation in Carlsbad

Whether you are looking for a little more
room while guests come to visit, a
place to stay during a renovation, or waiting for escrow to close, there’s no need to check into a hotel when you have numerous options in Carlsbad that feel more like HOME.


Escape to a Dream Vacation…in your own backyard

No boarding pass required. No long security lines. No delays. Imagine being able to relax like you are on vacation, just by stepping into your own backyard. Philip Lizarraga, founder and owner of Team G7 Landscape, a local landscape design and build company in Carlsbad, specializes in transforming your yard into your favorite place to visit. Even the smallest spaces,…

Tips when Buying or Selling a Home

Buying and Selling a home should be a fun and exciting time. Take out the stress with some friendly legal tips from real life situations.

Home Safety Essentials

Keeping your family and home safe is a top priority! Here are some of our favorite products and a few friendly reminders to keep your home safe and prepared in case of an emergency.

Get a New Look

According to Merriam-Webster, the definition of serendipity is: “The occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way.” For Coleen Choisser, owner of Anna Rode’ Designs in Rancho Bernardo, the serendipitous event that led to her becoming one of the top-rated interior designers in San Diego County was her choice of an elective her freshman year…

Want to know your neighbors?  Go Nextdoor

"We have a cat who wouldn't come out from under our couch. We thought it might help her to resocialize by setting her up in a large kennel. We posted on Nextdoor to ask if anyone had a kennel available. A neighbor responded that day to say she had an extra one and that we could come by and get…