Labor Day Weekend is Here!

Labor Day weekend is almost here, so it’s a time for many to get ready for relaxation and recharging during their much-needed break from work. Good thing there’s plenty of options on how to spend your weekend!

Looking to do something a little different to do? There’s the Asian Garden Mall. Plenty of shopping for any taste, plus so much good food that pleases everyone from the safe to the adventurous when it comes to eating Asian cuisine. Or you could be the type that just wants to keep it calm and lounge on the beach, which is just a short drive away! Sunset Beach is absolutely beautiful and watching the amazing sunsets it got its namesake from would be a great way to finish off your holiday weekend.

From all of us here at Pointe Pacific Living Apartments, whatever you choose to do, we wish you a safe and fun Labor Day weekend!

Fun Summer Activities in Westminster

Have you planned anything fun to do this summer yet? If not, consider making plans to meet up at the bowling alley. Bowling is a fun, inexpensive sport that brings everyone together for some old school fun. And who knows- maybe you’ll like it so much that you’ll end up joining a league! Bowling can be quite entertaining and therapeutic at the same time. Here’s the best place to try bowling near you for a fun summer activity:

Concourse Bowling Center
Up-to-date alley with billiards, cosmic bowling & full-service bar & grill serving American eats.
Address: 3364 E La Palma Ave, Anaheim, CA 92806
Hours: Open today · 11AM–2AM
Phone: (714) 666-2695

Westminster Lanes
Bowling alley in Westminster, California
Classic bowling alley featuring special events, music, a no-frills bar & an arcade area.
Address: 6471 Westminster Ave, Westminster, CA 92683
Hours: Open today · 9AM–1:30AM
Phone: (714) 893-5005

Which fun summer activities will you indulge in this year? Treat yourself to some much-needed fun!

Independence Day Destinations to Check Out Near Westminster

With Independence Day around the corner, it’s time to start making some plans. What will you do this year- stick with the same 4th of July routine you do every year? Or will you dare yourself to try something new?

There are quite a few Independence Day celebrations going on around where you live. Here are some of the best Independence Day destinations worth checking out:

4th of July Celebration – Anaheim
@ Canyon High School
Parade, food, entertainment, fireworks
Our Fourth of July Celebration is just around the corner and we invite you to be part of this great community event. Fun activities for everyone!
Canyon High School
220 S. Imperial Highway
Anaheim, CA 92807
Tuesday, July 4, 2017: 7:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Kids Ages:
Suitable for: 0 – 17
Admission Cost:
Street parking.

4th of July Celebration – Santa Ana
@ Centennial Park – Santa Ana
Kids Zone, food, fireworks
Bring your lawn chair, blanket, picnic basket and enjoy a fun filled evening of patriotic entertainment.
Centennial Park – Santa Ana
3000 W. Edinger Avenue
Santa Ana, CA 92704
Tuesday, July 4, 2017: 4:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Kids Ages:
Suitable for: 0 – 17
Admission Cost:
Free, provided on location. The parking structure and parking lot next to the park.

Fun Summer Places in Westminster

What do you have planned for the summer? If you’re on a tight budget, instead of using your extra money to travel physically, why not invest in a few good books and get lost in someone else’s world? From new titles like The Bar with Antler Chandeliers and Crazy Meeting You Here, there’s just so much new fiction to catch up on! Here are the best places to find good books near your city:

Barnes & Noble
Bookstore in Huntington Beach, California
Bookseller chain stocking house brand eReader, plus a broad selection of titles for adults & kids.
Located in: Bella Terra
Address: 7881 Edinger Ave, Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Hours: Open today · 9AM–10PM
Phone: (714) 897-8781

Booktown USA
Used book store in Anaheim, California
Address: 2090 S Euclid St # 108, Anaheim, CA 92802
Hours: 10AM–6:30PM
Phone: (714) 534-5038

Mystery Ink Bookstore
Bookstore in Huntington Beach, California
Address: 8907 Warner Ave #135, Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Phone: (714) 960-4000

The Book Junction
Bookstore in Huntington Beach, California
Address: 6819 Warner Ave, Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Phone: (714) 843-2688

Westminister’s Coolest Father’s Day Ideas

With Father’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking of some gift ideas for your pops. If you need a little inspiration on what to get your father, this list is a great place to start.

A new wallet
A tie
A mug
A piece of art
A book or movie he’d enjoy
Records or CDs you think he’d like
Starbucks gift card
A gift certificate for a massage

If you live in Westminster, here are the best places to shop for Father’s Day gifts in your area:

Barnes & Noble
Bookseller chain stocking house brand eReader, plus a broad selection of titles for adults & kids.
Address: 9370 Sheridan Blvd, Westminster, CO 80030
Hours: Open today · 9AM–10PM
Phone: (303) 426-7733
Products: Search items at this store

Best Buy
Electronics store in Westminster, California
Chain retailer with a large array of brand-name electronics, computers, appliances & more.
Address: 500 Westminster Mall, Westminster, CA 92683
Hours: Open today · 10AM–9PM
Phone: (714) 896-9693

Top Memorial Day Activities Near Westminster

Memorial Day is a wonderful opportunity to remember those who have sacrificed their lives for us to enjoy the many freedoms we have in the United States. If you’re looking for some family-friendly Memorial Day activities to enjoy this year near Westminster, check these out:



Memorial Day Program

Boeing C – 17 Globemaster III Flyover, March Air Reserve Base 729th Airlift Squadron, VFW Honor Guard Firing Salute, Combined Color Guard, Buddy Poppy Display, Wreath Laying Ceremony.
Keynote Speaker: Samantha Sanchez, U.S. Army Staff Sergeant & Combat Field Medic deployed in Iraq. Guest Speaker: Darrell Rivers, Huntington Beach Historical Society. Services will be held rain or shine. Seating may be limited, however, you are able to bring a blanket or chair too.
The Orange County Cemetery District hosts Memorial Day Services honoring veterans at all three of the District’s cemeteries; Anaheim Cemetery, El Toro Memorial Park, and Santa Ana Cemetery.

El Toro Memorial Park
25751 Trabuco Rd
Lake Forest, CA

If you want further information about the services, please call the District office at (949) 951-9102, extension 10.


Memorial Day Half Marathon

May 29, 2017
This favorite Memorial Day running event takes place in the beautiful Orange County cities of Laguna Hills, Aliso Viejo, Laguna Woods, and Laguna Niguel. Runners and walkers of all experience levels are invited to come out and enjoy the Memorial Day festivities!
With a half marathon (13.1 miles), 5K Run/Walk (3.1 miles), 10K Run/Walk (6.2 miles) and a Kid’s Run (1/2 Mile), there is something for everyone!

Starts in front of the Saddleback Memorial Medical Center and finishes at the Laguna Hills Community Center.

Family-Friendly Activities To Enjoy This Spring In Westminster

With spring here, it’s time to start planning some fun, family-friendly activities. You work hard so you deserve to play hard, so why not treat yourself and your kids to some much-needed fun?

Fortunately, Westminster is filled with opportunities for you to entertain your kids. Here are some of the best, family-friendly spots to check out with your family this weekend.

Nickel! Nickel! 5 cent Games
Video arcade in Garden Grove, California
Family-friendly spot for 5-cent classic & modern arcade games with an admission fee.
Address: 12827 Harbor Blvd Suite G2, Garden Grove, CA 92840
Hours: Open today · 11AM–11PM
Phone: (714) 847-2191

Round1 Amusement
Amusement center in Santa Ana, California
Located in: MainPlace Mall
Address: MainPlace Mall, 2800 N Main St #1100, Santa Ana, CA 92705
Hours: 10AM–2AM
Phone: (714) 619-6840

Westminster Branch library
Public library in Westminster, California
Address: 8180 13th St, Westminster, CA 92683
Phone: (714) 893-5057

Regency Westminster 10
Located in: Westminster Center
Address: Westminster Center, 6721 Westminster Ave, Westminster, CA 92844
Phone: (714) 893-4222

Which family-friendly activity will you try first?

Best BBQ Restaurants in Westminster

Looking to try a new BBQ restaurant? This weekend, head on over to any of these featured restaurants in Westminster. You’ll get the opportunity to stray from your usual spot and indulge in some rich, hearty food. When was the last time you had BBQ? This weekend’s the time to try out one of these BBQ restaurants!

New Doung Son BBQ
Address: 9211 Bolsa Ave # 115, Westminster, CA 92683
Phone: (714) 901-1600

L & L Hawaiian Barbecue
Island-themed fast-food chain whose menu features traditional Hawaiian plate lunches.
Located in: Westminster Center
Address: Westminster Center, 6731 Westminster Ave #108, Westminster, CA 92683
Phone: (714) 903-6988

Bolsa BBQ
Barbecue Restaurant
Address: 8938 Bolsa Ave, Westminster, CA 92683
Phone: (714) 903-2485

Maui Hawaiian BBQ
Cheery counter-serve spot with Hawaiian decor & a menu of island specialties like Spam musubi.
Located in: Vons
Address: Vons, 16428 Beach Blvd, Westminster, CA 92683
Phone: (714) 596-7299

Gen Korean BBQ House
Local chain offering Korean BBQ grilled tableside & ban-chan in a trendy, modern setting.
Located in: Vons
Address: Vons, 16300 Beach Blvd, Westminster, CA 92683
Hours: 11:30AM–12AM
Phone: (714) 596-8833

Best Breakfast Spots in Westminster, CA

According to, a study from Osaka University of 82,000 men and women found that eating breakfast decreases the risk of having a stroke. The more days per week participants had breakfast, the lower their risk for having a stroke.

Eating breakfast every day is important for not only you, but your entire family as well. Make eating breakfast more enjoyable by going out every once in a while for some quality time at a new restaurant.

If you’re looking to dine out for breakfast in Westminster, California, consider some of the following local spots. Here you’ll get the delicious food and cozy experience you’re looking for:

Ham ‘n Scram
Breakfast burritos & sandwiches, with a menu emphasis on ham, served from a no-frills take-out spot.
Address: 5871 Westminster Ave, Westminster, CA 92683
Phone:(714) 899-9100
Hours: Open today · 5:30AM–3PM

Pam’s Place
Address: 13085 Springdale St, Westminster, CA 92683
Phone: (714) 248-9446
Hours: Open today · 7AM–2PM

Best Night Life in Westminster

The Speakeasy is the perfect spot to leave your problems at the door and saunter in towards a night of fun. Sometimes life can be stressful, but looking for a happening bar to hang out in Southern California doesn’t have to be. Here, you’ll have access to tons of interesting people, great food, amazing drinks, and memories that will last you a lifetime.

So if you’re trying to scope out what might be the best night life in Westminster, consider making the short commute to The Speakeasy today. With all the youthful energy and atmosphere, you’ll have a blast whether you go alone or with a group of friends.


If you’re looking for something a little more down to earth, why not stop by Brix at Sunset Beach? They have 20 beers on tap and food that mirrors a classic NY deli. Their specialty is the Fughedaboudit; an 8oz of juicy pastrami on soft rye bread with Brix Deli Sauce, melted swiss, and homemade coleslaw!