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Album Release Event: Zen Robbi’s “Dead Man’s Hand” January 9th


ZEN ROBBI. If you live near Long Beach and aren’t yet familiar with Zen Robbi, you’ve been missing a world-class, local-good thing. Local rock band Zen Robbi’s fifth album, Dead Man’s Hand, drops on January 5th 2016, and they are ringing-in their new tunes with a January 9th live performance that’s not to be missed!


Lebua Thai Massage and Spa — a New Long Beach Treat


Recently, my friend asked what I’d like for Christmas this year, and I (slightly jokingly) said, “One beautiful, undisturbed day to myself.” In my opinion, that fantasy gift-day should always include a relaxing massage; yes? 


Farewell, Fish Tale Seafood Restaurant!


Fish Tale Restaurant family, past and present, gather to say goodbye to the Historic Fish Tale Restaurant Friends Gather At Fish Tale Seafood Restaurant The Fish Tale Seafood Restaurant originally opened its doors on Britton Drive in Los Altos on the 22nd of November 1977, and closes its doors for the last time on August 1st, 2014. 


The Artist Factory: Classes for all ages


We here in Long Beach are quite fortunate that Toni Ivashkov decided to set up her artistic base in the Zaferia District of Long Beach. Her art studio, the Artist Factory, is tucked away in an Artist Co-op at 1330 Gladys Avenue, just south of Orizaba Park, and it’s full of current sculptures, drawings, paintings, and student works in progress.


Long Beach Artist Battles in Craft Wars on TLC!


“We can win this thing. We can win this thing!”  This “thing” that Kevin and Alison are chanting about is Craft Wars — A brand new reality show hosted by Tori Spelling on TLC (Tuesdays at 10/9c). Kevin Chartier, a born-and-raised Long Beach graphic artist, and his teammate Alison McGinnis, faced off with two other teams for the show’s second episode (original air date: July 3rd, 2012) titled, “Crafting’s a Beach.”  A beach theme!


Vote Daily To Help Florence Bixby Elementary School Win $50,000!


Dear Reader, please share this article with as many people as possible: Friends, family, neighbors, acquaintances, colleagues, classmates, teachers, EVERYONE (over age 13).   Your daily votes between October 24 and December 9 are REALLY important for Florence Bixby Elementary School in Long Beach, California. 


Urban Cottage in Bixby Knolls: Antiques and New, and Custom For You!


Antiques and New, and Custom For You! Heads-up, Bixby Knolls and Long Beach neighbors! As of Saturday, October 15, 2011, Urban Cottage is open for business! Urban Cottage is at 4121 Long Beach Blvd., and is located just south of Carson Street.


Old McDonald’s Farmers Market at Spring & Clark — Bring The Whole Family


The Farmers Market at Spring St and Clark Ave has a dedicated play area for kids, family entertainment and, of course, fresh produce. A few months ago, as I was driving up Clark Avenue on a Sunday morning, I was drawn to a batch of colorful balloon arches and a unicyclist on the southwest corner of Clark and Spring Street.


Top-Quality Child Care at Grzesik Family Daycare in Los Altos


Providing Quality Care for Little People in Los Altos since 1986 As a working parent of two utterly perfect children, I’ve had my share of experiences with daycares and preschools. In 2007, when my career moved me to a more local destination, I interviewed nearby daycares for my almost-two-year-old.


David McKeag: Fitness and Nutrition Trainer in Long Beach


David McKeag, Fitness and Nutrition Trainer Imagine if you will, a muscle-bound fitness trainer with a swagger in his walk, and a quick lift of the chin to you when he walks by. When he’s training you on the weight machine, he yells out single-syllable words.

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