Catalina Buzz — It’s the most wonderful time of the year

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Sherri Cline | September 24, 2017 | Catalina Buzz, Culture, Fave Foods, Taste of the Town, Things to Do

It’s officially fall! Everyone’s favorite Catalina season is replete with great weather, fewer crowds and, of course, the obligatory return of Pumpkin Spiced Lattes. One of the other reasons we all love fall is all the fabulous Catalina things to do on

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Things to do on Catalina during festival season

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Sherri Cline | September 9, 2017 | Catalina Island, Culture, Miscellaneous, Things to Do

Five other things to do on Catalina during festival season   Fall is festival season on Catalina. Art, film, music and wine are all celebrated in September and October in a series of epic events that fill the weekends to overflowing. Those

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Favorite spots for cocktails on Catalina Island

Sherri Cline | September 1, 2017 | Culture, Delectable Drinkery, Things to Do, Tours

Like in most popular vacation destinations, you won’t have any trouble discovering bars on Catalina Island. With more than 30 spots to get cocktails on Catalina, you could spend several vacations exploring all the great watering holes on the island. Here are

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Catalina Buzz — foods, favs and fun

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Sherri Cline | August 27, 2017 | Catalina Buzz, Culture, Fave Foods, Things to Do

You don’t want to miss this. First Fridays have definitely become part of our must-do Catalina calendar of events. With great programs, interesting themes and adult beverages – not to mention the chance to see the Chihuly exhibit after dark, the Catalina

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Mr. Ning’s to close its doors in September

Lisa Lavelle | August 2, 2017 | Catalina Island, Fave Foods, Guides, History

This story has been updated with a final closing date for Mr. Ning’s Chinese Garden.  1988 was a memorable year.  My sister Sarah was born.  The Los Angeles Dodgers won the World Series.  Mr. Ning’s opened. Twenty-nine years later, my sister Sarah

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Catalina Buzz — bingo on the beach to dancing in the streets

Things to do on Catalina Island
Sherri Cline | July 29, 2017 | Catalina Buzz, Catalina Island, Culture, Things to Do, Tours

Summer is in full swing and there are plenty of things to do on Catalina Island. From bingo on the beach to dancing in the streets, the Catalina calendar is filled to overflowing. The Catalina Island Museum keeps bringing us back with

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Outside dining on Catalina Island

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Sherri Cline | July 24, 2017 | Catalina Island, Culture, Fave Foods, Taste of the Town

There’s a lot to love about Catalina Island. The seaside charm of Avalon. The breath-taking beauty of the interior. The never-ending selection of things to do on Catalina Island. The simple pleasures of being on an island, next to the sea. While

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Show us your #CatalinaMugShot and win

Sherri Cline | July 17, 2017 | Catalina Buzz, Catalina Island, Delectable Drinkery

There’s something inspiring about the world’s most beautiful places. Surrounded by wonders, it’s only natural to ponder your own place in the world and the impact you are having on the landscape around you. At the Catalina Coffee and Cookie Co., we’ve decided that

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Catalina Food Tours honors #EatTogether

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Sherri Cline | June 15, 2017 | Catalina Buzz, Culture, Fave Foods, Taste of the Town, Tours

There’s nothing like eating together to bring you closer. Whether it’s getting the family together around the dinner table after a busy day working and learning or it’s getting your best friends together for an evening of laughter and adult beverages over

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Avalon restaurants claim top tastes

Sherri Cline | June 8, 2017 | Catalina Buzz, Catalina Island, Culture, Delectable Drinkery, Fave Foods, Taste of the Town

It’s no secret that we’re big fans of the Avalon Taste Around. This annual event serves to spotlight the culinary creativity of Avalon’s chefs, bartenders and dessert makers, showcasing not just their regular menus but also their ability to conjure something new.

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