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Long Beach (New York)

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2013

    Long Beach Cinematheque to Program Fiesta Twin Theatre in Downtown Santa Ana, Furthering the Area's Gentrification

    For years, the Fiesta Twin Theatre on Fourth Street in downtown SanTana has shown English-language films in Spanish and Spanish-language films in Spanish.But there's a new film programmer coming to the cinemas--direct from El Long Beach--to fulfill indie-, student- and LGBT-movie dreams.

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2013

    Restaurant Roll Call for February 2013

    Compared to other months, February seemed slow on restaurant openings, or at least that's what it felt like. Here's our monthly roundup of eateries that we noticed were new; and one restaurant we noticed closed. Do you see any we neglected to list on either front? Share them in the comments.

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2013

    Dishcrawl Launches Downtown Long Beach Event Exclusive Chef Leak

    For the voracious foodie, indecisive eater and social butterfly alike, Dishcrawl is for the first time spreading its bar-crawl-for-food concept to the eclectic restaurants of downtown Long Beach.On March 12, Dishcrawl reps will escort ticketholders to four locations across downtown's dining and ente ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2013

    Long Beach Lunch: Pupuseria Salvadorena

    Since Long Beach doesn't have a street food culture where bacon-wrapped hot dogs and al pastor tacos materialize on street corners, farmer's market pupusas have sufficed for me as the closest thing to sidewalk grub I'll get in this town. Always cheap ($2 tops), these  masa pockets of cheesy goo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2013

    Three OC Nightclubs (And Two Long Beach Ones) Make it On Nightclub & Bar's List of Top 100 Clubs in America!

    I am a huge fan of the trade magazine, the obscure journal written for a niche audience that rarely makes it into the mainstream, and am always looking for new ones. And I just found one: Nightclub & Bar, which advertises itself as "the go-to resource for the on-premise professional" in the nigh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2013

    Michael's Pizzeria Opens In Downtown Long Beach

    Michael's, which began as a very good fine dining Italian restaurant on Long Beach's Naples Island (and still is), is opening its third pizzeria today. This one is at Downtown Long Beach's Promenade. According to its Facebook, the mayor will be there for a ribbon cutting at 11:30 a.m.

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2013

    This Week In Food: Sriracha Chips, A Proper Old Fashioned, and Pig Crates

    Valentine's is over and now we can get back to the good ol' regular food stuff. Let's take a look at what this week brought us... Edwin reviewed the crepes at Thahn Ha in Westminster. He told us about the most expensive drink made at Starbucks so far, which involved 48 shots of espresso (why world? ... More >>

  • Food

    January 31, 2013

    And a Special Shout-Out to Long Beach!

    The city may not officially be part of Orange County, but we love its craft beer all the same

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2013

    Five Songs That Prove Why Sublime Still Matters

    The story of Long Beach's most successful band rarely emphasizes its multicultural roots, its ability to seamlessly blend disparate genres or its importance in creating a globally appealing pop sound out of a mass of local musical influences. Instead, most considerations of ska-punk outfit Sublime f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2013

    Long Beach Lunch: Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery

    Most people that live in Long Beach love the fact that there aren't a lot of corporate chain restaurants here. Bustling dining districts like Belmont Shore and Bixby Knolls are full of quality, locally owned eateries, leaving the city's lone Chili's, Outback Steakhouse and Islands locations to serve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2013

    Long Beach Lunch: Cyclo Noodles

    Long Beach is neither Little Saigon nor Thai Town and so its lack of fast casual soup-and-noodles-only establishments comes as no surprise. The city is, however, a college town filled with many starving students craving affordable comfort food, so it does seem a little odd that Cyclo Noodles took so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2012

    Long Beach Lunch: Chicken Dijon

    There are a lot of casual-quickie restaurant chains that have made an entire empire out of serving rotisserie chicken combo plates and assorted comfort-food sides. In Southern California, they seem to be all over the place: Santa Monica's Koo Koo Roo, California Chicken Cafe in the San Fernando Vall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2012

    This Week in Food: Feelin' Cozy at The Attic, Top Drinks and Restaurants of 2012, and How to Make Homemade Tamales

    The holidays are almost over, and you can return to spending your money on more selfish things. Let's take a look at some favorite food and drink from this year, as well as new places on the horizon. Edwin's weekly food review covered the cozy Attic in Long Beach that serves creative Southern, Caju ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2012

    Video: Getting Caught Up With Slow Learner Before Plugged Into Local

    Picking a new lineup of bands and a new venue every month can be a tough exercise, just ask any promoter. But putting together a bill is more than just snatching up quality bands, it's about the dynamic they have between them. The motto for December's line up might as well be "Sharing is Caring." Ea ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 13, 2012
  • Blogs

    December 12, 2012

    Eugene Owens' Slow Learner Collective Embraces Musical Polygamy

    Long Beach is a city for musicians who like to spread themselves around. It's nothing new to hear about a guitarist or drummer who happens to play in four or five bands at a time. Sure, we wouldn't call that exclusively LB behavior. But we'll be damned if musicians in any other city do it as effortl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2012

    Five Artists That Feel Ohhh So Long Beach According to Comedian Jason Collings.

    A lot of great music and great groups have come out of Long Beach, but don't discredit the other artists that come out of the city as well. Long Beach is also home to some great comic acts like LB native Jason Collings. When it comes to Jason, you get the feeling that his surroundings had a lot to d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2012

    [UPDATED: DEATH CONFIRMED]: Plane Carrying Jenni Rivera, Mexican Regional Superstar, Missing; Long Beach Native Feared Dead

    ORIGINAL POST, 11:36 A.M.: Tragic news is emerging from Mexico this morning as authorities have confirmed that an airplane carrying Mexican regional music superstar and Long Beach native Jenni Rivera and her family is missing.

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2012

    Slow Learner to Headline Plugged Into Local at Harvelle's, Dec. 19

    It's that time of year again, when presents are unwrapped, miracles seem to occur out of nowhere, and despite the mounds of shop-o-holic debt you're about to incur, the need to give away free shit has never been stronger. That's how we feel about it, anyway. That's why we wanted to throw an extra fi ... More >>

  • News

    November 29, 2012

    The Healing Fields of Long Beach's Cambodia Town

    The next generation of the city's Cambodian-American community steps up to help its elders—and itself

  • Calendar

    November 15, 2012

    Toledo Show

    Harvelle's

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2012

    Temple Israel Vandalized by Nazi Douchebags

    Just a week ago, Temple Israel in Long Beach was rededicated after major improvements were made to the synagogue complex at 269 Loma Ave. "Improvements" added last night were not improvements at all but disgusting swastikas and slogans sprayed onto the place for worshipers from greater Long Beach an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    Long Beach Lunch: Asha Moroccan Mediterranean Kitchen

    The businesses on the bottom floor of the Broadlind Hotel in Long Beach's East Village have turned over many times. The last three years have seen the corner unit host two different coffeeshops; the tiny boutique facing Linden Ave. has been a salon, a jewelry store and is currently a juice bar; and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    Here's How Zombies Took Over Long Beach This Weekend

    Horror struck Long Beach on Saturday, when the LBC became overrun with zombies.  Most people were watching college football when terror reigned, but those who were caught outside found themselves in the midst of the uncanny.  I was one of them.  This is my story.  On Saturday aft ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2012

    Feds Arrest 12 In Alleged Pot Ring Operating in OC & LBC

    Twelve people were arrested this morning for conspiracy to distribute marijuana in a case that federal authorities claim involves a ring of pot dispensaries that operated in both Orange County and Long Beach. A 31-page indictment released by the U.S. attorneys office today claims that the shops--nin ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 25, 2012
  • Calendar

    October 25, 2012

    Metalachi

    Slidebar

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2012

    Long Beach Still Has Pot Clubs?

    According to an article in today's Long Beach Press Telegram, the city is trying to revoke the commercial license of the owner of a strip mall on Anaheim Blvd. The reason? The landlord keeps renting the building to pesky pot clubs.All of which raises a question: are there really any medical marijuan ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 18, 2012
  • Blogs

    October 11, 2012

    [UPDATED W/NEW INFO] DEA Raids Seven Pot Clubs In LBC!

    *See bottom of post for update: ORIGINAL POST, Oct. 10, 2:44 p.m.: As we reported last month, an Ace Hardware store in Long Beach drew the ire of Long Beach pot activists when it began protesting against the nearby Fourth & Olive marijuana dispensary. Folks protested the store and threatene ... More >>

  • Culture

    October 11, 2012

    Jeremy Cross, Graphic Artist

    [Best Of 2012] The 'dark artist' on his favorite things about Orange County

  • Music

    September 27, 2012

    Wild Pack of Canaries Fly Out of the Underground

    [Locals Only] The Long Beach band hope to go big and change their city's musical reputation

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2012

    In Print this Week: The English Beat, Strung Out, Wild Pack of Canaries, Ask Exene

    [Editor's Note: Every Thursday, in addition to bombarding you with blog posts, this newspaper does something really crazy...we write a print version! Here's a taste of our top stories this week]1) Our lead story this week checks in on the English Beat, and their tireless frontman Dave Wakeling. Di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2012

    [UPDATED W/FUNNY PHONE CALL] Ace Hardware: Anti-Medical Marijuana?

    *See end of post for an update and link to funny phone callORIGINAL POST, Sept. 21, 11:05 a.m.: Medical marijuana activists in Long Beach are planning a protest in front of the Ace Hardware store at 746 E. Fourth St. on the afternoon of Friday, Sept. 21. But that's not all--the protest will also ser ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2012

    Long Beach Lunch: Steamed Organic Vegetarian Cuisine

    At the beginning of last summer when Steamed took over a former weed dispensary in a house tucked around the shaded curve of 3rd Street near Alamitos Avenue, it was to the delight of Long Beach's close-knit community of vegetarians.That's because owner Stephanie Carlough--who kind of looks like a su ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2012

    Long Beach Zombie Walk Returns for 5th Year With More Music, Vendors and BRAAAINS

    See Also: *Lobster Fest to Hit San Pedro this weekend. *Doheny Days: Day One - Doheny State Beach - September 8, 2012*Doheny Days: Day Two - Doheny State Beach - September 9, 2012Hanging out at the tourist-y shoreline south of Downtown Long Beach means three things: the Queen Mary, the Aquarium and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2012

    Hector Campos of Orange Dies After Being Kidnapped and Shot in Long Beach; 3 Held

    A 24-year-old man from Orange who was kidnapped Friday in Long Beach, shot and left for dead passed away Monday, according to authorities, who have three suspects in custody. Hector Campos had been seen by witnesses being shoved into a car's trunk in the 1200 block of 10th Street just before noon. O ... More >>

  • News

    September 6, 2012

    Berth 55's Rights

    Can community activists save two beloved Long Beach businesses from the wrecking ball of port progress?

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2012

    Long Beach Lunch: Long Beach Vegan Eatery

     Long Beach Vegan Eatery is all about taking vegan food mainstream with flavors that you didn't know could exist without animal byproducts --how many times have you heard that one before? But here's the real, tasteful deal. Want macaroni and cheese minus the dairy? Done. Want a me ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 30, 2012

    The Paper Nautilus

    Aquarium of the Pacific

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2012

    BuskerFest - East Village Arts District - 8/25/12

    BuskerFestEast Village Arts District (Long Beach) 8/25/12 See Also:*Long Beach Funk Fest: Five Acts You Can't Miss* Fingerprints Celebrates its 20th Anniversary With a Big 'Ol Record Sale* Nick Waterhouse Comes to Los Angeles to Dance on the StreetSorry Echo Park Rising, FYF Fest and, yes, even the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2012

    California Supreme Court Drops Review of Long Beach Pot Ordinance

    The city of Long Beach's bizarre and ill-fated foray into the medical marijuana business has now gone full circle. Yesterday, the California Supreme Court announced it was not going to review the city's appeal of an appellate court ruling that struck down the city's 2010 medical marijuana ordinance. ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 23, 2012

    Free Moral Agents

    The Prospector

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2012

    [UPDATED, W/SPECIALS!] Next OC Weekly-KCRW Good Food Happy Hour Scheduled for NEXT WEEK TONIGHT in Long Beach!

    See the end of this post for the $5 drink and entree specials!So far in the wildly successful happy hours we've co-hosted with KCRW-FM 89.9, we've given SanTana and Costa Mesa some love--but what about Long Beach, that wonderful metropolis that no one in journalism seems to live except us (and eve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2012

    Long Beach Lunch: MVP's Grill & Patio

    With the Olympics finally over and Long Beach athletes earning more medals that most countries, it seems appropriate to start off Long Beach Lunch at MVP's, a sandwich and burger stand built right on Fourth Street with a menu full of sports-themed items such as the "Patty Day Melt" and "The Mean Joe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2012

    On the Line: Matt Strickland of The Bruery, Part One

    Who is Matt Strickland, and why are we interviewing him? That's the OTL question of the week. His job title is wood cellerman. No, really. Matt makes sure clients get their beer, and that it tastes exactly the way it should. Comparable to a winemaker, he works very closely with his product. You'll p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2012

    Scottish-Themed Breastaurant Gets OK To Open In Orange

    The Register wrote today that The Tilted Kilt, a breastaurant in the same vein as Hooters but with a Scottish theme, has been approved to move into the empty space vacated by Johnny Carino's at the Stadium Promenade Center in Orange at 1625 W. Katella Ave. It will be the first Tilted Kilt in OC. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2012

    C-Gak's Drumming Fuses Man With Machine

    See Also:*No Use For a Name Frontman Tony Sly Dead at 41*Exclusive Song: Hindu Pirates, 'Be My Friend'*Nick Waterhouse Comes to Long Beach to Dance in the Street Though Chris Tsagakis' main gig as drummer for Rx Bandits was put on ice when the band went on indefinite hiatus last year, his kit hasn't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2012

    Nick Waterhouse Comes to Long Beach to Dance in the Street

    See Also:*Retro Geek Nick Watehouse Went From Being a Punching Bag in Orange County to a Trendsetter in GQ*TV on the Radio, Grouplove and Best Coast to Play The U.S. Open of Surfing.*Fingerprints Celebrates its 20th Anniversary with a Big 'Ol Record Sale.Long Beach's Summer and Music concert series& ... More >>

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