Orange County Coastal Real Estate News

July 19, 2021

Discover Great Newport Beach Bars on the Sunset Adventure

Discover great bars on Newport Beach real estate.After a long day at the beach, there’s nothing like an ice-cold beer to relax your body and quench your thirst. Newport Beach real estate has lots of great local bars and breweries, and it’s easy to get into the habit of going to your regular. But what about expanding your knowledge of the local brewing scene? This summer is a great time to play tourist close to your Newport Beach home, as travel is still rather difficult. Fortunately, you can discover some of the iconic local bars on the Newport Beach Breweries Sunset Adventure.

Tour Iconic Bars on Newport Beach Real Estate

A knowledgeable guide will start you off with Blackie’s by the Sea. The microbrewery has been operating at the same Newport Beach real estate location since 1953. Visit their website to read their story and see the menu. Next stop is Chihuahua Cerveza. They are known for their original Mexican-American lager. They also have a rotating menu of beers brewed with unexpected flavors, like caramel, coffee, and chocolate or blood orange. Check out the current list of beers online. Once you’re feeling good and relaxed, you’ll hop in an Uber and head to the ferry and cross to Balboa Island. The tour will end at the Village Inn.  

The Village Inn has been operating since 1933 and knows how to give its patrons a good time. There are several excellent lagers, IPAs, and Belgian-style beers on tap. If you’re in the mood for a cocktail, they have you covered. The Village Inn Old Fashioned starts with Crown Royal and stirs in bitters, simple syrup, muddled oranges and is topped with a cherry. Balboa Buzz is another signature cocktail, with Reposado Tequila, blackberry liqueur, agave, and fresh lime. Visit the Village Inn’s website to see more drink options, as well as the food menu. 

Learn more about the Newport Beach Breweries Sunset Adventure and book your spot online.


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July 12, 2021

Find a New Favorite Burger Joint During Burger Week

People living in coastal Orange County enjoy Burger Week.Burgers are a favorite food for many living in coastal Orange County. Celebrate the burger by participating in the 3rd annual Burger Week, which is in full swing until July 17th, 2021. This event pays tribute to the burger and many local restaurants in O.C., L.A., and Long Beach are participating. There will be many options for burgers, ranging from traditional choices to those that are more unique. Expect to find classic burgers as well as those made from veggies, chicken, mushrooms, turkey, and more. Find outdoor dining and takeout, there is a fit for everyone’s comfort level.

People Living in Coastal Orange County Explore New Restaurants

The burger menu and side options will vary at each restaurant. There will also be many drink choices. Burger Week menus will be priced at $10, $15, $20, and $25 luxe menus. There will be many restaurants participating. Find one near your coastal Orange County home or go on an adventure and seek out a burger in another area. No passies, tickets, or coupons are needed to take advantage of this event. Just visit a participating restaurant and find their Burger Week options.

There is a huge list of participating restaurants in coastal Orange County alone. A few participating restaurants in Newport Beach include Billy’s at the Beach, Helmsman Ale House, Muldoon’s Irish Pub, Peninsula Lounge, and Stag Bar and Kitchen. If you are looking for something in Huntington Beach, stop at Slater’s 50/50, Biergarten at Old World, or WAVE Gourmet Burgers. Participating restaurant options in Dana Point include Whitestone Restaurant and Bar and Waterman’s Harbor. Everyone living in coastal Orange County is invited to view the full restaurant list and find more details about this event at the Burger Week website. Have a family adventure, go on a burger date, or meet a friend to reconnect. Celebrate the burger and enjoy a delicious meal. 


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July 5, 2021

Great Food and Amazing Views Await at Coliseum Pool and Grill

Eat at the Coliseum Pool and Grill near your Newport Coast home.There are many unique and tasty dining options near any Newport Coast home. If you are a fan of gorgeous views and relaxing while dining around the pool, try Coliseum Pool and Grill. Dine inside, on the heated terrace, or in a private cabana. The restaurant is situated around the infinity Coliseum Pool. The pool features more than a million glass mosaic tiles. Each tile was laid by hand. In addition to the pool, guests also have magnificent views of the golf course and the Pacific Coast. Each meal at the restaurant will feel like a vacation, even if you are only spending a few hours away from your Newport Coast home.

Enjoy a Delicious Meal in a Relaxing Environment near Your Newport Coast Home

There is a breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu as well as a poolside menu. While enjoying the sun poolside, order a drink, chips and salsa, a salad, a burger, crispy chicken tenders, blackened fish tacos, or something sweet. The breakfast menu includes options such as homemade chilaquiles, an omelette, or a lobster frittata. For lunch, try a sandwich, salad, pan-seared salmon, prime petite tenderloin steak frites, or one of many other selections. If coming for dinner, try a burger, pasta, chicken, salmon, filet mignon, halibut, and a variety of deserts. There is also a kids menu.

The Coliseum Pool and Grill is located at 22701 Pelican Hill Road. South. Breakfast is served from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., lunch is served from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and dinner is available from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Call 844.443.0020 with any questions. Come to the restaurant for a fun time with the family, to meet friends, or for a date night with that special someone. Make a reservation online before heading out to make sure you have a table. Everyone living in Newport Coast real estate is invited to read more about the Coliseum Pool and Grill, make a reservation, and take a look at the full menu online. 


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June 28, 2021

Get Fit and Have Fun at Newport Beach Athletic Club

Work out near your Newport Coast home.If you are looking for a gym near your Newport Coast home or workplace, check out Newport Beach Athletic Club. Family owned since 1971, this gym does not use long contracts. Rather, all memberships are month-to-month. There are many amenities available, including a traditional gym facility as well as a separate one for women. There is also a sauna, cold pool, and steam room for those hoping to relax or get into the water. A boxing room, wallyball, basketball court, racquetball court, and ping pong tables are also available for patron use.

Work Out Alone, With Friends, or in a Group Class Near Your Newport Coast Home

Work out on your own, challenge friends to a game or match, or try a group class. There are classes for boxing, pilates, stretch and flexibility, equine functional fitness, circuit training, and more. There is even a barbershop onsite so that you can leave looking your best before heading back to your Newport Coast home. The gym offers a laid back atmosphere, and cleanliness is a top priority.

There are three types of memberships available, one for men, one for women, and one for a corporate/family rate. The monthly rate for men is $125, and the monthly rate for Jr. men who are 27 or younger is $70. The cost for women is $65 per month, and the cost for Jr. Women is $35 per month. Family/corporate memberships are for three or more people. Families must live in the same household. The monthly cost is reduced to $110 for men, $70 for Jr. men, $50 for women, and $35 for Jr. women.

Newport Beach Athletic Club is located at 1367 Avocado Ave. in Newport Beach. The gym opens early, at 5 a.m. on weekdays. Stop in before work, during the day, or come in the evening to get in your workout. Everyone living in Newport Beach real estate is invited to learn more about Newport Beach Athletic Club online

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June 21, 2021

Get in Touch with Your Inner Artist at ARTime Studio

People living in coastal Orange County take art classes.Anyone living in coastal Orange County that is interested in learning and growing their art skills can check out ARTime Studio. Open since 2002, this art studio works with students of all ages. Areas of art that can be explored include sketching, watercolor, charcoal, chalk, cartooning, and wheel-thrown ceramics. There are two locations to choose from, one in Mission Viejo and one in Laguna Beach. The location in Laguna Beach, which is known as ARTime Barro offers adult classes and specializes in ceramics and pottery. The Mission Viejo location has a more broad menu of offerings.

Folks of All Ages Living in Coastal Orange County Can Schedule Art Experiences

Summer camps are now available through August 20th and are held at the Mission Viejo location. Kids ages five through 13 can participate. The in-person camps are held Monday through Friday and have a minimum of five kids per class and a maximum of 12. Morning and afternoon camps are available and seasonal-themed projects are created. These camps are a great way to provide your child with summer enrichment when school is not in session. Other seasonal camps are offered throughout the year.

Parties can also be booked with ARTime Studio. Keep the mess out of your coastal Orange County home and book your child’s birthday party. Also consider scheduling a team building experience with your company or planning a girl’s night out with your closest friends. Parties are an hour and a half long with an hour for the art activity and 30 minutes for food and beverages, which are provided by the family or company. Art parties and ceramics parties are available.

In addition to parties and camps, classes are available both online and in the studio. There are many great classes available on various days with times in the afternoon or evening. Find the best fit for your schedule. Everyone living in coastal Orange County is invited to learn more about ARTime Studio online, browse the details for parties, camps, and classes, and book an experience. 


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June 14, 2021

Find Fresh and Tasty Breakfast or Lunch at Wild Strawberry Cafe

Get great food near your Newport Beach home at Wild Strawberry Cafe.Looking for a new breakfast or lunch spot near your Newport Beach home? Then check out Wild Strawberry Cafe. Open Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., they have a delightful menu full of fresh, healthy choices. Breakfast is served until 11 a.m. For something to eat on the go, try one of the bagels. Choose from buttered, cream cheese, peanut butter and banana, or bacon, cheese and eggs. Fill up with an omelette served with spinach, onions, bell peppers, mushrooms, and feta cheese. For those who want more protein, try the egg white omelette. You can also order a bowl of oatmeal, just like you remember from your childhood, with brown sugar, milk and strawberries with a sprinkling of flax seeds.

Order Online for Delivery to Your Newport Beach Home or Eat at the Cafe

At lunch time, there are lots of sandwiches to keep you going until dinner time. Choose between turkey, Genoa salami, or Black Forest ham. Don’t miss the famous pastrami sandwich. There’s also a chicken quesadilla. Vegetarians will love the sandwich with hummus and veggies. Those in the mood for something lighter will love the choices for salads. The kale power salad is piled high with kale, parmesan cheese, strawberries, apples, and dates and drizzled with the homemade lemon-thyme dressing. The Greek salad is nice and filling, with cucumbers, tomatoes, onions, bell peppers and red wine and vinegar dressing. Opt for feta cheese sprinkled on top for the authentic experience.

Finally, Newport Beach real estate owners will love the crepe menu. If you’re in the mood for something sweet, try a Nutella crepe or the caramelized banana crepe. For something savory, order the Italian crepe with spinach, mozzarella, and roasted tomato and garlic aioli. Add salami if you’d like.

Visit Wild Strawberry Cafe online to find the full menu. You can opt to dine in, have your meal delivered to your Newport Beach home, or come in to pick it up. 


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June 7, 2021

Find Out About Carnivorous Plants at Sherman Library and Gardens

See carnivorous plants near your coastal Orange County home.Are you looking for some new and interesting plants for your coastal Orange County home? Come out to the Carnivorous Plant Show and Sale at Sherman Library and Gardens. The show is free with garden admission and will take place on Saturday, June 19th from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. View interesting carnivorous plants from around the world at the judged show that is presented by Southern California Carnivorous Plant Enthusiasts. Members and vendors will also be on site selling plants and supplies. Pick up some carnivorous plants for your coastal Orange County home and also ask questions and attend a talk to learn how to take care of carnivorous plants.

Pick Carnivorous Plants for Your Coastal Orange County Home

Come for the talk Q&A: An Introduction to Carnivorous Plants on Saturday, June 19th at 11:30 a.m. The Vice President of Southern California Carnivorous Plant Enthusiasts, Adam Tilden, will talk all about carnivorous plants. Learn about what makes them different from other plants and how different types of carnivorous plants differ from one another.

After you have picked out a few carnivorous plants for yourself, come back on Sunday, June 20th at 11:30 a.m. for Talk and Q&A: Basics of Carnivorous Plant Care. Learn how to take care of carnivorous plants. Topics will include water, light, media, and dormancy. The presentation will be given by David Efferman from This is a great opportunity to make sure you do what’s best for your carnivorous plant.

Sherman Library and Gardens is located at 2647 East Coast Highway in Corona del Mar. Everyone living in coastal Orange County is invited to learn more about the library and gardens and this event at the Sherman Library website. Admission tickets can be purchased at this site and you can also read more about other upcoming events and find details about membership. 


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May 24, 2021

Celebrate with a Special Meal at Fable and Spirit at Lido Marina

Get great food near your coastal Orange County home at Fable and Spirit.As lockdown regulations are being gradually relaxed, it’s a huge treat to leave your coastal Orange County home and eat at one of the amazing local restaurants. Fable and Spirit is a newcomer to the fine dining scene in Newport Beach, but since it opened in 2019, it’s taken several “best of” awards, including Best New Restaurant in the Golden Foodie awards. It also has a number of great reviews, including in Michelin Guide California.

Enjoy Dinner or Brunch Away from Your Coastal Orange County Home

Dinner is served Tuesday through Sunday from 5 to 9:30 p.m. Or come in for brunch Friday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Reservations are recommended. Whenever you want to come in, you’ll find a menu full of unique choices, made with the freshest local produce and served to perfection. At dinner, start with one of the small plates. There’s Guinness brown bread, mussels from Prince Edward Island, or wood-fired pizza, among several other seafood and meat choices. Don’t forget your veggies! Try a citrus salad, made with cara cara and blood oranges, chevre, quinoa, spiced avocado, and drizzled with a citrus vinaigrette. If you come in feeling hungry, opt for one of the large plates. Order fish and chips, cracked pepper bucatini, smoked short ribs, or a Fable burger. Wine lovers living in coastal Orange County will be delighted with the extensive wine list.

At brunch, try a plate of crispy edge sourdough pancakes or a classic French omelette. Be adventurous and try the Middle Eastern classic shakshuka, made with baked eggs, poblano, Moraccan spiced tomato, creme fraiche, queso fresco, and naan. If you’re in the mood for something savory, try the pork belly BLT or a plate of steamed Prince Edward Island mussels. Round out your meal with one of the special brunch cocktails or add on baked goods like Irish scones or blueberry Meyer lemon brioche bread pudding.

Fable and Spirit is located in Lido Marina at 3441 Via Lido, suite A, convenient to any coastal Orange County home. Visit them online to see the full menu, make a reservation, or a takeout order. 


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May 17, 2021

Get Outside, Take a Class, or Hold an Event at Marina Park

Newport Beach real estate owners go sailing at Marina Park.There are many beautiful outdoor spaces to enjoy near any Newport Beach real estate. Whenever you are looking to spend some time on or near the water, head over to Marina Park. This 10.5 acre park has a number of amenities. Let the kids run around and play on the nautical-themed playground. Get your workout in by spending time on the outdoor fitness circuit and basketball courts. Bring a picnic or get food from the Lighthouse Bayside Cafe. There are 177 parking spaces available and a gorgeous facility that is available for rent, classes, and events.

The Marina Park Community and Sailing Center is a beautiful venue that offers events, classes, and activities, and can also be rented. It’s a gorgeous spot for weddings, anniversary parties, baby showers, or any other type of meeting or gathering. Rent part of the inside of the building, a grassy area, or picnic area. Maximum capacities range from 40 to 158. Rental rates are billed hourly and rates vary depending on the organization or individual requesting the rental. There are many available amenities, such as a portable dry erase board, TV cart, slide show presenter, tables, and more. This is a great way to keep the mess out of your Newport Beach home or office and give your guests something to remember.

Newport Beach Real Estate Owners Enjoy the Water at Marina Park

Marina Park is located at 1600 West Balboa Boulevard in Newport Beach. In addition to the community center, there is also a sailing center and guest-slips. Be sure to check out the water sports that are available. The Marina Park Boating Office has more details about sailing, kayaking, and stand up paddle boarding. Classes and rentals are available. Have a blast getting out on the water, especially since summer weather will be coming soon. Everyone living in Newport Beach real estate is invited to learn more about Marina Park on the city website. Find details about classes, events, rentals, and water sports, too. 


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May 10, 2021

Try the OC’s Best Pizza at Sgt. Pepperoni’s Pizza Store

People living in coastal Orange County eat great pizza.Folks living in coastal Orange County who are craving pizza should check out Sgt. Pepperoni’s Pizza Store. Established in 1976, Sgt. Pepperoni’s focuses on serving up the best New York style pizza you can get near coastal Orange County homes. They use the best local ingredients to make the dough and sauce on site. Their recipes come from Long Island, New York, so you know you’re getting authentic pizzas. One bite will show you why it’s such a local favorite and has been voted the best pizza in Orange County by the Orange County Register.

Anyone Living in Coastal Orange County Should Head to Sgt. Pepperoni’s for Great Pizza

Try Grandma’s Pie for a taste of New York. This is a traditional square pizza, made with mozzarella, marinara sauce, and sprinkled with fresh basil. You can also choose from one of the specialty pizzas. Meat lovers will enjoy the Bronx Bomber, made with pepperoni, sausage, mushroom, jalapeno peppers, and garlic. For something off the beaten path, try the buffalo chicken, made with chicken breast and mozzarella, then drizzled with spicy buffalo sauce and ranch. Vegetarians will love the veggie pizza, piled with spinach, tomato, broccoli, mushrooms, black olives, and garlic. You can create your own, either a 14-inch or 18-inch size. There’s also a gluten-free option.

Fill in the corners with one of the appetizers. Stan’s meatballs are made with a combination of pork, beef, and pancetta, then spiced with fennel. Or order a plate of crispy wings. Dip them in your choice of buffalo, barbecue, or honey sriracha sauce.

If you’re not in the mood for pizza, St. Pepperoni’s still has you covered. Have a sandwich and choose between turkey, Italian, or meatball options. There are also several salads.

Save room for dessert! Erica’s NY cheesecake is the perfect ending. Your choice of a traditional slice or one with Oreo cookies mixed into the crust.

Anyone living in coastal Orange County can head to Sgt. Pepperoni’s Pizza Store for a bit or order online


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