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The Art of Surfscapes

Five Laguna Beach artists inspired by local beaches turn the notion of “classic surf art” on its head. By Jennifer Pappas Yennie   It is no secret...

Suit Yourself

When it comes to swimwear trends, options abound for every lifestyle, from sunbathing to surfing or playing beach volleyball. By Ashley Breeding   When choosing swimwear, most...

Seaside Sips

These five idyllic cocktails will set the tone—and help you cool off—this summer. By Molly O'Brien   Summer has officially arrived, and with warm weather comes a...

HOME & DESIGN

Poolside Paradise

Local experts offer tips for designing an oasis for relaxing at home this summer. By Ashley Breeding   In the 1970s, photographer Slim Aarons became famous for...

Backyard Bartending

Creating a bar on your home’s back patio provides a place to experiment with cocktail creations while enjoying Laguna’s blissful weather. By Theresa Boehl   From low-key...

Small Spaces

Transform tiny troves into lush gardens with tips from local horticulturists. By Ashley Ryan   A garden—no matter how big or small—holds a certain kind of magic....

Fired Up

With an array of unique designs, backyard fire pits provide a warm and inviting place to gather. By Tanya A. Yacina   The addition of a fire...

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ARTS

Art With Heart

Inspired by his daughter’s heart condition, Fabio Napoleoni channeled his creativity into a new career as an artist. By Ashley Ryan   Twists and turns in life...

The Art of Surfscapes

Five Laguna Beach artists inspired by local beaches turn the notion of “classic surf art” on its head. By Jennifer Pappas Yennie   It is no secret...

EAT + DRINK

Come Together at Comedor

From fresh cocktails to tapas and family-style dishes, this new restaurant has everything you need for a Spanish-inspired dinner. By Ashley Ryan   In Spain, the way...

Brine & Dine

Partake in pickled perfection around Laguna Beach. By Ben McBee   What do swimming in the ocean and a jar of pickles have in common? Lots and...

COMMUNITY

Living Pictures

Cast, staff and audiences alike celebrate the return of Pageant of the Masters following a year away from the stage. By Tanya A. Yacina   Since its...

Shelter From the Storm

Waymakers addresses teen mental health during times of crisis. By Tanya A. Yacina   Waymakers has a long history of helping children and teens in the region...

PEOPLE & PLACES

One-Stop Shop

A pop-up grocery and specialty store has opened on South Coast Highway, benefiting local Anneliese Schools and representing the “Slow Shopping Movement.” By Sharon Stello   At...

10 Minutes With … Julie Perlin Lee

Laguna Art Museum’s new executive director shares her inspirations and plans for future programs at this local cultural landmark. By Sharon Stello   Julie Perlin Lee began...

ACTIVE

Wild Waves

Local eFoiler Dave Shipp offers a glimpse into the rare, up-and-coming water sport. By Ashley Ryan   There’s a new luxury water sport gaining popularity across Southern...

Rolling on the Green

Started only four years after the city was incorporated, the Laguna Beach Lawn Bowling Club celebrates its 90th anniversary this year. By Sharon Stello   When jogging...

TRAVEL

Gone Glamping

From cabins to fully furnished yurts, several locales along the coast offer rustic yet luxury lodging, plenty of amenities and a chance to unwind...

An Emerald Oasis

On the heels of its 150th anniversary, San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park offers an urban escape filled with gardens, museums and hidden treasures. By Sharon...

FASHION

Suit Yourself

When it comes to swimwear trends, options abound for every lifestyle, from sunbathing to surfing or playing beach volleyball. By Ashley Breeding   When choosing swimwear, most...

Fearless Fashionista

Laguna Beach resident Donna McNutt uses Instagram to share her cancer journey while also inspiring others to find an outlet for expression and healing. By...

REAL ESTATE

Habitat: South Laguna

The community known as Coast Royal was the first development in south Laguna Beach. It was initially subdivided in 1906, preceding Three Arch Bay...

Habitat: Magnolia Drive

Located in north Laguna, much of Magnolia Drive’s character can be attributed to its past. According to the Laguna Beach Heritage Committee, it’s home...

Habitat: Arch Beach Heights

Once a remote location with poor accessibility, Arch Beach Heights was all but completely ignored after its subdivision in 1911. At one point, the...

Habitat: Tree Streets

Habitat: Temple Terrace

A View From Above