Singer. Pianist. Actor. Musician, Kevin Wood is the triple threat. Originally from Cody, Wyoming, Kevin Wood moved to Long Beach after traveling around the US as well as Canada with the national tour of the Broadway smash hit RENT. Kevin has been seen on stage in productions of Musical Theatre West’s “Wedding Singer”, “Bat Boy” (Stages Theatre) as well as a member of Orange County’s Gay Men’s Chorus “Men Alive” and at Downtown Disney in the acappella group “WestBeat”

The Potholder Cafe is the undisputed “King” of Long Beach when it comes to breakfast, which they proudly serve all day. Weekday mornings and early afternoons find plenty of starving artists and blue-collar diners wolfing down stacks of pancakes and bacon. Weekends are packed with hungry friends and families enjoying the atmosphere and history of this Belmont Heights landmark. So the next time you’re in the mood for waffles at 1pm be sure to check in to any of their 4 locations in LB.

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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4019 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach, CA 90807


Located in the old Tuttle Cameras building in Bixby Knolls, this brewery has a spectacular variety of beers on tap. And if that selection doesn’t impress you the friendliness of the staff will. It’s not uncommon to find one of the owners serving up a Russian Imperial Stout known as Baktun’s. Wanting to enjoy that tasty beverage outdoors? Enjoy Ambitious’s large patio facing Atlantic Ave.

As a person who comes from a history of bad dental experiences, Dr. Hosena is a life saver! The best dentist, staff, office and quality of care. I had to have a wisdom tooth removed and was very nervous, Dr. Hosena was gentle and caring and the procedure took less than a few minutes. If you’re looking for someone who cares about your oral hygiene and will give your smile that boost you’re looking for, Dr. Hosena is the one for you. I refuse to go anywhere else! 

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.

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1136 E. Willow St, Long Beach, CA 90755


Although not technically in Long Beach, Ten Mile Brewing in Signal Hill is certainly worth including here. A large, inviting tap room along with a welcoming communal atmosphere makes this brewery a wonderful destination. The father and son duo of Jesse and Dan Sundstrom have brewed a large variety of styles that will satisfy even the most discerning beer enthusiast. Ten Mile is one of the few breweries anywhere producing a Kentucky Common, one of only a handful of truly American styles. And while you’re there don’t forgot to say hello to Barley, the brewery’s furry four-legged family member.

3768 long beach blvd #114 Long beach, CA 90807

When you’re feeling hangry, Hangry Belly has got you covered. Offering a chef-inspired menu made with passion, there’s an option to satisfy everyone’s taste buds. From their sweet and savory We Be Jammin Burger to their spicy Fire Belly Burger. Hangry Belly will keep your bellies filled and wanting more!

What started with one auto repair shop in 1999 has now grown to four locations, two in long beach and two in Bellflower. This family owned business offers full service auto repair and maintenance services which include complex diagnoses, engine repair and even simple oil changes. They truly go a step beyond at Orozco’s. Check out their blog for great advice on keeping your car running smoothly!

A house turned restaurant the coziness factor is real, add fresh Southern cuisine with a Southern California twist, what more can you ask for? Be sure to add the Attic to your LB bucket list, from the welcoming staff to the bloody mary with a slider on top, you will not be disappointed.

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.

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. 


Throughout Long Beach and Lakewood you’ll find more than 80 primary care physicians to choose from. Some practice out of offices that say “HealthCare Partners” on the building, and many others have their own private practices and affiliate with HealthCare Partners.

Abigail Gibson, owner and groomer of Pawsitively Pet Grooming is a lifelong animal lover.  She has been grooming professionally for over 10 years. Her love and passion for animals started by training dogs for 4-H at the tender age of 8 and was soon found bringing home every stray in the neighborhood on a mission to reunite the pets with their owners.  Abigail discovered animal grooming at the age of 19 and the rest is history. She loves that she gets to work with dogs and cats everyday and has a soft spot for the aggressive or fearful pets. She has a special needs Chihuahua named Lucy (who you will see around the shop) and 2 cats named WallE and Eva.

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3671 Industry Ave C1, Lakewood, CA 90712


Timeless Pints is another brewery that’s not actually in Long Beach, but with a location right next to Long Beach airport and so supportive of the Long Beach community, it shouldn’t be missed. Even though it’s Lakewood’s only microbrewery, you will regularly find members of the Long Beach Homebrewers Association bellied up to the bar at Timeless. Many of their beers aren’t just cleverly named, but have an interesting story to go along with them.

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.

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.

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.

Long Beach made history when we elected Mayor Robert Garcia in 2014. He is the first openly gay mayor to be elected in the city’s history and he comes with a long list of accolades. Before serving as mayor he was elected to the Long Beach City Council in 2009, then re-elected to a full four- year term in 2010. He also serves on the Senate Rules Committee and works to keep our coastline beautiful as one of the California Coastal Commissioners. Education has been a passion throughout his life and led him to pursue a Doctorate in Education; he’s taught at University of Southern California, Cal State Long Beach and Long Beach City College.


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