On Saturday, August 8, throngs of residents enjoyed the temporarily vehicle-free stretch of Tompkins Avenue between Hancock and Monroe. Local merchants and organizations lined the streets with tables selling clothing, jewelry, and food. Live musical performances were a highlight of the afternoon.
Jarobi White of A Tribe Called Quest (left) and Dinco D from Leaders of the New School perform at TAMA Summefest
Supplies used by kids to create art during the festival
Tompkins Avenue filled with summer revelers
(from left) Tremaine Wright, Community Board 3 chair and owner of Common Grounds cafe; Assemblymember Annette Robinson; Yvette Buckner, Director of Community Engagement at Bridge Street Development Corp.
(i am) isis performing at the Summerfest