La pandemia puso fin a eventos de celebración para los que se suele contratar a los mariachis: bodas, quinceañeras y cumpleaños de familias grandes. Pero los funerales eran abundantes.
The North Long Beach band stopped getting invitations to play at these large-scale celebratory events because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but funerals were an exception.
Huey Briss and his newest single, “Grace Park Legend,” are products of the old-as-time saying that Long Beach is a melting pot of cultures.
Taking on the moniker of Chef RonDoe on social media, Woods has perfected his culinary skills and is on a mission to open up his own restaurant in Long Beach called Northtown Bistro as an ode to the neighborhood and the city in which he grew up.
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.