Skateboarding and punk music have been intertwined almost since day one, but not until Durty Mick’s brought its expanded skateshop and record store to the revitalized corner of 3rd St. and Elm Ave. that the combination became a brick-and-mortar reality.
This Saturday will welcome the first sidewalk sale hosted by a group of established and new East Village Arts District stores to celebrate the coming of summer.
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James Republic, housed in the downtown Marriot hotel, brings clean design and clean food to the East Village Arts District through Executive Chef Dave MacLennan's simple philosophy: keep it local, keep it simple and keep it good.
This weekend Long Beach celebrated the 10th anniversary of SoundWalk, an event offering a unique blend of alternative art and unusual soundscapes placed throughout the East Village Arts District.
It was the summer of 1967 when Jim Coke-- a Long Beach-bred student photographer shorthanded with just two rolls of film for the entire festival since he was, well, a student—snapped shots of The Doors' Jim Morrison during a performance in Northridge. The resulting "Scream Sequence" is now on
Q: I’ve just recently gone through the 3rd and final name change for my business’s short six-month life. Before that, I was a popular caterer. The forced name change, coupled with a challenging location on 3rd/Elm in downtown Long Beach, is making it difficult for me to survive. We’re two
While Yelp is not the most statistically sound measure of gastronomical quality (Yelp sort, anyone?), the reviews site has compiled its first-ever list of the 100 top must-try places in the States and only one Long Beach location made the cut.
Downtown’s District Wine is quickly becoming a brand new place for community art, thanks in part to curator and CSULB grad Sally Lee and owner Mark Dunton’s new vision.
Join East Village Long Beach, the Downtown Long Beach Associates and over thirty independent, local makers for Makers Mart, an event held in celebration of Small Business Saturday, a national initiative on a local scale.
If you’ve traveled through the East Village Arts District recently, you may have stumbled upon an animated storefront, where pale pink lights and dazzling graphics accompany two strange-looking shapes showcased behind the windows.