Living in Newport Beach: the Dory Fishing Fleet [video]

The Dory Fishing Fleet and Market Beside the Newport Pier, the Dory Fishing Fleet is still going strong — since 1891! It’s been designated a historical landmark by the Newport Beach Historical Society. You can still buy fish, crab and shrimp from near the pier, at the Dory Fishing Fleet Market–if you do go, show …

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Living in Newport Beach: Peninsula Park

Balboa Peninsula Park Located near Balboa Pier and Balboa Beach, Balboa Peninsula Park is a popular spot to relax, have picnics and sports, and for weddings. From the park you have a great view of the beach and ocean, as well as close walkable proximity to restaurants, the Balboa boardwalk, beach, and the Balboa Pier …

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Living in Newport Beach: Balboa Boardwalk

Balboa Peninsula beach and boardwalk One of the available places to go in Newport Beach is the beach and boardwalk on the Balboa Peninsula. This long stretch of beach is one of the best spots to spend the day relaxing, sunning, and swimming in the area. The boardwalk is a favorite location; most of the …

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Pay Kiosks at Big Corona and Balboa Pier Lots

It looks like the Newport Beach City Council has approved off-street parking meters at both the Corona del Mar beach and the Balboa parking lot, as of Tuesday. I’m sure that soon there will be pay kiosks at both of these parking lots; the “city officials have said they hoped to have them installed by …

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