Feature: Barrier Tees

Local t-shirt company, Barrier Tees, continues to gain popularity here in Long Beach. Their shirts feature unique, LB-related designs that locals love. Check out their website and give them a follow on social media! Below is a message from the owner.

“Barrier Tees started in 2012 shortly before Hurricane Sandy. Since then we’ve been selling Long Beach related T-shirts at every Irish Day festival as well as community craft fairs and festivals. Our following grew year to year and at their request, we recently launched our on-line shop.

We are local artists who create fun, fashionable and great quality apparel for all who love the City by the Sea. Check out our latest line at barriertees.com. Or follow us on Instagram, Facebook & Twitter!”

Feature: Love Integration Yoga (Park Ave)


Located at 54 West Park Ave, Love Integration is a spiritual organization dedicated to developing the awareness of one common consciousness, and of the ever-present divine love within all beings. Love Integration’s spiritual teachings provide a strong foundation and necessary tools for self-study and self-growth. By learning how to focus inwards, our thoughts and actions begin to reflect the nature of the self. Honoring our authentic self involves expressing the divine qualities of the heart in daily living such as communication, respect, love, peace, compassion and courage. Continue reading

Long Beach Rec Center Memberships on Sale

Get lean in 2018! Thinking about joining a gym in the New Year? Check out the Long Beach Rec Center. It’s the best deal in town! Memberships to the Recreation Center are on sale now! During the month of January, all Annual and Semi-Annual Rec Center Memberships are 10% off. The Recreation Center is open seven days a week. Membership entitles you to unlimited use of the weight room, steam room and municipal pool. Stop by the Rec at 700 Magnolia Boulevard and check out what we have to offer. Offer valid on Annual and Semi-Annual Membership only purchased between January 2 – January 31. This offer is not transferable or valid after January 31.

Click here for membership rates.

Feature: Long Island SoBol Now Open in Long Beach!


SoBol Long Beach is now open at 250 W Park Avenue! Long Island SoBol serves healthy and invigorating acai bowls topped with fresh fruit and homemade granola. In addition, their menu includes breakfast sandwiches, salads and burritos that are all offered in a bowl or wrap. They also serve homemade soups, fruit smoothies, hot coffee and cold drinks. SoBol is open 7 days a week from 7am until 8pm. Check out the full menu here.

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Arts in the Plaza Begins This Weekend!


Arts in the Plaza, Long Beach’s weekly arts festival, begins this Saturday (5/27) at Kennedy Plaza and will take place every Saturday from 10am – 3pm through Halloween. Since 2010, Arts In The Plaza has been inspiring Long Island by showcasing  locally handcrafted arts, and presenting live music and cultural performances,  for the enrichment and enjoyment of our community. Join us every Saturday for an amazing selection of fine art, photography, custom jewelry, and unique handmade gifts in a myriad of mediums. For more information, click here.