The Lowdown on Blow Dry Bar

For bridal parties, a girls’ night out or anytime you and your friends want to look exceptionally fabulous, book an appointment (walk-ins are also welcome) at The Blow Down, Huntington Beach’s premier blow dry and makeup bar. Owner Rene Agee will share her philosophy that “getting ready for the party should be part of the […]

Segerstrom Center Presents Two Remarkable Divas

Amanda McBroom and Ann Hampton Callaway for Three Nights October 5 – 7, 2017 in Samueli Theater One word most wonderfully describes this extraordinary evening featuring two of the cabaret world’s leading singers and songwriters: Divalicious. Segerstrom Center welcomes music divas Amanda McBroom and Ann Hampton Callaway as they help kick off the 2017-18 Cabaret […]

Library Helps Teens Find Their Dream Job

The Orange Public Library and Orange Public Library Foundation are proud to present year five of our exciting S.T.E.A.M for Teens series of hands-on workshops. This year tweens (6th grade and up) are invited as well. S.T.E.A.M. is an educational approach to learning that uses Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics as access points […]

Monkey House Café. Corporate and Family Event Catering at its Best

Gourmet eats, premium drinks, uncommon gifts and special events worth sharing There is nothing more satisfying than stumbling upon a hidden gem, especially where food is involved. Big restaurants widely advertised are easy to find and sometimes worth a visit, but discovering that independent establishment or that mom and pop shop that surprises and delights […]

“Kids Free San Diego” Returns this October with Big Savings for Families

During the entire month of October, more than 100 San Diego hotels, restaurants, attractions, museums and transportation companies will offer families with children money-saving deals, so they can enjoy San Diego without emptying their wallets. “Kids Free San Diego” provides families an opportunity to save during budget-conscious times with a variety of unique “kids free” […]

Segerstrom Center For The Arts Announces the Third Installment of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series with Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ in Concert

Audiences will experience the next chapter of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series with a 90-piece live orchestra performing the entire score live to picture from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban October 6 & 7, 2017 in Segerstrom Hall. The Harry Potter Film Concert Series returns to Segerstrom Center for the Arts with […]

ETERNAL ROOTS: Creating a Memory “Capsule” of a Life’s Stories to Cherish Forever

The idea of a time capsule is not a new one. Made with the intention that they should be opened at a later date to help future generations understand the current time more accurately, or to recall a celebratory time in history: like a World’s Fair, or momentous birthday. A collection of moments, or trinkets, […]

5th & PCH Offers New Look, New Shops & Restaurants

Timing was perfect when it was announced early this spring that 5th & PCH would replace The Strand as the new name for the mixed-used development. All the shops, restaurants, offices and Shorebreak Hotel has just been painted in an entirely new color pallet to identify it’s close proximity to the beach, which suggested a […]

5 Points Plaza: Surf City’s Signature Shopping & Dining Destination

One of the best pieces of advice I was ever given is this: when traveling or looking for amazing shopping and dining hotspots, always ask the locals where they go. Nothing beats a great local reputation – and few retail developments in Huntington Beach have enjoyed such a long history of success as Surf City’s […]

Wild Birds Unlimited Bringing Birding into the Backyard

I went bird watching for the first time recently with a friend who is utterly obsessed with the Snowy Plover. A pretty inconspicuous, pale bird, the Plover is what the birding world calls a ‘wader’. Darting in and out of the sea foam as it rolls over the sand, the plover stops intermittently and pecks […]