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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
are commonplace.

“Beach Streets Uptown” Opens Atlantic Ave for Day of Cycling, Socializing, June 6


On Saturday, June 6, 2015, Atlantic Avenue will be transformed for an Open Street event called “Beach Streets Uptown.” The event will open up Atlantic Avenue for walking, bicycling, and socializing, by temporarily closing the street to vehicle traffic from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

March First Fridays Spotlights Women’s History Month


A wise woman once said, “Well behaved women seldom make history.”  On March 6, First Fridays is honoring that spirit with our special Women’s History Month event. Help us celebrate those special ladies who have helped shape our lives through music, art, and culture.

Long Beach Creamery Using Crowdfunding to Open Dairy Room


The Long Beach Creamery’s Dina Amadril started making ice cream for fun at home in 2013. Using home-baked toppings and farm fresh ingredients — often grown in Long Beach — Armaldi won local fame with flavors like Goat Cheese & Fig, Mascarpone, Pear & Champagne and even Okinawa Sweet Potato.

Shakespeare Theatre Plans a Duo of Holiday Classics

Originally a 1938 radio play by Norman Corwin, LBSC’s The Plot to Overthrow Christmas is a fully-costumed, staged version of that play, with colorful characters.

Originally a 1938 radio play by Norman Corwin, LBSC’s The Plot to Overthrow Christmas is a fully-costumed, staged version of that play, with colorful characters. For the third year in a row, LBSC will present Orson Welles’ classic 1939 radio adaptation of A Christmas Carol.

60 New Trees Take Root in Los Cerritos Park With Help From Volunteers, The Port

Photo courtesy of the Port of Long Beach.

Photo courtesy of the Port of Long Beach. The “I Dig Long Beach” tree-planting project funded by a Port of Long Beach grant is doing more than greening neighborhoods and building community pride – it’s also providing a chance for local businesses to participate.

Urban Cottage Hosts “Summer of Love” Event Benefiting Dare to Care for the Homeless


On Saturday, July 19, 2014 Urban Cottage will host a community fundraiser to benefit Dare to Care for the Homeless. The event will feature live music from “The Buzzy James Trio” featuring Trish Burke, complimentary beer, wine, refreshments and desserts.

Grace Brethren Church Hosts Neighborhood Day Camp in August

Grace Brethren Church Neighborhood Day Camp

From August 18-22, Grace Brethren Church will be hosting a Neighborhood Day Camp run by Forest Home, a Christian retreat center located in the mountains east of Los Angeles. The Day Camp will feature high adventure recreation, small groups and lessons, skits, and creative activities on the Grace campus in Bixby Knolls.

For The Child to Host Children’s Book Drive at First Fridays


For The Child is thrilled to accept new children’s book donations at Bixby Knolls First Fridays event Today, June 6 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. near the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association offices (4313 Atlantic Ave.).

First Friday’s Honors Urban Agriculture in April

lb country fair

This First Friday, you are invited to meet Long Beach farmers and eat the fresh food they grow in expert preparations by Bixby Knolls restaurants. From edible flowers to habanero honey: the chefs at Bixby restaurants will be highlighting Long Beach grown fruits and vegetables in special dishes for the evening.

It’s A Grind Coffee House Host Launch Party Celebrating NEW Gourmet Menu, January 18


Celebrate It’s A Grind Coffee House’s NEW Gourmet Menu on Saturday, January 18th with the official launch party beginning at 10AM with a VIP ribbon cutting ceremony at 2PM. The festivities include live music, hourly drawings- and free samples of waffles, hand-crafted gourmet sandwiches served open-toasted, on a ciabatta or pita bread including vegetarian choices and specialty desserts paired perfectly with barista-crafted beverages.

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