The first phase of Bixby Park’s revamp of its northernmost parcel of land has formally begun and will be completed in August of this year, according to the office of Councilmember Jeannine Pearce.
The 2nd district has some of the highest rates of HIV infections and suicides in the city, so officials wanted to create an event where the issues could be discussed and people could be linked to services.
Bixby Park is set to receive renovations aimed at activating unused space and increasing safety as a pair of Long Beach City Council members have combined resources to fund some of the upgrades.
Among WalletHub’s many ranking lists, Long Beach is perched at number 37 on their list of best cities for recreation in the nation, the website announced today.
The new Bixby Park playground and fitness loop will officially open this Saturday, with a dedication ceremony at 9:00AM, the city announced Tuesday.
The City of Long Beach announced Monday that the first phase of planned renovations for Bixby Park will begin on Monday, July 6 with the construction of a new playground.
As the newly-revamped Bluff Park’s aging neighbor, Bixby Park, continues to provide a well-used and well-loved space for its Tuesday farmers markets, its lively skateboard scene, children’s playground, fitness culture and park lovers and goers in general, Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal has announced that several much-needed improvements will be made before and after this summer, thanks to one-time Council District funding from the Vice Mayor’s office.
It had been far too long, but park-goers and yoga-lovers can rejoice in the fact that the new Bixby Park Bluff now is officially open.
The California Coastal Commission (CCC) voted unanimously in a 12-0 vote to not grant Silversand Properties the right to build a proposed 72-hotel room, 33-condo building at Ocean and Cherry where the current, dilapidated Beach Plaza Hotel currently sits.