"Cherry Avenue Isn't worth it" Areas to Avoid / Crime Tip by emilyvb

Areas to Avoid / Crime, Long Beach: 16 reviews and 3 photos

i'm a 19 year old girl, and i grew up in long beach. i visited not too long ago and i noticed there were actually bullet marks on the glass at Cherry Ave Liquor, so it's probably a good idea to avoid stopping on cherry. this is where most Cambodian gang activity goes on, and while it's unlikely for a tourist to get caught up in gang scuffles, cherry avenue simply isn't worth the risk, no matter how small that risk may be. all cherry is is a long stretch of liquor stores anyway. and also, what they say about north long beach is true, definitely more dangerous then the south side. still not south central, but too close too Compton for most people's comfort.

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  • Written Jun 10, 2008
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