The Mystery of the UCI Underground Tunnels

The internet is an interesting portal when it comes to myths, legends and arcane experiences. Thanks to its capacity to make anything available to anybody, the story of the UCI underground tunnels is no longer relegated to the campus of UC Irvine, where tales of the mysterious tunnels have been the source of intrigue for decades. A simple Google search turns up scores of hits about the legendary tunnels. These …

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Entertainment and Food Collide at Diamond Jamboree

Choosing a place to spend one’s evening can sometimes be a challenge. First, there’s the difficult choice of selecting what to eat, which can be a downright contentious issue when it comes to couples or family dining. That said, Diamond Jamboree, located at the intersection of Alton Pkwy. and Jamboree Rd., which labels itself “Orange County’s International Eatertainment Destination,” provides a cross-section of colorful options. Most of the numerous restaurants …

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BlizzCon Virtual Tickets Are Even Better Than The Real Thing

 The ultimate weekend for geeking out over games has come and gone. For the 12th year of Blizzard Entertainment’s epic BlizzCon, tens of thousands of people packed the Anaheim Convention Center to join the festivities centered around the 27-year-old Irvine company’s PC-based gaming products. On November 2nd and 3rd, fans basked in previews of upcoming gaming content, Q&A panels featuring game developers and voice actors, exclusive demos of new gaming …

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Escape From Irvine!

A wise man once said, “Lemme outta here!!!” It is likely that this man had not willingly entangled himself in a situation that would have ultimately resulted in his shouting of that particular panicked phrase, but this is the 21st century. People now fork out cash to be temporarily incarcerated in escape rooms — that is, rooms that are meticulously designed with a variety of clues and/or mechanisms through which, …

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The Top 10 Halloween-Themed Activities In and Around Irvine

If you’re a Halloween fan, you’ve probably already gotten around to hitting Knott’s Scary Farm, Universal’s Horror Nights and/or other notable haunted attractions. If not, you’ve probably made plans to do so. However, there are plenty of haunts and other Halloween-themed activities right here, in and around Irvine for you and/or the whole family to enjoy. Irvine Weekly is proud to present this handy guide to local Halloween-themed events. (Top …

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