Beer Belly is a beer bar focused on serving craft beer, and crafty food. At the corner of Long Beach Blvd and 3rd, this downtown gem is full of surprises. They feature craft beers from all over the greater Los Angeles region and are committed to cultivating an appreciation for the quality and creativity behind craft beer. Don’t forget to check out their hidden tiki bar, if you can find it! 😉
This fabulous boutique perfectly exemplifies the owner’s rebellious spirit and love for music.
Lori is a fashion angel sent from rock and roll heaven, here to glam you up. She will help you put together a personalized look that helps you step outside your usual comfort zone and elevate your style with the unique edge you’re looking for. With Lori’s help, you will be feeling and looking like a queen in no time!
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For all you romantics out there 555 steakhouse is the perfect combination of sexy and cool. The talented piano player sets the scene while the vast selection of wine elevates the mood. Top it off with an exquisite dish and you got yourself the perfect date night. Thank me later.
9Round is a specialized fitness center for people who want a unique, fun, and proven workout that guarantees results. 9Round offers a kickboxing themed fitness program that incorporates a functional, cardiovascular, and circuit training regimens. Perfect for people on the go who still want to get their sweat on. There are no class times, you go in, do your 30 minute workout and you’re done! Clarissa and all the trainers are super friendly and helpful, get ready to feel strong and badass! Visit their site to sign up for 1 free class.
In 1985, a group from Christ Chapel Long Beach came together to address the issue of hunger in a community where many social service agencies were unable or unwilling to help. AIDS Food Store Long Beach was born with a commitment that no one in the Long Beach area living with HIV/AIDS disabilities would ever be without food, love and support. After two decades of distributing tons of food to thousands of clients, AIDS Food Store remains true to its mission. We commend all the wonderful volunteers that give their time and energy to support such an impactful organization. If you are interested in volunteering visit their website for more information.
Serving up live music Thursday through Sunday nights, Alex’s bar has become one of Long Beach’s best live music venues, “Turning down the suck since 2000”. From the decor to the killer sound system, great cocktails and friendly staff, they have it all. Alex’s bar is a staple for up and coming bands from far and wide. Drop in for some live music, good beer, trivia night or a classic 80’s night. You will not be disappointed.
One of Long Beach’s best known attractions with over 1.5 million visitors every year. The Aquarium of the Pacific has been offering visitors from around the world a look at a collection of over 11,000 animals representing over 500 different species. In October of 2018 the Aquarium celebrated a milestone in the construction of its expansion, Pacific Visions, opening to the public in spring 2019, will house a state-of-the-art immersive theater, expanded special exhibition and art galleries, and additional space for live animal exhibits.
With one of the best outside patios overlooking Alamitos Bay, it’s no wonder Ballast Point won best Brewery in Long Beach. This two story brewery has outside fire pits, incredible water views, over 60 beers on tap and the food is delicious. Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, on a day date or just want to grab a burger and a beer, Ballast Point is a must.
Your dog will be lonely no more at this loving, fun and safe doggy daycare created by dog lovers for dog lovers. Bark Bark! makes sure that its employees get their Dog First Aid Certification within 90 days. At this cage-free doggie daycare, you can make sure that your dog will have lots of fun and playtime while you are away. Bark Bark! is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Dogs are supervised 24/7 and are separated in groups based on size, style of playing, and age.
It is not hard to see why this Bear and Cub party that travels the world is Long Beach’s favorite theme night. Bearracuda made its big splash in Long Beach at Eagle562 early in 2018 and its worldwide popularity caught up with it here. Bearracuda is held several times a year, so stay tuned for more parties to come!
If you have any questions about buying a new home, don’t worry because Bixby Knolls Mortgage has you covered. They will translate jargons so you have a better understanding of your loans and give you advice on managing your accounts such as raising your credit score to get the best loan for your new home. Bixby Knolls Mortgage was established in 1989 and has been named as pilot company to start programs for California State Teachers Retirement System Loan Programs.
Located in the basement of the BroadLind Hotel, the blind donkey is a local hangout famous for a killer old fashioned. Serving a menu of small-batch whiskeys, draft beer & American bar bites you are guaranteed to find the drink of your choice. Not to mention it was once turned into Ryan Gosling’s “Seb’s” from the feature film “La La Land”. The Blind Donkey offers games, brews and is a whiskey lovers delight.
Dr. Bob Benaderet, most known as Bob the Chiropractor, mixes chiropractic care with physiotherapeutic methods and nutritional care to help you achieve your goals in life. Before he was Bob the Chiropractor, he was also a patient himself and couldn’t function without experiencing pain for six months. Dr. Benaderet is focused on bringing his patients back to their original, healthy lifestyle.
Brian Addison is an award-winning writer and photographer based in Long Beach, where his love of books, whiskey, and perspective are continuously fulfilled. In 2015, he was named the Journalist of the Year by the Los Angeles Press Club, adding to recognitions from the California State Senate, the California Bicycle Coalition, the City of Long Beach, California State University Long Beach, and others.
One of the original Toyota dealers in Southern California, Cabe has been family owned and operated since the beginning in 1966. You’ll notice the difference in experience the moment you walk on the lot. Their staff is helpful and attentive while maintaining a level of honesty and integrity that you won’t find anywhere else. Their competitive advantage is a direct, family oriented atmosphere without the usual high pressure sales. They deliver superior value by offering professional, friendly and fun service at a competitive price.
Looking for a hand car wash and detailing you can trust? Look no further! Circle Marina Car Wash is the most friendly, honest hand car wash auto detailing team in the area. Their experienced car washer and detail service attendants will keep your vehicle looking its best. Their team is highly skilled and have years of experience. Most of all: they love cars and care about yours.
Dappers & Dames Parlour is a one of a kind barbershop servicing men, women, and children in Downtown Long Beach. Their welcoming and dependable, dual licensed Barbers|Stylists are passionate about executing top quality crafted services, specializing in men & women hair cutting and traditional hot towel razor shaves. It is their mission to build strong, long-term relationships with every client. Whether you have short hair or long hair they can help create a look that perfectly complements you.
For all your abstract obsessions look no further, located in beautiful downtown Long Beach, Ca., The Dark Art Emporium is a diverse art gallery environment dedicated to showcasing the artists and creators that often fly under the radar of most people’s perception of fine art.
Here you will find everything from real human skulls, creepy dolls, unorthodox taxidermy, to low brow, and dark fine art.
When it comes to baseball players Long Beach State University outshines the rest! They have produced more big leaguers than any other school in the country. Head coach, Troy Buckley has laid down a solid foundation that has turned these young athletes into professional baseball players. The Dirtbags established themselves as one of the strongest teams on the West Coast and continue to dominate college baseball.
A full service wine shop, tasting room and lounge! District Wine specializes in small production wines and imported beer. This engaging and relaxing environment where wine lovers gather to learn, taste and enjoy wine in the eclectic East Village of Long Beach offers happy hour specials everyday of the week that you don’t want to miss. They offer a tasty selection of small plate appetizers and yummy flatbread pizzas to nibble on while spending quality time with friends.
Steve Johnson, better known to Long Beachers as DJ SMURKS grew up in Northern California. His musical passion started in the 4th grade when he learned to play guitar. He never considered a career in music until his sophomore year of high school when a car accident changed his life. Something oddly magical happened to him as a result of the car accident, he gained the ability to play almost any musical instrument and hear full songs with vocals in his head. After being a member of several bands and getting sober, he began learning to record, produce, and mix on his own. Smurks began writing/recording in Jan of 2017. He made it a point to produce music that could be played on the radio or at clubs. Smurks released “Persona”, an 11 track debut album, featuring some of Sierra Vista’s (his original hometown in AZ) most promising artists, in Jan 2018.