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HIP District celebrates Summer Solstice this weekend

Photo credit: Mary Hurlbut It is our very hope that the HIP District's...

Royal Hawaiian Rolls out New Entrées & Summer Cocktail Wonders

Last night, I drove through a gray and cold Laguna Beach and wondered when the...

August’s Pacific Wine & Food Classic – Tickets NOW on Sale

The Pacific Wine & Food Classic is still my favorite outdoor food festival...

Taste of Laguna for Thurs, Oct 3rd, 2019 – Tix Now on Sale

​The Taste of Laguna Food & Music Festival combines two of our community's...

Laguna Beach Pride Festival Set to Celebrate May 31-June 2

In play for the LGBTQ community since 1994, the Laguna Beach Pride folks have...

Men’s Volleyball Open Draws High-Level Players June 1-2

The Men’s 65th Annual Laguna Open Doubles Beach Volleyball Tournament - the...

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Popular Chef Maro Molteni Will Operate Royal Hawaiian

Popular Chef Maro Molteni Will Operate Royal Hawaiian

Chef Mariano (“Maro”) Molteni still remembers the November day when Mo Honarkar suggested that Maro take over the Royal Hawaiian space as the new restaurant owner/operator. “All the hair stood up on my head,” he says with his wide grin. “The Royal Hawaiian … now,...

South of Nick’s Margarita Making a Run for Champ Title

South of Nick’s Margarita Making a Run for Champ Title

Last night, I stopped in at South of Nick's with my good friend, Ali North. It was early - 5:00ish - and we had an unexpected number of seats available to us. (If you're a fan of South of Nick's, you know that an empty seat is a rarity.) While I'm an ardent Paloma fan...

Christmas Eve & Christmas Day Dining Guide in Laguna Beach 2019

Christmas Eve & Christmas Day Dining Guide in Laguna Beach 2019

Happy Holidays, everyone! We tried to round up as many comments from our favorite Laguna Beach chefs on their Christmas Eve and Christmas Day plans. Because most of our restaurants are independently owned, many will be closed for Christmas Eve or Christmas Day, so...

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Fete de la Musique Returns to Laguna Sidewalks June 15

Fete de la Musique Returns to Laguna Sidewalks June 15

Photo above by Charlie Dickerson On Saturday, June 15, the streets of Laguna Beach will be filled with music and much fanfare when the 12th Annual Laguna Beach Fête de la Musique presented by Laguna Beach Sister Cities Association (LBSCA) takes place. Originating in...

Janice Freeman always rose above it all

Janice Freeman always rose above it all

When you own a marketing agency for 25 years, you figure you’re going to have to deal with some bad PR from time to time. Fortunately, my clients have been so stellar that we’ve rarely seen something fall apart that we’ve had to jump on … until Sunday morning, just...

Laguna Beach Garden Club Gate & Garden Tour 2019

Laguna Beach Garden Club Gate & Garden Tour 2019

On Friday, May 3, 2019, the Garden Club will host its annual Laguna Beach Gate & Garden Tour, a major fundraiser for educational school gardens, local scholarships and community projects. This year’s docent-led walking tour from 9;00 am – 2:00 pm will visit...

Casting Call for Pageant of the Masters 2019 Show

Casting Call for Pageant of the Masters 2019 Show

Can you stand still for 90 seconds? The Pageant of the Masters is looking for volunteer cast members fr next summer's show, The Time Machine. Individuals of all sizes and ages are needed to be cast members in the world's most famous presentation of tableaux vivants....

Tibetan Monks Returning to Laguna for New Mandala Creation

Tibetan Monks Returning to Laguna for New Mandala Creation

The Sawdust Art Festival will be the new host for the Drepung Gomang Monks Sacred Tibetan Arts Tour, Jan. 28 - Feb. 5. This is a big switch-up from the Tibetan Monks' usual temporary residence at the Neighborhood Congregational Church. I began covering the Tibetan...

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Chef Jeff Moore – EATS Kitchen – Irvine

Chef Jeff Moore – EATS Kitchen – Irvine

Meet Chef Jeff Moore, Owner and Chef of EATS in Irvine. Chef Moore started working in restaurants to stay alive in college and, after learning to make the best Philly Cheesesteak in the world, he was hooked on creating food that people love. Click to learn more about...

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