| Dec 4, 2012
| 4:31 PM
The following column is very funny. At least, it better be. A prize-winning comedian helped me write it.
The other week, an email landed in my inbox declaring that Mark Schumacher, a high school teacher who lives in Trabuco Canyon, had trounced the...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 10:46 AM
Soon after the tragic events of 9/11, artist Gary Simpson was inspired to create a large conceptual piece combining cement with soil from every member state of the United Nations. He called the project "Common Ground 191."
He relied on volunteers and...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 2:26 PM
Two weeks ago I wrote about the mural that once covered a large liquor store wall facing the McDonald's near the intersection of Edinger Avenue and Edwards Street. It depicted all of the most iconic McDonald's characters.
I wrote about how the McDonald'...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 9:35 AM
I wrote about a mural in this column two years ago. It covered a large liquor store wall facing the McDonald's near the intersection of Edinger Avenue and Edwards Street, and it depicted all the most iconic McDonald's characters, from Ronald to Grimace to...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 2:38 PM
Two of my greatest passions had a nasty scuffle recently in Huntington Beach. Animal rights won on the street, while artist rights scored a knockout in the media.
At times like these, it smarts to be in the middle.
For those who missed Chris Epting's...
| Oct 6, 2010
| 4:52 PM
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Kabuki Japanese Restaurant in Huntington Beach is offering guests the opportunity to join the fight against breast cancer while enjoying a special rose-hued Pink Ribbon Saketini ($7.95). Kabuki will donate 50% of...
| May 6, 2010
Greg Guest doesn't mind being the odd man out.
In fact, he doesn't mind being the only man.
For nearly a decade, the retired businessman has sewn one of the squares on the annual Sunset Beach Art Festival's quilt. Las Damas, the neighborhood women's...
| Jun 30, 2010
| 4:02 PM
Where to find new inspiration on home and garden furnishings? Encinitas-based Gardenology recently opened its second location at Westcliff Court in Newport Beach in the former Les Interieurs spot. It's all about bringing the inside out and the outside in....
| Apr 6, 2011
| 7:59 PM
In a nondescript warehouse tucked in off Edinger Avenue near Gothard Street, there exists a mind-boggling, jaw-dropping, awe-inspiring collection. An emporium crammed with so many fascinating artifacts and dusty, musty, one-of-a-kind pieces of history...
| Apr 6, 2011
| 7:51 PM
Students throughout the Coast Community College District are getting connected through the art of their teachers.
An art exhibit featuring work by faculty members from throughout the college district is currently showing at the Coastline Art Gallery...
| Oct 20, 2010
| 4:53 PM
The boy who never grew up is more than 100 years old, but new fans are now discovering him in Costa Mesa.
One of the most technologically advanced pieces of theater in history has arrived at the Orange County Performing Arts Center — seats,...
| Nov 3, 2010
| 3:31 PM
Digg's Restaurant & Bar, a new international fusion concept, just opened near downtown Huntington Beach. And in celebration of the opening, it's offering Greer's OC readers 20% off through November just for mentioning Greer's OC. From gourmet burgers...