Here’s What We Know about Lido House Food + Drinks

It’s probably fitting the soon-to-be-opened Lido House—part of the Autograph Collection by Marriott—is calling its new dining establishment, Mayor’s Table Pacific Pub & Kitchen. After all, Lido House (3300 Newport Blvd.) is located on the site of the old Newport Beach City Hall and its presence is a constructed symbol of old Balboa Peninsula meeting…

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Seinne Scenes Vol. 7: Ciao Bella

Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because of the plunging-neckline fashion. There’s no way around it: Last night’s episode of The Bachelor marked a sad, sad time in our quiet, little world of Seinne Scenes. But before we get into the melancholy details of an awkward-silence dinner that ended in Seinne’s ultimate demise on the…

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Smoke-filled Southwest Flight Evacuated at John Wayne Airport

Early Monday evening, a fire on a Southwest Airlines aircraft at John Wayne Airport prompted an evacuation, with all 139 passengers and five crew members on board forced to use the aircraft’s front emergency slides. 

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Local Underwater Art on Display at John Wayne Airport

If you’re strolling through John Wayne Airport (JWA) in the next week or so seeking creative inspiration, look to the walls. Local underwater photographer Patsee Ober has her art on display until Feb. 19 as part of John Wayne Airport’s Community Focus Space Program. Photos can be seen on the Departure (upper) Level near security…

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Newport Beach Lifeguard Completes Early Morning Rescue

Early Sunday morning in Newport Beach, exactly 41 minutes before the sun would rise, a woman was rescued from the relatively calm waters off Newport Pier. The rescue was reported at 5:59 a.m., according to a Newport Beach Fire Department dispatch supervisor, who also said a lifeguard swam out and brought the female safely to…

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New Chef Takes Helm at Lido Bottle Works

Many months ago, we profiled Chef Joel Harrington, the farm-to-table innovator who helped launch Lido Bottle Works at Lido Marina Village as a fresh, sustainable option in the chic development catering to the bon vivant lifestyle. Now, Harrington is out and former Executive Sous Chef Amy Lebrun has taken over as Executive Chef. A lengthy…

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Seinne Fleming Will Give You a Rose at Fashion Island This Saturday

OK stop the presses (but continue this post). Our favorite heroine of romantic European interludes and on-trend cocktails dresses, Seinne Fleming, is going to be at Fashion Island in Newport Beach THIS WEEKEND and she’s here to give you her rose. Join Seinne and 7 For All Mankind Saturday, Feb. 10 from 1 p.m. to…

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Seinne Scenes Vol. 6: Can-can You Accept This Rose?

Each week, we’re recapping the latest Bachelor episode featuring Seinne Fleming, former Newport Beach resident and current Season 22 contestant vying for Arie Luyendyk Jr.’s love. Welcome to #SeinneScenes, everyone … If ever there was a time Seinne deserved another one-on-one date, it was last night in Paris with a handwritten date card that said “Seinne on…

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Alert: 9-year-old Girl Missing in Costa Mesa Found Safe

The Newport Beach Police Department (NBPD) earlier this evening issued an alert that a nine-year-old girl is missing in Costa Mesa. Sarah Guardado Ruiz, 4’11” and 100 lbs. has been missing since 6 p.m. today. At approximately 11:30 p.m., NBPD reported that Ruiz has been found and is safe. “Today at 6 p.m., 9-year-old Sarah…

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Pen on Fire Speaker Series at Lido Village Books: Feb. 6 Event

If you’ve ever been to Lido Village Books, you’d know it’s a magical, literary oasis catty-cornered among the elegant shops of Via Oporto in Newport Beach. The vibe is kind of like a tangible sigh, worry leaves your body, you’re among pages composed by masters of the written word. Tomorrow, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m.…

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