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 […]

Concierge Podiatry & Spa Newport Beach

  Revolutionizing the Nail and Foot Care Industry If you haven’t seen the popular television series Parks and Recreation, we need to talk. But what I really need to know is if you’ve heard the popular phrase coined on the show: “treat yo’ self”. For its creators, that means a cashmere scarf or crystal brooch […]

Have an Absolutely Fabulous Valentine’s Day!

Diane Silverstein had never heard of the show “Absolutely Fabulous” when she named her aptly-titled gifts and décor boutique in central Huntington Beach. But the fun-loving, irreverent, blonde, champagne-promoting show does give a glimpse into what makes Absolutely Fabulous such a treasure. Absolutely Fabulous is not your run-of-the-mill, Hallmark-style gift shop; they are as fun […]

YMCA of Orange: An Interview with Jimmy Ozaeta, CEO

The YMCA of Orange, the longest tenured non-profit in the city of Orange, established 1922, has impacted hundreds of thousands of youth and families. For over 90 years, the YMCA of Orange has served a unique role in Orange, Anaheim Hills, Villa Park, and surrounding communities. Focusing on enhancing the quality of life in the […]

Paris in a Cup Tea Salon and Boutique

Cheryl Turner, owner of Paris in a Cup, shares her personal vision and inspiration behind her immensely popular tea salon and boutique based in historic Old Town Orange … in her own words and just in time for the holidays. Visitors to my Tea Salon frequently ask me why I chose a French theme for […]

Have an Absolutely Fabulous Holiday at OC’s Most Unique Gifts & Décor Boutique

Diane Silverstein had never heard of the show “Absolutely Fabulous” when she named her aptly-titled gifts and décor boutique in central Huntington Beach. But the fun-loving, irreverent, blonde, champagne-promoting show does give a glimpse into what makes Absolutely Fabulous such a treasure. Absolutely Fabulous is not your run-of-the-mill, Hallmark-style gift shop; they are as fun […]

Myths vs. Facts: Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT)

At OC Pharmacy we are often asked questions about bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT). It presents a solution to hundreds of patients in our community for which manufactured synthetic hormones either don’t work or aren’t made in a dose that you may need to feel better. To help provide some guidance, below is a list […]

Blake Vartanian and the Keller Williams Team

Market experts putting “conscience first, rather than commission” A sleepy farm town with a population of 15,000 before Disneyland moved in in 1955, Anaheim’s packing houses and Orange County’s citrus groves soon gave way to waves of tourism and real estate development. In 1984, Blake Vartanian earned his California Broker license three years after receiving […]

Absolutely Fabulous. Surf City’s Most Unique Gifts & Décor Boutique

Diane Silverstein had never heard of the show “Absolutely Fabulous” when she named her aptly-titled gifts and décor boutique in central Huntington Beach. But the fun-loving, irreverent, blonde, champagne-promoting show does give a glimpse into what makes Absolutely Fabulous such a treasure. Absolutely Fabulous is not your run-of-the-mill, Hallmark-style gift shop; they are as fun […]

Orange County Housing Market: Ripe for the Picking with the John Aust Real Estate Company

In 1801, Orange County’s first real estate deal took place. The Spanish colonial government permitted Juan Pablo Grijalva, a retired Spanish soldier, to ranch the area surrounding Arroyo Santiago. The landholding stretched from the hills in Villa Park to the shores in Newport Beach, and was later expanded to include the foothills up to Riverside. […]