At first, the announcement that KTown staple Beer Belly would be moving into DTLB—smushed between Rainbow Juices on 3rd and Beachwood’s The Blendery on Long Beach ...On January 27, 2016 / By Brian Addison
The city, especially DTLB, can be intimidating. A lot of concrete and a lot of height can make you seem a little too small. This event celebrates bringing ...On July 9, 2015 / By Longbeachize Staff
Photo by Baktaash Sorkhabi.
We had long ago rejoiced about the pseudo-parklet over at At Last Cafe in Alamitos Beach. And before that, the parklets along ...On June 22, 2015 / By Longbeachize Staff
Urban guru and pedestrian lover Sean Warner, the Placemaking Manager at the Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA), once told us, “If you genuinely don’t care for ...On June 4, 2015 / By Longbeachize Staff
A 113-unit multi-family residential development is being proposed for 207 Seaside Way or what is now the lot that sits behind the historic Breakers Building in DTLB.
The development ...On April 30, 2015 / By Brian Addison
At last year’s Bike Fest in DTLB, outside the epic crit and beer garden and city cross course and the general badass-ness of it all, one ...On April 22, 2015 / By Brian Addison
The Arts District of Downtown Los Angeles is now a vibrant residential community. But the signs of its warehouse past are everywhere. Abandoned railroad spurs, peeking up ...On April 7, 2015 / By Roger Rudick
For two years, the wonderfully gorgeous structure that sits on the south side of Broadway in between the Promenade and Long Beach Blvd. had a white wall with ...On March 30, 2015 / By Brian Addison
Yesterday, the Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) reported that bike thefts throughout the West Division of Long Beach have increased by 84% through 2014 compared to 2013. To ...On March 27, 2015 / By Damien Newton
Despite concerted efforts to address the construction occurring for the Pine Avenue Improvement Project, some DTLB residents were awoken last night at the sounds the grates, jackhammering and ...On February 18, 2015 / By Brian Addison
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There have always been issues at Ocean and Pine.
Long after it was the central intersection of life within the city—some 4,000 pedestrians crossed ...On February 11, 2015 / By Brian Addison
Bought for $2.1M after closing escrow in June of 2013, the famed 1959 Kenneth Wing-designed building between 1st & Broadway has seen a plethora of activity ...On September 25, 2014 / By Brian Addison