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By Candice Baker | February 25, 2014
Got caffeine? Waffle sandwich darling Bruxie is debuting its own proprietary The Bold Blend coffee with a free cup offer on its Facebook page. Visit facebook.com/BruxieWaffles to learn more. (e)Book smart: The Newport Beach Public Library has begun offering free training classes at 2 p.m. Tuesdays in its Central Library media center, 1000 Avocado Ave. Classes include Downloading eBooks to Tablets on March 4; Business Databases on March 11; and Downloading eMagazines from Zinio on March 18. Pre-register to be guaranteed a workstation at (949)
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By Candice Baker | April 30, 2014
Teaching appreciation: Lark Creek Newport Beach at Fashion Island, 957 Newport Center Drive, will honor teachers throughout May by offering a $10 discount per person to those who show their teacher or school employment identification at the restaurant. Teachers and school employees will be able to enjoy the $10 off with no minimum purchase and are welcome to return multiple times. In addition, nominate stellar teachers who deserve a night out by sending a note of 200 words or less to info@larkcreek.com . Two teachers will win dinner for four, with a wine pairing.
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By Candice Baker | January 6, 2014
Grand slam: The Irvine Chamber of Commerce has announced several upcoming ribbon-cutting events. The newly remodeled Corner Bakery at 13786 Jamboree Road will celebrate its grand opening at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 14 with free snacks and beverages. Information: cornerbakerycafe.com . Tension reliever: Massage Heights, 3881 Alton Parkway, Suite A, Irvine, will host a ribbon-cutting and grand opening celebration from 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 17. The morning will include free chair massages, giveaways and opportunity drawings.
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By Candice Baker | February 12, 2014
Closing time: The Jennifer Convertibles store in The Market Place, 2866 El Camino Real, Tustin, will shut its doors after this weekend. Samples are being sold for up to 70% off retail price, including complete bedroom sets, sofas, chairs and ottomans. Both fabric and leather products are available. All items are customer pickup only. Information: (714) 544-8838 or jenniferfurniture.com . Classic fashion: The Garment District warehouse, which will be closing, is hosting a sale through Saturday.
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By Candice Baker | August 13, 2013
Island style: Casual surf lifestyle brand Hawaiian Island Creations (HIC) is holding a sample sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Estancia High School, 2323 Placentia Ave., Costa Mesa. Get up to 65% off men's shirts, hoodies, board shorts and other products. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Estancia basketball team. Harper's (online) bazaar: Erica Thomas, who has founded local boutiques like Erica Dee and Harper's, has launched a new online store. The bricks-and-mortar store is at 2610 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar. Information: shopharpers.com . Party on: A new Party City retail store has opened at 200 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa.
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By Candice Baker | October 16, 2013
Strike a pose: Yoga and activewear apparel designer Solow will hold an event hosted by yogi Angela Leigh of Equinox gym from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Irvine Spectrum Center's Nordstrom store. Attendees will enjoy cold-pressed juices and other refreshments, a raffle and a gift with purchase. Information: nordstrom.com . Wine and dine: Greenleaf Gourmet Chopshop is hosting regular wine tastings at both of its Costa Mesa locations. Tastings are $20 and include four wines and paired appetizers and cheeses.
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By Candice Baker | December 3, 2013
This weekend marks the beginning of Orange County's big sample and warehouse sale season, with many area designers opening their production facilities to weekend shoppers. Hello kitties: Nakajima USA, a major manufacturer of Sanrio products including the Hello Kitty line, will host a blowout sale with savings of 70% from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Costa Mesa Marriott, 500 Anton Blvd., Costa Mesa. Information: nakajimausa.com . Hip options: Enjoy savings of up to 80% on women's apparel and jewelry by Brokedown and Ettika from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at 1604 Babcock St., Costa Mesa.
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By Candice Baker | September 24, 2013
Anniversary bargain: All Wahoo's Fish Taco locations will offer the Citrus Slaw Taco for just 25 cents Wednesday, as part of the company's year-long 25th anniversary celebration. The new taco is filled with your choice of carnitas, fish, chicken breast or carne asada. The protein is tossed with cabbage, cilantro, onion and carrot slaw. Information: http://www.wahoos.com . Runway style: Style Week Orange County returns Saturday, and runs to Oct. 5, at Fashion Island and the Irvine Spectrum Center.
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By Candice Baker | November 26, 2013
Music to my ears: Not in the mood to go to the mall on Black Friday but want to find a classic(al) deal? The Pacific Symphony is hinting to its email subscribers about special one-day-only deals available on its website, http://www.pacificsymphony.org . Weekend smorgasbord: IKEA will continue its Seize the Days promotion with daily doorbusters this weekend, like a four-opening Expedit shelving unit for $19.99 (regularly $39.99)...
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By Candice Baker | December 11, 2013
Healthy freebie: Veggie Grill restaurant chain aficionados who download and use the company's new Android and iPhone app will receive a free winter menu item if they install the app before Jan. 5. Look on the "Love" tab of the app for this special offer. Information: veggiegrill.com . Holiday stroll: The newly formed Pearl Street shopping district in Laguna Beach, which comprises about 35 local businesses, will hold a holiday open house from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Participating businesses will offer hors d'oeuvres, drinks, special events and deals.
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By Candice Baker | April 30, 2014
Teaching appreciation: Lark Creek Newport Beach at Fashion Island, 957 Newport Center Drive, will honor teachers throughout May by offering a $10 discount per person to those who show their teacher or school employment identification at the restaurant. Teachers and school employees will be able to enjoy the $10 off with no minimum purchase and are welcome to return multiple times. In addition, nominate stellar teachers who deserve a night out by sending a note of 200 words or less to info@larkcreek.com . Two teachers will win dinner for four, with a wine pairing.
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By Candice Baker | April 23, 2014
Art escape: This Saturday and Sunday, join 12 local Festival of Arts exhibiting artists at their studios and homes along Pacific Coast Highway from Laguna Beach to San Clemente. Those who visit all 12 locations will be entered to receive a piece of fine art, an artist workshop or two tickets to the Pageant of the Masters. Information and open times: artalongthecoast.com . Earth sm(art): MUZEO, 241 S. Anaheim Blvd., Anaheim, will host a family-friendly free Earth Day expo from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday as part of the annual Imagination Celebration.
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By Candice Baker | April 16, 2014
Set sail for Newport: Visitors are welcome to view the 65th Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race starting at 11 a.m. April 25 off the Balboa Pier. The last boat is expected to pass by at 1:30 p.m. More than 130 boats enter the competition, which involves a world-famous, 125-mile overnight race. Information: (949) 644-1023 or newporttoensenada.com . Wine with a view: The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar opened a second location this week, at 3131 W. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach.
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By Candice Baker | April 8, 2014
W-2 cool: Ways & Means Oyster House, 513 E. Chapman Ave., Orange, will host an End of the Tax Season party from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Those who sit at the oyster and cocktail bar will receive a complimentary cocktail and passed appetizers. Those who work in finance will be treated to the same offer from 4:30 to 8 p.m. April 17. Bring a business card to verify employment in the finance industry. Information: wmoysters.com . Eggcellent event: Westminster Mall will host its annual Kidgits Eggcellent Easter Extravaganza from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday in its Target Court.
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By Candice Baker | April 2, 2014
Sale frenzy: The Assistance League of Laguna Beach and the Laguna Beach VFW Post 5868 will hold a garage sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Assistance League's Chapter House garage behind its Thrift Shop at 526 Glenneyre St. Items on sale will include a glass table, coffee tables, tools, patio furniture, garden decor, beach chairs, shelving units, area rugs, luggage, golf clubs and art work. All proceeds benefit the VFW. Information: vfw5868.org . Southern style: Memphis Café, 2920 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, has begun to offer breakfast seven days per week from 8 to 11:30 a.m.; the restaurant is a weekend favorite for Southern-inspired brunch options.
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By Candice Baker | March 26, 2014
Designer deals: Repeat Boutique is hosting a warehouse blowout sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 3001 Redhill Ave., Building 1, Suite 104, Costa Mesa. Enjoy major savings on the nonprofit resale boutique's already low prices. Information: repeatboutique.org . Contain yourself: Container Store locations are hosting spring organization demonstrations at 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays and garage organization classes at 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Those who attend will be entered in a raffle to win a $15 gift card.
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By Candice Baker | March 19, 2014
RVCA and roll: Fans of RVCA apparel will want to hit its warehouse sale from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 960 W. 16th St., Costa Mesa. Save up to 75% on clothing and accessories for men and women inspired by surf and skateboard culture as well as street graffiti. Information: rvca.com . Love literature? Join OC Public Libraries for its eighth annual Literary Orange from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 4 at the Irvine Marriott. Authors and talented readers will join for panel discussions, meals and autograph sessions.
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By Candice Baker | March 12, 2014
Buy, baby, buy : Enjoy savings of up to 80% on baby clothes and nursery goods at the Piyo Piyo warehouse sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily through Friday at 14150 Myford Road, Irvine. Cash only. Information: piyopiyousa.com . Hot tamale: Join chef Deborah Schneider of Sol Cocina at the Newport Beach Public Library, 1000 Avocado Ave., at 7 p.m. Tuesday for an evening of learning recipes and tasting signature dishes like shrimp cucarachas, goat cheese tostada, salted roast peanuts and cilantro, hot and raw ceviche, and chocolate banana bread pudding.
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By Candice Baker | March 4, 2014
Story time: Westminster Mall will host a family-friendly Book Blast from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday in its center court area. Kids will enjoy readings, giveaways and story-inspired activities. Families are invited to bring a new or gently used book to be donated to a local nonprofit. Information: (714) 898-2558 or http://www.simon.com/mall/westminster-mall . Bridal bliss: Scott's Restaurant & Bar, 3300 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, is hosting a bridal open house from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday.
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By Candice Baker | February 25, 2014
Got caffeine? Waffle sandwich darling Bruxie is debuting its own proprietary The Bold Blend coffee with a free cup offer on its Facebook page. Visit facebook.com/BruxieWaffles to learn more. (e)Book smart: The Newport Beach Public Library has begun offering free training classes at 2 p.m. Tuesdays in its Central Library media center, 1000 Avocado Ave. Classes include Downloading eBooks to Tablets on March 4; Business Databases on March 11; and Downloading eMagazines from Zinio on March 18. Pre-register to be guaranteed a workstation at (949)
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