Long Beach Atlantic Corridor

Fresh & Easy Openings Double its Stores In Long Beach

7th district grand opening Left to Right Fresh & Easy employee Steve, Councilmember James Johnson, Signal Hill Mayor Larry Forester, and BKBIA Executive Director Blair Cohn On Wednesday, September 14th, 2011, Fresh & Easy opened a new store on Atlantic Avenue in Long Beach’s 7th District.

Connected Corridor Grant Plants Seed For Growing Green Roots Sponsored Art Project at Roosevelt Elementary School

artcontest-flyer Growing Green Roots (GGR) is the recipient of a grant from the Long Beach Community Foundation (LBCF) as part of Phase 4 of the Leadership Long Beach Atlantic Corridor Project, popularly referred to as the Connected Corridor.

Growing Green Roots Receives Grant to Foster Artistic Expression in Children

GGR-Team_1 Growing Green Roots Receives Grant from Jim Worsham of the Long Beach Community Foundation Growing Green Roots (GGR) is the recipient of a grant from the Long Beach Community Foundation (LBCF) as part of Phase 4 of the Leadership Long Beach Atlantic Corridor Project, popularly referred to as the Connected Corridor.

Tree Warriors Set Out to Plant New Trees Along the Atlantic Corridor Tomorrow

Dirt Day Have you ever witnessed your community being revitalized right before your eyes?  Everyone is invited to join Tree Warriors as we plant several new trees along the Atlantic Corridor.  Also, volunteers are needed to help plant trees.  

Gallery Expo plans series of exhibits for Youth Art Program

youth-art-expo For two months, young artists at several local middle schools have had the unique opportunity to explore their creative side as part of the Youth Art Program run by Gallery Expo in Bixby Knolls. Art deserves an audience. And so, the Gallery Expo will host a series of exhibitions culminating in a grand prize announcement at an awards ceremony in April.

12 community groups share $80,000 to improve life along Connected Corridor

connected-corridor-phase-two-grants Twelve North Atlantic Avenue community groups will receive a total of $80,000 in funding and technical grant management assistance to build a stronger community in the Bixby Knolls area of Atlantic Avenue — Connected Corridor’s Phase Two.

Leadership Long Beach Connected Corridor

llb-connected-corridor EverythingLongBeach.com recently spoke with Carina Cristiano Leoni, Project Director of LLB Connected Corridor, via email. They talked about the inspirations and challenges of running a nonprofit organization in Long Beach.

First Fridays Creates “Art Amongst the Rubble” on Atlantic

first-fridays May Day!  First Fridays, May 1, creates “art amongst the rubble.” Along the Atlantic corridor and behind the caution tape and delineators from the road construction, Bixby Knolls businesses will dust themselves off to shine and feature a variety of fun sights and experiences. 

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