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Laguna Voice: About the July Finalists on Tues, July 27th

As you've probably surmised by now, I'm a giant Laguna Voice fan. A singing...
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What’s Better than Wine, Chocolate & Jazz?

My favorite weekly event at the Festival of Art? Easy. Thursday evening’s...
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Junior Laguna Voice: Kids With Crazy Serious Talent

As you probably know by now, Mozambique hosts a very high-level singing...
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Driftwood Country Music Fest: Early Bird Tickets on Sale July 12th

After a very successful first year in 2016, Driftwood at Doheny State Beach...
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Summer Schedule 2017: Laguna Beach’s 4 Art Festivals – Schedule, Times & Tickets

Summer is officially on! With the grand opening of the Pageant of the Masters...
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Cocktail Craft Master Sean Melia Takes on Laguna Beach “Speakeasy”

If you’ve been reading my blog posts and StuNews columns long enough, you know...
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August’s Pacific Wine & Food Classic – Tickets NOW on Sale

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

The Pacific Wine & Food Classic is a newbie to Orange County, but it’s going to be a world-class classic! Set for August 19th and 20th at the Newport Dunes, and featuring more than 100 food, wine and cocktail stations from the foodiest of foodie chefs at...

Get Your Famous Recipe Published and Created at Skyloft with GiveDish

Get Your Famous Recipe Published and Created at Skyloft with GiveDish

Everyone I know has at least one “famous” recipe they’re asked to pull out for every family and friend gathering. My friend, Lisa, makes a killer filet of roast. My friend, Rhonda, makes a decadent crock pot potato dish, and my buddy, Rob, cooks up the best buttermilk...

Mozambique and Skyloft Expand Safe Ride Shuttle Fleet

Mozambique and Skyloft Expand Safe Ride Shuttle Fleet

In 2003, when Restaurateur Ivan Spiers took on the crumbing remains of Tortilla Flats with plans for a complete renovation, we knew we had a serious contender in town. He wasn't interested in trying a concept in a half-renovated space to see if it would catch on - he...

“Parallel” In Play as 370’s Chef Ryan Adams Opens New Restaurant

“Parallel” In Play as 370’s Chef Ryan Adams Opens New Restaurant

This week, it seems I’m on the subject of great Laguna Beach chefs finding new restaurant space to the south of us. Last week, Chef Rainer Schwarz opened his latest addition, Hendrix, in Ocean Ranch next to the Cineapolis theater. This week, Chef Ryan Adams of 370...

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Laguna Voice: About the July Finalists on Tues, July 27th

Laguna Voice: About the July Finalists on Tues, July 27th

As you've probably surmised by now, I'm a giant Laguna Voice fan. A singing contest that takes place every Tuesday night at Mozambique, this is a showcase of absolutely crazy, crazy talent. Each week, up to 7 pre-selected singers are on stage with Francois Dean and...

Junior Laguna Voice: Kids With Crazy Serious Talent

Junior Laguna Voice: Kids With Crazy Serious Talent

As you probably know by now, Mozambique hosts a very high-level singing contest every Tuesday night called Laguna Voice. Francois Dean, one of Hollywood’s “most wanted” musicians and producers, hosts the event with his own hand-selected musicians, and it’s simply an...

Driftwood Country Music Fest: Early Bird Tickets on Sale July 12th

Driftwood Country Music Fest: Early Bird Tickets on Sale July 12th

After a very successful first year in 2016, Driftwood at Doheny State Beach expands to two days for Veterans Day Weekend 2017 in Orange County, CA. The Driftwood Country Music Festival 2017 will feature top-name country music, 100 California-focused craft beers, and...

3 Cities Connect 5 Trolley Systems For Our 2017 Summer Fun

3 Cities Connect 5 Trolley Systems For Our 2017 Summer Fun

The summer season is officially here and it’s bloomin’ trolleys! Each year – and thanks to Laguna taking the lead years ago with its enormously successful trolley program - it seems that one more city jumps into the trolley trend. 28 Miles of Trolley Trolling Now, you...

Arts & Culture

What’s Better than Wine, Chocolate & Jazz?

What’s Better than Wine, Chocolate & Jazz?

My favorite weekly event at the Festival of Art? Easy. Thursday evening’s “Art, Jazz, Wine & Chocolate.” I’m not sure that this event needs a lot of salesmanship. When you have art, live jazz, wine and chocolate at your disposal for two full hours, life can’t get...

Upcoming Fete de la Musique: One BIG Music Party

Upcoming Fete de la Musique: One BIG Music Party

For years now, Laguna Beach has participated in the worldwide party, Fete de la Musique, and for year now, many Laguna residents have no idea what it really is. It’s BIG music party, man! One the same day of the year – June 21st - more than 550 cities worldwide...

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