by Tim Grobaty
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Howquickly the memories fade of local and favorite hangouts that once helpeddefine Long Beach. In this collection, Tim Grobaty remembers growing up in thefast-growing new neighborhoods of East Long Beach, the beloved places downtownthat were part of the city’s mid-twentieth-century fabric and a few obscurespots in the margins. Long Beach’s memory lane includes the dearly departed restaurantsthe Golden Lantern in Los Altos and Rusty’s in the Wrigley District, theCircle and Los Altos Drive-Ins, great concerts of the 1970s in the arena and auditoriumand the shoppers’ paradises of Uncle Al’s Toy Korral in the Plaza and Buffum’sdowntown. Join Press-Telegramcolumnist Tim Grobaty as he records Long Beach residents’ recollections andtaps his own boomer-years memories.