Tag: Newport Beach


Nominate: Newport Beach’s Most Influential People 2015

Newport Beach Magazine is searching for the city’s top 10 influencers to feature in the 2015 Most Influential People list, hitting newsstands this December! From entrepreneurs to philanthropists, tell us who you think deserves to make the list this year. Nominees can be anyone who has made a marked contribution to the local community in 2015; they must also live or work in Newport Beach.

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Hula Dog Brings a Taste of Hawaii to Newport

Bringing a touch of the Hawaiian Islands to Newport Beach, Hula Dog has garnered a loyal following with its tropical take on the standard American hot dog. A Hula Dog starts with the bun, which is “spiked” and toasted from…

The Dennis Roger Reed band at Alta Coffee Warehouse & Restaurant | Photo by Dondee Quincena

An Evolution of Live Music

Is our coastal city the music capital of the world? Depends on how big your world is. No, Newport isn’t Austin, Texas, which bills itself as the “true” live music capital. Newport Beach also isn’t Anaheim, Long Beach or Costa…

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Bars on Balboa

Countless watering holes are scattered along the 3-mile stretch of the Balboa Peninsula, with the harbor on one side and the beach on the other. Whether you want to drink in style or tear up the dance floor on the…

The Wayfarer

Newport Dream Jobs: Brendan Thomas of MDA

He books top talent and supports the local music scene with his company, which celebrates seven years this July. By Linda Domingo “It’s become a normal, full-time job,” says Brendan Thomas, founder of promotion company Modern Disco Ambassadors (MDA). Though…


From Dollars to Quarters

Whether you’re seeking a charming island paradise or a 
stunning waterfront estate, Newport Beach offers 
spectacular living spaces for every budget. By Vicki Hogue-Davies   Variety is the spice of life—and when it comes to its coveted seaside neighborhoods, Newport…


Home Away 
From Home

Newport Beach is a premier destination for international 
visitors seeking a California respite. By Connie K. Ho   Paid vacation rentals. Couch surfing. Home swaps. With technology today, there are countless options for arranging travel accommodations beyond traditional hotel reservations….

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Upper Crust

  Pizza Nova delivers a menu that mixes old, new and a view. By Lauren Matich | Photos by Jody Tiongco   “Neighborhood friendly” is the term that General Manager Tyler Williams uses to describe the vibe at Pizza Nova….

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Cozy at the Cove

All are welcome at Babette’s Newport Beach, where the comforts of 
home meet ocean panoramas and quality eats. By Bria Balliet | Photos by Jody Tiongco   Walking onto the patio at Babette’s in Crystal Cove Shopping Center feels a…