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The Shops at Mission Viejo

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2014

    Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Stations Now Online at Four Orange County Malls

    If your electric car comes with a portable plug, you can charge it up at home. More charging stations are also coming on line up and down the state. But here in Orange County, we love to shop. No sweat if you take to the aisles at four OC shopping malls.

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2014

    Free Cone Day At Haagen-Dazs Tomorrow!

    The important details are obvious: It's Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. One cone per person. Since we're talking after school, expect lines and charge your phone beforehand (they want you to hashtag the event with #HDFreeConeDay). For additional details, keep reading.

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2013

    Garman's Irish Pub Coming to Mission Viejo

    We don't wander south of the El Toro Y often, but we were looking for one thing and found Garman's instead. Not to be confused with a GPS brand, this future watering hole is located behind a Bank of America and across from the Shops at Mission Viejo. Serving traditional fare in addition to lots o' G ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2012

    Smashburger Opens Its First Two OC Restaurants

    Five Guys, In-N-Out, meet Smashburger. I believe you already know The Habit. Smashburger has opened its second planned restaurant last week in Aliso Viejo after debuting one in Mission Viejo weeks before, on November 20th. The latter was the first outlet in Orange County for the Denver-based ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2012

    Secret Camera Discovered Inside Gap Dressing Room in Mission Viejo

    Another reason to buy clothes online. An employee found a camera hidden inside a unisex dressing room at The Gap at the Shops at Mission Viejo, authorities said Wednesday. It was tiny--about the size of thumb drive--and attached to a picture frame that featured store ads.  Investigators do ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2012

    Mark Your Calendars: Haagen Dazs' Free Cone Day is May 8!

    Tell Siri to set a reminder (that's what Samuel L. Jackson would do): Hit up Haagen Dazs next Tuesday for some free scoopage! Located throughout Orange County, we shall remind you that they can be found at the following locales: Downtown Disney, South Coast Plaza, The Shops at Mission Viejo, The Out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2011

    Ten Great Places for Ice Cream in Orange County

    Photo by John Gilhooley​You just recovered the mittens you stored away last season from the deepest part of your coat closet. Last night, you wore socks to bed because you didn't want your toes to lose feeling again. The heater's being used for the first time this year, and it still hasn't cooked ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2011

    Second Farrell's Location to Open in Brea

    John Gilhooley/OC Weekly​According to Nancy Luna over at the OC Register, the much beloved Farrell's Ice Cream Parlour is set to debut a second location in OC: Brea!

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2010

    Mission Viejo is Safest Place to Live, Shops at Mission Viejo is Safest Place to Leave Your Car

    ​If you reside in Mission Viejo, congratulations, you sleep at night in the safest city in Orange County, according to rankings based on FBI crime data.Meanwhile, if you are a purse, stereo or other valuable item inside a car parked at the Shops at Mission Viejo--or a vehicle itself parked there-- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2010

    Nakie Model in Bath & Body Works Ad Offends Mission Viejo Mall-Goer

    Screen capture from www.bathandbodyworks.com on May 15.She's giving you those eyes because she's so damn clean.​The Mission Viejo Dispatch blog reported this week that an ad dispayed in the window of the Bath & Body Works store in the Shops at Mission Viejo mall, featuring the above image ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2010

    Is There an App For Stopping the Baddies Following You From the Apple Store?

    Courtesy of Orange County Sheriff's DepartmentArrested were (clockwise from top right): Garzon Omar David Diaz; Louis Carlos Lopez and John Marlon Rodriguez.​The three Los Angeles men above have been arrested in connection with more than 80 burglaries and car break-ins targeting customers they'd a ... More >>

  • Food

    December 17, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 26, 2009

    Expect a Big Crowd at Thursday's OC Microsoft Store Opening

    ​The Microsoft mall gods have blessed the Shops at Mission Viejo with the honor of being home to the second ever Microsoft retail story in the world. Why Mission Viejo? We're betting they want to staff the store with Nadadores, but who really knows.The store opens Thursday. The Mission Viejo Dispa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2009

    Activists Hopping Mad at Brookstone Hawking African Dwarf Frogs

    Brookstone.comSticker shock, at your local Brookstone retailer.​Local animal activists have joined a national campaign blasting gadgets store Brookstone, Inc., which has five Orange County locations, for selling a most unusual gift: the "Frog-O-Sphere Ecosystem" with two live African dwarf frogs.S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2009

    Crime Time: No Incidents at Home Plate Before Angel Game

    Photos by Professional Services Responder George Ridley Olszynski, Lewellyn, Palmer and Hutchens play hardball.This week's Weekly round-up of local police calls is illustrated with a photo of Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens, Anaheim Police Sgt. Greg Palmer, who is president of the Anaheim Pol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2009

    Reminder: Free Ice Cream Today!!!

    As mentioned previously, the folks at Häagen-Dazs are giving away a complimentary scoop of any "bee-built" flavor, between 4:00pm and 8:00pm today.To find your nearest location, CLICK HERE. Not all are participating, but most of the ones we checked with are, including the Shops at Mission Viejo, Fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2009

    Try on a Bra, Fight Breast Cancer

    You--not you, sir--can help fight breast cancer while receiving a complimentary bra fitting at various local locations over the next few weeks.For every woman who tries on a Wacoal or b.tempt'd bra with a fit specialist and signs up to receive monthly reminders to do self-breast exams, Wacoal will d ... More >>

  • News

    March 5, 2009
  • Blogs

    December 22, 2008

    Because You're Ugly: It's Not Too Late!

    Look, it's not too late. Jump in the car, drive. See something in her size? Are Pokemon still cool? What's a Ped Egg?--just fucking grab it at this point. Hey, Macy's is even staying open until midnight today and tomorrow for people like you. Hurry. South Coast Plaza: Mon.-Tues., 8 a.m.-10 p.m.; Chr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2008
  • Blogs

    March 13, 2008

    Another Mall getting Mauled

    "They're going to ruin the best mall in Orange County, aren't they? I think they are." That's how local blogger Julie Scott began her latest email to me, upon finding out that the Westminster Mall -- selected "Best Guy-Friendly Mall" in last year's "Best of OC" issue by me -- was due for a big, mul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2008

    The Acting-Loving Jack Anderson

    The county is still abuzz about the failed jewelry heist at the Shops at Mission Viejo that left an idiot in a bad wig dead and the Orange County Sheriff Department investigating its own since two deputies shot the guy. Given that Kirk Christian Knight (just one letter removed from KKK!) fired at th ... More >>

  • Food

    August 2, 2007

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    January 4, 2007

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    December 21, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    December 14, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    November 23, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    November 16, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    July 27, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    June 29, 2006

    Grub Guide

    A sampling of Orange County's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    May 4, 2006

    Grub Guide

    This week in bringing back a bigger dining guide

  • Food

    October 14, 2004
  • Features

    September 27, 2001

    Mission Viejo

    The Paris of South Orange County

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