Thursday, May 30, 2024
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Alamitos Beach & 4th Street

Long Beach Lost: When the waves brought avid surfers and competitions to our shores

In this part of Long Beach Lost, we explore Long Beach surfing—something that might be completely strange to think of now. But Long Beach was, at one point, one of the most sought-after early era surf spots along the West Coast with its six-foot swells that earned it the moniker of "Queen of the Beaches."

Long Beach Food Scene Intel: Granada Deli & Liquor, Tap House, Kpasta close; Auld Dub turns 20; more

Long Beach Food Scene Intel is a series from Brian Addison that will recap food news throughout the city, both news that needs just a quick mention or repeated news where you might have missed the full features.

Long Beach’s The Wild Chive named one of the best brunch spots in the nation

Chef Soozee Nguyen and the entire Wild Chive team have definitive reason to celebrate: Yelp!—the user-determined restaurant aggregator that is simultaneously useful and one of the worst parts of the food industry—has determined that the Alamitos Beach vegan spot is one of the country's best for brunch.

Wide Eyes Open Palms to shutter, shift toward new owner and re-brand as Good Day Cafe

The two unabashedly queer, proud women behind Wide Eyes Open Palms—Chef Kat McIver and coffee maestro Angie Evans, who founded what is colloquially known as WeOp—have decided to pass the torch to a new owner. The space's last day of operation as Wide Eyes Open Palms will be June 2, followed by a two-week closure to re-brand as the Good Day Cafe.

Long Beach Food Scene Intel: Golden Burgers to become Eat Fantastic; two new parklets coming; more

Long Beach Food Scene Intel is a series from Brian Addison that will recap food news throughout the city, both news that needs just a quick mention or repeated news where you might have missed the full features.

Baby Gee Bar named in prestigious Spirited Awards as top 10 bar in the U.S. West

After scoring an acknowledgement just last year from the prestigious Tale of the Cocktail Foundation’s Spirited Awards—the bar world's Oscars—for being one of the Top 10 best new bars in the U.S. West, Baby Gee Bar finds itself yet again recognized by the coveted awards: It has been named one of the best bars in the country's western region.

Short films get their due at inaugural Tiny Film Fest in Long Beach

The idea behind Tiny Film Fest is simple: 61 films that are five minutes or less, shown in three programs of roughly an hour-and-a-half. Choose your segment and you'll get a variety of nearly every aspect of cinematic visual storytelling, from documentaries and animation to international shorts and straight-forward narratives.

Gusto Bread formally becomes Long Beach’s first James Beard finalist

Long Beach’s Gusto Bread, the Latin American-centric space that overtly overthrows Eurocentric ideals when it comes to baked goods, has officially become a finalist for Outstanding Bakery in the 2024 James Beards awards, the nation’s most prestigious food honors.