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View of 2023, Perspective from Austin Metoyer

As heavy as the last few years of transition have been for our organization, and frankly, all of Downtown due to the pandemic, I’m excited to report there’s a new energy at 120 W. Broadway.  As I contemplated what to include in this six-month report, thinking through...

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Committee Member Profile: Meet Melissa Ureña Castro

Meet Melissa Ureña Castro, an energized outdoorswoman and world traveler who contributes a positive and forward-thinking perspective to her new role as Member of DLBA's Marketing and Communications Program Committee. "I was inspired to become a Committee Member out of...

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DLBA Board Spotlight: Rev. Jane Gould

Meet Reverend Jane Gould, Downtown Long Beach resident, whose service to our community extends far beyond her roles on the DLBA Board (Advisor) and Public Safety Committees; For the last five years, Gould has served as Rector (Senior Pastor) of St. Luke's Episcopal...

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14 Valentine’s Day Date Ideas in Downtown

If you're currently cooking up some Valentine's Day plans, be aware that Downtown Long Beach has all the ingredients to make the day romantic and memorable for you and your beloved. Dining and live entertainment options are plentiful, gifting opportunities abound, and...

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