Coming Soon: Lobsterfest at Newport Dunes

For the tenth year in a row, whole main lobster will make its buttery, delicious debut on the shores at Newport Dunes at the 2018 Lobsterfest. Enjoy surf, turf, live music and fun for the entire family … all while raising money for the Make-A-Wish® (Orange County and Inland Empire) and Leadership Tomorrow organizations. This…

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Fashion Island Pinwheel Display Spins ‘Round for Charity

This Sunday at Fashion Island, do good, shop and repeat. Here’s how: If visit the Neiman Marcus-Bloomingdale’s Courtyard, you’ll find 3,100 pinwheels, displayed by Court Appointed Special Advocates of Orange County (CASA-OC) in conjunction with Child Abuse Awareness Month recognized through the month of April.

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A Clean Sweep

Despite the clouds and looming gray from a night of steady rainfall, dozens gathered by Tower 22 Sunday morning for the annual Dory Deli Beach Clean Up. The ocean was quiet, the sand vaguely wet as volunteers checked in for the feel-good community event. Each was greeted in turn with a pair of gloves, water…

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Balboa Peninsula, This Is Our Story

As 2018 begins, we want to thank you—the community of Balboa Peninsula and beyond—for supporting West Oceanfront Magazine in whatever form your support has taken; maybe you’ve read some of our recent articles, commented on a story, followed us on Instagram, liked one of our tweets or simply found our Facebook page and it led…

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Happy Weed Year: Legal Recreational Marijuana Now Available

It’s been over a year since California voters passed Proposition 64, allowing legal recreational weed throughout the Golden State. And when the clock struck midnight New Year’s Eve, those high hopes of California weed smokers finally became a reality. Well, kind of.

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Newport Beach Locals Join Blackies Beach Cleanup

Yesterday afternoon, Newport Beach locals gathered by Newport Pier for a two-hour Blackies Beach Cleanup. “We love being part of a community that cares about clean beaches,” read an Instagram post by Malarky’s Irish Pub. The cleanup was put together by No Beach Plastic, The Board Club, Malarky’s Irish Pub, Surf Shop Box and Pacific Marine Mammal…

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Newport Beach Stylist Cuts Hair for the Homeless

Where there is darkness, there must also be light. And if we can’t find light, then we can create it ourselves. This idea—the concept of goodness just because—recently motivated Patrick Kim, a hairstylist who works with clients in Newport Beach and throughout South Orange County, to spend several hours on a Monday morning trimming hair…

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