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A Culinary Celebration

Newport Beach Restaurant Week kicks off April 19 for two weeks of epicurean excitement. By Sharon Stello   With special dishes, prix fixe menus and exclusive offers...

Perfect Pairings

Fleming’s presents a Hess wine dinner option through mid-June. By Sharon Stello   Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar has partnered with The Hess Collection to offer...

Home Cooking

Online classes and demonstrations help to sharpen your culinary skills in the comfort of your own kitchen. By Ben McBee   We’ve all been there: It’s a...

HOME & DESIGN

Around the World

Globally inspired furniture and decor are just the ticket for creating international interiors. By Tanya A. Yacina   Although international travel is at somewhat of a standstill...

Holiday Headquarters

Corona del Mar Plaza has undergone a complete transformation, making it the ideal destination to shop for the holidays and savor a delicious meal. By...

EAT + DRINK

A Culinary Celebration

Newport Beach Restaurant Week kicks off April 19 for two weeks of epicurean excitement. By Sharon Stello   With special dishes, prix fixe menus and exclusive offers...

Perfect Pairings

Fleming’s presents a Hess wine dinner option through mid-June. By Sharon Stello   Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar has partnered with The Hess Collection to offer...

FASHION

Spring Forward

This season is about slipping out of your comfort zone and into bold new styles. By Ashley Breeding   Ready to retire the pajamas you’ve worn day...

Best Foot Forward

Female-focused brand Tamara Mellon brings its one-of-a-kind mobile closet to Newport Beach this week. By Ashley Ryan   Fashionistas rejoice because a new way to shop for...

Sustainable Style

Fast fashion is becoming a thing of the past as the green movement encourages designers to create eco-conscious clothing. By Ashley Probst   In a consumerist world...

Natural Style

Once seen exclusively as a beach accessory, straw bags are making waves in the fashion industry to complement any summer ensemble—and they are the perfect accent piece for a seaside locale such as Newport Beach.

PEOPLE & PLACES

My 24 Hours in Newport: Catherine Dickinson

Catherine Dickinson, the new education director at Sherman Library & Gardens, talks about community outreach during a pandemic and her go-to spots in town. By...

Arts Advocate

Philanthropist Bill Gillespie was a longtime supporter of dance, music and other creative endeavors in Orange County. By Tanya A. Yacina   When asked about the late...

On the Road Again

The ongoing pandemic has spurred a resurgence of drive-in movies and other car-based experiences in the region. By Sharon Stello   Over the years, drive-in movies went...

Streets to Success

The plight of abandoned and abused boys in Uganda has come closer to home thanks to the efforts of a Newport Beach resident who’s determined to help them better their lives.

TRAVEL

An Emerald Oasis

On the heels of its 150th anniversary, San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park offers an urban escape filled with gardens, museums and hidden treasures. By Sharon...

Cruising the Highway

Luxury RVs rise in popularity among pandemic-era travelers. By Tanya A. Yacina   The COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped our daily lives, including our ability to go on...

DRIVE

California Dream Machine

Turn heads with a trip up Pacific Coast Highway in a 2021 Porsche 911 Targa 4. By Joe Yogerst   California car buffs are a finicky bunch....

Powered Up

Tesla’s Model X electric vehicle offers a futuristic ride with winglike doors, autopilot mode and a sleek exterior. By Sharon Stello   Although Tesla is known as...

WELLNESS

Sweating for a Cause

At CAZ Training Club, exercise is all about giving back to the community. By Justine Amodeo   On the back wall of CAZ Training Club, which opened...

Racing for Recovery

The 2,000-year-old sport is bringing cancer survivors together in Newport Beach. By Molly Forster   Dragon boat racing, which dates back to ancient times in China, is...

THE ARTS

Bill Gillespie in front of ABT Gillespie School by Doug Gifford

Arts Advocate

Philanthropist Bill Gillespie was a longtime supporter of dance, music and other creative endeavors in Orange County. By Tanya A. Yacina   When asked about the late...

Elizabeth Segerstrom and the Power of Giving

Elizabeth and the late Henry Segerstrom | Photo by Doug Gifford A look at Elizabeth and the late Henry Segerstrom’s contributions to the arts, education...

Temporal Art

A local group is leaving a lasting impression with sand designs that wash away all too soon. By Jennifer Pappas Yennie   It all started early one...