Living on the Coast
By OCInSite Site Admin | April 17, 2012 3:04 PM
Bike-sharing. Sounds European, doesn’t it? The concept is simple: Someone needs to cover more ground than he (or she) comfortably can by walking, but it’s not quite enough of a distance to warrant summoning a taxi or driving. Said pedestrian heads over to a bike-sharing station, selects a bike and peddles his way to the desired destination. Once he’s there, he drops the bike off at a similar station, to be used by whoever needs it next.
By NB Magazine Staff | May 07, 2013 12:32 PM
Esther Lofgren grew up in Newport Beach and is the daughter of elite rowers Christine Plapp Lofgren and Karl Lofgren. Her earliest memories include wearing a life vest and eating Cheerios as her parents rowed her around the Long Beach Marina.
By NB Magazine Staff | April 23, 2013 12:34 PM
Before Newport Beach’s incorporation in 1906, there was little liquor to be found for sale in this sleepy beach community. In fact, Orange County was pretty dry overall, thanks in part to an influential temperance movement that aimed to keep saloons from opening. But that doesn’t mean alcohol was nowhere to be found.