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Lido Marina Village Updates and Happenings

Lido Marina Village Springs Back to Life

A once-thriving shopping and dining area in Newport Beach that fell victim to increased retail competition, changing tastes and a recession has quietly been springing back to life.

Opened more than 40 years ago, Lido Marina Village once boasted Red Skelton’s art gallery (local resident Buddy Ebsen also showed his work there), a shop that sold hologram objects, The Warehouse Restaurant, Magic Island club (similar to Hollywood’s Magic Castle), and of course, Lido Books.

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Pacific City Updates and Happenings

Ways and Means Oyster House coming to Pacific City

Ways & Means wsill seat about 120 to 150 diners. It joins several other restaurants previously announced for Pacific City, including Backhouse, The Bungalow (from Santa Monica), Lemonade LA, Simmzy’s, Bear Flag Fish Co., and Ola Mexican Cuisine.

The project, along Coast Highway and First Street, will also feature a food hall marketplace dubbed Lot 579. The retail and restaurant portion of the project is expected to open in late fall.

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