The Regional Economic Development Councils have announced their awards. Long Beach will be a recipient of two of them. $775,000 for Downtown Resilient Connectivity for Park Avenue Phase 2 & $300,000 for Pride on the Beach! [LINK]
$775,000 for Downtown Resilient Connectivity for Park Avenue Phase 2
The City of Long Beach will design and construct improvements along Park Avenue to create complete streets and establish a more resilient downtown. Improvements, including permeable pavement utility strips, stormwater treatment, solar street lights, streetscape amenities and wayfinding signage, will mitigate stormwater flooding, revitalize the downtown, generate economic activity, and also enhance the quality of life in this commuter rail community by making it more pedestrian friendly.
$300,000 for Pride on the Beach!The LGBT Network is partnering with the City of Long Beach to produce “Pride on the Beach,” a “3-day destination Pride celebration” leveraging Long Island’s beaches as a natural asset to stimulate out-of-state tourism.