Lola’s owners are among the first to take advantage of a city program to turn pandemic-inspired temporary parklets into permanent outdoor-dining fixtures.
The concession stands at Mother’s Beach, Bayshore Beach and Junipero Beach all had contracts approved by the council Tuesday night with Louisiana Charlie’s, Grill ‘em All and Saltwater Deck winning the contracts at those respective locations.
The original mural, approved but the city’s Cultural Heritage Commission in February, showed a large female figure with a butterfly on her finger, but some residents were concerned with the amount of female’s cleavage shown in the rendering.
Two murals, a lavender-dominant floral display, and a green-dominant piece showing a woman with a flower and butterfly have been proposed to be painted on the Lift dispensary located at the corner of Fourth Street and Temple Avenue.
Selecting flavors is a family affair: “My daughter likes dragonfruit and she also likes lavender so we have a lavender-rose doughnut and the color is dragonfruit.”
Long Beach Post reporters won a total of five awards at the 2021 Press Photographers Association of Greater Los Angeles ceremony Saturday afternoon.
While the coffee and tea shop is closing, the two owners are moving on to focus on a nonprofit they’ve founded to help military veterans and K9s transition from service-life to life as civilians.
The exhibit, “We Got This: Art in the Time of the Pandemic”, is comprised of 20 pieces that were collected from local women artists and shows messages of hope and solidarity that were ubiquitous in 2020. The exhibit is also available to view on the city’s website.
34-year-old Anne Bergstedt said that an amendment to her lease that could force her emotional support pig off the property would likely put her in a unenviable position; unemployed and searching for an affordable, pig-friendly home.
Like many other businesses, Huff’s has been hammered by changing COVID-19 regulations, openings and closings, and—in its case—a proximity to Orange County where rules were looser.