APA Long Island Section – Summer Tour City of Long Beach

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Friday, August 9, 2019
8:30 am - 1:00 pm

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Riptides, Long Beach, , NY

Event Type: Conference

The American Planning Association, NY Metro Chapter, Long Island Section is hosting a summer tour in the City of Long Beach. After Superstorm Sandy overwhelmed this beach-front community, numerous planning projects were created to help get Long Beach back on its feet and to make it more resilient to future storms. This guided bus/walking tour will focus on the themes of resiliency and economic development throughout the City. AICP-CM credits to be requested.

Please register below for this event by August 2nd, 2019.

Registration fee of $40.00 includes lunch and the costs of the tour. APA members and non-members are welcome to register. Spots for this event are first come, first serve and limited to 35 people.

8:30 am – Meet/Registration on the Boardwalk at
Edwards Blvd (Riptides is open for breakfast)
9:00 am – Tour begins on the Boardwalk. The tour will explore the Boardwalk, West End,
and Bayfront of Long Beach. It will discuss the
resiliency and priorities of this oceanfront
11:45 am – Tour ends at City Hall
12 noon – Lunch at Brixx and Barley – 152 W Park Ave. Lunch will include speakers from Long Beach
1:30 pm – Time on your own to explore Long Beach

Things to do in Long Beach:
 Go to the beach. Passes are sold at the trailer
on Laurelton and Broadway. Click here.
 Rent a bike from Long Beach Sobi (Download
the app. Click here.
 Surf lessons from Skudin Surf. Click here.
 Ice Skating at the Ice Arena. Click here.
 Check the Business Directory for various shops
and eateries. Click here.

Street parking is available and direct connection by LIRR from NYC. If you are planning on taking the train, consider the Long Beach Getaway Package.

Please dress for the weather and the activities you plan to do. Remember to wear sunscreen!

If you have any questions, call 516 705 7284 or 705 7286, or email economicdevelopment@longbeachny 


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