Orange County’s 19 Hottest Restaurants, Spring 2019

There’s no denying that Orange County’s restaurant scene has come into its own in recent years. New openings from exciting restaurant groups and known chefs are popping up in all corners for the region, bringing together an impressive collection of culinary destinations set across high-end hotels, shopping plazas, and waterfront developments. From new openings to [...]

By | 2019-04-26T13:02:57+00:00 April 26th, 2019|OC Insider|Comments Off on Orange County’s 19 Hottest Restaurants, Spring 2019

This House Was Abandoned, Then a Designer Brought It Back to Life

  After: In the living room, homeowner Tricia Foley added built-in cabinets and a new fireplace a bit higher up than the original (so it could be seen across the room)—plus buckets upon buckets of Benjamin Moore's Decorator's White, which now cloaks both the inside and outside of the home.Photo: Gieves Anderson Old houses have [...]

By | 2019-04-22T17:45:00+00:00 April 22nd, 2019|OC Insider|Comments Off on This House Was Abandoned, Then a Designer Brought It Back to Life

Home sales in Southern California have slowed to the lowest level since 2008

January is typically the slowest month for home sales. This year, sales statewide in the first month were the slowest of any month since April 2008. Has the real estate market cooled in California? Yes, since price gains have slowed. On the level There might be some good news for Californians stretching to buy a [...]

By | 2019-03-22T18:48:34+00:00 March 20th, 2019|OC Insider|Comments Off on Home sales in Southern California have slowed to the lowest level since 2008

Catalina Island beckons with new hiking trails, vestiges of old Hollywood

California sun sends shimmers of light across the choppy waves as I depart Long Beach and head out to sea aboard the high-speed ferry Catalina Express. My destination: a 76-square-mile fortress of rock that’s marooned 23 miles off the coast of Los Angeles. Catalina is one of eight of the Channel Islands, and it’s the [...]

By | 2019-03-20T22:41:00+00:00 March 20th, 2019|OC Insider|Comments Off on Catalina Island beckons with new hiking trails, vestiges of old Hollywood

Orange County Calendar of Events – February 2019

Dana Point Chamber Awards and Installation Dinner   Feb. 1 Join the Dana Point Chamber of Commerce as we honor our outgoing chair, Jay Styles, and welcome our incoming chair, Michael Fox, at the 2019 Annual Awards and Installation Dinner. We will also be inducting our 2019 Board of Directors and presenting the business awards in [...]

By | 2019-02-18T17:37:45+00:00 February 18th, 2019|OC Insider|Comments Off on Orange County Calendar of Events – February 2019

Win a three-day package of Modernism Week events compliments of Coldwell Banker.

Enter for a chance to win one of these fabulous prizes in our Modernism Week giveaway: GRAND PRIZE Three-day package of events for you and a guest | February 16-18 Tickets to the most popular interior and exterior tours, admission to the Red Carpet Gala at the Christopher Kennedy Compound and a two-night stay at [...]

By | 2019-01-07T16:13:14+00:00 January 7th, 2019|OC Insider|Comments Off on Win a three-day package of Modernism Week events compliments of Coldwell Banker.

Upcoming OC Events – December 2018

Sawdust Art Festival Winter Fantasy   Through Dec. 16 Experience unique artwork by 180 artists, live holiday entertainment, great outdoor cafes, art classes and demonstrations, petting zoo, Santa and much more! Time/Place: 10am-7pm / 935 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach Contact: 949-494-3030 / www.sawdustartfestival.org Santas Workshop   Nov. 28-Dec. 19 Along with Mrs. Claus and [...]

By | 2018-12-10T16:24:42+00:00 December 10th, 2018|OC Insider|Comments Off on Upcoming OC Events – December 2018

110th Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade and Ring of Lights December 19 – 23, 2018

We excitedly look forward to another favorite time in Newport Harbor and we invite you to save December 19-23 on your calendar for The 110th Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade. Coordinated by the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade Committee, which is guided by the leadership of The Commodores Club of the Newport Beach Chamber of [...]

By | 2018-12-05T17:46:59+00:00 December 5th, 2018|OC Insider|Comments Off on 110th Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade and Ring of Lights December 19 – 23, 2018

How is The Market?

There is a distinct chill in the air. The 2018 real estate market is going to go down as the year that the 6-year, extremely hot run in housing came to an end and downshifted considerably. Taking a closer look at the active listing inventory, every single price range has considerably more homes on the [...]

By | 2018-11-01T18:32:22+00:00 October 31st, 2018|OC Insider|Comments Off on How is The Market?

Upcoming OC Events – October 2018

Knott’s Scary Farm   Sept. 20-Oct. 31 The fully transformed theme park features uniquely haunted mazes and attractions, sinister shows and more than 1,000 horrifying creatures lurking in the fog and hiding in every corner. Time/Place: See website for schedule. / 8039 Beach Blvd., Buena Park Contact: 714-220-5200 / www.knotts.com Octoberfest Orange County   Sept. 29-Oct. 21 [...]

By | 2018-10-02T00:43:05+00:00 October 2nd, 2018|OC Insider|Comments Off on Upcoming OC Events – October 2018

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