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 …

Villa Rivera, Historical Long Beach property

Historical Properties: Living In History

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You’ve probably heard of the Waldorf Astoria. Everything from Art Deco glamour to music to cuisine have been impacted by it at some point. You might have also heard recently of the plans to turn this historical property into housing, and regardless if you’re for or against it, the decision is part of an increasing desire for real estate with …

Does Urban Revitalization Mean The End of The Suburbs?

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Is big-city living the new American Dream?   Across the country, people are taking direct action to build a society they want to see, and are changing their lifestyle to go along with it. One of the biggest shifts is a movement away from the suburbs and into the cities, suggesting that priorities are shifting among the younger generation, who believe that suburbs …

East Village Arts District, Long Beach, CA

East Village: the Official Arts District

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East Village, also called the East Village Arts District, is located on the southeast end of Downtown Long Beach. Established in 1922, this neighborhood is, as the name implies, the official Arts District of Long Beach, and is thus a thriving center for visual arts, music, and creativity. There are not official boundaries for East Village, but it is roughly encompassed …

Long Beach Brown Bag Lunch

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Pack A Brown Bag Lunch and Explore The City Gone are the days of the three-martini lunch. A time when you could leisurely dine on steak, oysters, and lobster all while slowly sipping a chilled gin martini. Today everyone is in such a hurry, and at times too busy to even take a lunch break. It is important to take …