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Entries Tagged as 'bixby knolls'

Holiday lighting events planned

November 30th, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

The cities of Long Beach and Signal Hill will be ringing in the holiday season with the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at Discovery Well Park, 2200 Temple Avenue, in Signal Hill, on Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 6pm. The Wireless Communication Antenna Tower Holiday Tree will be lit as Kris Kringle makes a guest appearance. Entertainment […]

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Roberts demolition underway for Marshalls store in Bixby Knolls

October 23rd, 2009 · No Comments · News

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer When the bucket of the 100,000-pound excavator smashed into the wall, cheers and applause rose up from the approximately 100 onlookers. They were there to observe and celebrate the beginning of the demolition of the old Roberts Department Store building last Thursday (October 15) morning. The building, located in the […]

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Positive changes are breathing new life into Bixby Knolls area

September 4th, 2008 · No Comments · Community, News

BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer For more than a year now, the mortgage meltdown, and the high cost of fuel and food have been hitting the retail industry like a gang of highway robbers. As the nation’s economic woes continue to erode the disposable income of many Americans, restaurateurs and store owners look hopefully to […]

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First Fridays to offer diverse new art, live entertainment

September 4th, 2008 · No Comments · Art, Community, Entertainment

Poets, young punks, photographers, painters, politicos, guitars, B-boys, Django Reinhardt, and a new art gallery make up the September 5 First Fridays event in Bixby Knolls. Mike the Poet also returns this month to make a guest appearance on the Gabelich Trolley, reciting his beat poetry for guests riding up and down Atlantic Avenue. Guests […]

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