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Long Beach East Village Arts District

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Cool area

Nice small area to walk around, go in the shops and do some people watching. Long Beach is one of... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2016
Revere, Massachusetts
Small & safe area when you're on your own! Lots of nice places

I had checked out various information on this area, and especially wanted to try some of the... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2016
Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

I appreciate a street full of independent stores rather than generic chains...that is what this had. I also appreciated the outdoor public art (mosaic tiles, paintings, etc.) on the street. I just wish this was more than one block long. I also wish the shops...More

Thank cchip55
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Every corner you turn in Long Beach there is another little treasure to enjoy. The arts district is but one great example. The 3rd Thursday it comes alive with street musicians and people out and about. Little boutiques and discoveries abound.

1  Thank SenorGancho
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Having lived in the 90's East Village in NYC, this is a far cry! Why do they call it the East Village anyway?! But the food is decent (Utopia, Berlin) and shopping (Fingerprints) is a fun way to spend a couple of hours. Murals abound....More

Thank travelingrules
Reviewed 6 April 2018

While you are in Long Beach you should explore the East Village Arts District and check out the gallerice and boutiques.

Thank buffalojim67
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Is this a joke? Followed the map and drove the side streets and didn't see anything. Ended up on 4th at the Assistance League thrift store. If I lived here I would have bought all there furniture.

4  Thank R7924WRsarahg
Reviewed 2 August 2017

This is a small area, but there are several old buildings, some Art Deco, some with ornate plaster work on the front, some are historic landmarks. Plus, there are buildings, particularly on First St. between Linden and Elm, with beautiful tile work - eiather abstract...More

Thank Out_of_valley
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Nice small area to walk around, go in the shops and do some people watching. Long Beach is one of my favorite cities in Southern California.

3  Thank rrw1759
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Wonderful place to live, shop and visit. Linden Ave has a bunch of great restaurants and wine bar. There are several small local shops for clothing and furnishings. This is a safe, very dog friendly area welcoming people of all ages, ethnicity and orientation. There...More

3  Thank Rosemary P
Reviewed 14 August 2016

I had checked out various information on this area, and especially wanted to try some of the restaurants. I bus & walk (with a cane), so tried to find places with bus service. None where I wanted to go, except the main bus Gallery, so...More

3  Thank lindalindabm
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Nice small district to check out, close to downtown, walkable distance to waterfront and beach. Cool shops with clothes, souvenirs, thrift stores and cafés.

Thank articok
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