Graphics courtesy of Baktaash Sorkhabi/City Fabrick.
Out of 4,500 applicants vying for money from the Knight Foundation through its Knight Cities Challenge, only 144 were awarded, five of which ...On January 19, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Graphics and poster courtesy of Vince Staples. Edited by Brian Addison.
Since the release of his EP Hell Can Wait, North Long Beach rapper Vince Staples has built a name ...On November 30, 2016 / By Brian Addison
Photos courtesy of Keith Garrett.
Under a blazing hot Watts sun, Watts native and flavor master Keith Garret told a journalist amidst a Watts crowd awaiting his food: “After ...On November 14, 2016 / By Brian Addison
This fall, Long Beach will be hosting two open streets events, designed to activate streets for many purposes by first shutting them down to cars.
The first event will ...On September 22, 2016 / By Damien Newton
Out of 178 applications vying for Metro money, 84 of those are part of the preliminary staff recommendations that means their project could become a reality. ...On July 6, 2015 / By Longbeachize Staff
Photos courtesy of Brian Addison.
There was something about Beach Streets that was inherently different than its northern CicLAvia counterpart: community.
CicLAvia becomes bombarded with mostly cyclists invading a typically-iconic ...On June 8, 2015 / By Longbeachize Staff
Photo above from Los Angeles’s CicLAvia. Photo by Brian Addison.
It’s official: Long Beach will have its first ciclovía, dubbed Beach Streets, on June 6 thanks to $260K from ...On March 5, 2015 / 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
11:00AM | The Metropolitan Transportation Agency (Metro)’s board has decided to fund only one of two proposed ciclovías in Long Beach despite both proposals being amongst the highest-ranking events ...On June 26, 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
The City of Long Beach has sent in their applications for CALTrans’ Active Transportation Program (ATP)—and the proposals are shaping up to be major infrastructural projects that cater ...On June 11, 2014 / By Brian Addison
It’s official: Long Beach will have its first ciclovía come Spring 2015 thanks to $260K from Metro’s Open Streets Program should the Board follow staff recommendations (which is ...On May 29, 2014 / By Brian Addison
Atlantic Avenue is one of the most historically rich stretches within Long Beach but after its peak as a cultural hotspot, fell way to dilapidation and a loss ...On March 17, 2014 / By Brian Addison