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The Bixby Knolls neighborhood in Long Beach is a community where the charm of the past is alive with the vision for the future. Neighborhoods of tree-lined streets where children play and evening strolls
are commonplace.

Bella Cosa Boutique; Designs for Life with the Planet in Mind

Things-You-Wish-Youd-Kept Spotlight on Bella Cosa Boutique

EverythingLongBeach recently spoke with Christy Pardini, Owner of Bella Cosa Boutique, via email. They talked about inspirations, challenges and what’s it’s like having a business in Bixby Knolls. How long have you been in business? 1 year this November 6th! Describe your business:

Councilmember James Johnson Presents First Books at First Fridays

james-johnson First Books at First Fridays

On Friday, November 5, 2010, join Councilmember James Johnson for First Books at First Fridays, a monthly event held at Dana Library. “Libraries had a great impact on my life and I look forward to sharing my love of reading with families throughout the 7th District,” Councilmember Johnson said. Councilmember Johnson and his guest(s) read [...]

GLOBAL invites you to explore over 1,000 arts experiences this October


GLOBAL is your Comprehensive Guide to National Arts and Humanities Month in Long Beach Grab your calendar and go to the Global website for over 1,000 arts experiences ranging from Free Museum days to the old-world traditional Italian Zoppe Family Circus; from the 2010 Chinese Film and Cultural Festival to the Long Beach Q Film [...]

InkPeace Alive and Well Despite Losing Lease

ink-peace Alive and Well

InkPeace, Long Beach’s largest retailer of remanufactured ink and toner cartridges, closed its retail store in Bixby Knolls recently after its landlord, The Copy House, ceased business operations, according to Mark Hawkins, founder and CEO of InkPeace. After the building’s owner delivered a new lease agreement, the offer was rescinded less than 24hours later after [...]

Bixby Knolls 80′s Night Part Deux at the Petroleum Club Friday Night


The Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association hosts its summer community party this Friday, August 27, at the Long Beach Petroleum Club. All are welcome (all ages, too). 80’s attire is encouraged but not mandatory for a good time. This was such a popular event in March that “Part Deux” was a must for the summer [...]

Art-Lantic Ave. Comes Alive For First Fridays In Bixby Knolls Tonight

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Tonight’s First Fridays runs the gamut of sights and sounds along Art-Lantic Avenue from Led Zeppelin to the Jazz Angels, from art pieces to pirates, and from Dixieland to Peter Pan. Bixby Knolls welcomes our beloved former mayor Beverly O’Neill & Harry Saltzgaver to the Historical Society of Long Beach who will be signing copies [...]

The Legends of Lions return at fifth annual Bixby Knolls Dragster Expo and Car Show

bixby-knolls-car-show dragsters

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 [...]

Collect, Compact, Recycle: Solar trash cans debut in Long Beach

solar trash cans pilot project

After being approved by the City Council last December, Long Beach’s first solar trash cans debuted at an installation ceremony on Wednesday. Three solar trash cans—installed in Downtown Long Beach, Belmont Shore and Bixby Knolls—are part of a pilot project that will last six months. “I am pleased our City, the Downtown Long Beach Associates [...]

Bixby Knolls readies for July First Fridays

knolls-ranger July first fridays

First Fridays kicks off the Independence Day holiday weekend with a blast of art, music, and community. Begin your holiday festivities with all the sights and sounds that First Fridays has to offer including an amazing display of fire-works..or actually, some fire dancing from Sirena Serpentina. Car art, Potential Lunatics, food, beverages, Mike the Poet, experimental sound work, vintage vinyl, BK farm [...]

Bixby Knolls targets graffiti

graffiti cleanup bixby knolls

The Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association has recently partnered with the Department of Public Works to eliminate graffiti in the district. The BKBIA encourages all business owners and residents to call the city’s graffiti hotline to report any tags as soon as possible but wanted to take this to the next level. Blair Cohn, executive director for [...]

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