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On the heels of the Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library, North Long Beach’s Renaissance is taking another big leap. On September 26th at 11:00 am, Uptown is celebrating the launch of UpLAB, a new co-working space and studio serving local entrepreneurs, creatives and nonprofits.
Uptown will be hopping on Saturday, October 1, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, for Activate Uptown, a free, open-streets block party along Artesia Boulevard between Atlantic and Orange Avenues, with live music, activities, food, crafts, giveaways and more.
The Long Beach Police Department’s Traffic Section will conduct a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Saturday, April 23, 2016, between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m., in the North Division.
Mayor Robert Garcia, Councilmembers Rex Richardson and Al Austin and the Departments of Library Services and Public Works invite the public to a topping ceremony for the new Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library, on Saturday, March 12, at 11:30 am.
Councilmember Rex Richardson’s Creative Corridor Challenge Begins With Project at Golden State Humane Society
9th District Councilmember Rex Richardson North Long Beach residents will soon see a mural and landscaping improvements at the Golden State Humane Society. The beautification effort is the first project of Long Beach 9th District Councilmember Rex Richardson’s “Creative Corridor Challenge,” a civic engagement initiative to unite artists, residents, and stakeholders to identify and collaborate on projects that will beautify North Long Beach’s corridors.
Tasha W. Hunter Uptown Property and Community Association has a new leader at the helm. Tasha W. Hunter, Uptown’s new Business District Manager, will manage operations to rehabilitate properties, maintain clean and safe programs, support local businesses, and partner with North Long Beach residents on community projects.
On Tuesday, February 9, the Long Beach City Council approved naming the new North Neighborhood Library as the “Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library.” The motion was approved by a majority vote of 6 to 0. Councilmember Rex Richardson spearheaded the movement to name the library after the First Lady.
All twelve “for sale” properties in the Eighth District that were owned by the City’s former Redevelopment Agency have received offers from prospective buyers that will be considered by the Long Beach Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency at its July 21st meeting.
Join us for a weekend celebration of all things non-motorized starting with First Fridays Beach Streets Kick-Off on June 5! Ride, walk, skate, or unicycle to Atlantic Avenue for a night of art, music, and community. And don’t forget to come back the following day, June 6, for more pedestrian friendly activities at Beach Streets!
Two large community festivals, concerts, skate and BMX expos, art exhibits, petting zoos and bands playing on restaurant patios are just some of the entertainment and activities planned for the “Beach Streets Uptown” Open Street event on Saturday, June 6.