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Westwood Coast: Elevated Dining and Country Entertainment in Orange County

July 05, 2024

Westwood Coast, the newest culinary venture from San Francisco-based Proof Positive, just opened at Triangle Square in Costa Mesa. Known for its buzzworthy Bay Area portfolio, including Wilder, Horsefeather, Thriller Social Club, Last Rites, and Westwood Gold, Proof Positive makes its debut in Orange County with Westwood Coast, pairing an elevated dining experience with lively country entertainment.Executive Chef Jayro Martinez leads the kitchen, bringing over a decade of culinary experience to the venture. Martinez has served as an Executive Chef in several acclaimed kitchens, including Mayfield in San Juan Capistrano, AHBA in Laguna Beach, Social in Costa Mesa, and most…

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Fourth of July at Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach: Prime Beach Access and Festivities

July 03, 2024

Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach is the ultimate sun-soaked destination for celebrating the Fourth of July.As the only property in Huntington Beach with direct beach access via a pedestrian sky bridge, guests have prime access to Huntington Beach’s Independence Day Parade, the largest Fourth of July festival west of the Mississippi, attracting 50,000 attendees annually. The celebration kicks off with the 5K Surf City Run, followed by all-day parade festivities around the iconic Huntington Beach Pier, and culminates in the Fireworks over the Ocean Extravaganza. With direct beach access, guests at Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach enjoy some of the best seats for…

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Celebrate an All-American 4th of July Aboard the Queen Mary

June 30, 2024

Let freedom ring and celebrate an all-American 4th of July aboard the majestic Queen Mary. Enjoy a full day of live entertainment, family-friendly activities, delicious food, games, dancing, and a WWII aircraft flyover on Thursday, July 4, from 3 – 10 p.m. This red, white, and blue celebration is a ship-wide event, culminating in one of SoCal’s top fireworks displays over the ocean.Ship-Wide CelebrationsIndependence Day revelers will explore the Queen Mary’s many decks, ballrooms, and salons, experiencing multiple celebrations with live music, DJs, line dancing, strolling performers, and more. In the Grand Salon, enjoy live country music and line dancing…

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Experience the Amerigo Vespucci and Villaggio Italia in Los Angeles

June 30, 2024

The Amerigo Vespucci ShipThe historic sailing ship and training vessel of the Italian Navy, the Amerigo Vespucci, will dock at the Port of Los Angeles from July 2 to 8, opening to the public on July 3 at 4 p.m. Known as the ambassador of "Made in Italy" worldwide, this magnificent ship invites guests aboard daily to experience its charm and rich naval traditions. For times and reservations, visit tourvespucci.it/en/events/come-aboard/.Explore Villaggio ItaliaAdjacent to the Vespucci, Villaggio Italia will offer a unique opportunity to explore Italian excellence from July 3–8, open daily from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. (opening at 4…

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Culinary Entrepreneurship & Workforce Initiative Reaches Funding Milestone

June 30, 2024

The Store One hub in Anaheim, designed to foster culinary entrepreneurship and workforce training, has reached a significant funding milestone. The project has secured $7.75 million in public funding for construction and $3 million from private donations to support equipment and operational expenses. Located at the former site of the first Northgate González Market on Anaheim Boulevard, construction is set to begin this fall.A new campaign has been launched to raise an additional $5 million for furniture, equipment, and multiyear programming and operations. The facility is expected to open in late 2025.Mayor Ashleigh Aitken highlighted the project's significance, stating that…

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