Block party on Barnes Avenue as community bids summer a farewell

The Arnow Barnes Block Association and the Bronx Park East Community Association held its first annual block party on Barnes Avenue between Allerton and Arnow avenues on Saturday, August 30.

The event included arts and crafts, music, raffles, a bounce house, and other activities. Among the sponsors were Senator Ruth Hassell-Thompson, Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj, and Councilman Andy King.

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(l-r) Councilman Ritchie Torres, Joseph McManus, Democratic State Committeeman, 80th AD, artist Johanny Monsanto, Senator Ruth-Hassell Thompson, and Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj share a moment at the event.
Photo by Edwin Soto

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