Retail Therapy: Loehmann's goes out on a high

Farewell, Loehmann's: Sadder words were rarely spoken, but all Loehmann's locations will be out of business by Jan. 31. Save up to 85% on the 92-year-old retailer's famous selection of discounted designer apparel, shoes and accessories. The closest store is at 901 South Coast Drive, Costa Mesa, in the South Coast Metro shopping center. Information: (714) 549-2263 or (the online store already has closed).

New Year's detox: Cult favorite juice cleanse company Ritual Wellness will open its third JuiceBox retail location later this month at 1100 S. Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach. The location will join the company's Costa Mesa (The Camp) and Corona del Mar stores in offering Ritual's cold-pressed juices, made-to-order smoothies and other healthy treats, including the popular Ritual Reset Cleanse. Information:

Revolutionary garb: FIDM Gallery Orange County, 17590 Gillette Ave., Irvine, will present a new show on the history of corsets through June 14. "Bound to Impress: Corsets from The Helen Larson Historic Fashion Collection" focuses on some of the most contorted curves in the garment's history, focusing on those created between 1760 and 1820. The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and is free to the public, but an appointment is required. Information and appointments: Jim Nemmert at (949) 851-6200 or

Golden girls: Airbrush tanning salon Bronzed, 2744 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, is offering a free tan to each new client who mentions this promotion through the end of January. Information: (949) 478-5661 or

Don't be shellfish: Shuck Oyster Bar, 3313 Hyland Ave., Costa Mesa, has added a new line of classic New England seafood dishes to its menu, including crab bisque, house-smoked salmon and a lobster roll. Seafood is flown in daily. Other favorites, like the oyster po'boy, seafood stew and clam chowda', will remain on the menu. Information:

Prime offer: Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 455 Newport Center Drive, Fashion Island, Newport Beach, will offer a three-course prime rib dinner for $29.95 starting at 5 p.m. Sundays through Feb. 2. The meal includes a choice of three salads; prime rib; a selection from 11 side dish options; and a choice of three desserts. Information: (949) 720-9633.

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