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Coastal Fashion: Lafayette 148 Opens West Coast Flagship in South Coast Plaza

By Christopher Trela & Laura Wise | NB Indy For many years a fixture on the East Coast and in popup boutiques at noted department stores, fashionable clothier Lafayette 148 has opened a flagship store inside South Coast Plaza. At the opening event on Thursday, Nov. 1,...

Coastal Fashion: Tiffany & Co. Unveils 2018 Blue Book and Save the Wild

Tiffany & Co., which has a store in South Coast Plaza, has unveiled its 2018 Blue Book Collection: The Four Seasons of Tiffany. Composed of five themes—winter, spring, summer, autumn and color theory—the new high jewelry collection draws inspiration from flora, fauna and the...

Home & Design

Attracting ‘Good Bugs’ to a Garden

By Gary Jones | Special to the NB Indy “Good” bugs can be a homeowner’s best friend, while “bad” bugs can wipe out weeks of gardening in just a few days. By definition, it is easy to know the difference. The notorious bad bug gang of four – aphids, whitefly, scale and mealy-bu...

Ghoulishly Delightful Pumpkin Décor

Pumpkins and squash are the perfect canvas for adding that extra spark of hair-raising décor to your door, porch or centerpiece this fall. They can be carved, cooked, painted or arranged into bone-chilling displays to add a little something extra to the essence of fall. Any type...

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Christmas Walk Returns to CdM

Thousands of visitors and locals flocked to Newport Beach this weekend for an annual event full of the holiday spirit. The Corona del Mar Chamber of Commerce presented the 40th Annual CdM Christmas Walk on Sunday, kicking off the holiday season in the community. Attendees enjoyed...

Great Pacific Airshow Full of Aerobatic Thrills and Precision Flying

The Great Pacific Airshow returned to Newport Beach’s coastal neighbor, Huntington Beach, last weekend and  included some heart stopping aerobatic, warbird and military performances. The annual event, previously called the Huntington Beach Airshow, kicked off this...

Insights

Insights: Hard Truths About the Road Less Traveled

There are some difficult truths that we often find challenging to accept. The more we can hold these truths the more we are able to embrace our life. We believe that the more we turn away from the difficult parts of life the happier we are, but the opposite is true. I started...

Insights: Touch

Leo Buscaglia once wrote: “Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” A friend of mine was at a nursing home and sent me an...

Insights: Holding On To Passion

“Science Fair” is a documentary film from National Geographic about high school students who compete internationally with their science projects. Some 1,700 teens from 78 countries compete to be named Best in Fair. This movie left me laughing yet amazed at the incredible projects...

Moments for Health

Moment for Health: “The Need to Grow” at Newport Beach Film Festival

“The Need to Grow,” winner of the Best Documentary at the Sonoma International Film Festival 2018, is a documentary film by Rob Herring, graduate of NYU Tisch School of the Arts, and Ryan Wirick, a graduate of Chapman University. The movie tells three stories about people making...

Newport Resident Pens Vegan Cookbook

Newport Beach resident Sandra Sellani and her sister Susan Sellani have written a book called, “The 40-Year Old Vegan: 75 Recipes to make You Leaner, Cleaner, and Greener in the Second Half of Life.” It’s a book for those willing to look within and ask questions about their diet,...