There's a little bit of everything

March 17, 2005


Cycle Werks carries the best brands in mountain and road bikes, and

guarantees to beat competitors' prices.

It's known for its free lifetime service. Among the brands

available are Trek, Gary Fisher, Klein and LeMond. There's also a

nice selection of apparel and shoes and hard-to-find women's pieces.

Open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 2937 S. Bristol St., Suite

D100 in Costa Mesa. (714) 751-9551.


Design Direction's clientele has stylish design tastes; they

either consign high-caliber furniture or are looking for quality

pieces. Owner Martha Brown says a lot of interior designers consign


The shop carries upholstery pieces, wood furniture, chairs,

lighting, antiques and art in a variety of design styles: French,

Asian, bamboo, plantation and contemporary.

Open 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Saturday. 2043 Westcliff Dr.,

Suite 106 in Newport Beach. (949) 650-8044.


This Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m., shoppers can meet designer Rebecca

Beeson at Bloomingdale's in Newport Beach, where she will sign her

"bling" tees, and receive a special gift with Rebecca Beeson


It's also Denim Day at Bloomingdale's -- buy any two pairs of

denim and receive 15% off your same-day purchase of denim. And

customers can save on tees too -- receive 15% off when you purchase

one tee, 20% off with two tees and 25% off with three. That offer

includes Rebecca Beeson's stylish jeweled tanks and tops.

Bloomingdale's is at Fashion Island in Newport Beach. (949)



The locally owned Toy Boat Toy Boat Toy Boat store celebrated its

10th anniversary by opening a store at Fashion Island. It's the

family-run com- pany's fourth and largest store.

The original store and its predecessor, the Toy Shop in Corona del

Mar, have been favorites of Newport Beach residents for more than 40

years. Ten years ago, owners Diane and Gary Naumann renamed the store

Toy Boat Toy Boat Toy Boat, after the childhood tongue twister.

The Fashion Island store carries classic toys for girls and boys,

along with today's most popular toys. In addition to its larger

selection of toys, this store features a new Rock-Ola jukebox, a

reproduction that will entertain shoppers of all ages.

At Toy Boat Toy Boat Toy Boat, shoppers can choose from games,

Breyer horses, Brio trains and sets, Thomas trains and sets, Corolle

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