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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Wednesday, Jul 20, 2011 at 5:25 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Werewolf Claw Treatment

The Werewolf Claw Treatment

The spa at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront is definitely getting into the Comic-Con swing. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 20, 2011 at 1:33 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

San Diego, Beyond the Con

San Diego, Beyond the Con

If you need a breather from the panels and booths, take a look at five other things going down around town. Read »

Monday, Jul 18, 2011 at 9:49 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Zombies v. Superheroes

Zombies v. Superheroes

There's a zombie walk and a superhero pub crawl scheduled for the same night during Comic-Con. The mind reels. Read »

Friday, Jul 15, 2011 at 9:05 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Comic-Con Parking Made Easier

Comic-Con Parking Made Easier

Want to sew up where you'll put your car way ahead of the July event? You can. Read »

Friday, Apr 22, 2011 at 3:48 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Anaheim Comic Con 2011

Anaheim Comic Con 2011

Superheroes, villains, and caped crusaders of all kinds will take the convention center by storm. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 23, 2011 at 9:51 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

WonderCon 2011

WonderCon 2011

It's the big 25th anniversary for one of the country's biggest pop-culture-a-thons. Read »

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A good time is just a short drive away, and Worth the Drive points you in the right direction. It's a daily look at nearby getaways, festivals and sweet deals.
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ALYSIA GRAY PAINTER Alysia Gray Painter has blogged for NBCLA.com since October 2008, covering Los Angeles go-outs, restaurants, museums, hotels, as well as nearby Worth the Drive destinations. She served as the West Coast Managing Editor for AOL CityGuide, as well as the Los Angeles editor; she has also written for Bark magazine, McSweeney's, Modern Humorist, and PBS programs and publications.