Lola’s on 4th is listed as one of six great places for food lovers in Long Beach. Get the whole scoop here! “Honored to be on this list. Thank you Russ Parsons for the continued support, and for challenging us to keep pushing.” – Team Lola’s
In 2010, Long Beach set out to become America’s most bicycle-friendly city, touting its matrix of bike lanes and brightly colored “sharrows.” Along with reducing traffic and improving the air, the plan underscores the town’s indie vibe. Nowhere is that spirit clearer than on Retro Row, a stretch of 4th Street with offbeat stores that cater to a midcentury modern ideal.
Travel: Revisit the Past in Long Beach – An abundance of vintage boutiques, throwback dining spots, and old-school beachfront charm make this city the retro-chic capital of California.
DAY OUT | LONG BEACH, CA Retro Soul of a Changing City “…Travelers in search of the soul of Long Beach will find it in the three-block collection of a dozen-plus vintage and retro shops on Fourth Street between Cherry Avenue and Junipero Avenue, earning it the nickname Retro Row.”
Retro row in Long Beach, CA | How to shop, dine, and dress from decades past in Long Beach – Find reconditioned cashmere sweaters for less than $50, felt hats, and Risky Business–era Ray-Bans at Meow. Even the decor is retro, with salvaged display fixtures from Long Beach icons like Steak-O-Rama. Much of the inventory is plucked from closing department stores, so items are in great condition
Retro Row in Long Beach – Vintage Clothing & Furnishings on Funky East 4th – “Most of the shops don’t open until noon, but that doesn’t stop Hollywood costumers and set designers from browsing the strip looking for the perfect period pieces for movies and TV shows covering the 20s to the 80s. This long block is home to over a dozen vintage clothing, furniture and collectibles shops, with a few thrift shops as well.”
Retro Active: “…A destination for budget-conscious shoppers and Hollywood designers alike. New boutiques and restaurants with inspiring design sensibilities are springing up on a strip that’s already home to jam-packed thrift shops and 20th century furniture galleries.”
“Take a walk down Retro Row and you’ll discover a slice of yesteryear…this quarter-mile stretch of sidewalk proves that ‘old’ doesn’t mean “bad’”.