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…
All photos by Brian Addison.
Let’s be honest: Pow! Wow! Long Beach changed the city’s art scene, turning—at least in our view—DTLB into one of SoCal’s finest ...On June 17, 2016 / By Brian Addison
For the second year in a row—and in only two-and-a-half years in existence—Longbeachize has become a finalist in multiple categories at the 2016 LA Press Club SoCal ...On May 25, 2016 / By Longbeachize Staff
Photo by Brian Addison.On March 30, 2016 / By Damien Newton