Top Nine of 2018

Today, Instagram is all a glow with those fun grids of everyone’s nine most-liked photos from the year. So, to pay homage to the visual tradition, we’re sharing our top nine stories published in 2018.

These are the articles you read most:

9. Ten Things to Know about the Electric Bike Company

We visited the Newport Beach-based Electric Bike Company and toured the award-winning bike maker’s headquarters. Then, we shared what we learned.

Read the story here.

8. Malibu Farm in Lido Marina Village to Sell Fresh Food and Drinks

Well before it officially opened you really, really liked Malibu Farm. This story documenting what the eatery will serve gained our No. 8 spot.

Read the story here.

7. Eight Awesome Places to Watch the Sunset in Newport Beach

No surprise that this one was so popular. We’d want to know where to catch that glowing orb drop, too.

Read the story here.

6. Rumors Debunked: Nobu Isn’t Closing (It’s ‘Thriving’)

When the rumor mill spins, you want to know what’s what, and this article had the scoop straight from the source that Nobu Newport Beach would be sticking around.

Read the story here.

5. Local Entrepreneurs Channel Worldly Style on Balboa Peninsula

A feel-good tale about two local businesswomen making things happen in Newport Beach.

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4. Lido House: Everything You Need to Know

Kudos must be given to the team at Lido House for inviting us to their incredible launch party then letting us snoop around the place for this article, which provides a comprehensive rundown of all the boutique hotel and hotspot has to offer.

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3. Circle Hook to Open at Lido Marina Village

It would appear that new restaurant coverage reigned in 2018. And when Circle Hook did open, it didn’t disappoint.

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2. Crab Cooker Founder Leaves Legacy of Seafood and Songs Behind

In sad news, the founder of Crab Cooker passed away, just as it was announced the restaurant would have to be rebuilt due to complications from nearby construction.

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1. Newport Beach Local Seinne Fleming Joins The Bachelor

Yep, we get why this one made the top spot. We love all things The Bachelor, too.

Read the story here.