Josh Chesler used to play baseball for some pretty cool teams, but now he just writes about awesome stuff like tattoos, music, MMA and sneakers.
3 months ago | Festivals
Last year's Music Tastes Good festival paved the way for a host of new festivals in Long Beach, including Tropicalia, Growlers Six, Rock the Queen and Summertime in the LBC.
3 months ago | Punk
"We’re doing over 20 songs," says frontman Jeremy Bolm of the two hometown shows, which cap off a year of opening for Thursday and playing larger venues.
3 months ago | Tattoos
When Kari Barba moved her tattooing career to the West Coast from her native Minnesota in the early 1980s, she didn’t really know much about the artform. She’d visited Southern California a little bit — including a stop at the famous tattoo shop s...
3 months ago | Jazz
With 15 members, Urban Renewal Project bring a big-band quality to their modern mix of hip-hop, jazz and soul music.
3 months ago | Culture
If you’re looking to pick up a rare pair of sneakers, you’re probably already familiar with the sneaker marketplace app GOAT. But while the app has millions of users, the local company’s debut pop-up gallery — titled "The Greatest" — is a much mor...
3 months ago | Video Games
As the popularity of esports has risen over the past handful of years, Blizzard Entertainment has made a name for itself as more than just the company that created classic video games like Diablo and World of Warcraft. Competitive titles like Hear...