Free Women’s Empowerment Event to Feature Disneyland Exec

Remember that three-part Women’s Empowerment Series we wrote about a few weeks ago? (As a refresher, part one featured Christina Zabat-Fran of St. John and Skyler McCurine of Le Red Balloon talking about the elements of personal branding and how community involvement plays a role in what your brand can become.) 

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Newport Beach Film Festival Hosts Free Screening of Art Film

Some might think the Newport Beach Film Festival (NBFF) is much like the holidays; it comes around once every year with all its fanfare and festive glory then disappears into the ethereal unknown. Except NBFF is actually a year-round celebration of cinema; the team works hard every day to fill our local screens with artsy,…

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Hoppy Happenings: Beach, Brews & BBQ at Newport Dunes to Benefit Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

If you’re in need of weekend plans, we’re here for you: The fourth annual Beach, Brews & BBQ descends on the gorgeous, water-lined grounds of Newport Dunes Saturday, Oct. 20 from 2-6 p.m.

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Feedspot Names West Oceanfront ‘Best 10 Coastal Lifestyle Magazines’

It was a warm-ish afternoon, the slight autumn breeze churning a relatively calm Pacific Ocean when the email arrived: Congratulations, your magazine was named ‘Best 10 Coastal Lifestyle Magazines’ by Feedspot. Well, WOW. The news was sweeter than pumpkin spice lattes, and more satisfying than cozy turtleneck sweaters or that spicy, warm smell of a…

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Yard House at The Triangle Celebrates Oktoberfest All Month

Guess what? You don’t have to travel to Germany to celebrate the joys and beer-filled delights of Oktoberfest. Instead, head to The Triangle and toast to the season today through Oct. 28. The restaurant, just a short drive from Newport Beach in Costa Mesa, is serving German-inspired dishes and seasonal beers. 

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Connect at Hoag for Breast Cancer Awareness Event

Whoever said you can’t get anything worthwhile for free didn’t know about the upcoming Hoag event, “De Mystifying the Breast Cancer Experience” at Hoag Hospital, which also happens to fall on the first week of October, otherwise known as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an annual international health campaign organized to…

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Orange County United Way Seeking Volunteers for TutorMate Program

Thirty minutes out of your day, a lifetime of impact for a local, at-risk student. (Plus, you never even have to step outside the office.) If you’ve been searching for an opportunity to give back, Orange County United Way is now asking for volunteers to join its web-based virtual tutoring program, TutorMate, starting early October.

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Lido Theater 80th Anniversary Celebration Raises More Than $150,000

You might have read our previous post about Lido Theater’s 80th anniversary celebrations (of course you did, you read all our stories, right?) But now … now! We’ve got a very exciting update: The duel-festivities, which benefited Lupus International raised a combined $150,000 for the non-profit organization. 

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Malibu Farm is HERE!

After months of anticipation, Malibu Farm is finally open in Lido Marina Village. Walk in to experience coastal-chic vibes, private dining, retail space—who doesn’t want a Malibu Farm tee?—and of course, eats and drinks worthy of its eponymous name. Like Malibu, the farm-to-table haven exudes casual elegance on the water, a confluence of unfettered simplicity…

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Local Entrepreneurs Channel Worldly Style on Balboa Peninsula

If you were passing West Balboa Blvd. a few weekends ago, you’d notice a beach home unlike the others: coastal-cute decorations hung from a small wraparound porch. Bikinis were displayed with due chicness; handmade choker necklaces were sprinkled around the outdoor space. It was a stop-and-check-it-out moment on Balboa Peninsula and the result of two…

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