Long Beach Downtown Long Beach Associates

The Downtown Long Beach Associates is a non-profit organization operating on behalf of the property owners and tenants of the Business Improvement District. It is dedicated to the management, marketing, security, maintenance, advocacy, and economic and community development of the assessment districts in cooperation with the City of Long Beach and the private sector.

Fitz And The Tantrums to Headline Downtown Long Beach New Year’s Eve Festivities

dlba-fitz-tantrums-nye Fitz And The Tantrums, the chart-topping, show-stopping modern pop combo, are headlining one of the West Coast’s largest New Year’s Eve street celebrations in Downtown Long Beach.  Three city blocks will be closed for this exciting street party, which is produced and sponsored by the Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA), and will feature three stages and twelve outdoor bars.

Artisans and Entrepreneurs to Highlight DLBA Small Business Saturday

dlba-small-business-saturda After a frantic Black Friday, customers are encouraged to enjoy the artisans and entrepreneurs that call Downtown Long Beach home for Small Business Saturday. A joint venture of the Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) and the East Village shops, the Downtown Long Beach Small Business Saturday celebration on November 29 will feature a Makers Mart, live music, shop discounts, a photo booth, free bike valet and more.  

DLBA Teams With Bisnow to Host The Future of Downtown Long Beach

DLBA - Downtown Long Beach Associates The Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) are partnering with Bisnow, which provides localized publications and events for the commercial real estate community, to host The Future of Downtown Long Beach on Wednesday, November 19, 2014.

DLBA Welcomes New Leaders: 2014-2015 Board of Directors and Executive Committee Announced

DLBA - Downtown Long Beach Associates The Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) announced the new Board of Directors for the 2014-2015 Fiscal Year today, including Executive Committee and non-voting advisory members. “Looking around the room at our first Board of Directors meeting, I was so impressed by the individuals who have committed to dedicate their time to the DLBA,” shared Hilda Sanchez, Board Chair.

Layoff Aversion Survey Will Assess Economic Health of Local Businesses

downtown long beach Image by Himefrias. The Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) and Long Beach Small Business Development Center (SBDC) based at Long Beach City College are partnering to gain a better picture of the economic climate in Downtown Long Beach businesses and beyond.

Public Invited to Friends of Lincoln Park National Night Out Event Tonight

friends-of-lincoln-park Today the Friends of Lincoln Park Long Beach will host a National Night Out event at Lincoln Park in Downtown Long Beach. National Night Out is a nationwide event on the first Tuesday in August to highlight community watch, crime prevention and neighborhood camaraderie.

DLBA Hires Outreach Specialist to Connect Homeless With Local Services

Citywide Count of Homeless The Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) is continuing to address the Downtown homeless issue by implementing an Outreach Specialist to its Safety Guide contract, announced Kraig Kojian, DLBA President and CEO. Jose Martinez, an employee of Block-By-Block, the contract provider for the Safety Guide program, began serving as the Outreach Specialist on July 16, with his primary role designated to establish relationships with individuals experiencing homelessness.

Placemaking Grants Encourage Aesthetic Improvements to Public Spaces

Past Placemaking Grants have brought bling to unexpected places, like these gold fire hydrants on Long Beach Blvd. Photo from the DLBA. Past Placemaking Grants have brought bling to unexpected places, like these gold fire hydrants on Long Beach Blvd. Photo from the DLBA. Innovative community leaders will have a new resource to improve their neighborhoods thanks to a new grant program from the Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA).

Next Summer and Music Event Features Bicycle Drive-In, August 2

sam-bicycle-drive-in Summer and Music (SAM) takes to the great outdoors with their third concert of the season – Bicycle Drive-In on Saturday, August 2 from 6-10 pm, situated on a vacant lot located on Pine Avenue between 6th & 7th Streets. Co-produced by the Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA), the event will include live performances by Sam Outlaw and Rosie Harlow and the Tall Tale Boys, plus a screening of Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom.

DLBA Hosts World Cup Viewing Party on Pine Avenue Today

soccer Futbol fans will fill the streets of Downtown Long Beach today, Tuesday, July 1 to cheer for our home team in the World Cup. Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA)  will host the first World Cup on Pine Avenue watch party on Pine Avenue between Broadway and 3rd Street from 9 a.m.

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