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.
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.
Since 1999 Open Sesame has offered cuisine created from scratch with heart and passion – to nourish and revive memories of the flavors and traditions that the owner, Ali Kobeissi cherishes. His love of herbs and spices began at age 15, when he worked for a neighborhood spice factory in Lebanon. Now with two locations, open sesame brings the flavors of tradition to our part of the world.
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!
You’ll scream for Long Beach Creamery! Their frosty, handcrafted desserts are made using local, organic ingredients which tell a story unique to Long Beach. With so many delicious flavors, it’s best to choose a whole flight so you can get a taste of all they have to offer. It’s easy to see why their customers are devoted fans with options for the traditional ice cream lovers, vegans and sorbet lovers. You’ll find a frozen treat you can’t live without! A fan favorite is the Key Lime Pie ice cream with actual Key Lime Pie mixed in!
Who doesn’t love to sing? Executive Suites has been a favorite among Long Beachers for years! Their Karaoke Nights on Tuesdays & Wednesdays have gathered a following and if you stop by, you’ll see why. On Tuesdays, the drink special is out of this world and it gets even better on Wednesday’s, Host Lenny Sinatra will give you a $2 drink chip for each of your first three songs!
The newly renovated Hotel Maya – a DoubleTree by Hilton hotel offers spacious guest rooms with a private balcony and is minutes from the Long Beach Convention Center. The lush tropical gardens, colorful decor and stunning views of Long Beach Oceanfront make Hotel Maya an excellent corporate or wedding venue. Book your next getaway or staycation with the beautiful Hotel Maya, don’t forget to check out their Mariachi Sunday Brunches at “Fuego”.
Tara Grace Perry, LAc, NBAO has been serving the Long Beach, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica and Greater Los Angeles area since 1996. She completed a year at one of the top five traditional medical hospitals in China as well as three years at Emperor’s College in Santa Monica (the #1 California College). She was chosen to be the first acupuncture teacher at UCLA’s prestigious Arthur Ashe Center. This was the very first time any UC campus offered acupuncture to its students for their medical care. It was highly successful and continues to this day. Tara completed an additional 600 hours of study in acupuncture orthopedics and is a member of the National Acupuncture Orthopedics Board (NBAO). She is state and nationally licensed.
This boutique Thai restaurant is like no other, in the heart of the East Village, Thai District is a must stop for locals and visitors alike. Some of their signature dishes include a spicy lemongrass soup and Khao soi, a house specialty from the owner’s hometown in Northern Thailand. Your taste buds will never be the same!
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.
A staple in on Belmont Shore for over 28 years, this bakery is a Long Beach classic! Taking a glance at their baked goods will make your mouth water, especially their cinnamon rolls that look like they were made for a king! It doesn’t matter if you’re just starting your day or need a treat after dinner – Sweet Jill’s is the place to go. Although the bakery started with just one location in Belmont Shore, they now have additional locations at the Long Beach Airport and Seal Beach’s Old Town.
For so many people today, it would be hard to imagine a time when Long Beach Pride did not exist. Started in 1984 to foster cooperation and mutual respect between the LGBT and greater Long Beach community, the Pride celebration quickly grew to become the 2nd largest revenue earning event for the city, attracting over 80,000 guests to their two-day festival. The organization maintains an office year round to continuously inject a sense of greater self-worth within the community. Over the past 31 years, Long Beach Pride has become a large philanthropic foundation which has funnelled over $1 Million back into the community in the form of grants and scholarships.
Hotel Royal was built in 1923 and retains its Art Deco roots, with upgraded rooms for every traveler and modern comforts. Their European style accommodations are each decorated differently, so that each stay is like no other. Hotel Royal is right in the heart of downtown Long Beach, in the East Village Arts District that is pulsing with art galleries, coffee shops, and unique retailers. Whether you’re traveling from far away or a local, the Hotel Royal is a must stay!
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.
Sushi On Fire is all about good food and fun! Serving some of the best fusion and traditional Japanese sushi dishes since 2005. All items are prepared with authentic Japanese ingredients, flavored by their famous recipes, and presented to you in the Sushi On Fire style. As they would say, “Come light the fuse!”
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.
Chef Romeo started taking chocolate making classes to blow off some steam on his time off from work. This little hobby soon became a passion and he decided to leave his job to become a chocolatier full time. Chef Romeo thoughtfully sources cocoa from around the world in order to create chocolates that are unique and delicious. He has a passion for social justice that guides his principles, he uses fair trade chocolate and creates real relationships with farmers. Stop by his shop and taste his chocolatey creations yourself or better yet, book them for your next event and give your guests a chocolate experience they’ll remember forever!
Long Beach’s favorite bartender serves up frosty beverages at The Sweetwater Saloon! Melissa will make you feel at home in her bar and is an experienced mixologist like no other in the city. She mixes a little bit of love into every cocktail and we can guarantee you’ll taste the difference. You’ll come in for the drink, but you’ll stay for her lovely personality that enchants guests and has won her a top spot as Long Beach’s favorite bartender!
Zoe Garcia of Dapper & Dames Parlour is your go-to hair extraordinaire, from razor shaves to styling she provides the ultimate experience. Servicing women and men she exudes versatility and style. Building lasting relationships is her business model and has gotten her where she is today, servicing the East Village in Downtown Long Beach. Book your appointment on dappers and dames website today.
La Parolaccia Osteria is a family owned and operated restaurant with a relaxed and intimate atmosphere where everyone is treated like family! Perfect for birthday celebrations, date night or just to enjoy some delicious pasta and wine, which is never scarce around these parts. You are sure to leave happy and satisfied.
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.