Long Beach shopping

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.  

Retail Theft Operation Nets 72 Arrests

Long Beach Crime The Long Beach Police Department, in cooperation with our retail partners, conducted a three-day retail theft operation prior to “Black Friday” and the start of the holiday shopping season, to send a strong message to would-be criminals that retail theft will not be tolerated.

Northgate Gonzalez Market Turns Vacant Lot into Fresh Foods and Jobs

Elected officials join the Gonzalez family to cut the ribbon on their new market in North Long Beach. Elected officials join the Gonzalez family to cut the ribbon on their new market in North Long Beach. Long Beach elected officials joined community and civic leaders today to celebrate the grand opening of a new Northgate Gonzalez Market in North Long Beach with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal Hosts “Council in the Park” Today

Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal is hosting “Council in the Park” on Tuesday, October 28th, asking residents to stop for a chat while they are shopping at the Bixby Park Farmers Market. Council in the Park gives residents a chance to visit with the Vice Mayor and her staff outside of normal business hours and promotes activities in the park such as the farmers market.

LBPD Offers Halloween Safety Tips

marijuana-candy The Long Beach Police Department would like to warn parents about marijuana laced candy, and encourage the community to practice safety tips to ensure a fun and safe Halloween. Can you identify which candies pictured in this photo are laced with marijuana?

Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal to Host “Council in the Park”

Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal is hosting “Council in the Park” on Tuesday, September 30, asking residents to stop for a chat while they are shopping at the Bixby Park Farmers Market. Council in the Park gives residents a chance to visit with the Vice Mayor and her staff outside of normal business hours and promotes activities in the park such as the farmers market.

Shops at City Place Long Beach Help Parents and Students Gear Up For Back to School With Shopping Specials

city-place-back-to-school City Place Long Beach offers families and students back-to-school deals on top items at the more than 37 retail, specialty, entertainment and dining options ranging from apparel and shoes to supplies and electronics, among others.

Police Seek Suspect Involved in Hate Crime Robbery

hate-crime-suspect On Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at approx. 4:30 p.m., a female was attacked in the parking lot of a local shopping center located in the 4000 block of Atlantic Avenue, and investigators are hoping that someone may be able to identify the suspect from a composite sketch.

City Place Retailers Ready for Spring Shopping

city-place-lb City Place Long Beach offers Spring Season deals for many top items on the shopping lists of Downtown Long Beach shoppers throughout the Spring Break and Easter season, now through the end of April. “Retailers are bouncing back from the annual post-holiday slowdown and getting ready for the surge in activity that comes each year as the weather warms up,” said Jonathan Gold, Vice President for Supply Chain and Customs Policy at the National Retail Association.

Recreation Fitness to Host Winter Games Competition at Whaley Park

rec-fitness-winter-games Recreation Fitness, Long Beach’s own “recess-based” outdoor fitness boot camp, is bringing its own version of the winter games to Whaley Park– and they want you to be part of the action.

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