Newport Beach Brew Co. Announces New Hours and Dishes

Gone are the days when the clock strikes midnight and Newport Beach Brew Co. shuts its green-painted doors. Under new Lounge Group ownership, Brew Co. has announced extended hours of operation — opening earlier and closing later — along with an updated menu.

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Crow Burger Kitchen Closes; Chihuahua Brewing Company Set to Open in Its Location

With little fanfare or explanation, Crow Burger Kitchen closed its dog-friendly doors March 30, ending a nearly seven-year-long run on Balboa Peninsula.

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Happening Tomorrow: Free Beach Yoga

Tomorrow, rise with the springtime sun and join Yogi Julie Miller for a free beach yoga class, happening 7 a.m. at 48th St.   Miller has been practicing yoga for 12 years and recently returned from a six-week yoga teacher training course in Australia. Now, she’s seeking yoga enthusiasts right here in Newport Beach. Miller is…

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There’s Art on Windows at John Wayne Airport

The gift of John Wayne Airport is that it never takes longer than 10 minutes to get through security. Global Access, Pre-check, nothing at all … however you travel, it’s almost impossible to wait in line at the airport’s efficiently run TSA operation. This means, for some, a Vino Volo visit to grab a Pinot…

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The Pubs to Visit on Balboa Peninsula

We get it. Sometimes, you just want a cold beer, a hot plate of comfort food and a TV with your favorite sports team victoriously hurtling across the screen. Enter: the pub scene of Newport Beach. These gems of the culinary casual are ideal places for arm, friendly vibes. So, pop a squat, play a…

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5 Summer Movies to Watch Before Summer

Excuse me Newport Beach but do you know you’re … Newport Beach? That means, as stated in the official Mother Nature’s Guide to Newport Beach Weekends, you must be ceaselessly sunny on weekends and also provide as good or better weather than all states along the Eastern coastline. (How can we possibly maintain our reputation as the “Best Coast” if New…

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Fancy Fare in Newport Beach

When you just want to wear something fancy and drink sparkling rosé … Boy and girls: If the mood strikes tonight to put on that suit and tie or unfurl your new floral maxi dress, we’ve got a few suggestions where you can indulge those lavish sensibilities while delighting your senses.

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Where the Wild Gyms Are

After what seems like an endless barrage of cloudy days and cold, wind-whipped nights, today the sun is finally shining. It’s the perfect weather to ditch the gym and instead, have yourself a little fitness session in the great outdoors. Plus, with Fitbits, Apple Watches and even an old, trusty smartphone, it’s easier than ever…

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The Art and Artifacts of Sticky Shaw

The first time we texted, Sticky Shaw was driving to Mammoth. The second time, he was there, on the mountain, taking a powder break and ready to talk. I didn’t know his real name (it might be Sticky Shaw after all) or much about him, I just found his work—a Berlin Fox stenciled into the…

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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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