Celebrate New Year’s Eve On The Waterfront

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It’s not too late to make plans for New Year’s Eve. The Downtown Long Beach Alliance is hosting New York New Year’s Eve, a family-friendly celebration at Rainbow Harbor, at the Waterfront Amphitheater, 330 S. Pine Ave.  Admission is free for all attendees and viewing space is a first come first serve basis. The night begins at 5 pm with …

Shop Small Saturday in Downtown Long Beach

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November 30th from 11 am to 5 pm Shop Small Saturday is a great way to end the Thanksgiving holiday by supporting our local business owners. They too will give back by kicking off this holiday season with a variety of activities, entertainment, crafts, and holiday-themed food & drinks. This is the second year the Downtown Long Beach Alliance has …

Unique Places to Spend the Night in Long Beach

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When planning a trip to Long Beach, there are literally hundreds of options for overnight accommodation. Yet if you are searching for a unique place to lay your head, those are a bit more hard to find. Needless to say, you can rest easy, because we have come up with eight of Long Beach’s most unique places to spend the …

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 …

Pirates are Coming to Long Beach!

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Grab your swords and your fishtails! Pirates and mermaids are coming to Long Beach! The 11th annual Pirate Invasion Long Beach returns this summer for another weekend of fun. The event, presented by Alfredo’s Beach Club, will take place this summer from June 30 – July 1st at the Shoreline Aquatic Park in downtown Long Beach. This event is the …

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Open House at Temple Lofts in Downtown Long Beach

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Gorgeous Temple Loft Priced at $665,000 835 Locust Avenue #223, Long Beach, CA 90813 *OPEN HOUSES* *Saturday, 4/7 & Sunday, 4/8, 1-4 p.m.* This unbelievable corner loft in the popular Temple Lofts building has everything you’re looking for. You’ll love the concrete floors, sleek & functional kitchen with beautiful stainless steel appliances and granite counters, and the spacious, airy feeling. Set up …

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Long Beach Bicyclists Pedal Under the Full Moon

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Erik Garcia helped start the monthly Moonlight Mash bicycle ride more than two years ago to encourage Long Beach bicyclists interested in pedaling around the streets at night. The group’s co-founder, Johnny Tully, first encountered this concept of a monthly ride during while studying at the University of Oregon. What started out as nearly two dozen bicyclists has ballooned to …

Long Beach on Film

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You know that moment when you’re watching a movie or TV show and you realize that what’s supposed to be Miami or San Diego or someplace entirely different is actually right down the street from you in Long Beach. The fact is it happens quite a lot because Long Beach’s close proximity to Los Angeles and the entertainment industry has …

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 …