Monday, June 17, 2024
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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.

Part of Broadway in Downtown Long Beach to clear after years of blockage

After breaking ground in 2021 and part of the scaffolding coming off back in June, the Aster Long Beach will finally complete its roadwork on Broadway that was part of its contract to build in the coming weeks. And the clearing will likely garner cheers from drivers, bicyclists, and pedestrians alike.

Not as safe as we think: Why are so many fatal crashes in Long Beach being left out of data?

City, state, and federal governments depend on fatal crash data to determine which streets and arterials need money invested into making them safer—but how they can do that soundly when the data is faulty?

Why the most recent Beach Streets was easily Long Beach’s best (and why our streets are more than things for cars)

This year's Beach Streets event was genuinely its best yet: Fully activated hubs, a genuinely communal feel that superseded formally sanctioned happenings, and a continual presence of walkers, bicyclists, strollers, skaters...

Where to (unquestionably) eat and drink along this weekend’s Beach Streets route

Tens of thousands of people have participated in the car-free events that allows bicyclists, skaters, walkers, and more to roam the streets safely—and this year's event is along one of Long Beach's richest culinary stretches.

One of Long Beach’s most dangerous intersections to increase safety with four murals

15th and Chestnut is a perpetual site of fender benders, pedestrian scares, blown through stop signs, and an overall domination of the car—but now the many walkers in the Washington neighborhood will have a colorful buffer of safety.

Why one of Long Beach’s most important foci should be limiting speeds on our most dangerous roads

In this guest commentary piece, Long Beach Transit Boardmember Michael Clemson breaks down how speed is one of our city's most dangerous characteristics.

Beach Streets returns to turn stretches of roads into car-free havens for Long Beach

Tens of thousands of people have participated in the car-free events that allows bicyclists, skaters, walkers, and more to roam the streets safely—and it returns after a two year hiatus.