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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.

“Beach Streets Downtown” Opens Broadway Corridor for a Day of Walking, Cycling, Skating and Socializing

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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 to Perform at Rock-N-Roar Concert During Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Weekend

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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 and Fun For All at Beach Streets Downtown March 19

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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 Biergarten (& free hot dogs!) Coming to Long Beach Friday!

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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.

DLBA Set to Host Another Exciting New Year’s Eve Celebration

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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.

Councilwoman Gonzalez Invites Community to 2nd Annual Dia de los Muertos Celebration

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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.

Community Invited to Rename City Place Long Beach Shopping Center

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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.

Another Power Outage Hits Downtown Long Beach

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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.

Downtown LB Gives Visitors Parking Meter Holiday This Weekend

Parking meters in Downtown Long Beach will be free July 24–26.

Parking meters in Downtown Long Beach will be free July 24–26. The City of Long Beach, in collaboration with the Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA), will have a street parking meter holiday, starting on Friday, July 24, at 12:00 am through Sunday, July 26, at 11:59 pm.

Teams Get Ready for Downtown’s Amazing Chase

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The Chase is back! For the third year, up to 150 visitors and residents will solve clues, perform challenges and explore the urban landscape, competing for fabulous prizes in Downtown’s Amazing Chase on Saturday, July 25, 2015 in Downtown Long Beach.  

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