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Long Beach (New York)

  • 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
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    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2012

    Fingerprints Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary With a Big Ol' Record Sale

    See Also:*Milo Greene - Fingerprints - 7/16/12*Top Five Hits: Fingerprints in Long Beach*Brian Wilson Visits Fingerprints RecordsFor as much of a Long Beach institution as Fingerprints has become, it wasn't until the record store announced their latest weekend sale that we realized how long it's bee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2012

    Next OC Weekly-KCRW Good Food Happy Hour Scheduled for August 16 in Long Beach!

    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 even then, we're forgetful lovers)? This gnawed at me after our las ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 12, 2012

    Hunter Gatherers

    The Garage Theatre

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2012

    Video: Long Beach Police Accused of Excessive Force at Pot Club

    A $1 million claim was filed yesterday against the city of Long Beach alleging police brutality during a recent raid of the THC Downtown Collective, a marijuana dispensary that follows state law but operates without a city permit. In a video posted on Youtube, one officer can be seen stepping on the ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 5, 2012

    Walking Spanish

    Fingerprints

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2012

    Long Beach Islamic Center, the LBC's Second Mosque, to Open Soon

    There's only one mosque--Masjid Al-Shareef--in Long Beach. Its small space barely accommodates those who go to pray jumu'ah--a congregational prayer that takes place on Friday, usually after noon. A stuffy situation often ensues during the weekly ritual, which brings in high numbers of worshipers.&n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2012

    Soledad Goats Now at Long Beach Marina Farmers Market

    We don't give Long Beach much love around here, but when it comes to Sunday farmers markets, the Marina market far outshines anything here in these fair orange acres. It's the largest market south of Hollywood, and like Hollywood, it finally has a Soledad Goats booth.

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2012

    Richard Elfman Talks Forbidden Zone, to Screen this Week at Long Beach Cinematheque!

    A chicken boy, a frog butler and a topless princess are only a few of the bizarre characters from film-director Richard Elfman's debut film Forbidden Zone. As the 30th birthday of the cult classic draws near, Elfman teamed up with the Long Beach shadow cast, Midnight Insanity, and Logan Crow's Long ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    Cycle Pub, A Bar On Wheels, Needs To Ride Into OC!

    Drinking and biking may sound like a disastrous combination, but with the Cycle Pub, it just works. It's a trolley-shaped traveling bar powered by the calves of its imbibers. (Don't worry--a sober staff member does the steering.) So much awesome. You're drinking, getting fresh air, seeing the c ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • News

    May 31, 2012

    Is Long Beach Biketown USA?

    The seaside city reinvents itself (again) by hitching its civic reputation to cycling culture

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2012

    Long Beach Film Fest Ready to Roll ... in 2013

    At a mixer Thursday night that was a year to the day before the Long Beach Film Festival is scheduled to be resurrected, organizers disclosed plans for the May 17-19, 2013, event.Coming up: more mixers and--pretty please with sugar on top?--more money.Did we say please?

  • Calendar

    May 17, 2012
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    May 17, 2012

    Jack's Tea Room

    Harvelle's

  • Calendar

    May 10, 2012
  • Blogs

    April 30, 2012

    We Check Up on the Long Beach Addresses in Sublime's Riot Song "April 29, 1992 (Miami)"

    Yesterday marked 20 years since the acquittal of four LAPD officers in the videotaped beating of Rodney King incited several days of violence and looting in South Central Los Angeles. But it's also been 20 years since a similarly motivated uprising erupted in nearby Long Beach, resulting in numerous ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2012

    What We Learned, April 14-20

    It's our weekly look back at the Weekly's week that was, with taglines indicating what this taught us.APRIL 14: Ron Thomas, the father of Kelly Thomas, the young man beaten to death by Fullerton cops in July 2011, participates in the Social Justice Summit at Cal State Fullerton. His topic is not ven ... More >>

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