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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.
Join Long Beach Heritage Saturday, May 7, 2016 for their new North Pine Walking tour. As well as celebrating successful re-activation projects such as the Kress Lofts, Walker Lofts (the Famous Department Store buildings), York Temple Lofts, and Molina’s Press-Telegram and Meeker- Baker buildings, this tour will highlight the charm of some of our earliest extant commercial structures along the Pine Avenue corridor between 4th and 8th Streets.
Ready to get your hunt on? Pack up the kiddos and follow the Easter Bunny’s trail this Sunday. He’ll be making his way throughout Long Beach with several appearances planned at local events. Here are four places to look for bunny sightings:
“Beach Streets Downtown” Opens Broadway Corridor for a Day of Walking, Cycling, Skating and Socializing
The community is invited to kick-off the “Beach Streets Downtown” Open Street event on Saturday, March 19, at 10:00 am on Broadway in front of Bixby Park. Then, the Broadway corridor will be opened up for walking, bicycling, skating and socializing, by temporarily closing the street to vehicle traffic from Pine Avenue to Euclid Avenue until 5:00 pm.
Cheap Trick Just one week after their April 8 induction into the prestigious Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the classic rock band Cheap Trick will celebrate the milestone by starring in the Rock-N-Roar Concert at the April 15-17 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.
A block party, concerts, a community festival, kid’s zones, food tasting and bands playing on restaurant patios are just some of the entertainment and activities planned for the “Beach Streets Downtown” Open Street event on Saturday, March 19, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Dog Haus, the celebrated Pasadena-based concept known for its gourmet hot dogs, sausages, burgers, and one-of-a-kind creations, will debut its first Biergarten franchise in Long Beach Friday, January 29. Located at The Promenade at 210 East 3rd Street, this will be franchisee Tenny Megerdichian’s second location of the emerging restaurant brand, which was founded in 2010 by Partners Hagop Giragossian, Quasim Riaz, and André Vener to recapture the nostalgic childhood experience of eating a hot dog.
Following last year’s record-breaking New Year’s Eve (NYE) celebration, when 13,500 people descended upon DTLB to ring in the new year, the Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) will continue to host the largest party in town as it welcomes a plethora of SoCal’s finest musicians to take part in a three-stage, three-block festival in the heart of Downtown located on Pine Avenue between 1st and 4th Streets.
First District Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez invites the Long Beach community to attend the 2nd Annual Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Celebration in the First District on Pine Avenue on Saturday, November 7th from 5-10 PM.
City Place Long Beach officials, in partnership with the Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA), today announced their invitation to the community in the renaming of the shopping center. Members of the community can partake in the process at www.facebook.com/cityplacelongbeach now through January 4, 2016.
Earlier today at 4:45 PM, an underground SCE vault fire occurred in downtown Long Beach, resulting in a power outage which initially impacted an area roughly bounded by Spring Avenue to Shoreline Drive and from Santa Fe Avenue to Alamitos Avenue.