Nostalgic vintage signs are part of what give Balboa Island and the Balboa Peninsula so much character. Everywhere you look, you can find antique styles from the 1940's and 1950's. And with the explosion of construction going on at Fashion Island and Mariner's Mile, it's...

Big crowds turned out for the 53rd Annual Sandcastle Contest at Big Corona state beach. With 80 degree temperatures and the Indian summer sun, conditions were perfect for the wet and sandy competition. This year's theme was "It's a Beach Party!" and attracted participants young and...

There is nothing like vibrant, colorful art to bring a smile to your face and show you something new. The recently unveiled sculptures in Newport Beach's Civic Center Park are no exception. Launched on September 13, 2014, these ten modern and unusual pieces were selected...

From the cliffs of Corona del Mar, the Pilgrim of Newport looked like toy boat from the past as it made its way up the coast into Newport Harbor. The tall ship, a replica of a pirate vessel from the 1700's, was greeted by fire...

The second annual Taste of Balboa Island was held on Saturday, September 6th, and what an evening it was! Presented by the Balboa Island Improvement Association, the Taste of Balboa Island brought people together for mouthwatering food and festive music. After picking up name tags from...

Taste of Balboa Island will be held this coming Saturday evening, Sept. 6th, beginning at 5:00 p.m. at the Balboa Island Park and Carroll Beek Center.  A variety of delicious food, prepared by Balboa's unique eateries, will be offered for your tasting pleasure....

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There's not a kid on the planet who doesn't love the Balboa Fun Zone! Games, prizes, rides and junk food - what more do you need? And if you're vacationing on Balboa Island, it's just a ferry ride away. Catch the Balboa Island Ferry at Agate...

On August 1st, there will be a "Brush Off" on Marine Avenue from 4-6 pm. Watch artists compete to capture Balboa Island's charm and beauty. Enjoy live music while the artists paint. The show will open at 6:30 that evening with an artist reception and...

The Debra Huse Gallery presents the seventh annual Just Plein Fun event. Thirteen award-winning artists will paint scenes on beautiful Balboa Island, California from July 28 - Aug 2 each day from sunrise to sunset. This is such a unique event, free!, and fun for...