Christmas in D.C. » One of the best parts about Christmas — in my opinion at least — is decorating your home for the holidays. From trimming a tree to draping garlands on the banister to hanging stockings on the mantle, there’s so much that can be done to spruce up any house for the…
The old adage about telling how old someone is by the noises they make when getting up from a chair might relate to you or someone you know. House To Home Furniture has a new item to make anyone feel younger.
Celebrating their one-year anniversary, About “U” is a bright and colorful vintage and modern boutique that is chock-full of items just perfect for gift-giving. Located at 4342 Atlantic Ave., About “U” offers an eclectic collection of items such as vintage home décor, antiques, collectibles, fine art, pottery, religious and spiritual items.
Just in time for the holidays, a gift that will not be returned. In fact it will be a gift you will use all year long. Michelle Manire, owner of CTC Destination and Meeting Management, originally set up the company with the intention of helping convention attendees and other groups enjoy Long Beach-area restaurants and…
Daniel Adams Culture Writer I love, Love, LOVE Halloween. I cannot get enough of the all-night cheesy horror movie marathons. Then there’s the over-sized monster merchandise and candy displays at your local everything-mart. You can also enter crazy costume contests throughout the month of October just for my favorite holiday of all, Halloween.
The night sky was alit from all corners of Long Beach Monday night, as various organizations around the city celebrated Independence Day with fireworks displays.
Fireworks have become a traditional part of an American family’s Fourth of July celebration. Unfortunately, these celebrations all too often result in serious burns, hearing loss, and other injuries.
It’s all about “Red, White & Youth” at Long Beach’s 8th annual “Great American 4th of July Kids’ Bike Parade” as youngsters decorate their bicycles with patriotic-colored streamers, crepe paper and balloons while waving American flags. With a start time of 10am, the two-mile, leisurely paced “out and back” parade will travel east along the…
The US Fire Administration (USFA) and Safe Kids USA are encouraging families and individuals to prepare for a safe and memorable Fourth of July by practicing safe grilling and leaving the fireworks to the professionals.
The Fourth of July can be a frightening time for animals, with the loud sounds of firecrackers and fireworks often sending pets scurrying out of the house or yard in search of security or shelter.
Residents can kick off Independence Day early on Saturday, July 2, from 6pm to 9pm with a free, family-friendly Fourth of July fireworks preview event in Long Beach’s Rainbow Harbor, at the intersection of Pine Avenue and Shoreline Drive.
By Stephanie Raygoza Editorial Intern One of Kirk Schenewark’s fondest memories took place on the USS New Jersey. He remembers, as a young cadet, a field trip he took during which he walked every part of the historic battleship in complete awe and amazement. Schenewark said the trip established a sense of pride in him…
Easter Sunday activities at the historic First Congregational Church of Long Beach, 241 Cedar Ave., will begin with a breakfast at 9am, followed by a children’s Easter-egg hunt in the church courtyard.
California Heights United Methodist Church and Children’s Center, 3759 Orange Ave., is inviting children through fifth grade to an Easter-egg hunt that will include crafts, games, face-painting, a visit with the Easter Bunny, and more.
The Signal Hill Community Services Department will host a Spring Fest at Signal Hill Park, 2175 Cherry Ave., from 9am to noon on Saturday, April 23.