Photo courtesy of Partners of Park. Above: the Long Beach Municipal Band.
The first time I ever went to a Long Beach Municipal Band concert, along Marine Stadium, I ...On July 19, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Graphics by Baktaash Sorkhabi
Let’s have a frank discussion about North Long Beach—and it begins with the fact that there’s no discussion about North Long Beach.
Whether that is a ...On May 1, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photos by Brian Addison.
Passing along westbound on 7th Street at Martin Luther King (MLK), resident Tony Martinez stops and stares in wonder toward the south.
“It’s finally open—gorgeous, isn’t ...On April 20, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Self-described history nerd and preservationist Katie Rispoli was sitting in her office when then-boss and adaptive reuse puppeteer Jan Van Dijs came in and posed a very dire question:
“Hey, ...On October 30, 2014 / By Brian Addison
Thanks to a $924K grant, the City of Long Beach will be able to improve the wetland areas at Willow Springs Park while also increasing accessibility ...On June 12, 2014 / By Brian Addison
Out of the 60 most populated cities in the nation, Long Beach currently sits at 24 amongst the most park friendly cities as measured by The Trust for Public ...On May 30, 2014 / By Brian Addison
The Century Villages at Cabrillo (CVC) have not only long helped the homeless—our veterans, our natives, our marginalized—but often do what we are too afraid to: actually do ...On May 7, 2014 / By Brian Addison
Note: This article contains adult content so honestly, keep pedaling if those kinda things offend you. The birds and the bees depend on it.
While cities which are home ...On April 30, 2014 / By Brian Addison