Long Beach Towne Center, located on Carson Street off the 605 Freeway, is open for socially distant shopping and patio dining at its open businesses and restaurants.
In an effort to address and move past the stigma surrounding cannabis, Long Beach nonprofit C.A.R.E. (Cannabis Awareness Research Economics) is hosting virtual conferences every first Thursday of the month. The next conference is happening from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6.
Aspiring playwrights have the opportunity to have their plays read by industry producers, writers, directors and more in a new contest.
Long Beach's Ninth District City Councilman Rex Richardson was awarded the Los Angeles League of Conservation Voters (LALCV) 2020 Smith-Weiss Environmental Champion Award yesterday, July 29.
Every Friday through the remainder of the summer, 2ND&PCH is featuring a free drive-in movie showing at the top deck of the Whole Foods Market parking garage.
Makers continue to build and create at Makersville, a nonprofit offering hands on craft-making and science-based classes catered to youngsters and teens in the Long Beach area.
Area youth have another option to experience an online summer camp, this time through an online-based, week-long, photography class facilitated by Tuttle Cameras.
A space that hosts exhibitions, performances, workshops, community projects and more in the Zaferia District is opening its doors to the public this September.
Gov. Gavin Newsom's order closing indoor commercial activities has pushed more than restaurant visitors outside — the Aquarium of the Pacific has opted to stay open with only open sky exhibits open.
Seal Beach Yacht Club celebrated both opening day and the club’s 60th anniversary last Saturday. To keep the numbers in check, it was a members' only event. They were very creative in hosting an event in the current environment, with some of the fare provided by a food truck.
The Downtown Long Beach Alliance (DLBA) is hosting a virtual Taste of Downtown experience from 4 to 9 p.m. on Friday, June 26, hosted live at facebook.com/downtownlongbeach.
Around noon on Wednesday, June 17, Long Beach fans of England's Arsenal Football Club sat at socially-distanced dining tables at the Auld Dubliner to watch the first Premier League game since COVID-19 suspended all restaurant dining in the city.
Americans spend more than $400 billion a year on residential renovations and repairs, according to the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University. In fact, between 1995 and 2017, outdoor remodeling has grown 110%.
Each year since 1979, Long Beach Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine has partnered with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) to provide free, nutritious meals to children 18 and younger who live in Long Beach. That's happening every Mon…
Long Beach Yacht Club announced last week the cancelation of the 2020 Congressional Cup regatta, which had been planned for April 2020 and postponed to mid-October.
Community Action Team's (CAT) founder, Justin Rudd, celebrated another trip around the sun on June 6. Instead of asking for birthday gifts, he's using his nonprofit platform to ask friends, family and the people of Long Beach to consider a donation benefiting Christian Outreach in Action (COA).
This week’s boat memory comes from Naples resident and trademark/patent attorney Vern Schooley and his Columbia 34 Adversary that he co-owned with maritime attorney Tom Vyse.
Long Beach's Aquarium of the Pacific will reopen to the public Sunday, June 14 — exactly three months after it was closed in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.
Long Beach's historic site, Rancho Los Cerritos, announced that the garden spaces will be open to the public on Wednesday, June 10, but reservations are required to access the premises.
As we wrap up stay at home orders and early curfews, I’m taking the opportunity to reminisce. Growing up, my parents kept getting a smaller house and a bigger boat until when I was in third grade, they sold our cozy Naples house and we became full time “live-aboards” on gangway 5, in front o…
The Shoreline Frontrunners of Long Beach, a LGBTQ running and walking club, would have hosted the 28th annual Long Beach Pride Run earlier this month, but due to COVID-19, the event — which normally would take place the same weekend as Long Beach Pride — had to be cancelled.
The date was set and the athletes were training for competition day, but the decision to delay the Special Olympics of Southern California (SOSC) event seemed inevitable.
The Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center was awarded the California Arts Council's "Arts Education Exposure" Grant for the third year in a row.
This year, all running events in the city have been cancelled, including the Grand Prix Race the Course 5K, Storm the Beach and St. Anthony High School's Saint's Run fundraiser.
Events are cancelled and venues are empty, but people still hunger for live entertainment. Blending the desire for fun with the need for safety, one Long Beach businesswoman has devised a plan for small-scale shows.
It was only natural that an engineering firm focused on the waterfront included a boat in the corporate fleet for touring company projects from the best vantage point possible — on the water.
When the Safer at Home order was announced in March, scheduled events were cancelled, performances were postponed and gatherings limited. For Long Beach's art world, that meant figuring out how to engage audiences without the usual venues.
Last Sunday, May 3, Long Beach nonprofit Steel Magnolias was scheduled to host its annual Signature Event, benefiting the Stramski Children’s Developmental Center at Millers Children’s and Women’s Hospital.
Small shops are working to weather the coronavirus storm that's shut down any brick and mortar space deemed non-essential.
When Eric Gustafson, the co-owner of Flying Cloud Yacht sales, started working with a client a couple of years ago in the market for a power boat with creature comforts, he sensed his buyer was something more than a wannabe stink potter looking for a floating Barcalounger.
The 2020 OC Fair won’t take place this summer because of ongoing concerns about the coronavirus and uncertainty over when the state may lift its ban on large events.