Lido House at Newport Beach: California's new beach house-style hotel
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A glamorous local once told me that the people of Newport Beach, California, drink more champagne per head than anywhere else in America. I've hunted for evidence everywhere, but can't find anything to back up that specific claim. But, as I explored the area, it felt like the kind of place where you could readily believe such a fact. The locals here live the good life; they park their boats in front of their front doors, they're down for a little nip and tuck to keep themselves looking youthful,...


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