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Naples Seawall Replacement Project Completes First Phase


The City of Long Beach on Saturday re-opened the Rivo Alto Canal to boat traffic. Approximately one quarter of the canal had been closed to boat traffic while the City replaced the aging concrete seawall with a new, steel seawall.

Officials Prepare For Storm Surge in Peninsula and Naples Areas This Weekend


A storm surge event with higher than normal water levels is expected to impact the Peninsula and Naples areas of Long Beach this weekend. The storm surge is being caused by Hurricane Norbert in the eastern Pacific Ocean, and is expected to impact southeast Long Beach from Friday afternoon through Monday morning.

Pledges For Long Beach Boys and Girls Club Fundraiser Continue to Roll In Weeks After Event

Long Beach Boys and Girls Club Fundraiser

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.

Where to go see the fantastic displays of Christmas lights in Long Beach

Downtown Long Beach Kicks off the Holiday Season With Festival of Lights

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.

Long Beach Bikeway Route 4

LB BIkeway 4

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. 

Houzz Readers Choose Sennikoff Architects of Naples

Sennikoff Architects

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.

Everyone loves a Christmas Parade

boat parades, holiday parades long beach

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.

Michael’s on Naples offers a Christmas Eve Dining Experience


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.

Holiday events bring cheer to Long Beach in December


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.

3rd District goes green with E-Waste recycling event Saturday

electronics recycling long beach

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.

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