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Tina Borgatta | June 4, 2014


Just off the Coast of Dana Point

Pirates believed that dolphins swimming alongside their ships brought good luck. Indeed, there’s no denying the effect these marine...

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William Lobdell | June 3, 2014

Newport’s biggest diva doesn’t appear on The Real Housewives of Orange County, and she’s never made a scene because she can’t get a table at Red O Restaurant. These days, the town’s real diva—internationally...

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Wild at Heart
Nate Chapnick | June 3, 2014

As is the case with nearly all Lamborghinis, the replacement for the hugely successful Gallardo draws its name, Huracán, from the world of bullfighting. Known for legendary defiance, Huracán was a Spanish bull propelled to fame after an undefeated run...

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The Manor Reborn
Patti Dickey | June 3, 2014

As a longtime fan of Downton Abbey and anything Masterpiece Theatre, I eagerly anticipate visiting Ballyfin, a destination resort in County Laois, Ireland....

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Andrew Myers | June 2, 2014

“Let’s get in our comfies!” declares Shailene Woodley at the end of her extensive five-hour photo shoot. The 22-year-old actress, who stars as the teenage cancer-patient protagonist in this month’s The Fault in Our Stars (...

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The Hit List: Summer Musts!
Riviera Staff and Contributors | May 22, 2014

1.Bathing Beauty
Swimwear savant Brit Barber has designed a new suit that will make any woman feel as regal as The St. Regis Monarch Beach—as well it should. She drew her...

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The Hit List: On the Town
Danaé Overman | May 15, 2014

1. Thaïs
On May 27, soprano Nino Machaidze captivates in the title role of the beloved French opera about Alexandria’s most beautiful courtesan, who reveals she has a pure heart. ...

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The Hit List: Delicious Dish
Kristen Schott | May 8, 2014

1. Waterline
Balboa Bay Resort has freshened up its dining offerings, and the result is a...

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The Hit List: Song and Dance
Danaé Overman | May 1, 2014

1. Live! at the Museum: Ekphrasis
Do not miss the chance to see the first public performance of the music for LAM, Laguna Beach Live! and Laguna Dance Festival’s collaborative project. On...

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Bay Watch
Jamie Gwen | Photography by Andrea Bricco | April 29, 2014

Scenic views of Newport Harbor, with yachts cruising by during a dramatic sunset, and squash blossoms on my plate—I find all of that at Balboa Bay Resort’s...

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