UPCOMING EVENTS

february, 2024

Arts + Entertainment

Business + Community

Envisioning a Better World With Propaganda 

Los Angeles native Jason Petty, better known as Propaganda, is a rapper, poet, and author with his sights set on forging a better world for everyone through terraforming.  Typically used in the…

Explore These Black-Owned Businesses in Long Beach

Black History Month is here, and what better way to celebrate than supporting local Black-owned businesses! Year-round these businesses contribute to Long Beach’s diverse population through their goods and services. Be sure…

A Call for Supporting Struggling Businesses in DTLB

With new high-rises and large corporations seemingly sprouting up in the city daily, Downtown Long Beach has become unrecognizable for some locals.  While the focus of Downtown once seemed to be supporting…

The Afro-Latino Identity

The identity of Afro-Latino culture is a complex one, with deep-seated roots dating back to the early days of colonialism. As Black History Month approaches, it’s imperative to recognize the Afro-Latino community,…

Exploring Union: A New Restaurant Offering Art and Culinary Creativity

Tucked away in the Zaferia neighborhood of Long Beach is Compound, a community space where art meets wellness. Their new restaurant, Union, features SoCal Asian fusion cuisine curated by Baryo. A bright…

A Social Club for Vinyl Lovers

In front of Fingerprints Music on a crisp Sunday morning stands a chipper woman sporting a Deftones t-shirt, holding a sign that reads, “Record Store Meetup”. She is Crystal Martinez, the founder…

FLAVORS OF LONG BEACH

2nd ANNUAL LONG BEACH BLACK RESTAURANT WEEK

Participating Black-Owned Restaurants and Food Businesses to Offer Specials; Collaborative Pop-ups Scheduled for January 24 and January 26 Long Beach, CA – January 16, 2023 – Long Beach residents and visitors alike are…

CHEF LUNCH EVENT BRINGS LONG BEACH BLACK RESTAURANT WEEK TO SPECIAL CLIENTELE: THOSE STRUGGLING WITH HOMELESSNESS

Top Long Beach Black Chefs to Prepare and Serve Meals at Long Beach Rescue Mission January 17 January 10, 2023 – (Long Beach, CA) – Organized by non-profit Long Beach Food & Beverage, the 2nd…

Our Favorite Long Beach Restaurants to Visit on Christmas Day

Are you planning on spending Christmas out and about in Long Beach?  If you’re looking for food and drink options, we’ve got you covered!  Check out some of our favorite restaurants that…

The Long Beach Chicken Pot Pie Tour

Flaky and buttery crust. Chunks of moist chicken paired with peas and carrots. And a rich-yet-gentle chicken gravy that envelops your palate in a warm hug. It’s the chicken pot pie, one…

What to (unquestionably) eat and drink at Long Beach’s International Tamales Festival

The (beyond) popular festival is back after attracting 2,500 people last year—and it’s even bigger this year with more offerings. Here are Brian Addison’s choice selections when it comes to exploring its…

The Long Beach Pizza Tour

At first glance, Long Beach is not a city that conjures images of pizza. New Yorkers are hard-pressed to say that Los Angeles has any good pizza, much less Long Beach. However,…