A few months ago signed up for that Swift911 service that the city provides. Last night I finally got my first text message alert!
FRM:City of Long Beach
SUBJ:Fireworks Shuttle Information
MSG:City of Long Beach fireworks display on July 10. Due to heavy traffic free shuttle bus service will be available. Call 431-1000 Ext 7105 btwn 9-4 for info or visit www.longbeachny.com