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Time to Toss That Thanksgiving Turkey!

Thanksgiving is always great, and the leftovers leave us stuffed for days afterwards, but Thanksgiving can’t last forever, and unless you enjoy food poisoning, any leftovers in your fridge from Thanksgiving should probably be thrown out now.  According to StillTasty, a website dedicated to cataloging shelf-life for foods, that leftover turkey has got to go!  Here’s a handy chart to …

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Charlies Chili Gets Major Upgrades!

Charlie’s Chili just went through a major renovation! The famous surf-diner spot at the end of the Newport Pier has gone through a major overhaul recently, replacing the yellow-lined popcorn ceiling and beige tables and chairs with an accented white ceiling, deep brown tablesets, and red accents. But fret not: Their much-loved menu is still in full swing. It’s been …

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Happy Thanksgiving!!

A young man named John received a parrot as a gift. The parrot had a bad attitude and an even worse vocabulary. Every word out of the bird’s mouth was rude, obnoxious and laced with profanity. John tried and tried to change the bird’s attitude by consistently saying only polite words, playing soft music and anything else he could think …

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Who is Open for Thanksgiving?

For those who don’t have family out here or are simply unable to join them, here are a list of establishments to get yo turkey on today: Blackies.  Their annual “Gettin Wasted While Your Turkey is Basted” is fun for the single people out there, and they usually have quite the spread available for patrons as well. Woody’s Wharf is pretty happening …

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Blackies Thanksgiving Party: A Short History

One of Newport’s most endearing memories for those who don’t have local family or those who consider locals their family is the Blackies “Come get wasted while your turkey is being basted” celebration. This mouthful celebrates its 20 year anniversary tomorrow! The 2-decade old tradition celebrates Thanksgiving the way the pilgrims did: sharing abundance with the locals– and even some …

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“Coco Palms” has Opened, Revitalizing the old Mavericks/Bubbles Building on Balboa Peninsula

Coco Palms– or just “Palms”, as their signs have it– has opened up at the old Bubbles/Mavericks location on the corner of Palm and Balboa (aka, the “ferry road”) on Balboa Peninsula. They will have wine– on tap. They will have distilled alcohol– on tap. They will have bartenders who can pull jaw-dropping stunts off like flaming drinks They tell …

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No plans on Friday? How about Cruiser’s Second Annual Casino Night?

Most everybody knows the building of Cruisers if they haven’t been to Cruisers itself.  The old Shorehouse, the old Dillmans– that same feisty spunk is alive and well in the pizza-slinging joint famous for it’s copper-topped “circle bar” and it’s outside beach-themed game patio. And tonight, it is kicking everything up a notch with a full-blown Casino Night. From poker …

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Sol Grill has Re-Opened… on PCH!

Sol Grill has departed their original location which they had for 20 years and has opened their second location on PCH– the new place is still has family-friendly funky vibes that was so fun and familiar the old digs, but this time, they have nearly double the seating capacity. The most important thing?  Their filet-mignon meatballs are still as delicious …

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BREAKING: Bank Robbery on Eastbluff

About 2:20pm, the Bank of America on eastbluff near the Ralph’s shopping center was robbed. At the time of this posting we have been informed that the bank robber is still on the loose. This post will be updated with information as it is received.

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The Bay has Seen a Flurry of Fish Jumping This Year… Here’s Why

If you think the jumping fish this year in our harbor have been particularly active… you aren’t alone! Most people know that fish typically jump out of the water when being chased by prey.  This reaction also jump when they sense something is wrong– earthquakes, boats that start up unexpectedly nearby, or even to knock that barnacle off their side. …

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