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World Series: DTLB Watch Parties

In celebration of the Dodgers making it into the World Series, several Downtown Long Beach businesses are hosting watch parties or featuring other baseball related promotions. If you are looking for a place to watch the game, DTLB has got you covered!...

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Construction: Week of 10/22/18

Construction Activity – Oct 22 to Oct 26 Locations: Monday - Wednesday Broadway: between Shoreline and Magnolia 3rd Street: between Pacific and Shoreline Thursday - Friday Broadway: between Pacific and Long Beach Boulevard 3rd Street: between Alamitos and Atlantic...

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Explore DTLB Sidewalk Decal Project

Downtown Long Beach (DTLB) will soon find some of its sidewalks adorned with directional decals as a part of a new connectivity project. The Explore DTLB Sidewalk Decal project was initiated by the DLBA’s Public Realm Committee out of a desire to identify tactical and...

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DLBA Placemaking Intern Jordyn Watters

Over the past four years, DLBA’s summer placemaking intern program has given community-minded individuals the opportunity to make a positive impact on Downtown Long Beach. The placemaking interns not only gain valuable experience in working on a variety of projects to...

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Poki Cat To Officially Open At The Streets

Poki Cat will celebrate its “Grand Opening” at The Streets in Downtown Long Beach on September 22. At Poki Cat, each bowl is built to order and made to the guests’ taste and dietary needs from Poki Cat’s selection of freshly prepared ingredients.  Joining Poki Cat...

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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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