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4 Beautiful Hotels for a Costa Mesa Wedding

Posted on February 24, 2012 | 6:00am

With its year-round sunshine, Southern California is one of the best destination wedding spots in the country! With so many great caterers, photographers, florists, local musicians, dress designers and more to choose from, having a wedding in the beautiful Orange County is nothing short of magical. If you are trying to decide on the right venue for your wedding, here are four great Costa Mesa hotels that can make your special day unforgettable, unbelievable and beautifully romantic: Read More

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A Bird Watcher’s Paradise is Hiding in the Heart of Newport Beach

Posted on January 25, 2012 | 6:00am

One of Southern California’s most beautiful beaches, Newport  Beach, is home to one of the few remaining natural estuaries in the region, Upper Newport Bay. An estuary is a coastal wetland where ocean water mixes with fresh water springs and rivers, creating a unique ecological environment.  As an important rest stop/winter home for birds migrating from Canada and Alaska, nearly 35,000 birds call the bay home at one time. Home to six rare and endangered species, Upper Newport Bay is widely considered one of the finest bird watching sites in North America. Read More

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Cool Mojito Promotion Ushers In Summertime at The Westin South Coast Plaza

Posted on July 8, 2010 | 9:00am

While the temperature climbs in the weeks ahead, the vibe at The Westin South Coast Plaza will definitely stay on the cool side as the hotel’s bar staff reach for their muddlers, mint leaves, assorted fruit and spirits to usher in summertime with delicious Westin’s signature mojitos.

Guests are invited to enjoy an assortment of these flavorful concoctions, including the classic mojito made with rum, lime sweet & sour, fresh mint leaves and club soda, and mojitos featuring various flavors from strawberry and kiwi, orange and raspberry, pomegranate, to pineapple and ginger, just to name a few.

The cool libations will be available for purchase in the hotel’s Lobby Bar and poolside at a cost of $12 each. The special promotion runs from July 1 through September 30, 2010. Read More

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Z’Tejas Gives Away Free $5 Bonus Cards For Dads and Grads

Posted on June 1, 2010 | 9:00am

Purchase of Every $25 Gift Card Earns Buyer Free $5 Bonus Card Through June 19

Tis the season for “dads and grads.” With Father’s Day soon approaching and graduation ceremonies in full swing, it’s gift-giving season for many. Those facing that prospect may have an easier time thanks to Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa.

The popular restaurant is offering free $5 bonus cards for every $25 gift card purchased through June 19. Guests may redeem the $5 bonus cards (no more than two per visit) from June 21 through July 31, 2010. Gift cards may be purchased at the restaurant and for more information please call (714) 979-7469. Read More

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South Coast Farms CSA is Now Available for Pick-Up at Old Vine Café

Posted on April 7, 2010 | 9:00am

South Coast Farms CSA is now available for pick-up at Old Vine Café, located at The LAB in Costa Mesa!

CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) is a relationship between a farm and its community. It is a great way for people to support their local farm in a direct way. Fresh produce is harvested and delivered the same day it is available for pick-up at Old Vine Café. The money from our members goes straight into growing their food, without a middleman!

South Coast Farms is a family-owned, certified organic farm in San Juan Capistrano, owned by George Kibby since 1997. He farms 25 acres in San Juan, and has been farming for over 20 years. South Coast Farms CSA program started in 2000 with just 12 members, and we now grow for over 350 local families!

South Coast Farms CSA is available for pick-up every other Thursday at Old Vine Cafe. All financial commitments are handled by South Coast Farms.

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