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What’s this? A city project under budget AND on schedule? It’s getting real in Newport Beach these days…

After years of debate, public forums, threatened lawsuits, and just plain old chicanery, it was recently announced that the Marina Park project on the Balboa Peninsula is not only on schedule for a Spring 2016 opening but came under budget by $1.2million! If you think about all the public works projects that go the wrong way, this is actually heading in a positive direction. Now, what does this all mean for the people of Newport?

Well, initially, it means our local city planners, public works department and the construction crews have done their job so far. And that, is a breathe of fresh offshore wind. But if you look at the overall plan, it also

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It’s a little known season often hidden from those beyond Newport Beach boundaries. But believe me, it is real.

Right after Labor Day as the tourists retreat and the kiddies flock back to school, there she is…Newport Summer.
It’s an annual ritual as September and October are THE months for locals. Perfect weather, smaller crowds, less traffic and of course, wide-open sand and surf.

People ask me all the time how I deal with the traditional “Summer” invasion (June-August) and my reply is “Newport Summer is coming”.

It is, in my biased opinion, the sacrifice that makes all the craziness worth it.

Ironically, a ton of real estate deals are closed during these months because the appeal of our great city shines brightest. And that too, may be the reason for my

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