Greer's OC: Holiday sale at art gallery

Pierside Gallery is celebrating its new location at Bella Terra in Huntington Beach (near Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory) with a grand opening sale.

Everything in the showroom is reduced through the holidays! It recently relocated from its longtime Pacific Coast Highway spot across from the Huntington Beach Pier. It still represents well-known artists, including Maya, who just had a piece commissioned by the Kardashians; John Dean, whose popular dog beach portrait offers an option of you being painted into the scene; world famous Michael Parkes, Thomas Kinkade, Sabzi, Susan Rios, Howard Behrens, Ron Peters, Christian Lassen, Leonard Wren, Dan Johnson and many more listed at

Currently, some of its most popular items include nostalgic metal signs ($10 to $12) with artwork from the 1940s; panoramic high-resolution photos of tropical landscape scenes printed on canvas; and glass art. Choose from colorful lithographs, giclees, original paintings and more, as well as framing services.

The gallery is open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday through Thursday; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 7777 Edinger Ave., Suite 174 in Huntington Beach. For more information, call (714) 969-7979.


Concert posters and album covers

Meet the man behind the iconic "Endless Summer" poster, as well as an impressive body of work including more than 300 album covers like the Beatles' "Magical Mystery Tour," the Rolling Stones' "Exile on Main St.," works by Blondie, Kiss, Public Image Ltd and the Grateful Dead as well as concert posters for Jimi Hendrix and Cream.

Last year, John Van Hamersveld ( celebrated his 50-year anniversary as an artist, and Saturday, he will be signing copies of his new book "My Art, My Life" from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Surfing Heritage Museum ( at South Coast Plaza. It's a recount of his interesting life with his colorful works from the 1960s that inspired pop and counterculture in California.

Currently, Van Hamersveld is working from his Coolhous studio in Santa Monica, and you can view his online museum of art at His repertoire of art includes drawings, illustrations, trademarks, sketches, paintings, photography and signage.

The Surfing Heritage Museum is on Level 3, Crate & Barrel/Macy's Home Store Wing, at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa. For more information, call (714) 800-1654.


Bras on Black Friday

Intimacy, the ultimate bra boutique at South Coast Plaza, is running its first official Black Friday promotion! Be one of the first 50 customers who purchase a bra on Friday and you'll be eligible to win a prize.

Prizes range from $5 off your purchase to a $100 gift card, and include some of Intimacy's bestsellers for free: Hanky Panky thongs, lingerie wash, world-famous Spanx products and more! At Intimacy, take advantage of free 30-minute bra-fit makeovers and complimentary lifetime alterations, and choose from an extensive size selection (from A to K cup).

Intimacy offers the world's finest luxury brands, such as Marie Jo Haute Couture, La Perla, Simone Perele, Lise Charmel, Chantelle and Prima Donna. And it also carries sports bras, bridal bustiers, maternity bras and fabulous nightwear.

The store is open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sunday on Level 1, Bloomingdale's Wing, at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa. For more information, visit


Eyewear sale through Saturday

Save on designer eyewear at Newport Mesa Optometry in Costa Mesa through Saturday only. All eyeglass frames are reduced 30%, and sunglasses are reduced 25%. (The discount cannot be combined with insurance or other discounts.)

Choose from Prada, Fendi, Christian Dior, Gucci, Giorgio Armani, Tory Burch, Kate Spade, Blinde, Persol, Ray-Ban and many more. Save 50% off eyewear by Marc Jacobs, Versace, BCBG, Kenneth Cole, E Lundgren and Juicy Couture Sunglasses. Prescription lenses are extra.

Newport Mesa Optometry is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 427 E. 17th St., Ste. C in Costa Mesa. For more information, call (949) 642-2929 or visit


A deal for facial treatment

If you're looking for an incredible facial that uses medical grade SkinCeuticals products, visit Heather at Plastic Surgery Newport Beach. The 50-minute power facial treatment normally costs $175, but through December, it's only $99 if you mention Greer's OC. It's ideal for a wide range of skin types and specially designed to power-boost your skin's own rejuvenating powers.

During the treatment, your skin is exfoliated with medical grade micro-dermabrasion and treated with alpha and beta hydroxy acids to minimize the appearance of surface lines, smooth out rough skin texture and produce lightening and brightening effects. Finally, your face is treated with an anti-aging, vitamin-C firming masque to boost the skin's radiance.

And mark your calendar for a holiday open house at Plastic Surgery Newport Beach on Wednesday, Dec. 1 from to 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Enjoy wine, appetizers and fun with an informative presentation from Dr. Boris M. Ackerman. You'll receive a free chemical peel ($150 value) with a purchase of $24 worth of medical grade SkinCeuticals products. There is no down time and it will improve your skin's texture and radiance.

Door prizes include 20 units of free Botox, complimentary skin analysis and Botox for just $7 per unit (normally $12), and everyone who attends will receive a free gift giveaway with no purchase necessary. The first 10 to reply will receive a free chemical peel.

GREER WYLDER writes Greer's OC for the Huntington Beach Independent each Thursday and the Daily Pilot and Coastline Pilot each Friday. She's the founder and president of, a free daily e-mail service that provides the latest in Orange County fashion, dining, music, events and trends. Her blog can be viewed and she can be contacted at

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