The Long Beach Grocery Coop

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As a Long Beach resident, you may have heard of the Long Beach Grocery Coop (LBGC). The Long Beach Grocery Coop was started several years ago by Damon Lawrence and is the first of its kind within our city. What started out as an idea from a trip to Oregon has grown into something bigger within the community. So big …

Wrigley, Long Beach’s Hidden Gem

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Wrigley is a hidden gem that is well-known for both its name and its tradition as a well-established historic neighborhood. As one of the earliest developments of Long Beach, this neighborhood has seen a lot of change but remains largely untouched by time. Tidy streets lined with palm trees and carefully tended lawns give this area the nostalgic feeling of …

Get to Know the New Long Beach Post

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Have you been noticing more robust local reporting coming from the Long Beach Post recently? We have, and we are loving all of the hyperlocal coverage that our city is finally receiving. The publication is under new ownership and the editorial team over there is ready and eager to spread the latest news coming out of Long Beach. Who Are …

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Long Beach Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

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Whether or not you’re a supporter of Long Beach medical marijuana dispensaries they’re now being licensed by the city of Long Beach under a locally-approved ballot measure. While marijuana remains federally illegal, California voters approved medical marijuana use in 1996. Separately, Californians approved a recreational marijuana law in 2016 similar to those passed in Alaska, Colorado, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington. Those …

Taking a Flight From the Long Beach Airport

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Flying away for a weekend trip is no problem at all for Long Beach residents. The Long Beach Airport, built in 1941, has continued to evolve with the city while still retaining its historic character. Acting as a convenient hub for residents of the surrounding neighborhoods and cities like Lakewood and Signal Hill, LGB provides easy access and a great alternative …

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Higher Education in Long Beach

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Higher education after K-12 isn’t just an afterthought in Long Beach, but an entire industry and lifestyle that has shaped the city in many ways. With two significant local programs and multiple decades of learning across the institutions, your next vocation is just a classroom away. California State University, Long Beach The largest and most well known of Long Beach’s higher education …

Long Beach Specialty Coffee Goes Beyond Pumpkin

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Specialty coffee is something of a favorite drink in the US, and Starbucks’ rise to fame making iced, blended, flavored, and everything in between coffee drinks just serves as evidence of its popularity. Everyone who has been in a Starbucks has probably at least heard rumors of it: the infamous Pumpkin Spice Latte. Considered the quintessential fall drink, this beverage …

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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A Long Beach Food Hall Near You

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Another small industrial space, full of small stalls and eateries is looking to make its home in Long Beach, in the Bixby Knolls community. Named Steelcraft for the giant shipping containers that the businesses will be housed in, this food hall is a whole new world for Long Beach, but is a trend that has been increasing across the states …

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A Trip Back in Time on Retro Row

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4th Street in Long Beach, aka “Retro Row” is a one-of-a-kind place. It’s like taking a trip back in time, just by walking down the street. This small stretch of 4th Street, in between Junipero Ave. and Cherry Ave. in the midst of several Long Beach Historic Districts, is bursting with personality. The spirit, vibrancy, and character of this corridor …