Angelina’s Serves Up a Little Slice of Naples

A little slice of authentic Naples has found a home, of all places, in the middle of Irvine. Indeed, Angelina’s Pizzeria in the Los Olivos Marketplace across the freeway from the Irvine Spectrum has gone out of its way to provide genuine and delicious Italian fare beyond just pizzas. Angelina’s first location opened in Dana Point in 2012 as more of a traditional pizzeria. Four years later, in 2016, the …

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Winter Fest Brings Bevy of Holiday Activities to O.C.

There aren’t too many places in SoCal where families can experience a proverbial winter wonderland. To varying extents, The Grove, in Los Angeles, is one; the Queen Mary, in Long Beach, is another; and the Irvine Spectrum is yet another. That said, this year’s most extensive facsimile for experiencing the joys of winter, and its accompanying holiday spirit, has got to be Winter Fest, at the O.C. Fairgrounds. Entering the …

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Shark Tank Takes a Bite Out of Irvine!

Southern California is a bustling area for entrepreneurs. It’s no wonder then, how so many Orange County businesses make it onto the highly successful ABC series, “Shark Tank,” which is currently in its 10th season. Finding the right pitch, having all the financials in place, showing charisma and confidence – these are just some of the factors that will cause one or more of the Sharks to “bite”, or invest …

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Irvine’s Own Shelby and Sandy are Making a Big Splash in L.A.

Walking into the studio of Irvine-born, L.A.-based artist duo (and brothers) Shelby and Sandy, you are immediately transported to another world; a world of possibilities, creativity and fun. The space vibrates with creative energy and seems to exist in a place that is in between eras of art history, bringing all moments in time together simultaneously, and between levels of our human imagination, straddling the boundaries of serious work and …

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