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  • OC Mart Mix hosts charity event Saturday

    COSTA MESA — Renowned pianist Ellis Hall will play at a charitable event benefiting the Mercy House this weekend at the OC Mart Mix. "He's really great," Allison Harvey, organization development director, said of the blind musician. "He gets a...
  • It's all good, cheesy fun

    It's all good, cheesy fun
    Running a shop stocked with imported and domestic artisan cheeses is a lot like taking care of children. "Every morning I take the cheese out of the case to see how it's doing," said Dawn Mednick, co-owner of the Cheese Shop at the OC Mart Mix in Costa...
  • The Crowd: O.C. benefits galore

    The Crowd: O.C. benefits galore
    The Pacific Coast Wine Festival will unfold at Newport Beach's Island Hotel on March 3. It is the fifth event in the world of wine benefiting the Costa Mesa-based Pacific Symphony. Advanced sommelier Jim Houston, from Charlie Palmer, will oversee the...
  • Tapping into wine

    Tapping into wine
    A Newport Beach wine and cheese seller is experimenting with something new: wines on tap. The Wine Lab, the West Coast Highway shop that opened in 2008, expanded last week into Costa Mesa with the opening of a new 1,200-sqaure-foot location at The Camp....
  • Saturday's Calendar

    SATURDAY Strawberry Farms Forever The Toll Roads launches its 12th annual program of guided native habitat tours with a guided hike to the Strawberry Farms Restoration Site, a Toll Roads conservation area never before opened to the public. The...
  • SATURDAY OCT. 1 TILL MONDAY OCT. 3 Makeup Exhibit MAC Venomous Villains makeup exhibit is in South Coast Plaza's Jewel Court, 3333 S. Bristol St., Costa Mesa. TILL OCT. 9 'Pride and Prejudice' South Coast Repertory presents Jane Austen's "Pride and...
  • It's Marilyn Monroe, in a bottle

    COSTA MESA — Marilyn Monroe said diamonds are a girl's best friend. Wine, though, promises to be a close second Friday at a Hi-Time Wine Cellars event inspired by the iconic Hollywood bombshell. The event from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Costa Mesa...
  • Owner: La Cave's method is tried and true

    Owner: La Cave's method is tried and true
    When La Cave owner Mike Palitz took over from founders William and Carol Boyer more than 10 years ago, he promised them that he would keep to the original formula. And he did, save for adding broccoli to the Costa Mesa restaurant's menu and more jazz...
  • Arts Year In Review: A year of culture

    With Newport-Mesans in the Olympics, contentious City Council elections and those Mitt and Barack guys grabbing headlines, it was a busy year for news — and the arts proved to be no exception. We could try to order this into a conventional "top 10...
  • The Crowd: Enjoying a fun night of 'Pain'

    The Crowd: Enjoying a fun night of 'Pain'
    The Orange County Museum of Art is set to begin a year of special events beginning in February, kicking off a season of cutting-edge art events in the OC. Museum director Dennis Szakacs and his team are sponsoring an exhibition titled "Richard Jackson:...
  • Shadia: The wine cork is still in the bottle

    I'm a hypocrite. I'm a Muslim who drinks alcohol — except during the month of Ramadan, of course. There. I said it. I am a hypocrite. Alcohol is forbidden in Islam. There are those Muslims, however, including me, who argue that alcohol is not...
  • The Harbor Report: Harbor is like a fine wine

    This Labor Day weekend I climbed aboard my 1983 Schwinn Traveler bicycle and set out on a different type of harbor cruise. Words that came to mind on this hot summer day, as I pedaled from Huntington Beach to Newport, were working waterfront facilities,...