Top Orange County Things to Do in December

Get in the holiday spirit with these 15+ top Orange County things to do in December. Edited by Whitney Lauren Han.   Lunch at Bayside Restaurant Starts Dec. 1. Stylish Newport Beach spot offers lunch service on the weekdays for the month of December, excluding Dec. 24-25 and 31. Enjoy new creations as well as your […]

Top San Diego Things to Do in December

This month, San Diego brings you Skating by the Sea, Botanic Wonderland, The Nutcracker and more. See our list of the top 30+ San Diego things to do in December. Edited by Brooke Knetzger.   Holiday at the Races Dec. 1. Enjoy Closing Day at the races with Holiday shopping from 25+ retail pop-up vendors, receive complimentary mini-spa […]

Shirin Neshat: I Will Greet The Sun Again

  Originated by The Broad, Shirin Neshat: I Will Greet the Sun Again is the largest exhibition to date of internationally acclaimed artist Shirin Neshat’s approximately 30-year career. Taking its title from a poem by Iranian poet Forugh Farrokhzad, the exhibition (which presents over 230 photographs and eight immersive video installations works) offers a rare glimpse into the evolution of Neshat’s […]

Top Los Angeles Things to Do in December

This December, Los Angeles is bringing you the Hollywood Christmas Parade, Marina Del Rey Holiday Boat Parade, Prohibition NYE and more… See our list of 20+ top things to do in L.A. this month. Edited by Alicia Luchak.     The Hollywood Christmas Parade  Dec. 1. Welcome the holidays at this annual parade, complete with a concert beforehand and a celebrity […]

Where to Celebrate Thanksgiving in Orange County

Delectable holiday feasts, Turkey Trot… Here are the best places to celebrate Thanksgiving in Orange County. Edited by Whitney Lauren Han. FESTIVITIES Dana Point Turkey Trot Nov. 28. Kick-start your Thanksgiving Day with the 42nd annual Turkey Trot in the morning. Registered participants walk, jog or run a 5K or 10K race through picturesque Dana […]

Where to Celebrate Thanksgiving in San Diego

From Friendsgivings to seasonally-inspired menus, here are the best places to celebrate Thanksgiving in San Diego. Edited by Brooke Knetzger.   Friendsgiving: Sun Printing Workshop at the Inn at Rancho Santa Fe Nov. 23. Come together with friends and family at Inn at Rancho Santa Fe, for a colorful and characterful take on Friendsgiving, featuring […]

Where to Celebrate Thanksgiving in Los Angeles

From family-style dinners to seasonally inspired cocktails, here are the best places to celebrate Thanksgiving in Los Angeles. Edited by Alicia Luchak.     The Thanksgiving Play  Through Dec. 6. See Thanksgiving in a new light after watching Larissa FastHorse’s satire at the Geffen, which follows three “woke” white thespians as they struggle to plan a […]

On Cloud Wine with Jason McClain

McClain Cellars is a cool and curated wine-tasting experience in Laguna Beach. By Kedric Francis. On a sunny afternoon, locals and out-of-towners gather in a modest, colorfully decorated tasting room, sipping wines with evocative names such as Summer Breeze, Kiss of Life and Old Black Magic. Some nibble on artisan popcorn, others on charcuterie and […]

Night Moves: Bringing the Fun & Games Back to Nightlife

There are some nights when a low-key staple—say dinner and a movie or a nightcap at the neighborhood bar—is the perfect balm. But other times, the favorite standbys are, well, too staid, and the routine is in a rut. It’s time for putting the fun back in a night out. Fortunately, after the sun goes […]