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Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project

Closure - The connector ramp from eastbound Ocean Blvd to northbound I-710 will be closed permanently on June 11, 2018. The ramp will be demolished as part of the Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project to enable construction of a new ramp, which is expected to be...

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Long Beach Transit Receives Award

Long Beach Transit (LBT) was recently awarded a Bus and Bus Facility grant totaling $1,206,518 in federal funds to support the purchase of battery-electric buses (BEBs) and related infrastructure. LBT's Bus and Bus Facility-funded project will support the replacement...

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Tour of California

Long Beach is the host city for the beginning of the 2018 Amgen Tour of California, America's premier cycling stage race that covers 645 miles of roadways, highways and coastlines during seven stages from Long Beach to Sacramento May 13-19. For...

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Pinot’s Palette Joins Our DTLB Community!

Pinot’s Palette (Pinot’s) located at 470 Pine Ave. in DTLB, will be opening its doors this month! The public is invited to attend their grand opening on May 26 from 10 AM-3 PM, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11:00 AM. Partners Monica Ochoa and Mark Pollard are the...

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Deluxe Parlor Takes Home Award

Ray Chavero, owner of #DeluxeParlor on Pine Ave recently took home an award from the Connecticut Barber Expo (largest barber expo in the country https://ctbarberexpo.com/) in the Traditional category against 34 other contestants! Congrats Ray!...

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DLBA – Call for Artists & Designers

Call for Artists and Designers! DLBA is seeking submissions for Explore DTLB!, a sidewalk decal project to encourage exploration of DTLB neighborhoods. Submissions must be received before or by May 18 10:59 PM PST. For more information and to submit...

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Spirit of Downtown Awards

Last week, on March 29, Celebrate Downtown took place at The Streets (formerly City Place) to recognize the accomplishments made in DTLB and to present special recognition to this year's Spirit of Downtown Award recipients, who have served our community and embody the...

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Welcome to the Neighborhood – Burgerim

Downtown Long Beach welcomed Burgerim to the neighborhood on January 11th. A food franchise that initiated in Israel, spread through Europe and finally made its way to the U.S., Burgerim’s concept is to offer a unique and flavorful experience at a modest price point...

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Your 4th of July Guide for Downtown Long Beach

America's birthday is right around the corner and DTLB is ready to celebrate in style from waterfront to on the water. Getting around on the 4th can prove to be a challenge, hop in a Lyft, Long Beach Yellow Cab or take Long Beach Transit's free Passport Route run...

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East Village’s Padre Begins Lunch Menu 6/28

A local favorite since they opened, Padre, located in Downtown Long Beach's East Village Arts District,  is a unique Latin American inspired eatery. We're always excited for their innovative dishes, unique craft cocktails, and of course, taco Tuesday, now there's more...

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In Pictures: Summer and Music FKA 720

For the 9th year in a row Long Beach's ultimate summer-long free concert series, the Downtown Long Beach Alliance's (DLBA) Summer and Music (SAM), presented by Millworks and interTrend, returned to DTLB. SAM kicked off its ninth season with the reinvention of the fan...

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Long Beach Unemployment Rate at an All-Time Low

Downtown Long Beach is booming and a report from the State Employment Development Department showed that in the number with unemployment at a mere 4.4% throughout Long Beach as a whole. Since City-specific data has been collected dating back to 1990, 4.4% is the...

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