Archive for Orange County

Destination: Orange Circle, Olde Towne Plaza, Orange, CA

Aug 28, 2010 by Sandy Schroeder

Welcome to Main Street, U.S.A., at the intersection of Glassell and Chapman in Orange.
At the center of the traffic circle, Plaza Square has been a welcome gathering place for over a century. Within easy [...]

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Get Hungry for the OC Foodie Fest! An Interview with James Foxall, Owner of Taco Dawg Food Truck and OC Foodie Fest Founding Partner

Aug 19, 2010 by Sarah Roullard

The 2010 OC Foodie Fest is celebrating its first year with a hefty helping of gusto.
The event will host 50 food trucks, live entertainment, shopping and more at the Honda Center, in Anaheim on [...]

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A Serene and Beautiful Park 15 minutes away from Disneyland

Aug 18, 2010 by Timothy Ajioka

Anaheim is a beautiful Orange County city rich with culture and landscape. Known primarily for Disneyland, the home of the (I hate to say it properly) Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, the Honda Center, and [...]

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Fullerton’s Hungry Bear Restaurant – A Family Tradition

Aug 12, 2010 by Timothy Ajioka

Originally, The Hungry Bear was opened in Fullerton as a “Steer n’ Stein” on February 1, 1968. It quickly established a local following and was extremely popular for hand cut steaks and hearty home-style meals [...]

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Huntington’s Dog Beach and Orange County’s Dog Parks are useful when Travelin’ Local

Aug 11, 2010

If your dog goes everywhere you do, Orange County’s dog beach and dog parks provide venues for your dog to run free and play without a leash:
At the beach, it’s endless summer; in the parks, [...]

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Top 4 Fried Foods at the Fair

Aug 06, 2010

I go to fairs for two reasons:

To see baby piglets
To eat fried foods

This past Sunday was no exception, as I found both at the Orange County Fair. Here’s some of my favorite fried fair [...]

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Orange County’s Laguna Lake Park

Aug 04, 2010

Fullerton is known primarily as a college town filled with middle-class suburbs, multi-cultural demographics, and a downtown bar scene that can rival any in L.A.
But, hidden away up in Northern Orange County, is a [...]

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Diversions, Demolitions, and Daily Attractions at the 2010 Orange County Fair

Aug 02, 2010

Who doesn’t love the fair? The Orange County Fair is in full swing at the OC Fair and Event Center in Costa Mesa. The annual event is celebrating its 120th year. I visited the fair [...]

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The Rutabegorz Restaurant in Fullerton is tres chic

Jul 29, 2010

The name of the restaurant comes from a spin on the word for the rutabaga, a turnip. Coffee and desserts were only available when they first opened, but as the restaurant got more and more [...]

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Sunset Beach – a Great Getaway in Southern California

Jul 28, 2010

Calling up golden memories of summers’ past, filled with savory foods and lighthearted moments
For an old fashioned seascape, we all need a getaway once in awhile to make sure we still get it-or don’t lose [...]

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5 Ways to Make Visiting Disneyland More Special

Jul 26, 2010

Being a Southern California resident my entire life, I must admit that Disneyland has played a large part in my adolescence and psyche.
I have memories and pictures that span my entire life. My friends [...]

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Is a Water Park in your Future?

Jul 24, 2010

With summer heating up, why not get a little wet? Cool water + hot rides=Fun
What am I talking about?
A Water Park, of course!
Specifically:
Wild Rivers in Irvine
Or
Raging Waters in San Dimas
Just sit back and think about [...]

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Day to night, Main Street in Seal Beach seals the Deal

Jul 19, 2010

Most likely, a lot of cities in the US have a Main Street.
I’d venture a guess that each Main street has something uniquely special to that city, and that is how Seal Beach’s Main Street [...]

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The 2010 OC Fair Starts Today

Jul 16, 2010

If you live in Orange County, and even Los Angeles or San Diego, put your “Entertainment Hat” on and get ready to go to the Fair.
Opening today, the 2010 OC Fair is guaranteed to [...]

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