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The Athletic Country Club

February 03, 2023

Life Time, the “athletic country club” known for its state-of-the-art fitness floor, studio-style classes, LifeSpa and so much more, is opening its first Irvine location in early 2023. Located at Lakeshore Towers, the Irvine location will be the third Orange County club, joining San Clemente and Laguna Niguel, making it even easier for OC locals to invest in their health with Life Time.  A few of the standout amenities featured at OC’s newest premier athletic club include: 94,000-square-foot workout floor boasting high-end fitness equipmentStudio classes exclusive to Life Time (more than 100 classes offered each week)Two dedicated yoga studios & spacious cycle…

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Bachelor Star, Andrew Firestone Opens First Hotel in Santa Barbara

February 02, 2023

Santa Barbara just welcomed its newest hotel, Courtyard Santa Barbara Downtown, a Courtyard by Marriott hotel, and Saint Remy restaurant. Behind the reinvented hotel is Andrew Firestone, former star of ABC’s The Bachelor and co-founder with Jess Parker of StonePark Capital, a Santa Barbara-based hospitality development company. Following a complete transformation, the 122-room modern, coastal hotel is located in the heart of everything the American Riviera has to offer. Saint Remy will join the local dining scene, featuring a laid-back retro-inspired design and offering Mediterranean coastal cuisine with a locally-sourced menu. The property is managed by Azul Hospitality Group, a San Diego-based hospitality management platform focused primarily on…

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BANKSYLAND in OC Extended

February 02, 2023

Due to overwhelming demand, the first-ever Orange County Banksyland, an immersive touring exhibition at the Westside Museum in Costa Mesa extended its dates through Feb. 5. It features more than 80 pieces and installations of the world's most infamous and elusive artist: BANKSY.  For the first time, view original and studio works, salvaged street artworks, and never-before-seen immersive installations at Costa Mesa's Westside Museum. Experience the mystique and cultural impact of the most sought-after artist of our time, live and in person.General Admission: No early admission will be permitted. General admission ticket holders must arrive no later than 30 minutes past the stated entry time.VIP:…

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Celebrate Your Love at Luciana’s Ristorante in Dana Point

February 02, 2023

This Valentine’s Day, celebrate your love at one of Orange County’s most popular coastal restaurants, Luciana’s Ristorante. The authentic Italian restaurant offers a romantic ambiance with its inviting dining room and heated outdoor dining in its terrazzo.Starting at 4:30 p.m. on February 14, Luciana’s will offer a four-course Valentine’s Day including an Antipasti course of Buratta with prosciutto, capicola, fig jam, and crostini; Primi (a choice of the first course) of Insalata di Caesar (crisp romaine hearts, Ceasar dressing, shaved parmesan cheese served with parmesan crostini) or Insalata di Arugula (apples, cranberries, candied walnuts, pecorino cheese, and lemon herb vinaigrette.For…

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Slapfish Founder Launches Calico Fish House

February 01, 2023

Celebrity Chef Andrew Gruel, known for the award-winning food truck turned international sensation Slapfish, has returned his focus to seafood dining with the opening of his newest full-service restaurant brand, Calico Fish House in Huntington Beach. “Calico is our family restaurant and our four children helped in developing the concept. We believe food should be simple if you have ingredients you love and a mission that speaks beyond salt and pepper,” said Andrew Gruel. “Calico hits all the notes when it comes to crave-worthy cuisine. We can't wait to grow this venture and have our kids take it to the next level one day.…

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