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At the final stretch of the Naples Island Board Walk, the Long Beach Boys and Girls Club had nearly $4000 in pledges. Since the November 17th Event, collections from pledges have doubled to more than $8000 in two weeks. And the pledges keep coming.
Have you gone to see one of the Long Beach Christmas parades this year? The colorful lights and cheery crowds are always a wonderful way to get into the spirit of the holidays. When I really need a boost of Christmas spirit—say after 10 hours fighting crowds in the mall—there’s one activity guaranteed to make me feel festive again.
Ride Type: Recreational (experienced), Commuter Long Beach Bikeway 4 travels primarily along Second Street as it passes through busy Belmont Shore. This route famously, or infamously depending on you point of view, was the first stretch to get green paint and sharrows on the roadway, indicating bikes had a right to take up the whole lane.
Steven Sennikoff, of Sennikoff Architects, has been named Houzz’s “Best of Remodeling” award recipient for 2012 Customer Satisfaction. Award winners are based on homeowner members who rated their experience working with remodeling professionals.
The winter air is brisk and the sun goes down early—perfect conditions for two things: Christmas Lights and Holiday Parades. Whether you prefer a marching band or flotilla of lighted boats, get out your calendar and circle these dates.
Long Beach’s #1 restaurant — at least according to the Zagat Guide — Michael’s On Naples, will offer a four-course, prix fixe Christmas Eve dinner for $55 per person. “Christmas Eve evokes many warm memories for so many people and we wanted to create new ones by offering both foods reminiscent of this time of year and some of our own original creations,” said Executive Chef David Coleman.
The left-over turkey is put away and the holiday season is officially in full swing. The city will be filled with goodwill and holiday cheer everywhere you look. For those that like to stroll the streets looking at Christmas lights, there will be decorative lights downtown and uptown, along with Christmas trees and holiday parades, and shopping events with Santa.
Go green with the Naples Island Business Association, Naples Improvement Association and 3rd District Councilmember Gary DeLong. Bring your e-waste to a free “drive-thru” electronics recycling event Saturday, September 19 from 9:00 a.m.