No Halloween Costume? No Problem!

As a child, Halloween is undoubtedly a month-long extravaganza. Costumes are planned weeks in advance, ordered, broken in, spilled on and ordered again. As an adult, however, with bills and voting—info to vote locally here—and all the serious, adult-y stuff we have to do, our ability to pre-plan an outfit is seriously hindered. Most of us…

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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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Aviation Art Is at John Wayne Airport

It makes total sense to put aviation art at a place where airplanes frequently fly but the latest creative installation at John Wayne Airport is aviation art of a different kind. Greg Sullivan, best known for photographing the Chino Air Show and the Blue Agents, is exhibiting his local and exotic bird photography now through…

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Summer Events at Ra Yoga

In case you forgot, we’re big fans of Ra Yoga. (We interviewed co-owners Robert Kittleman and Jenny Vande Hei on the studio’s two-year anniversary.) And really, we’re just big fans of yoga in general. It’s calming, restorative, non-judgmental and all the things you need it to be amid the chaos of a chaotic world. If you’re looking…

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In Case You Need Saturday Plans, Snoop Dogg is DJing Time Nightclub

Is there a better way to celebrate summer than with a live set by DJ Snoopadelic A.K.A. Snoop Dogg? (Spoiler alert: There isn’t.) OK, so now that we’ve got that out of the way, here’s more: Snoop Dogg, the eponymous rapper responsible for more than 30 million records sold worldwide (plus a few GRAMMY awards,…

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Ina Garten is Coming to Segerstrom and You Should Probably Go

In a perfectly fantastical world, Ina Garten is our best friend. We share dark (and lighthearted) secrets, divulge our favorite recipes for roasted summer vegetables then cook together in her Long Island kitchen for her husband, Jeffrey, and the entire cast of Mean Girls on Broadway. (Jason Mraz comes too because he’s now a star…

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Orange County’s Finest to Be Honored at TIME Nighclub

Sometimes you’re good and sometimes, you’re the Finest. This Wednesday, April 25, the team at West Oceanfront is proud to help support 12 young professionals for Orange County’s Finest event at TIME Nightclub in Costa Mesa. The celebration, which begins 5:30 p.m., will honor the fundraising efforts of these stellar volunteers, who together have already raised…

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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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Happening Tonight: Orange County’s First Dueling Piano Bar Opens at The Triangle

If you’ve never experienced the delicious synchronicity of dueling pianos, have you ever really lived?   Tonight, March 9, the question will be tested as Orange County’s first-ever dueling piano bar, Keys on Main, opens at The Triangle in Costa Mesa. The launch of this 8,500-square-foot space signals an exciting twist in the new-business world of Newport…

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Dinner Deal Alert: Orange County Restaurant Week at La Vida Cantina

La Vida Cantina, a Mexican oasis on the second level of The Triangle in Costa Mesa is offering a special $20 three-course dinner for Orange County Restaurant Week, which began Sunday, March 4 and extends through Sunday, March 10. (By the way, this dinner price doesn’t include tax or gratuity, and the powers that be at…

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