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Oh the Places You’ll Go… on ART

I love the thrill of riding Disney California Adventures’ California Screamin’ roller coaster. I love Georgia’s divine fried chicken in the Anaheim Packing House. I also love the colorful and eclectic Art Walk in Downtown Santa Ana. However, I don’t care for southern California traffic, or fighting for a parking space in a crowded parking […]

Dishing out Entertainment Can Be a Drag

My friends and I wanted to celebrate a milestone at a place that would blow our minds…we found it at the Lipstick and Lashes show at the Velvet Lounge. Located in the Arts District in historic downtown Santa Ana, the Velvet Lounge is a friendly and colorful gay bar known locally for their extremely popular […]

Wow Your Valentine with these Creative Ideas

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! And this year with the 14th of February on a Tuesday, it is quickly becoming a week-long celebration—from the weekend prior, to Valentine’s and all the way through to the following weekend! Opening a beautifully wrapped present is always joyful. And in talking with many locals we found […]

Fall Season Lets the Ghoul Times and Welcomes in Oom Pah Bands

October is a busy month with Southern California theme parks showcasing their unique take on the season of tricks and treats, from nearly a century of nighttime Halloween pageantry, to three local distinctive Oktoberfests that truly bring the spirit of Germany to the OC. At the Disneyland Resort guests will be thrilled by Mickey’s Halloween […]

Knott’s Ghost Town Brings History Back to Life with Ghost Town Alive!

Knott’s Berry Farm has always been my ‘backyard’ theme park, as I have many childhood memories exploring Knott’s with my family. Although many things have changed here, the core of its charming western heritage remains the same. During family visits I remember walking around the Old West Ghost Town and letting my imagination run wild […]

What’s Cookin’ in Downtown Santa Ana

Chef Dave Larsen, of the locally famous C4Deli in Downtown Santa Ana is a natural cook and storyteller. He grew up learning how to be a skilled fisherman and home-brewer and paired those talents into a passion for cooking with authentic ingredients. Dave’s cooking style salutes classic dishes while adding a few innovative twists that […]

More than Monkey Business

What if your Super Power was ‘fun’? Google understood the power of fun when they created the position of Chief Happiness Officer. Google understands that when you are happy, work becomes play and magical things unfold effortlessly. The simple act of finding joy and fun in the workplace will make you more productive, authentically creative […]