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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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  • Experience Nature At Home with Virtual Tours & Live Streams!

    Hankering for a break from hunkering? Now you can get your nature fix without leaving home! Beloved local attractions like Aquarium of the Pacific and Huntington Botanical Gardens are offering live cams and virtual tours! Want to take a peek at the poppies? Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve has captured the bloom at its peak […]

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  • Outside Risu wine bar in long beach at The Crest

    Coming Soon! RISÜ Wine + Bar Opening at The Crest

    Today we’re talking to Mark Dunton, owner/operator of RISÜ, a stylish new wine + bar opening soon on the ground floor of The Crest in the heart of Downtown Long Beach. This is exciting news! When are you planning to open? We have a few final inspections to complete. We’re hoping for an early April soft-opening. […]

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  • box of chocolates and strawberries at the crest in long beach

    Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Long Beach!

    Valentine’s Day is more than just hearts and flowers! Unconventional choices abound – from Valentine’s Dive Night at Aquarium of the Pacific, to a Valentine-themed comedy show or smooth jazz concert, a wine & pie tasting, chocolate making class, and even a bonnie Scots Festival! Of course, if you are looking for a more traditional […]

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