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Passion is Key Ingredient Fueling These Businesses

The businesses of Downtown Long Beach.  They can become embedded into the fabric of our neighborhoods whether it’s through our own personal routines, offering must have products or shared experiences between the owners or their employees and the customer.   The...

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What’s Driving a Bike-friendly Downtown?

Perhaps you have seen the "Bike Friendly City" signs recently installed in Downtown and throughout Long Beach. A look at Downtown will reveal many new bike-related features already in place, as well as exciting new developments that will solidify Long Beach's...

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Mobility is Their Business

Bicycle-focused businesses in Downtown are doing their part to help establish Long Beach as a truly bike friendly city by bringing state-of-the-art bicycles, well-tested organizational models, and an entrepreneurial spirit to the City's bike infrastructure, which is...

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Indulge DTLB Directory Puts Self-Care at Your Fingertips

The Downtown Long Beach Alliance (DLBA) will soon launch INDULGE DTLB, an online directory that will make it very easy to find personal care services in Downtown Long Beach. It will serve as a directory to provide instant access to the many barbershops, salons,...

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Sustainable Home Improvement

Guest article by Courtney Chatterson, Office of Sustainability Beginning this month, you will hear a lot about all the ways one can all help to protect the planet as Earth Day approaches on April 22. One of the biggest impacts individuals can make is through...

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Doggy (and Owner) Etiquette

It is springtime in Downtown Long Beach, and folks are eager to get outside and enjoy the amenities of our fair city. Surely, the growing population of Downtown dogs feels the same; Canines are always grateful when owners take them out to see the sights and smells,...

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Getting to Know DLBA’S Clean Team Members

They have been called Downtown Long Beach’s beautifiers, groundskeepers, stewards - even litter removal engineers. Stakeholders refer to this crew as “unsung heroes” tackling less than glamorous tasks with determination while keeping our bustling Downtown looking...

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Green Business Academy & Green Business Certification

Since implementing its free-of-charge Green Business Certification program in 2018, the City of Long Beach has recognized 56 businesses for their adherence to sustainable business practice guidelines laid out by the California Green Business Network (CGBN). By...

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DLBA Staff Highlight: Stephanie Gonzalez

Stephanie Gonzalez, the Downtown Long Beach Alliance (DLBA) Placemaking Manager, is continuously focused on improving Downtown public space and public assets. Over the past year, she has been working diligently to help Downtown businesses adapt to Health Orders...

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An Inside Look at DTLB’s Mass Vaccination Center

As part of its sweeping efforts to inoculate residents and workers against COVID-19, the City of Long Beach has established multiple COVID-19 vaccination sites, including mobile clinics. By far the largest of these sites is located at the Long Beach Convention &...

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Outdoor Dining Returns to DTLB

As local COVID restrictions begin to loosen, restaurants are reopening for outdoor dining. Sunny, lively Downtown Long Beach is the perfect location for waterfront Sunday brunches, Pine Avenue quick lunches, and East Village upscale dinners. Here’s what you need to...

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