Newport Beach Fourth of July Celebration - or How to Have a Safe & Sane 4th from the Right Side of the Bars
By Christine Donovan, Broker/Attorney 714-319-9751 DRE01267479 - Costa M
(Donovan Blatt Realty)
Newport Beach is a great place to spend the Fourth of July though it's important to understand the ins and outs of a terrific celebration. When I was younger, much farther back than I may want to admit, Newport Beach had fewer rules for Fourth of July. Every year, we lit off fireworks in front of my grandparents' home on the beach on the Newport Peninsula with dueling cannons booming from both ends of the block. I thought that was a good as it could get. Then, as I got older, I discovered that there was another side to Newport Beach's Fourth of July celebration, party after party along Seashore. Along the way, I learned a few things, some the hard way, some by observation. Given all of the changes that have come over the intervening years, I wanted to share some wisdom for those about...