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Downtown Long Beach is one of Southern California’s most unique waterfront urban destinations to live, work, and play. Board one of the many brightly colored, free Passport buses that travel throughout all five districts. Whether you’re relaxing at the Waterfront, joining the bustle of the West Gateway, experiencing the historic charm of North Pine or the creativity of the East Village Arts District or just enjoying the excitement of Pine Avenue.

Placemaking Grants Encourage Aesthetic Improvements to Public Spaces

Past Placemaking Grants have brought bling to unexpected places, like these gold fire hydrants on Long Beach Blvd. Photo from the DLBA.

Past Placemaking Grants have brought bling to unexpected places, like these gold fire hydrants on Long Beach Blvd. Photo from the DLBA. Innovative community leaders will have a new resource to improve their neighborhoods thanks to a new grant program from the Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA).

Long Beach Walking Tour Explores Downtown

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Guests on the Downtown Long Beach Walking tour will have the chance to see historic buildings and art such as the WPA mural on The Promenade. Join Long Beach Heritage, Saturday July 19, 2014 for a Walking Tour of Downtown Long Beach.

Summer and Music: Twisted at the Pike

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Summer and Music (SAM) gets inside your head with their second concert of the 2014 series – Twisted at the Pike. Co-produced by the Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA), the free, all-ages event will feature headlining performances by Fartbarf and De Lux as well as strolling magicians, fire dancers and a craft beer garden presented by Auld Dubliner on Friday, July 11 from 6 – 11p.m.

Summer and Music is Dancin in the Streets This Weekend

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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.

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

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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.

Community Voices Desire for More Open Space, Public Facilities Downtown

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Results from the Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) led community outreach regarding the Civic Center Request for Proposal (RFP) were released today, announced President & CEO Kraig Kojian.  The summary includes feedback from community meetings held in January and March that demonstrate a demand for open space, public facilities, safe and easy access, and more.

Human Library Event Brings Stories to Life

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If a picture can be worth a thousand words, then a real-life encounter can be a priceless novel. That’s the hope for the organizers of the Human Library event to be held on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at the Long Beach Main Public Library.

Sample Signature Dishes of Pine Ave. Restaurants at Taste of Downtown June 4 & 5

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The Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) is continuing its 2014 Taste of Downtown series on June 4 & 5 from 6-10 p.m. on Pine Avenue between 1st and 3rd Streets. The event will feature sample sized portions of signature dishes from more than 25 Downtown restaurants, along with beer, wine and live music performed by Moonsville Collective.

Public Invited to Dedication of New Downtown Park

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Mayor Bob Foster, Vice Mayor Robert Garcia and the Departments of Parks, Recreation & Marine and Public Works invite the public to a dedication ceremony for a new park to be located at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr.

DLBA Seeks Candidates For Open Board of Directors Seat

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Downtown Long Beach residents, commercial property owners and business owners interested in making a difference in their community are encouraged to apply for a seat on the Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) Board of Directors.

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