Newport Beach: Hanging Out at the Pier | KCET
Newport Beach: Hanging Out at the Pier
Newport Beach's coastal center is undoubtedly around its namesake pier, found on the four-mile-long sand spit known as Balboa Peninsula and home to McFadden Square and Dory Fleet, where fresh fish just snapped up from the ocean are sold on weekends. The area has some of that classic small beach town vibe: funky with a side of corn dogs, lemonade, and Balboa Bars, a local favorite from down the street.
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