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September 28, 2015

It’s about a Place

It might be the “Fish-on-a-Line” bar lamps, the worn brass rail or maybe the antlers – more than likely it’s just that you know this “Place”.  Many of you from Laguna Beach know this Place.  For decades the bar at Ben Browns was a storied destination – many a secret were created here.  Don’t fret, we keep those secrets locked tight, awaiting with anticipation the creation of new ones to protect.

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September 16, 2015

Cam's Strawberry Jam

With the end of summer upon us we normally start thinking about fall dishes. However with the current heat and humidity here in Laguna, that last thing on my mind is roasted turkey and pumpkin soup. And while we will miss the summer when it’s gone for the year, here is a way to take a little summer the into fall months. This simple recipe is for strawberry jam, but any berry you like will work just as well. It you are comfortable with canning it in your own it jars go for it. If not, it will freeze just fine too. Just make sure you thaw it early enough when you want to use it.

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September 10, 2015

The wait is almost over!

Our team is working around the clock to complete the transformation of this iconic property, and from what we’ve seen so far, we are creating The Coolest Hotel in Laguna Beach

We thought it was time to peel back the curtain and give our supporters an exclusive sneak peek.  We are excited to announce a “Pre-Opening Preview” period for a chance be the first to experience the resort.  A select number of preview rooms are available now starting at a preview rate of $249 per night. 

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August 21, 2015

Margarita Madness by Chef Woods

Summer is coming to a close for everyone else. Luckily in Laguna we are blessed with summer weather year round and less traffic. We’ll cheers to that!

My team and I have crafted the perfect, simple, Agave and Lime Margarita to finish this summer strong.  Agave or aguamiel, known as “honey water,” is a succulent plant native to Southern Mexico that the Aztecs prized as a gift from the gods.

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August 17, 2015

Laguna Beach Family Day by Trolley

Exploring the beaches, tidepools, restaurants and attractions of Laguna Beach is easy with the free, open-air, summer trolley that runs seven days a week from 9:30 am to 11:30 pm until the end of August (and on weekends through the rest of the year).

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August 13, 2015

Laguna's Burgeoning Mountain Biking Scene (and Where to Ride)

by Jimmy Im

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August 13, 2015

Jim Burba and Bob Hayes: Five favorite things in Laguna Beach

by Jimmy Im

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August 13, 2015

Can't Miss Summer Events in Laguna

by Jimmy Im

Perfect weather, outdoor adventures, lively restaurant patios and unforgettable festivals make Laguna summers a force to be reckoned with! Seasonal events ensure plenty to do by day, while nights are chockfull of planned soirees that only happen once a year. We highlighted our favorite summer happenings that can only be experienced in Laguna.

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August 13, 2015

5 ways Laguna is Crazy about the Environment

by Jimmy Im

A California city's greatness is often measured by how much it does for the planet. The more eco-friendly measures it takes, the more it's recognized as a smart, responsible and liveable destination. For this reason, Laguna Beach trumps, thanks to initiatives that not only help the environment but also makes the city one of the best places to live and visit. These are five ways Laguna Beach makes other cities green with envy.

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August 13, 2015

6 New Travel Apps We Love

by Jimmy Im

It's no myth: Smartphone apps make travel a breeze. From offering GPS to city guides, apps are literally at your fingertips, helping users travel smarter in the 21st century. While some apps may feel a dime a dozen, these are five new apps proven to be invaluable when it comes to modern travel.

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