Absolute Best of LB 2020 - Nominations

The time has come again to celebrate all things Long Beach, from your favorite coffee shop to your favorite salon. You, the people nominate and vote your best of! This year’s contest will be bigger and better than ever! The time has come again to celebrate all things Long Beach, from your favorite coffee shop to your favorite salon. You, the people nominate and vote your best of! This year’s contest will be bigger and better than ever!

Posted on 10/07/2020
Cassidy Tries The Hottest Chicken at Fire Bird
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Upcoming Events

21Oct
Cal Frights Pumpkin Patch
Oct 2 - Nov 1
23Oct
Make a Dog's Day
From 12:00 am to 04:00 am
24Oct
Virtual Taste of Downtown: Quarantine Halloween
From 02:00 am to 06:00 am
24Oct
Movie Night: Hocus Pocus and Ghostbusters on Video Wall
From 04:30 am to 08:00 am
24Oct
Beer Yoga at Trademark Brewing
From 08:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Food & Drink

10/20/2020
Healthy Halloween Treats for a Fit Fright Night
For many of us, the scariest thing about Halloween is our growing waistlines. Halloween tends to mark the time of year where the tempting treats start flowing – and they don’t stop until the New Year.To get a healthy grip on the holiday season, start with a fresh and fit Halloween! There are plenty
10/06/2020
Burnt Out on Pumpkin Spice? New Ways to Enjoy the Flavors of Fall
October is here and for many of us, that means it’s officially time to indulge in a few cozy fall treats. While Pumpkin Spice gets all the attention, fall is full of other equally delicious flavors to enjoy. Let’s swap the Pumpkin Spice for something a little different this year!How to Enjoy the “Ot
09/30/2020
Parklets & Patios
Written and Photographed by Cassidy Liston | @beachcityfoodOutdoor dining is one of the perks of near year-round summer weather here in Southern California. It’s been one of our strengths during the ongoing pandemic and dining restrictions. When the city greenlit outdoor dining, most restaurants dis
Cassidy Liston and Amanda Goodness on 10/14/2020
Ep. 25 - Alien Sex, DaDADA!

CThis week Cassidy covers the murder of journalist Addison Verrill, the Bag Murders of New York, and how it's all connected to cult classic film The Exorcist. Amanda takes a leap head first into of a pool of weird by covering the strange abduction of Antônio Villas Boas. Stay tuned to the end for thi

Cassidy Liston and Amanda Goodness on 10/07/2020
Ep. 24 - Cookie Dough, End My Suffering

CHalloween month is upon us so come and join us on a mysterious journey beginning with Amanda diving into the double trouble behind doppelgängers. While Cassidy attempts to solve the unsolvable disappearance of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370.For photos from today's episode, links to our social media

Cassidy Liston and Amanda Goodness on 09/30/2020
Ep. 23 - Don't Walk Into My House

CGet ready for spooky season with some mysteries that will leave you scratching your head. Cassidy covers the secretive Georgia Guidestones and Amanda attempts to unravel the confusion behind the life of Lori Erica Ruff.Want more Drinking the Koolaid? Check out our website and blog here!Stay tuned at

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Lifestyle

10/19/2020
The Best Southern California Walks and Hikes for Fall Foliage
Now that autumn is in full swing, the leaves are changing into show-stopping colors. Now is a great time to get outside and immerse yourself in the beauty of the season.While SoCal might not get as much press as New England when it comes to fall foliage, this area is home to some beautiful walks, dr
10/15/2020
Halloween At Home? Tips for Planning a Safe 2020 Halloween
As with so many other things this year, we’ll have to get creative when celebrating Halloween safely. While it may not feel like the traditional Halloween we’re used to (with the usual trick-or-treating or big costume parties), it’s still possible to have a great time at home with a little forethoug
10/09/2020
Tips for Hosting a Socially Distanced Fall Bonfire
Bonfire season is here! But this year, we need to take some extra precautions when we host our next bonfire get-together to ensure everyone’s safety. Here are some simple tips to stay safe during your next fall bonfire and still enjoy the company of family and friends!Set the Scene to Keep Your Dist

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