Last month’s storm forced Colossus to temporarily close, and it cost the business tens of thousands of dollars. But the cafe reopened Jan. 29—with a few noticeable differences.
The Dana Neighborhood Library has been closed to patrons since last summer amid staffing shortages spurred in part by the pandemic.
Second Street is entering a new era, especially for dining. From South of Nick’s to Dave’s Hot Chicken, several eateries will join a handful of other newly opened establishments in 2023.
Even the restaurant’s Japanese name has multiple interpretations—with a different spelling, “yassou” means “hello” in Greek, the eatery’s owner explained.
The new restaurant is a wide departure from the previous Ensenada-style taco joint. Viaje offers a metropolitan Mexican dining experience with dishes from Jalisco to Oaxaca.
A to-go model of service will be extended at three neighborhood libraries, as the city library system contends with a staffing shortage.
It’s unclear when repairs to the doors can be made and when the library will reopen.
Greg Beck has already gained a following with his Sake Secret pop-up tucked inside Long Beach Beer Lab. This summer, he’ll open LA County’s first stand-alone specialty sake shop and tasting room.
Volunteers of all ages will be able to sign up for a variety of projects including the opportunity to help restore Willow Springs Park, water baby trees or send a letter to a senior in a care facility in Long Beach.
The city’s first winery reopened just after Christmas to a historic brick-and-mortar at 149 Linden Ave., about five months after it shuttered its 217 Pine Ave. location.