San Diego Gaslamp bars American Junkie outdoor diningPeople enjoy drinks as part of outdoor dining at American Junkie bar in San Diego’s Gaslamp. Photo: PubClub.com By Kevin Wilkerson, PubClub.com California Nightlife Blogger Attempting to follow whether or not California bars are open is like trying to follow the U.S. tax code. Except the rules in the Golden State often change on a monthly, weekly or – so it seems – daily basis rather than once a year. Here is the current situation, tho it will likely change and PubClub.com will keep this article up to date. Keep in mind that the rules – and in particular the enforcement – is different from city to city and sometimes even bar to bar. As one example of the latter, since the re-opening of outdoor dining the first part of 2021, the requirement of having to have food to get a drink seemed to have disappeared. Until I went

Inn On The Beach double room Cayucos CAThis double room at the Inn at the Beach is ready for guests in Cayucos, CA. Photo: PubClub.com Travelers that are staying in hotels can now check one health safety issue off their list of COVID-19 concerns. Hotel workers are now qualified to get the vaccines under the “Traveler Accommodation” provision of Phase 1c. This is a move that has the full support of  American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), the national association representing all segments of the U.S. lodging industry. “Thanks to AHLA’s ongoing efforts, the CDC has updated its guidelines prioritizing hotel workers under Phase 1c of the COVID-19 vaccine distribution, said AHLA president and CEO Chip Rogers. “This is a significant achievement that directly impacts the health and safety of hotel workers across the country. It also recognizes that hotel employees continue to be on the front lines of the pandemic. “From housing healthcare workers and

The Dubliner San Diego Gaslamp Irish bar for leaseThe Dubliner Irish Bar in San Diego’s Gaslamp now sports a for lease sign. Photo: PubClub.com By Kevin Wilkerson, PubClub.com San Diego Nightlife Blogger The Irish flag still flies in front of the Dubliner in San Diego’s Gaslamp. It should, however, be a white flag. The Irish bar has surrendered to the COVID-19 lost business and has closed its doors. For good. The building has been cleared out and now sports a big “for lease” sign over one of its windows. This is a real shame, not only for the bar itself but for the PubClubbers of San Diego. The Dubliner – on 4th Ave., between Island and J streets next to La Hadas – was about as authentic as Irish bars get in the U.S. It not just had Guinness and Harp on tap, but bands providing live music several nights a week. Some of the decor was

The Dubliner San Diego Gaslamp Irish bar for leaseThe Dubliner Irish Bar in San Diego’s Gaslamp now sports a for lease sign. Photo: PubClub.com By Kevin Wilkerson, PubClub.com San Diego Nightlife Blogger The Irish flag still flies in front of the Dubliner in San Diego’s Gaslamp. It should, however, be a white flag. The Irish bar has surrendered to the COVID-19 lost business and has closed its doors. For good. The building has been cleared out and now sports a big “for lease” sign over one of its windows. This is a real shame, not only for the bar itself but for the PubClubbers of San Diego. The Dubliner – on 4th Ave., between Island and J streets next to La Hadas – was about as authentic as Irish bars get in the U.S. It not just had Guinness and Harp on tap, but bands providing live music several nights a week. Some of the decor was

The Dubliner San Diego Gaslamp Irish bar for leaseThe Dubliner Irish Bar in San Diego’s Gaslamp now sports a for lease sign. Photo: PubClub.com By Kevin Wilkerson, PubClub.com San Diego Nightlife Blogger The Irish flag still flies in front of the Dubliner in San Diego’s Gaslamp. It should, however, be a white flag. The Irish bar has surrendered to the COVID-19 lost business and has closed its doors. For good. The building has been cleared out and now sports a big “for lease” sign over one of its windows. This is a real shame, not only for the bar itself but for the PubClubbers of San Diego. The Dubliner – on 4th Ave., between Island and J streets next to La Hadas – was about as authentic as Irish bars get in the U.S. It not just had Guinness and Harp on tap, but bands providing live music several nights a week. Some of the decor was

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