Photo by Brian Addison. Above: a pedestrian overpass above the 22 Freeway entering East Long Beach.
I think it’s time to stop using the word density. It’s not used ...On September 29, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photo above courtesy of the City of Long Beach. Photo below by Brian Addison. Renderings courtesy of PECP.
We have an extensive series on how the new Long Beach ...On September 19, 2017 / By Brian Addison
This is part of our ongoing Long Beach Needs This series that seeks to address two things: Long Beach’s infamous “Manhattanitis,” where our people tend to stick to all-things-Long-Beach while ...On August 26, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photo by Allan Crawford
When 2nd District Councilmember Jeannine Pearce took office, she was hearing the Parking Warriors very clearly: they wanted more spaces, dammit. And she said she ...On August 7, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photos by Brian Addison. Above: an underpass along the LA River houses one of the largest camp sites for those experiencing homelessness.
One time, too tired to bike home, ...On July 12, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photo by Brian Addison.
Yesterday, it was announced that Long Beach and Los Angeles are in the nation’s ten most diverse cities. The day before? Long Beach was ...On May 6, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Above: Lees Ave. in East Long Beach. Photo by Brian Addison.
For anyone living in Long Beach, the beauty of it all is the fact that our neighborhoods are so ...On April 25, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photo by Brian Addison.
DeVaugn [last name redacted] has been living in her car for nearly a month now with her teenage daughter, most of it spent at Bixby ...On February 8, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Back in May, an impressive cohort of nine creative doers and thinkers came together in Long beach and after months of research and planning, they now have five ...On October 14, 2015 / By Baktaash Sorkhabi
Photo below by Brian Addison.
Long Beach’s youngest mayor, Robert Garcia, sat in his office today to hold a small gathering for what many would call an earmark in ...On July 15, 2015 / By Longbeachize Staff
After a group of concerned citizens prompted the Long Beach City Council to halt and re-examine the $5.8M rehab of the bluff on April 29, the ...On December 17, 2014 / By Brian Addison
It’s been four years in the making and not without a few bumps in the road, but the groundbreaking for the New North Branch Library is finally ...On October 21, 2014 / By Asia Morris
Photo courtesy of Lisa Beth Anderson.
After six years of development and a few decades after its last update, ...On June 19, 2014 / By Brian Addison
Belmont Shore’s Second Street corridor is rife with tourists, shops, restaurants, and some of Long Beach’s most affluent and comfortable denizens. So it would make sense ...On June 18, 2014 / By Brian Addison