Blood Moon
In a total lunar eclipse, the moon passes through the Earth's shadow. As it does so, it takes on a reddish/golden hue due to the sunlight passing through the Earth's atmosphere. Before and after the total eclipse, the Earth's shadow can be seen cover... Full story
40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach
Mike Conway won the 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach in a crash-riddled Indy Car race. He finished the 157-mile race, averaging over 82 mph, to claim the checkered flag, the podium, the trophy, and the victory lap. Gabby Chaves claimed victory in... Full story
Art Attack
At the Surrey in Manhattan, local is the flavor of the day.
Go There  If you are a shopping-loving runner who likes to eat well and visit museums, The Surrey is the place for you.  The Surrey  ::  thesurrey.comCafe Boulud  ::  cafeboulud.com/nycBar Pleiades  ::  b... Full story
Reaching to the Converted
Plan a trip to one of these unique, converted hotels.
New YorkThe weathered red brick lighthouse has guided many ships along their way in the 145 years it has stood at the mouth of Esopus Creek along the Hudson River. Its beacon, now solar-powered LED, can be seen from five nautical miles away. But the ... Full story
A Good Egg
Despite its onetime reputation as nutritional kryptonite, the humble egg has made a big comeback among the health- and culinary-minded. Hatched here in OC, these local dishes are proving why.
Hole in OneThere’s no mistaking the fact that Sidecar Doughnuts & Coffee in Costa Mesa is no sideshow when it comes to everyone’s favorite morning treat. Although they’ve only been open to the general public since 2013, their do... Full story
Fringe Benefits
Get into the swing of spring with fringe. Easy, breezy and fun, tasseled bags get to the long and short of boho chic.
Designing OCBeachCandyNobody does custom swimwear with Swarovski crystal details like Brit Barber. And nobody does luxury hotels like the St. Regis. So it’s only natural that the owner and designer of Corona del Mar’s BeachC... Full story
Racing Through Siena
Experience the thrill of the Palio, the most popular – and most dangerous – horse race in Italy.
Go There  Florence is the closest airport. The hour-long bus ride from Florence to Siena is a commuter bus running early morning to late in the evening. Albergo Bernini is a very reasonably priced, family-run B&B, 10 rooms, some with s... Full story
Helping Heroes
The Inspiration to Action dinner was held at The Cannery in Newport Beach as a fundraiser for the Gary Sinise Foundation, benefitting veterans.
Sinise HelpsGary Sinise is also a musician; he and his Lt. Dan Band tour regularly, playing for the troops overseas and at stateside bases, while raising funds and awareness for the foundation and other charitable causes. To support Gary Sinise... Full story
Culinary Cancun
Mexico’s Yucatan is a foodie paradise. You can explore it all, or do what we did: Have every meal at Nizuc Resort and Spa.
April 15 is approaching. Time to organize my notes and a pile of restaurant receipts, and as I do so, I take the opportunity to rank some of my most amazing meals and top new restaurant discoveries of 2013. Ni was an unassuming Peruvian place we... Full story
'Draft Day' Debut at Big Newport
Draft Day, a movie starring Kevin Costner and Jennifer Garner, debuted at the Big Newport on April 3. The showing benefitted Newport Beach charity, The Foundation for the Undefeated, which has donated over one million dollars to the California Specia... Full story

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