Melrose District Street Fair and First Friday Over the Weekend

First Friday March 2011 First Friday presented Phoenicians with many events to attend, including the showing of Mutant Piñatas at Bragg's Pie Factory on Grand, and of course, First Friday art walk on Roosevelt Row. Bragg's was packed with different piñatas made mostly of papier-mâché, but also included a human-hanging-from-the-ceiling-wrapped-in-various-materials piñata. First Friday was nothing short of what it always is, and it show cased work by Amy Earle, Benjamin Phillips, and Doug Miles...see photos

Melrose District Street Fair in Photos Thousands of people turned up to the tenth Melrose District Street Fair on Seventh Avenue on Saturday to see classic cars, craft booths and fair games. The smell of kettle corn wafted among booths of jewelry and accessories or tin signs and paintings. At either end of the road, spectators could admire 1920s Ford Model T's or 1970s Chevrolet Malibus. The fair was started ten years ago in hopes of revitalizing the struggling historical district, and has now grown to include more than 140 booths and rides and over 200 classic cars...see photos

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Jonathan McNamara