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Nestled along the coast in the southeast corner of Long Beach, Belmont Shore is a charming beachside community home to more than 250 businesses. Second Street and the fifteen intersecting side streets make up the business district of Belmont Shore.
The business corridor lines the center of this seaside community, affectionately referred to by locals as “the Shore.” The neighborhood features beautiful Spanish style homes from the 1920’s and 30’s as well as charming beach bungalows.
The inaugural “Long Beach Touch-A-Truck” interactive event will take place Sat., May 16 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the beachfront parking lot at Granada Ave. The free event is co-sponsored by Councilwoman Suzie Price and Justin Rudd’s nonprofit Community Action Team (CAT).
Parking meters got smarter Monday in Long Beach, with the start of installation of more than 1,600 smart meters. The City Council in December 2014 approved the replacement with new, smart meters that accept credit/debit cards in addition to coins.
Complaints received from the community in regards to bicycle thefts near the Belmont Pier prompted East Division’s Directed Enforcement team to focus on these types of crimes in that area, in addition to coordinating a bike theft sting that resulted in three arrests, and the issuance of five misdemeanor citations.
This empty building at 5374 East 2nd Street could become additional parking for Belmont Shore visitors. The city will host a public discussion to consider to the possibility. Councilwoman Suzie Price will host an informational meeting to discuss the process involved with the City possibly acquiring the Roe property at 5374 East 2nd Street to develop a public parking lot and/or structure.
The first pedestrian diagonal intersection in decades has been installed at the intersection of 2nd Street, Livingston Drive and Quincy Avenue (Intersection), as part of a project to enhance traffic flow and intersection safety on Ocean Boulevard from the Intersection to Alamitos Avenue.
The Annual Belmont Shore Christmas Parade is scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m., on Saturday, December 6, 2014, and the Long Beach Police Department encourages attendees to comply with all laws for everyone’s safety: – Allow plenty of time to find LEGAL parking and consider using public transportation, which is affordable and allows you to avoid traffic congestion.
It has been 10 years since Fern’s Garden opened the doors at its location at 5308 E. 2nd Street in Belmont Shore in August of 2004. To celebrate the occasion, owner Fern Solomon has declared Saturday, October 25 to be “Customer Appreciation Day.” “We give thanks for the support of our loyal customers and the community that we have had the honor of serving for ten years in Belmont Shore,” said Fern.
Rotaract Long Beach will be hosting a free, public sand sculpture building workshop for the public at Granada Beach in Belmont Shore on Saturday, July 19th from 10:00am-2:00 pm. The workshop will be part of the Love Long Beach Festival hosted by Alfredo’s Beach Shack.
Justin Rudd’s nonprofit Community Action Team (CAT) invites the public to enter the “Roses Are Red…” poetry contest following the “30-Minute Beach Cleanup” on Sat., Feb. 15, 2014.
The 31st Annual Belmont Shore Christmas Parade comes to town Saturday, December 7, 2013 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. This year’s parade is on Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, so the theme, Christmas by the Sea, will support the troops, honor America’s veterans and remember Pearl Harbor.