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  • Saint & Second Thanksgiving near The Crest apartments in downtown Long Beach

    Celebrate Thanksgiving: Festive Ideas For Your Holiday Feast

    Making Thanksgiving plans? Need some advice in the kitchen? Want to donate to a worthy cause? We’ve rounded up some festive ideas to help you celebrate your holiday feast. Long Beach restaurants near The Crest are pulling out all the stops with scrumptious eating options – from elegant dining, to traditional American fare and Thanksgiving […]

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  • Oak Glen near The Crest apartments in downtown Long Beach

    Autumn Day Trip: Historic Towns & Wilderness Parks

    Open your senses and experience the glorious colors, crisp air, and fresh scents of the season. It’s time for an autumn day trip. Some of Southern California’s most beautiful historic towns and wilderness parks are just a few hours away from The Crest, Go apple picking in Oak Glen or discover the charm of old […]

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  • Los Angeles Haunted Hayride near The Crest apartments in downtown Long Beach

    Spooktacular Halloween Haunts Near The Crest

    Halloween is always a thrilling time near The Crest, with scary events and creepy outdoor activities unfolding under the night sky. But this year’s celebration will be even more special, because a blue moon will illuminate the sky on the evening of October 31. According to EarthSky, every month has a full moon, but because the […]

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  • Old World Village Oktoberfest near The Crest apartments in downtown Long Beach

    Prosit! Oktoberfest Celebrations Around Long Beach

    Eins, zwei, drei Prosit! We’re all hopped up for Oktoberfest! But did you know that the original Oktoberfest in Munich actually starts in September and ends in early October? The first Oktoberfest was celebrated in Munich on October 12, 1810 in honor of Prince Ludwig’s marriage to Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen. After such a spectacular […]

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  • Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens near The Crest in downtown Long Beach
  • Naples Rib Company near The Crest apartments in downtown Long Beach

    What’s Smokin’ in Long Beach? Best BBQ to Try Now

    Long Beach is smokin’ with great BBQ joints near The Crest, offering grilled goodness from Classic American to Texas-style, Cajun, and more! Many of these establishments are family-owned, so you have an opportunity to support local Long Beach businesses while enjoying some of the best BBQ around. Most menus offer vegetarian options, such as salads […]

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  • PCH Movies & Moonlight drive-in movies near The Crest apartments in Long Beach

    Hot Ticket: Drive-In Movies Are Sizzling This Summer

    Drive-in movies are the hot ticket this summer. Long Beach is catching the drive-in craze with outdoor movie screenings near The Crest. The PCH Movies & Moonlight series and Port of Long Beach Twilight Cinema are offering free admission. And thanks to our car culture, all around Southern California you’ll find iconic drive-ins with design […]

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  • Happy Ice pop up ice cream truck near The Crest apartments in Long Beach

    Chill Out: Long Beach’s Best ice Cream & Cool Creations

    Hot summer days just scream for ice cream – and other heat-beating refreshments. Long Beach offers some tasty treats to get your chill thrill – from classic ice cream, sorbets, and ices to cold brewed coffee and teas. Plant-based, vegan and non-dairy options are available as well. Whether you’re strolling the boardwalk, biking on the […]

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  • Utopia near the Crest

    Long Beach Restaurants Offer Patio Dining

    Summer weather beckons and Long Beach restaurants are answering the call. Your favorite eateries are expanding their patio dining, adding street side tables, and even building charming parklets – so you can take advantage of the beautiful sunny days and starry nights. Many of these establishments are family-owned or founded by dedicated entrepreneurs with a […]

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  • Farmers & Merchants Bank near the Crest

    Long Beach Secrets, Stories & Sagas!

    What do bootleggers, astronauts, and Art Deco all have in common? These intriguing topics are all part of the secret history of Long Beach, which goes all the way back to 1784 when the area was first settled as part of a massive Spanish land grant. In the years that followed, Long Beach attracted ranchers, […]

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