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Weekend: Two Sides of SoCal!


Sometimes nothing sounds better than sun, sand, sea and a comfortable pair of flip-flops. But at other times you may crave an urban escape, with chic shopping and fine dining.

Fortunately, Montage has created a pair of inspiring Southern California retreats that cater to both sides of your personality. Both offer artful accommodations, transcendent spa experiences, delectably creative cuisine and gracious, highly personalized service. Yet each offers a decidedly different ambiance, capturing the authentic spirit of its unique location.

Learn more about current Specials for Neighbors available at Montage Laguna Beach and Montage Beverly Hills. Also, find out more about the Sea & City special offering which includes daily breakfast for two and daily spa treatments.

Pricing starting from $695 per night at Montage Beverly Hills. Reserve now. Pricing starting from $595 per night at Montage Laguna Beach. Reserve now.


Way Basic, Way Cool!

Way Basics With Spring Cleaning in full swing and Earth Day around the corner, you need Way Basics to help organize and modernize your life. The Newport Beach-based company has creative yet simple and unique yet eco-friendly solutions for all of your storage needs, whether you are looking for the perfect shelf to act as a room divider or a new way to spice up your "old school" book collection.





Opening This Morning!

Microsoft store openingThe Microsoft Store at South Coast Plaza is celebrating its grand opening today at 10 a.m. The first 150 people will receive a gift bag and complimentary tickets to return Saturday at 2 p.m. for a Selena Gomez performance (and to meet Selena and receive an autograph after the show). The next 800 people will receive premier tickets to her performance. Selena's will perform in South Coast Plaza’s parking lot by Sunflower Avenue and Bear Street. The Microsoft Store offers hundreds of technology products, including Kinect for Xbox 360, a controller free gaming system, and Windows Phone 7, as well the latest PCs running Microsoft’s popular Windows 7 operating system. Receive personalized service and Microsoft experts will offer free technology training sessions for local small business owners, community groups and more. Enter near Theory, at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa.


Spring Has Sprung!

Harper's SpringSpring has sprung at Harper’s in Corona del Mar today at 4:30 p.m. Join its kick-off fashion show for the best in spring apparel and swimwear starting at 5 p.m. Harper’s is our go-to boutique for favorite pieces that are easy on our wallets. The show will be featuring the season’s chicest styles in swimsuits by Lolli Beach Candy, Vitamin A, and newly launched Made by Dawn, out of Santa Barbrara, designed by Dawn Peterson, a surfer and former model who makes super cute styles receiving a lot of celebrity press.

Enjoy appetizers, sip on Champagne and save 15% on purchases during the event. Special guest includes Jess of Jess Loves Jewels who will be customizing sterling silver, gold and beaded necklaces and charm bracelets. These make great gifts for Easter baskets and Mother’s Day. 2610 E. Coast Hwy. RSVP to or call 949.644.7467.




Madness in Anaheim!

March MadnessMarch Madness continues in Anaheim tonight as the Sweet 16 narrows down to the Elite 8. At Honda Center today don’t miss UConn vs. San Diego State at 4:15 p.m.; and Arizona vs. Duke at 6:45 p.m. On Saturday it’s UConn/San Diego St. vs. Arizona/Duke, TBA. Tickets cost $186 each and are for one session today (two games) and one session Saturday (one game), a total of three games. For more information, call 714.704.2500 or email Honda Center is at 2695 E. Katella in Anaheim.

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