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Laurie Kavazanjian, 48, center left, and Dottie Barriscale, (Credit: Danielle Finkelstein )

Laurie Kavazanjian, 48, center left, and Dottie Barriscale, 73, both Long Beach residents, celebrate at Shine's. Barriscale, who began drinking at Shines at age 16, joined other Long Beach residents to celebrate the popular bar's centennial celebration. (Nov. 23, 2013)

Shine's 101st year in business

Plans for a centennial bash were washed out by superstorm Sandy, so the owners of a popular Long Beach tavern marked their 101st year in business Saturday instead.

Laurie Kavazanjian, 48, center left, and Dottie Barriscale,
(Credit: Danielle Finkelstein )

Laurie Kavazanjian, 48, center left, and Dottie Barriscale, 73, both Long Beach residents, celebrate at Shine's. Barriscale, who began drinking at Shines at age 16, joined other Long Beach residents to celebrate the popular bar's centennial celebration. (Nov. 23, 2013)

Laurie Kavazanjian, 48, a Long Beach resident, center,
(Credit: Danielle Finkelstein )

Laurie Kavazanjian, 48, a Long Beach resident, center, greets a friend while celebrating at Shine's. Shine's, a popular Long Beach institution, would have celebrated its 100th year in business had Sandy not disrupted its plans. Locals, many of whom have been drinking at Shines for decades, gathered to celebrate its belated centennial celebration. (Nov. 23, 2013)

Laurie Kavazanjian, 48, a Long Beach resident, celebrates
(Credit: Danielle Finkelstein )

Laurie Kavazanjian, 48, a Long Beach resident, celebrates at Shine's with friends. Shine's, a popular Long Beach institution, would have celebrated its 100th year in business had Sandy not disrupted its plans. Locals, many of whom have been drinking at Shines for decades, gathered to celebrate its belated centennial celebration. (Nov. 23, 2013)

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Shine's, a popular Long Beach institution, would have
(Credit: Danielle Finkelstein )

Shine's, a popular Long Beach institution, would have celebrated its 100th year in business in 2012 but Sandy disrupted its plans. The tavern recently held its centennial celebration. (Nov. 23, 2013)

From left to right: Clint Wallace, 37, of
(Credit: Danielle Finkelstein)

From left to right: Clint Wallace, 37, of Moultrie, Georgia, Andrew Beska, 21, of Long Beach, John Elges, 34, of Long Beach, and Anthony Pedone, 45, of Long Beach, celebrate at Shine's. (Nov. 23, 2013)

Dolores Ingram, 82, of Long Beach, celebrates at
(Credit: Danielle Finkelstein )

Dolores Ingram, 82, of Long Beach, celebrates at Shine's Saturday evening with friends. (Nov. 23, 2013)

The West Beech Street entrance to Shine's in
(Credit: Ian J. Stark)

The West Beech Street entrance to Shine's in Long Beach. The bar is celebrating 100 years in business a year late, after putting off festivities in 2012 because of superstorm Sandy.

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