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    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Celebrate the Dog Days of Summer! Long Beach Dog Parks Are Open!

    According to The Old Farmer’s Almanac, the Dog Days of summer are traditionally the 40 days beginning in July and ending in August, which coincide with the dawn rising of Sirius, the Dog Star. The ancient Egyptians thought that the combined heat of Sirius and the Sun caused midsummer’s hot weather, and the “Dog Days” […]

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  • Wake Up Call! Long Beach Coffee Shops & Breakfast Spots Now Open!

    Wake up and smell the coffee! Long Beach coffee shops and breakfast spots are open and welcoming customers for dine-in service! Long Beach is a breakfast-lover’s banquet of cute diners, trendy cafes, and beloved local icons. Feast on eye-opening menus from classic American-style cooking to creative cuisine, vegetarian, and gluten free options – some restaurants […]

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  • 10 Fun Things To Do in Long Beach!

    We love Long Beach! Our city is all about living by the ocean, and beaches, bike paths and boardwalks beckon! But there’s so much more to discover! Our vibrant neighborhoods are home to a dynamic community of outstanding restaurants, unique retail establishments, and other entrepreneurial businesses. Here are 10 great ways to explore Long Beach, […]

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  • Explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites From the Comfort of Home!

    Imagine gazing at the Pyramids of Giza, lingering with llamas at Machu Picchu, or hiking the heights of the Eiffel Tower, all from the comfort of home! These dazzling monuments are UNESCO World Heritage Sites – and now you can explore them with virtual tours from Google Earth, Google Arts and Culture, and other digital […]

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