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Long Beach East Village Arts District

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

Reviewed September 14, 2016
Revere, Massachusetts
I was disappointed....

The shops were interesting, but very repetitive in nature. Almost all of them had overpriced used... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The shops were interesting, but very repetitive in nature. Almost all of them had overpriced used clothing. The only store I would HIGHLY RECOMMEND was the AIDs Thrift Store where there are very interesting items and appropriately priced for things that are used. I purchased...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

Great specialty boutiques - crystals, plants, clothing, jewelry, antique furniture; and delicious restaurants!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jml821
Reviewed September 26, 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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank cchip55
Reviewed June 22, 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.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank SenorGancho
Reviewed June 11, 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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank travelingrules
Reviewed April 5, 2018

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

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank buffalojim67
Reviewed August 30, 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.

Date of experience: August 2017
4  Thank R7924WRsarahg
Reviewed August 1, 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

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Out_of_valley
Reviewed September 14, 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.

Date of experience: September 2016
3  Thank rrw1759
Reviewed August 30, 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

Date of experience: August 2016
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