Circle Hook is OPEN!

After months of anticipation, Circle Hook is open at Lido Marina Village! The brand-new eatery is warmly decorated with coastal flair, a mix of distressed wood, outdoor seating and big, picture windows that frame Newport Bay. And its food is totally on point.

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Where to Dine with Your Dog on Balboa Peninsula

If you’re like us, you take your dog everywhere. So, when it comes to dining out on Balboa Peninsula, these are the restaurants that are dog friendly (and some even have pup-approved items on the menu):

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Your Ultimate Local Gift Guide for Father’s Day

This year on Father’s Day, let’s make a pact. Can we please promise to skip the generic, last-minute card on which we all hastily scribble some reference to an obscure dad-centric fishing trip we’ll never take, or a fancy car we’ll one day buy him when we finally find an investor for our digital cat-walking…

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Taco Tuesday in Newport Beach

There’s an ancient saying in Newport Beach: “On Tuesdays, one must taco.” No, that’s not a real thing. But it should be because Taco Tuesday is as firmly entrenched in the culture of local life on Balboa Peninsula as surfboards, sunscreen and an ocean dip in December. (It was legit 80 F yesterday.) So, if…

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