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Long Beach Creamery Serves A Homegrown Story

Long Beach Creamery Serves A Homegrown Story

Local ice cream shop thrives on owner Dina Amadril’s old school methods. By Angel Carreras Feb. 16, 2017 The founder of Long Beach Creamery is a mad scientist. Well, at least she kind of looks like one inside of her...
Beach City Food Tours: Q&A

Beach City Food Tours: Q&A

The Edge talks with Long Beach’s guide to the best eats in town. By BRANDEN RAULSTON FEB. 15, 2017 There is a certain situation so embarrassing that no equal exists in the known universe. Its indication of utter laziness and...
Netflix and Hulu Haven’t Killed This Video Store

Netflix and Hulu Haven’t Killed This Video Store

  Broadway Video is one of several remaining video-rental stores in Long Beach, and is home to a collection of 24,000 rentable materials. By Jesus Ambrosio | Feb. 24, 2016 A couple walks into Broadway Video at the corner of...
Power In The Paycheck

Power In The Paycheck

Arts therapy center gives students the opportunity to fuel their creativity through collaborative art programs and public galleries. By CHEANTAY JENSEN FEB. 8, 2017 As a quiet rain falls gently from an overcast sky, Long Beach feels grey and muted...
Saved by the Bell?

Saved by the Bell?

All Liz Parr Wanted to Do Was Box in the Olympics, But That Dream Was Knocked Out By Kevin Flores,  Liz Q. Parr’s professional boxing career lasted all of three rounds, ending in a technical knockout after the ringside physician...
Thrills of the Throw

Thrills of the Throw

Downtown ceramic studio Clay facilitates work for local artists and play for just about anyone. By BROOKE BECHER | Sept. 9, 2016 Slouched over a potter’s wheel, my knee stabilizes the efforts of dripping, cupped palms as the mold strays...
Artfully Stated

Artfully Stated

Interactive textile art gallery “Mend America” provides an alternative voice for those disinclined to protest. By CHEANTAY JENSEN Feb. 3, 2017 Whether you’ve heard about the crowds, read about the commotion, or held up a cardboard sign of your own;...
Not your normal pet shop

Not your normal pet shop

The Reptile Factory boasts one of the most extensive collections of exotic reptiles in Long Beach By BLAKE PINTO Appearances are often deceiving. From the outside, the Reptile Factory at 1095 E. Artesia Blvd. looks like just another hole-in-the-wall small...
The Man of Many Projects

The Man of Many Projects

You may not have heard of him, but you have probably participated in an event put on by Justin Rudd and his Community Action Team. By Emily Rasmussen Feb. 17, 2017 From organizing local charity events, to leading beach cleanups,...
Party on, Rand

Party on, Rand

Hometown hero Rand Foster, founder of Fingerprints, the city’s destination music store and the concert series Summer and Music, crafts a career out of music fandom. By BROOKE BECHER It’s almost rare to see the rows of fresh-pressed and previously-loved...