Samantha Argosino has felt this pang continually when, often finding herself wide awake at 11 while working or reading, wanting to be out—and working or reading. Not necessarily socialize but be around others, to be inspired, to people watch. This is precisely why she is creating the Brass Lamp, what will soon become Long Beach’s first book bar.
Long Beach always benefits when its creatively-inclined residents strike out on their own. Meet Brittany Sherman, a floral artist and future small business owner, who wants to take her talent for the art of the arrangement to the next level. As Long Beach Arts Month draws to a close, here's another artist worth knowing about.
While the current congestion at the Port of Long Beach is a costly issue for everyone, from truck drivers to shippers to dock workers to retailers, solutions to the bottleneck are put simply by Port officials. It’s a matter of strategy and proper placement of the necessary tools to keep our Port at its most efficient. So what’s the hold up?
Aura Knifeworks, a company which designs and hand-makes custom fitted knives for professional chefs, started right here in Long Beach and is paving the way for creativity and a rejection of some outdated traditions in the culinary industry. Meet Noah Cowan, a Long Beach native and the founder and president of this bold and now-bustling small business.