"I love food trucks, I have to go out to Hollywood or near LAX to get my fix!" shares Mayra H. "Why…Continue
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Since it's important to keep the community not only together, but involved, we have to remember that it's also essential for those same people to fellowship with each other. That's why 9th District Councilmember Steven Neal on July 23, hosted the first…Continue
It is no secret that the Long Beach youth love to skate. There are a few skate parks here and there, but on Satuday, July 23rd, Freedom to Ride; Skate Jam BBQ brought out some of the city's skate life to Bixby Park (which is nowhere near Bixby Knolls).
With a live DJ, Long Beach Skate, free hotdogs, and the summer sun in the LBC, how could this not be a fun event?
So after the long debate about banning plastic bags from grocery stores, the city of Long Beach has made it clear that the plastic bag ban will begin August 1. Below is a press release that was sent out this morning. What are your thoughts on this whole…Continue
Tomorrow at 10 a.m. on Kbeach.org is another episode of 562CityLife Radio With Matt and The Man. This week, we're speaking with 8th District candidate Alvin Austin. Austin is running for the current 8th District…Continue
What's up City Lifers? I was checking some of the headlines today and I came across an article regarding the shutting down of red-light cameras in Long Beach. Currently, there are five locations which include these intersections:
Seventh Street and Redondo Avenue; Bellflower Boulevard and Willow Street; Cherry Avenue and Artesia Boulevard; Wardlow Road and Long Beach Boulevard; and Anaheim Street and Long Beach…
"Thriving is more than just surviving; it's growing, prospering, and flourishing. This day-long event explores how communities, organizations, and individuals can thrive mentally, physically, and artistically. Attendees will have opportunities to hear and discuss "ideas worth spreading" from innovators in well-being, creative cultures, sustainability and lifelong learning. Come be entertained and…Continue
Congratulations to all of the class of 2011! After the celebrations are done and the summer comes to an end, one question that should have been on the students’ mind throughout their senior year was, “Where am I going to school next…Continue
Of all the melting pot cities in the country, I believe Long Beach is the most appropriate one to host a food truck fair. After all, Long Beach is widely known for its cultural diversity and food trucks are known to create fusion flair grub.
I’m talking Korean fried chicken, chimales,…Continue
This Saturday from 3 p.m. - 9 p.m., Long Beach is hosting the 6th Annual Dragster Expo and Car Show in the growing and thriving area of the city known as Bixby Knolls, specifically along the Atlantic corridor. Although Bixby Knolls has been getting a lot of series coverage regarding redistricting lately, this time it's in the news for a more fun…Continue
It is definitely summertime in the LBC, and many awesome upcoming SAM: Summer and Music events are happening all over downtown.
This very progressive organization hosts multiple functions, like “Sundays in the Park with SAM” (SIPS), the recent…Continue
What's up City Lifers? I hope everyone had a good weekend. I wanted to remind everyone that this upcoming Friday is First Fridays in Bixby Knolls.
On July 1 from 10 p.m. - You Decide, the 562CityLife camp and The Factory are teaming up to bring you,…Continue
If your'e into dragster cars or cars in general, Bixby Knolls is bringing back it's 6th Annual Dragster Expo and Car Show. If you went last year, you might have seen the 562CityLife and Red Eye Media booths, and this time we're having a booth again. Make sure you come by and check us…
Participating in the Long Beach Artwalk every month, I get many requests for more photos of this great city but I don't have a large library. I always say that I will be taking them but never really get to it and I'm getting tired of just saying it but never really doing it.
Today I am introducing my Long Beach Photo Project that will hopefully include many great shots in the city we all love. In order to make sure I stick to it and finish it, I am giving myself a deadline.…Continue
Lucha libre is a Mexican wrestling style that evolved from a Greco-Roman wresting and has been popular in Mexico since as early as the 1930's. Lucha libre means "free wrestling" in spanish, and from watching a fight or two, you can see that this wrestling style is about as free as you can get. Don't get it…Continue
It's time. It's time for bantering. It's time for Long Beach news and updates. It's time to discover your city. It's time for Matt and myself to bring back 562CityLife Radio to your ear drums. This time we've upgraded to KBeach.org! Check us out every Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. by heading to www.kbeach.org. We will be interviewing Logan Crow of the Long Beach Zombie Walk, the…Continue
The 8th annual Ink-n-Iron festival went down this weekend from Friday, June 10th-12th. This is no county fair, it boasted 35+ live bands, tatto artists from all around the world, Pin-up pagents, pole dancers, burlesque shows, classic hot rods and rat rods, tattoo contests, and tons of other fun activities all being…Continue
Recently, on one of my many adventures through the city, there was a group of people that was surrounding a fence that had been hit up with a very sloppy and nearly illegible gang name. They were waiting for the shop owner that was coming around the corner with a bucket of paint who was getting ready to take a…Continue