A parklet at Number Nine restaurant in Long Beach. Last January, Long Beach city officials embarked on the pilot parklet program with three restaurants:
A parklet at Number Nine restaurant in Long Beach. Last January, Long Beach city officials embarked on the pilot parklet program with three restaurants: Lola's, Number Nine, a Vietnamese restaurant on Retro Row; and Berlin, a cafe in the East Village. This is the first anniversary of parklets in Long Beach. (Stephen Carr / Staff Photographer)