Sunset Jazz Supper Club Debuts at Bayside Restaurant

The producers of the popular Sunset Jazz at Newport summer series, Joe Rothman and John McClure, can’t wait for summer so the duo is...

Local Artists Under Colorful Umbrellas at Balboa Island Museum

By Pete Weitzner | Special to the NB Indy At any given time, the Balboa Island Museum features about 15 exhibits. Its newest might be...

Off the Menu

Off the Menu: Easter Dining in Newport Beach

Orange County is now in the State’s Orange Tier—just in time for increased dining capacity on Easter Sunday, April 4. Many Newport Beach restaurants are...

Restaurateur John Ghoukassian of Bistango and Bayside Fame Dies at 84

Two of Orange County’s most popular restaurants are Bayside in Newport Beach and Bistango in Irvine. Personally, Bayside has become one of my favorite...

Curtain Up

Laguna Playhouse Presents ‘The Gin Game’ Virtual Production Feb. 14-16

It’s not quite a love story and candy and flowers don’t come into play, but Laguna Playhouse has picked “The Gin Game” as it’s...

‘Dixie’s Happy Hour’ Takes Tupperware to Another Level at Segerstrom Center

Dixie Longate is back, and she’s owning Happy Hour at Segerstrom Center. Alabama’s favorite fast-talking, gum-chewing southern belle Dixie Longate performed her smash off-Broadway hit...

Side Dish

Tommy Bahama Restaurant Deals for Super Bowl and Valentine’s Day

The Tommy Bahama Restaurant in Corona del Mar has reopened for patio dining, but the restaurant is also offering special take-out meal packs and...

Three Birds Hard Seltzer Flies High

When it comes to adult beverages, my go-to drink is wine. Red wine. Give me a glass of Tobin James zinfandel or Windward pinot...


OC Band Greer Breaks Down Societal Constructs with Music

By Simone Goldstone | NB Indy Soundcheck Columnist Fresh-faced Orange County band Greer appeared on the Southern California music scene in 2018. Since then, their...

Campus Jax Hosts Hillbilly Music Stars Deke Dickerson and the Whippersnappers

By Simone Goldstone, NB Indy Soundcheck Columnist Hillbilly fever hit Campus Jax on February 27 in a time-warp mash-up of Western Swing, Honky Tonk, and...

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