Topics :: Long Beach

Young, Hispanic and Gay: Long Beach’s New Mayor Makes History

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Jun 6, 2014
New Long Beach, Calif., Mayor Robert Garcia makes history as the city’s first gay and Hispanic mayor.

A Taste of British Royalty in Long Beach

By David Perry | Friday May 3, 2013
Dine like royalty aboard the Queen Mary at the nostalgic Sir Winston’s, which combines aristocratic elegance with modern cuisine.

Long Beach LGBT Center Hosts Queer Porn Panel, Screening

By Sylvia Rodemeyer | Monday Sep 26, 2011
Trouble and Jiz Lee headlined a panel discussion and screening of queer porn at the Center in Long Beach on Saturday, Sept. 24.

Foodie Alert For Downtown Long Beach

By Tony Reverditto | Saturday Sep 17, 2011
Downtown Long Beach is one of Southern California’s most unique waterfront urban destinations. The Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) produces a series of dynamic public events throughout the year.

Long Beach Reacts to String of Alleged Anti-Gay Attacks

By Megan Barnes | Thursday Aug 11, 2011
Long Beach’s LGBT community remains on edge after a string of apparently unrelated attacks on gay men that have taken place in the city over the last month.

Cuban Culinary Traditions at California’s Raven’s Nest

By Tony Reverditto | Thursday May 12, 2011
The inception of the Raven’s Nest in Long Beach is somewhat of a history lesson. Consider Anna Aleman, 46, who made a mid-life decision to follow her passion in an effort to honor family tradition.

Calif. Police Department Responds to Undercover Decoy Controversy

By Megan Barnes | Tuesday Apr 12, 2011
Responding to concerns over the reported use of undercover decoys to curb lewd conduct in public restrooms, officials with the Long Beach Police Department sat down with EDGE to discuss the controversy.

Undercover Decoys Targeting Calif. Gay Men?

By Megan Barnes | Thursday Mar 17, 2011
The recent arrests of men in Berkeley, Bakersfield and Anaheim have reignited the debate over police departments using undercover decoys to curb lewd behavior in public restrooms.

JetPride :: The perfect start to a perfect Pride!

By Eric Rosen | Tuesday May 4, 2010
What do you get when you add JetBlue’s JetPride flight 1969 to Long Beach Pride - with a bit of Pam Ann thrown in as a bonus? A lot of fun! EDGE Contributor Eric Rosen’s got a tantalizing preview of what’s sure to be a sassy trip from San Francisco to Long Beach Pride. Read more...

Angelenos mark World AIDS Day

By Zamna Avila | Monday Dec 7, 2009
The Red Paint Project is one of the many ways HIV/AIDS service organizations across the Los Angeles Basin commemorated World AIDS Day.