Long Beach East Village

East Village Residents and Business Owners Encouraged to Vote For EVA Board of Directors

east-village-assoc The nomination period for the Downtown Long Beach’s East Village Association (EVA) Board of Directors closed on March 26, 2015. The list of nominees and their statements are now posted on the EVA website.

East Village Association Accepting Nominations For Board of Directors

east-village-assoc Downtown Long Beach’s East Village Association (EVA) is now accepting nominations for its Board of Directors. The nomination period is open from February 26 through March 26, 2015. All Board of Directors positions are up for election.

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.  

ArtExchange Opens Holiday Salon at East Village Artwalk

artexchange-holiday-salon ArtExchange (ArtX) highlights the opening of its 3rd Annual Holiday Salon, along with special exhibitions from ArtX studio artists Kenny McBride and Leah C. Dixon at this Saturday’s East Village Art Walk from 6:00 PM to 9:00PM, November 8.

Port of Long Beach PHOTOGALLERY Exhibit Opens Saturday

Photo courtesy of the Port of Long Beach. Photo courtesy of the Port of Long Beach. A gala reception Saturday, Oct. 4, will kick off a month-long art exhibition showcasing the Port of Long Beach in images captured by professional and amateur photographers. The show, “Port of Long Beach PHOTOGALLERY,” will be held at the Liberty Gallery and Event Space, 6-10 p.m., at 435 Alamitos Ave., in conjunction with Long Beach Arts Month.

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.

Summer and Music Kicks off Sixth Year With Dancin’ in the Streets Saturday, June 28

summer-and-music Downtown Long Beach’s homegrown concert series Summer and Music (SAM), co-produced by the Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA), marks the start of its sixth year with the expansion of series-favorite Dancin’ in the Streets on Saturday, June 28, 7-11 p.m.

Spotlight on Vinto Mixo Boutique

vinto-mixo-boutique Vinto Mixo boutique opened in the East Village in April. EverythingLongBeach recently spoke with Ed, Owner of Vinto Mixo boutique, via email. They talked about inspirations, challenges and what’s it’s like having a business in East village.

Long Beach Heritage Invites You to Take a Tour of The East Village

_long-beach-heritage-walkin Join Long Beach Heritage Saturday, June 14, 2014, for the East Village Walking tour. Tours of the historic district will be given the second Saturday of each month. The East Village is home to several of the earliest “own-your-own” residential high-rises catering to elegant resort living, built after World War I, and the discovery of oil in the region.

Alliance for Biking and Walking Ranks Long Beach Third in U.S. For Bike Infrastructure

bike-vista3 The City of Long Beach was recently ranked third in terms of having the most miles of bicycle infrastructure per square mile among the 52 largest cities in the United States, according to the Alliance for Biking and Walking. The City’s grant-funded investments in bicycling infrastructure have led to a doubling of bicycle riding since annual bike counts began in 2008.

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