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The Bixby Knolls neighborhood in Long Beach is a community where the charm of the past is alive with the vision for the future. Neighborhoods of tree-lined streets where children play and evening strolls
On September 14, the Historical Society of Long Beach celebrates the opening of its latest exhibit entitled: Happy Days Long Beach: Bar & Lounge Exhibition which includes more than 30 bar and lounge images, along with drink menus, coasters, matchbooks and bar related artifacts spanning the years from 1897 to 1979.
You’ll dig the jazzy musical feast in the district as you stroll, shop, and eat. Enjoy the best jazz, swing, and brass bands in the city. Plus let the DJs provide the perfect atmosphere while checking out everything from graffiti artists and classic cars to haircuts and baby clothes.
It’s a mash-up of sights and sounds at Hectic Eclectic First Fridays, August 3, in Bixby Knolls. From country music to electronica, brass bands to swing, classic cars to the Big Red Bus, and graffiti artists to baby clothes. Enjoy all the art, music, and other funky features on a hot August night.
Lunch Truck It is touring the city and lands in Bixby Knolls on Wednesday, July 11, 11:30am to 2:30pm. Howard CDM hosts the trucks on its property at 3737 Long Beach Blvd. “We have wanted to have a food truck event in Bixby Knolls for quite a while and jumped at the chance to host [...]
In 1972, racing rivals Don “The Snake” Prudhomme and Tom “The Mongoose” McEwen, faced off in their Funny Cars on the outskirts of Long Beach on the track where both of these world-class racers got their starts. This final showdown at Lions Drag Strip is still known today as “The Last Drag Race” and lives [...]
Kidical Mass Bixby Knolls rides again this Sunday, June 17. As a Father’s Day ride everyone is encouraged to wear a necktie! Kidical Mass was a big hit on May 20 drawing over 300 kids to the inaugural ride. This will be a monthly ride with a new theme each month and will feature a [...]
As part of Bike Month, the inaugural Kidical Mass Bixby Knolls bike ride is set for Sunday, May 20, 1:00pm, and will start and finish at Los Cerritos Park. Kidical Mass is a legal, safe and FUN bike ride for kids, kids at heart, and their families. The first ride was held in April 2008 [...]
Join your 7th District Councilmember on Friday, May 4th from 5:30 – 6:30 PM for First Books at First Fridays, a monthly event held at Dana Branch Library as part of First Fridays. First Books is a family friendly event where Councilmember James Johnson and his guests read their favorite children’s books. This month’s guest [...]
After seven-plus years at its Bixby Knolls location, Leadership Long Beach (LLB) has moved their offices further south on Atlantic Avenue sharing space with a community partner, PeaceBuilders, at 743 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90813. The organization will not miss a beat, though, in meeting its mission of developing and connecting principled leaders to [...]
Next week, the streets of Long Beach will be used to transport a 340-ton, 21-and-a-half-foot-high rock from a quarry in Riverside to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. “A lot of planning went into this move to ensure safety and prevent any damage,” Mayor Bob Foster said. “We’re also planning on having some fun [...]