Peter Beck’s hands, particularly his knuckles, are covered in little scars—battle wounds from a decade of woodworking. For more than half his life, the 17-year-old has built model boats that have become increasingly intricate over the years.
Jon and Julia Halperin did not want to be a traditional record label, so each of his 7” releases is strictly limited to 200 copies on two colorways, 100 of each, and the artists have complete control of the release.
The series, which has been in development for about a decade, will examine the former cruise liner’s storied past—from its construction in the 1930s to its missions during World War II to the present day—with a focus on the myths and urban legends of it being one of the most haunted places on Earth.
To offset lost business and brighten the holidays, Bixby Knolls staple Rasselbock Kitchen & Beer Garden sold about 200 Christmas trees out of its outdoor dining area.
Over the weekend, new signage for Sheldrake Coffee Roasting went up, replacing the Polly’s logo that has graced the Belmont Shore coffeehouse for more than four decades.
Acura has unveiled Long Beach Blue Pearl as the latest color option for its 2021 Acura NSX luxury sports car, paying homage to the city by the sea, which has hosted an annual Grand Prix race for 46—erm, 45 years. COVID, am I right?
“It’s a Brooklyn-style, date-night pizzeria,” Stebbins said. “The kind of place you can go for a nice salad, a pizza, and a bottle of wine on a date, or with your family, or to hang with a bunch of friends. The type of pizzeria I’ve always gravitated to.”
Voting will take place online Saturday from noon to 7 p.m., with four categories: best overall, scariest, funniest and most creative.