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New York, New York

Cherry Street Gang Warfare

Gang fights don't just happen on the streets, they happen under them too. 

The sewers below Cherry Street used to be crawling with dangerous beings. Not Alligators as legend may have it, but the Swamp Angels. The Swamp Angels were a waterfront gang who used the sewers to steal, eventually engaging the police in battles beneath the streets.

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Accessible from F Train at East Broadway Station