Brian Addison has been a writer, editor, and photographer for more than a decade, covering everything from food and culture to transportation and housing. In 2015, he was named Journalist of the Year by the Los Angeles Press Club and has since garnered 19 nominations and two additional wins for Best Political Commentary for his work at KCET and Best Blog for Longbeachize, a section of the Long Beach Post. In 2019, he was awarded the Food/Culture Critic of the Year across any platform at the National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards. Brian currently serves as a columnist and editor for the Long Beach Post.

The Places in Long Beach to Watch the World Cup Opening

Tomorrow marks the opening ceremonies of the 2014 World Cup being hosted in Brazil. Here’s a round up of our top choices to get your futebol on in Long Beach while you cheer on the planet’s biggest sporting event. With 736 players from 32 countries, the event that takes place only once every four years is a sports staple and—like those who love Long Beach—those who love soccer are fans without equal.