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TAPA

Have your ever driven around the bend near Marvel and looked up at the building at 250 Lido Boulevard – The Theresa Academy for the Performing Arts – and wondered, just who is Theresa? I have.  So I went to find out. There, I met the effervescent, smart, and spirited, Susan Russo.  A North Carolina native, she Read More

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From Vienna, With Love

People are amazing when you sit on a street corner. When I first moved to Long Beach, I was certain that the ocean was our single greatest treasure. But writing this blog has shown me what an abundance of treasures we have in this town.  My latest discovery is Hedy Pagremanski, who is quite simply a Read More

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The Kitchen on Pine Street

Sometimes doors open when you least expect them.  And for East End resident Rob Blau, those doors are planted underneath the letters TKOPS. They stand for The Kitchen On Pine Street, a restaurant formerly owned and operated by chef and former city councilman, Leonard Remo. He deeded the property to the city with the stipulation Read More

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