The Prospector, located on the corner of 7th St. and Junipero Avenue was opened in 1965 and has not lost is old timey charm. This frontier-themed steakhouse and saloon has got prime rib, mashed potatoes and entertainment. Catch a local band or sing your heart out on karaoke night, a must for all karaoke lovers.
Born and raised in a small town in Alabama, Rudd has dedicated his time to providing community help around Long Beach. He founded a non-profit organization known as Community Action Team. Rudd’s organization hosts community programs and events annually from beauty pageants to the monthly 30-minute beach clean up to the famous Howl’oween Dog Parade. Visit Rudd’s website and facebook page for more information on his next event.
When looking for expert garment care, Sam is your man! Family owned for over 3 decades, Sam at Katella Cleaners is a local favorite. Mending repairs, alterations, stain removal, general cleaning, anything you name it! he will have your clothes looking like new in no time! With fair prices and great personal customer service it’s no wonder they have been in business for 37 years.
Rug’it Cleaning, your local and trusted carpet cleaning and stone care experts! They have years of experience providing quality residential and commercial carpet cleaning, area rug cleaning, upholstery cleaning, tile & grout cleaning and natural stone cleaning and polishing. Looking to give your home some love? Maybe a carpet cleaning is exactly what you need to start the new year fresh.
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.
Established in 1984, the Shoreline FrontRunners of Long beach is a gay and lesbian running and walking club that welcomes folks of all abilities and without regard for who you love. This supportive community offers Tuesday and Thursday night runs that meet at Ocean and Redondo. On Saturdays, the group meets for a 7 a.m. long distance run and a 9 a.m. run/walk followed by breakfast at 10:30, which is a great way to connect with the members. The group provides speed training sessions posted throughout the week, Friday night potlucks and happy hours.
Scott Sonderman holds a doctorate degree in Physical Therapy and has worked with a variety of athletes and people which makes him well equipped to guide you on your fitness journey. Scott founded the I DEFY FITNESS community to make fitness a part of your lifestyle. Scott fuses physiology and nutrition together with what he calls the viking warrior spirit to make training fun with tools and weapons.
Have you ever driven by bluff park and seen a huge group of people laying on the grass? Well my friend welcome to yoga on the bluff! Yogalution Movement has brought yoga, meditation, workouts and a general sense of community to Long Beach in the best possible way, by offering donation based yoga on a beautiful oceanfront bluff. These classes offer endless possibilities to quiet the mind while strengthening the body and soaking up the sun. Can’t make the bluff times? The studio offers classes throughout the day, be sure to check their website for class times.
When you’re training to get fit, having the right coach is key to success. Giovanna Ferraro and her staff of highly motivated fitness coaches at Groundwork Fitness have got you covered. She’s been faithfully transforming the health and fitness of locals for over 7 years; helping customers overcome obstacles and reach their ultimate fitness goals. At Groundwork, you’ll benefit not only from the popular circuit training, but also the functional training that benefits you throughout the movements of life.
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.
As one of the first dispensaries in LB, One Love Beach Club has been serving the community for over 10 years! One Love is family owned and operated and dedicated to bringing patients the highest quality medicine in a clean and safe environment.
Long Beach is no stranger to the bicycle lifestyle, from fixies to beach cruisers, we Long Beachers love our bikes. The Bike Shop on Broadway is your one stop shop for all bike related issues. Bicycles are their life! They offer quality new bikes from all the best brands along with accessories and maintenance services. Carlos is sure to have what you need!
Calling all treasure hunters! Magnolia and Willow needs to be at the top of your list for hot spots! With an eclectic selection of antiques, large furniture, electronics, jewelry and more you are bound to find some funky gems. With great prices and a super friendly staff, Magnolia and Willow is the shop you never knew you needed.
Looking to expand your inner spiritual being, need some sage? stones? or books on natural magic? Well Recircle Home on the corner of Broadway and Linden has everything you need.
They are a small indie shop that specializes in home decor and magical goods to make any space feel more like a home. Manifest your magic with this local gem.
Looking for something truly unique and made by local artists? There’s no better place than MADE by Millworks where you’ll find products from over 150 local makers, artisans and designers. Not your typical boutique; you’ll find opportunities here for art shows, vegan pop-ups and even pasta making classes. The eclectic spirit of Long Beach is truly exemplified
in this local treasure in the heart of Downtown on Pine.
Founded in 2014, Stay Anchored perfectly embodies the essence of Long Beach. Their mantra; A State Of Mind, To Remain Anchored Amidst The Storm®️ Sold in shops around Downtown Long Beach like MADE by Millworks and most Art Walks/community events. To top it off, it will be the comfiest tee-shirt you own. Don’t forget to check out their instagram and website.
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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This Sunday tradition is the perfect place to grab a bite from one of the many vendors, sample artisanal foods, pick up farm fresh produce, shop local artists or just enjoy a Sunday stroll. There is truly something for everyone at this beautiful waterfront market.
Starts at 9 AM
Ends at 1 PM
The crazy little taco truck that used Twitter and started a food revolution in 2008 with the game changer known as the Korean Short Rib Taco. So popular you need to check their social media to see where they’ll be parked for the day. In just under a decade, Kogi has become a southern california institution, whether it be the tacos, blackjack and kimchi quesadillas, the blue moon mulita or their chocolate tres leches cake, you are in for a life changing experience.
With the growing Vegetarian/Vegan movement, it’s no surprise Long Beach has one of the best veggie restaurants in Cali! This vegan eatery started as a food truck and has stayed true to their artisan approach throughout the years. Their menu changes with seasonal produce and all their condiments are made from scratch. Whether your appetite requires a hearty Irish Stew, Kimchi Tacos, or a Warm Cauliflower salad; their variety of offerings is sure to fill you up and treat your taste buds.
A Long Beach favorite since 2013, Michael’s Downtown transforms the freshest locally sourced ingredients into Italian-inspired dishes like hand-made pasta and wood-fired pizza. It’s the quality of food, combined with their warm and casual atmosphere, that has made Michael’s Downtown the go-to spot for fresh and healthy Italian food.