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Long Beach Studio Tour and Art Walk

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Long Beach is a great spot for art lovers year-round, and especially during October, when the city celebrates Arts Month. This weekend, there are a couple outstanding art events – a two-day open studio tour that allows you to view art and meet established Long Beach artists in their work spaces, which aren’t normally open to the public, and the Second Saturday Art …

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Long Beach Has a Sweet Tooth

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It turns out that the City of Long Beach isn’t just a great location for the beach, entertainment, and walkability; it also is paradise for those with a sweet tooth. Judging from our ice cream shops, bakeries, and specialty food places, we have to admit that it’s not very surprising. According to the Travel Channel, we eat more ice cream than …

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Great Society Cider & Mead Joins Local Lineup

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full service cider tap house. While beer breweries have become prolific in their spread across California, cider and mead have always been something of an afterthought on a drink list. Long Beach itself has become an icon in the Los Angeles area for having such a wealth of craft beer. We’ve welcomed beer newcomers to the area at Ballast Point, …

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Touring Long Beach: Where to Take Guests

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How to be the Ultimate Long Beach Tour Guide They might just never want to leave when the tour ends! Do you have guests visiting from out of town and want to show them a good time? Long Beach is an amazing city with lots to do, but sometimes it can be hard to come up with the perfect itinerary to …

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The Shannon Jones Team Movie Night: Have you RSVP’d?

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The Shannon Jones Team Movie Night: Featuring ET Join us for a family-friendly classic in a beautiful venue on June 23rd!   The Shannon Jones Team Movie Night is a FREE event that includes popcorn, soda, and the chance to win awesome door prizes, so bring your friends and family and enjoy an evening out in Long Beach! Reservation by June 17 …

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The Shannon Jones Team Movie Night Featuring: ET

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Join Us at the Art Theatre for The Shannon Jones Team Movie Night Featuring: ET! You won’t want to miss this free event in Long Beach! Reserve your spot on the guest list by June 17th! Register here: Powered by Eventbrite What: You’re invited to The Shannon Jones Team second annual team movie night. This year we will be showing …

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The Annual Long Beach Lawn-to-Garden Tour is Back!

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A Beautiful, Drought-Tolerant Lawn is Possible! Learn How at the 5th Annual Long Beach Lawn-to-Garden Tour The free tour is an opportunity to visit over 30 newly transformed California-friendly gardens. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, May 14 from 10:00 to 2:00. Simply register here for the self-guided tour. At each home you will be able to talk …

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The Locals Guide to the 2016 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach

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April 15 – 17: Grand Prix of Long Beach 2016 “Southern California’s Most Unique Special Event” For many car enthusiasts, the Long Beach Grand Prix marks the kick-off of car season. This three-day festival floods the streets of downtown Long Beach with spectators as they watch world-class  drivers charge through the racecourses. As one of the largest events in Long Beach, …

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Long Beach Junior Lifeguard Tryouts

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Long Beach Junior Lifeguard Tryouts Underway Opportunity  for Long Beach youth to be active and learn the ways of a lifeguard Tryouts have already begun and will continue into April. The rest of the tryout dates are: Saturdays: April 9, and April 30 from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the Belmont Plaza Pool There is also one more tryout at …

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Beach Streets 2016

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Beach Streets Event Celebrates Bike Friendly Long Beach March 19th is the day to grab your bike and head downtown for the second Beach Streets event in Long Beach. A four mile stretch of Downtown, Broadway, and Retro Row will be closed down to accommodate bikers, skaters, and walkers. There will be live music, food, and local art showings. The …