Jacqueline Estrada’s business bloomed when people stuck at home turned to succulents and indoor plants for a connection to nature. Now she’s opening a store at SteelCraft.
Solis said she creates with metal because she knows metal will outlast her, but she also has hope that one day she won’t need to make jewelry that makes a statement because being queer or undocumented will be more widely accepted and using different pronouns will be more normalized.
Bundts on Melrose has always been a labor of love for Jeff Beasley. Short on staff and rich in orders, he’s now had to step into the kitchen again himself.
In Long Beach, at least 4 different indoor plant shops have opened up within the last year.
The new plant shop in Bluff Park opened for business May 30.
“I think for a lot of people, we found solace in taking care of plants.”
A handful of gift ideas and/or places to find great gifts showcasing local creativity, and items you can’t find anywhere else.
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.
The vending machine now at Black Ring Coffee Roasters contains, instead of snacks or drinks, small artworks and other wares by local artists.
For about two decades, Antonio Francisco Gonzales has been in the business of hair, specializing in high-end women’s cuts, color and styling. Originally from Trinidad and Tobago, he studied his craft in the San Fernando Valley in the late ’90s, honed his skills in New York City, took his talents to Miami Beach and finally ended up in Long Beach this year.