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Entries Tagged as 'bixby knolls'

Bixby Knolls revving up for Dragster Expo, Car Show

July 2nd, 2010 · No Comments · News

The cackle of the 3000-horsepower racing machines reverberates through the ears, the flames leap out of the engines in the dusk of the summer evening, the smell of nitro fuel permeates the air, and the mind recalls the legends of the famed Lions Drag Strip, as a dozen vintage Top Fuel dragsters simultaneously fire up […]

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BKBIA tackling potential graffiti problem head-on

May 7th, 2010 · No Comments · BKBIA, News

The Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association (BKBIA) recently partnered with the Department of Public Works to eliminate graffiti in the Bixby area as soon as it occurs. The BKBIA is encouraging all business owners and residents to call the city’s graffiti hotline to report any “tags” as soon as possible, but the organization is also […]

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Two Bixby eateries among Restaurant Writers Association’s four-star winners

March 26th, 2010 · No Comments · Business, News

Twenty-two Long Beach restaurants were honored with special awards from the prestigious Southern California Restaurant Writers Association. Three restaurants earned double gold, winning the coveted Golden Sceptre–5 star and Golden Bacchus Wine awards. Additionally, Elise Benavidez of Elise’s Tea Room was recognized as Pastry Chef of the Year. Long Beach had the honor of hosting […]

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Audience participation highlighting next First Fridays

February 5th, 2010 · No Comments · Community

Coming out of holiday hibernation with plenty of art, music, and opportunities for attendees to show off their performance skills, the Feb. 5 First Fridays event will celebrate the theme “Universal Love.” The improv troupe Held2Gether will provide entertainment for “Tea Room Comedy Night” at Elise’s Tea Room, 3924 Atlantic Ave., encouraging audience participation and […]

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What a difference a year makes… at Bixby Knolls Car Wash

December 18th, 2009 · No Comments · Business, Community

By Rachael Rifkin Staff Writer December 18 marks the one-year anniversary of Shell and Sheldon Grossman’s return to Bixby Knolls Car Wash. The Grossmans began operating the Bixby Knolls Car Wash in 1977 and sold it in 2004 so they could retire. Over the years they became a fixture in Long Beach, known for their […]

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