Photo by Robin Beck.
For many queers, all you can do is laugh—it becomes either genuinely humorous for a few or laughing becomes a defense mechanism when you stroll ...On May 22, 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
There’s more to the word and law behind “jaywalking” than meets the eye or common assumption.
In fact, lurking behind this common word and often-cited form of lawbreaking sits ...On April 14, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photo by Brian Addison.On February 20, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photos by Baktaash Sorkhabi. Scroll through gallery above.On February 17, 2017 / By Longbeachize Staff
Photo by Brian Addison.
Our editor, Brian Addison, was asked to speak at the Compassionate Town Hall: Homelessness in Long Beach, in regard to the role media plays in driving ...On January 31, 2017 / By Brian Addison
I flew to Mexico thrice in 2016 alone. My Dude’s family is based in Jalos, Jalisco and the need to visit given his mom’s ailing health becomes more and ...On January 26, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photo above: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is seen speaking in front of 25,000 civil rights marchers at the conclusion of the Selma to Montgomery march in front of ...On January 16, 2017 / By Brian Addison
It’s frightening when the wealthy hijack the narratives of the good. And they did so brilliantly in 2016 and will continue to do so this year.
When I walked into ...On January 10, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photo above courtesy of the Long Beach Police Officer Association. Photos below by Brian Addison.
Uttering “Black lives matter” is actually controversial—so controversial, in fact, that appropriated forms ensued: ...On December 16, 2016 / By Brian Addison
Photos courtesy of Erin Murphy. Edited by Brian Addison.
Let’s get something in the clear here: this is an advocacy publication, not a site which panders to all sides ...On November 18, 2016 / By Brian Addison
Photo of the Confederate Flag at 11th and Daisy in Long Beach by Morgan Wolf. Edited by Brian Addison.
For folks that grew up in rural areas or particularly ...On November 11, 2016 / By Brian Addison
Photos by Brian Addison.
Winter is coming so the beer belly is in.
After years of speculation and salivating hope and nearly a year of construction,it is official: K-Town’s famed Beer Belly—home ...On November 2, 2016 / By Brian Addison
So a few things…