TRADE Food Hall Brings Eats to Irvine

TRADE Food Hall is not the typical strip mall or cafeteria you’d expect to find in the Irvine Business Complex near the airport. It’s an open-air, fast-casual restaurant scene where you can find young professionals, social media personalities, students and artists on any given day for lunch or happy hour. It’s a spot where you can get tasty food or eats that looks good for your Instagram feed. TRADE is …

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Fall Show Preview: Must See Live O.C. Music

Thu. 10/18: MAGGIE ROGERS Maryland singer-songwriter Maggie Rogers shot to viral-video fame after her song “Alaska,” penned in just 15 minutes, moved Pharrell Williams to tears during a New York University masterclass. Since then, she’s ushered her prior trad-folk towards a synthier signature, with last year’s Now That The Light Is Fading EP, which includes the falsetto-capped “Alaska,” straddling organic outdoorsy-ness and chilled digital delights. At The Observatory, Santa Ana – Click here …

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Irvine Nightlife: The Best Hidden Gems and Rooftop Bars

According to WalletHub.com, Irvine is one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States. It’s no wonder the area has a myriad of nightlife choices. Destination Irvine, a resource for where to stay, play, eat and meet in the area, promotes the city as a preferred overnight destination in Southern California for groups, sports events, leisure visitors and business travelers. “From the rooftop bar Hive & Honey offering 360° views …

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A Memorable First Glimpse – The Buck Collection at UCI

Gerald Buck was a Newport Beach developer whose passion for compelling art grew into that of legend over a span of 40 years until his death in 2013. This long-time love affair with art resulted in a massive collection of 3,300 artworks by California artists working between World War II and 1980. One of the most widely recognized collections of California artists spanning a wide range of genres and media, …

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ELECTION 2018: City Council Preview

Irvine City Council candidates in their own words: What are their priorities? What do they stand for? What is their commitment to our community?    Election season is upon us. While state and national politics dominant most media coverage, Irvine has an important election deciding our city’s future and the leaders who will guide it. Irvine is a model city for not just Orange County but the state and the …

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ELECTION 2018: Irvine Mayoral Preview

Candidates for mayor of Irvine explain in their own words: What are their priorities? What do they stand for? What is their commitment to our community?    Election season is upon us. While state and national politics dominant most media coverage, Irvine has an important election deciding our city’s future and the leaders who will guide it. Irvine is a model city for not just Orange County but the state …

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Welcome to the Irvine Weekly

Irvine is in many ways the city of the future. That statement isn’t a surprise to anyone who lives or works within its 66 square mile radius. The community has rapidly become Orange County’s metropolitan hub. Bustling with trendy restaurants, a relatively young demographic, an emerging art scene, a thriving job market, incredible schools, safety, diversity, world-class higher education institutions and creative, well-planned dwellings, not to mention lots of open …

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