North Long Beach residents have more options for grocery shopping beginning today, thanks to the opening of a new Northgate Market location.
The third annual Latin Jazz and Blues Festival takes over Houghton Park Saturday with the theme of this year’s fest being “Jazz and Unity for a Healthy Community.”
Sam lives in the Long Beach area and is one of the many local kids waiting to be matched with an adult mentor by Big Brothers Big Sisters’s new Long Beach office, which was launched this month as part of the City’s Gang Reduction, Intervention and Prevention (GRIP) program grant.
North Long Beach’s Greener Good farmers market has experienced continued success since it moved from Wednesday to Friday afternoons in December. And as part of its official grand re-opening this Friday, April 4, the market will be hosting its inaugural Spring Fest, which will bring a day of food, fun and live entertainment to the empty lot on the corner of Artesia Blvd. and Atlantic Ave.
Rita has been operating LBJ’s, the hidden Southern comfort food hub in North Long Beach, for nearly 22 years. And every day, she serves up Mississippi- and Arkansas-style soul grub that ranges from BBQ to smothered pork chops, succotash to mac’n’cheese while huddled up in her hole-in-the-wall that sits next to a flower shop.
Inspired by neighborhood-centric food events like the Taste of Downtown and Stroll and Savor in Belmont Shore, Greener Good North Farmers Market co-manager Stephen Metz decided it was time for the 9th District to get its own gastronomic spotlight. Taste of North Town was born.