About Us

Longbeachize is your go-to source for all things Long Beach, from its diverse culinary scene to its vibrant urban culture. We’re not just a media outlet; we’re a community platform that celebrates the unique aspects of our city, from hidden foodie treasures to the latest in local events and urban development.

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Founded over a decade ago with a vision scribbled on a napkin, Longbeachize has evolved into a comprehensive guide to Long Beach’s unique lifestyle. Guided by Brian Addison, a seasoned writer and editor, we’ve expanded our scope to cover not just urban development but also food, culture, and community dialogues—all while staying true to our core mission of capturing the authentic spirit of Long Beach.

Brian Addison, our lead writer, has been recognized multiple times for his journalistic excellence, bringing a level of expertise and authenticity to our content that sets us apart. Tyler Hill, our webmaster, ensures that your online experience is as enriching as the stories we tell.

Meet the Team

Brian Addison

Brian Addison brings over a decade of experience in writing, editing, and photography, covering a wide range of topics from food and culture to urban development. His work has earned him numerous accolades, including Journalist of the Year by the Los Angeles Press Club.

Why Longbeachize?

We’re committed to delivering content that not only informs but also enriches our community. We focus on what truly matters to you, whether it’s discovering a new restaurant or understanding a local policy change. Reach Out to Us

Our Editorial Integrity

At Longbeachize, editorial integrity is our cornerstone. While some content may be sponsored, our commitment to authentic, valuable storytelling remains steadfast. We carefully select partners who align with our mission, ensuring we provide content that resonates with our community.