Portuguese Bend Distilling

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Long Beach has had a rash of breweries open in recent years and this year saw its first distillery open. Located in bustling downtown Long Beach, the eatery offers food and drink in an open loft-style setting with high ceilings. So far, locals have given Portuguese Bend Distilling solid reviews. The first thing you notice is floor to ceiling windows juxtaposed …

Best Places for Seafood in Long Beach

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Summer is right around the corner, and there’s no better time to get some fresh and delicious seafood in Long Beach. Whether you’re in the mood for sushi, today’s freshest catch, raw oysters, or anything in between, there’s a local restaurant serving up some of the best. Roe Could Roe possibly the best place for a wide variety of fresh …

10 Dive Bars Down Broadway

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3636 Club 3636 East Broadway You won’t be able to miss this spot thanks to their vintage neon sign outside. When you go inside you will be welcomed by friendly bartenders and regular customers in a one-room layout that has the bar on one side and two pool tables on the other. They are definitely no-nonsense and have other dive bar “must …

What’s New In Long Beach?

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  There is already a lot to love about living in Long Beach. The weather, the eclectic neighborhoods, unique stores and boutiques, tempting restaurants and bars, local events and festivals. So seeing all of the new businesses pop up around town makes us excited. Here are a few that have opened within the last couple of months that we definitely …

The Long Beach Grocery Co-op

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As a Long Beach resident, you may have heard of the Long Beach Grocery Co-op (LBGC). The Long Beach Grocery Co-op 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 …