The mural depicted the Mexican Tree of Life, a concept found in many cultures that represents the afterlife and the many connections found among living things. There was also paintings of people’s pets from resident’s who wanted to add a personal touch to the project.
Nickey McKnight’s self-made-boss mentality and Southern upbringing inspired her to open The Boujie Crab restaurant in North Long Beach—and despite opening during the COVID-19 pandemic, the upscale seafood restaurant is already making waves.
Being a published writer has opened doors for Stanley James II that someone with his background could only dream of opening.
Thunder Studios is breaking the mold in entertainment, proving that start-studded productions don’t just happen in Hollywood anymore.
Donnie Waters was born and raised as a Mexican American in Long Beach, and aside from the obvious get-that-bag goal, his greatest intentions with his music is to inspire and, in a way, console other people with unavoidable traumas that spawn from poverty, “race wars,” death or obstacles of an immigrant life.
The scene at the outdoor patio of the Uptown Commons complex almost looked like those from a time before the coronavirus: live music, families and “grand opening” signs.
Sergio Villavicencio is proud to bring Latino treats to his community. Working La Michoacana Monarca as an ice-cream shop runs in the family.
The Uptown Commons retail development will be taking over an empty, two-acre lot at 6600 Atlantic Ave. in North Long Beach.
The new shop, celebrating its grand opening thanks to owners Sergio and Carmen Villavicencio, follows the rich history of the paletería.