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Don the Beachcomber in Huntington Beach is in Danger of Being Closed to Build High Density Residences

Sam’s Seafood was originally started in 1923 and was remodeled to it’s current look in 1962. In 2006 it closed but was reopened in 2009 as Don the Beachcomber, one of only a few with rights to that classic name. … Continue reading

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Johnny Reb’s ‘Shell Out for Charity’ Has the Humble Peanut Raising Money for Charities

As many of you know, I LOVE barbeque and food I’ve had in the South in general. Normally, I like to do restaurant reviews of some pretty incredible eats. However, at this point, it is a given that the food … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Rolling Stones Release Fonda Theater Show Recording on iTunes

This morning, without any fanfare, The Rolling Stones released the recording made when they played here May 20th at The Fonda Theater in Hollywood.  Rolling Stones’ fans were calling this club date the “gig to end all club gigs” at … Continue reading

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Goodnight Dark Prince: Sir Christopher Lee has Left the Belfry

On June 7th, Christopher Frank Carandini Lee, closed the coffin lid on an illustrious life as colorful and sometimes as serious as the  films he starred in.  A descendant of European royalty and great-grandson of Italian opera singer Countess Estelle Marie, Lee … Continue reading

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Tamarind of London Does Two in June: A Father’s Day Menu and Bono’s RED Campaign

Tamarind of London in Newport Beach, acknowledged by many as the top Indian restaurant in Southern California, will be presenting a special Father’s Day Menu on June 21. Chef Ali has created several dishes to please your Dad’s palate, while … Continue reading

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Remembering Ornette Coleman And Our 2010 Interview

“But what I really don’t understand, what is race? Does race have to have anything to do with what you don’t do and what you do do? It shouldn’t be that way. And if it is that way, what is … Continue reading

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World Premiere of “How He Fell In Love” at the 2015 Los Angeles Film Festival at Regal Cinemas LA

“How He Fell In Love” is a quirky alternative “Dramedy” that focuses on a brief pivotal moments in two people lives when their paths randomly meet at a wedding. Matt McGorry’s character, Travis, is the jilted ex-boyfriend of the bride and … Continue reading

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Sushi Roku Opens Stunning New location in Newport Beach’s Fashion Island with Exquisite Modern Japanese Food

Sushi Roku, the pioneer of contemporary sushi with locations in Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Pasadena, Scottsdale (AZ) and Las Vegas, has opened in Newport Beach’s Fashion Island. The expansive, stunning location with a dining room anchored by a 20-foot Japanese … Continue reading

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Negroni Week Kick Off Party at Mesa Restaurant Gives Bartenders and Drinkers Both Big Wins

Mesa Restaurant in Costa Mesa was the site of last night’s Negroni Week Kick-off Party in Orange County. The event, whose purpose was to celebrate the classic Negroni cocktail and also to provide charitable donations for Inspire Artistic Minds, was … Continue reading

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Presenting: Glare, a New Collection by Kevin A. Short

Peek through the window of Kevin Short’s studio on a weekday afternoon, and you will find the artist covered in paint, probably sandy, likely singing, maybe dancing, and possibly trying to wrap up early for the day in anticipation of … Continue reading

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