Balboa Peninsula: Where to Party

Balboa Peninsula can sometimes be a deceptively fickle place, a mix between high-end and low down, craft cocktails to remember and shots (of something) to immediately forget. And there’s no season that captures this capricious spirit of good-vibes and coastal duality more than summer. So, if you’re looking to party with the local—or just spend…

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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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‘Up to Snuff’ Shines Spotlight on TV’s Most Accomplished Composer

On its surface, the story of William Garrett “Snuffy” Walden plays out like an expertly written drama. The innocence of youth, the tragedy of rock ‘n’ roll, the demise, the about-face and finally, the triumph. But as Up to Snuff shows, the heroic arc of real-life protagonist Snuffy is actually a much twistier tale that…

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Crab Cooker Founder Leaves Legacy of Seafood and Songs Behind

Bob Roubian, founder of iconic Balboa Peninsula restaurant, The Crab Cooker, passed away over the holidays at the age of 91. Last night at the Newport Beach City Council meeting, Councilwoman Diane Dixon closed the session with a brief tribute to the local legend. 

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Coachella 2018 Lineup Announced

Beyoncé, The Weeknd​​ and Eminem will be en route to Coachella Valley this April as headliners at the 19th annual music festival. Each spring without fail, thousands of Newport Beach residents sojourn across the desert to don their flower crowns and cut-offs at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Today, the official line-up was announced.

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The Best Places for Live Music in Newport Beach

You really can’t beat the experience of sitting back, cold drink in hand, and taking in the sweet, sweet sounds of live music. Don’t get us wrong, canned music can be fine, good, passable even for a night on the town but much like canned tuna or those mini corns that come in a can,…

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