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Henry’s Restaurant

Accessible Five-Star Dining in Downtown Huntington Beach Words: JSP Jacobs Pictures: Marcie Taylor The fanciest meal I’ve eaten this year was when I sprang $2.19 for extra guacamole on the burrito I ate at my desk between classes. So, I admit, though I consider myself a food connoisseur, I didn’t have a high standard when…

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Paw-sea Grand Opening

We were at the grand opening of The Pawséa, the Pasea Hotel’s new 1,100 square foot outdoor pup play area outfitted with a lifeguard station dog house, a local artist commissioned wall mural featuring dog angel wings for coveted Instagram travel photos, and all the space a vacationing four-legged friend could want.   Top Surf…

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2019 Taste of Huntington Beach Winners

According to Taste of HB chairman Dan Page, this year, the 2019 Taste of Huntington Beach event on Sunday, April 28th, exceeded all previous records for attendance and numbers of restaurants, wineries, and breweries exhibiting.   An estimated 2000 people enjoyed food and drink samples from 50 restaurants, 22 wineries, and 17 breweries! The annual…

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#SurfCityBlitz 2018: Punk’s Not Dead!

Imagine a weekend filled with music, motorcycles, surfing, and art. Imagine a musical lineup that features your favorite punk rock bands. Now imagine that on the beach. Well, the people behind last weekend’s Surf City Blitz did imagine all that, and what’s more, made it all happen! We received tickets to the first day of…

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My HB: Kevin Ashford from HB Cult Magazine

He’s the voice over you’re most likely to hear emceeing a local surf or skate contest or hosting “Surf City’s Got Talent” in downtown Huntington Beach. Meet Kevin Ashford, the man, the myth, the legend – the dude behind HB Cult Magazine and other fun projects and events around the city. Get to know Kevin…

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LOCALS KANOA IGARASHI AND COURTNEY CONLOGUE WIN 2018 US OPEN OF SURFING

Vans US Open of Surfing presented by Swatch Comes to a Close Following Nine Days of Competition Celebrating the World’s Best Action Sports Talent in Surfing, Skateboarding, and BMX Orange County, Calif. Natives Courtney Conlogue and Kanoa Igarashi Claim Dramatic Wins in Surfing; Dennis Enarson Garners Back-to-Back Vans BMX Pro Cup Huntington Beach Victory; Nikita…

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Surf City Surf Dog® Competition on September 23 sponsored by McKenna Subaru

“McKenna Subaru Loves Dogs & Proves It by Sponsoring 9th Annual Event” The world’s best-surfing dogs will once again gather in Huntington Beach for the 9th Annual McKenna Subaru Surf City Surf Dog competition on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at Huntington Dog Beach. More than 70 pawticipants and international surFURs will be competing for barking…

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#SurfCitySocial: Making Connections Over Delicious Zero Zero Pizza

The first Surf City Social of the year was successfully held on February 8, 2017 at Zero Zero Pizzeria in Downtown Huntington Beach. Part social club, part business mixer, #SurfCitySocial is part of Surf City Family’s new advertising program. The event gathered the movers and shakers of Huntington Beach including business owners, bloggers, and local…

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WHAT THE OCEAN TAUGHT ME ABOUT LOVE

I remember the first time I saw the ocean. It was right here in Huntington Beach, I was five years old, my recently widowed mother had driven our family across the desert from Idaho to California in our un-air conditioned Chevy Malibu to take us to the beach. I remember the way the water just…

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#SundayFunday at Museum of Illusions

At the corner of Hollywood and Highland, Instagram-worthy photo opportunities abound at the Museum of Illusions, which features two interactive exhibits: 3D illusions and the Upside Down House. The day we went, there were lots of families, groups of friends, and tourists having fun posing and taking turns with picture-taking duties. Unlike other similar museums…

Annual Authors Festival at Huntington Beach Children’s Library

Free event and open to the public! Come meet a variety of local children authors and illustrators. Books will be available for sale and autographing. Award Ceremony for the winners of our Writing and Illustrating contest will be held in the Tabby Theater during this event. Winners” works will be displayed in the Children’s Department.

Huntington Harbour Cruise of Lights

“Rock and Roll Fantasy” is the theme of this year’s Cruise of Lights. The Huntington Harbour Philharmonic Committee presents the annual event, a 45-minute narrated boat tour through the sparkling waterways of Huntington Harbour, December 17-23, 2019 for the benefit of the nationally recognized youth programs of The Philharmonic Society of Orange County. Now on…

HUNTINGTON BEACH PIER SNOWFLAKE LIGHTING CEREMONY AND MAIN STREET HOLIDAY PARADE TO BENEFIT LOCAL AT-RISK YOUTH AS PART OF THE ANNUAL “LIGHT A LIGHT OF LOVE” CELEBRATION

To kick off the holiday season, thousands of community members will countdown to the Huntington Beach giant snowflake lighting during the annual “Light a Light of Love” holiday celebration and fundraiser to benefit nonprofit Waymakers’ Huntington Beach Youth Shelter, a “safe haven” for homeless, runaway, abused and at-risk youth. Waymakers is an Orange County nonprofit…