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Thousands stroll Greenwood Avenue for Summer Streets, Artwalk

August 13th, 2010 · Comments

Friday night’s annual Seattle Summer Streets, combined with the monthly Art Up Artwalk, brought thousands of people to the neighborhood for a stroll down Greenwood Avenue, which was closed to cars for 22 blocks.

Where are the pedals on that bike?

Pint & Dale performed at Couth Buzzard Books Espresso Buono Cafe as part of the regular Pacific NW Folklore Society concerts.

The Green Bean Coffeehouse officially reopened last month, but they held their grand opening celebration Friday night.

Hejira performed in front of Art on the Ridge.

Children got to play on the kids obstacle course.

Music Center of the NW introduced children to new instruments.

For a suggested donation of $2, you could enter the Kitten Kissin’ Booth in front of PAWS Cat City and pet some kitties.

Artist Yvonne Palermo just opened her new studio inside the Greenwood Collective. Her art expresses her struggle with chronic pain and the healthcare system.

As always, the Bubbleman was a huge hit.

And he blew the BIGGEST. BUBBLE. EVER.

Thanks to Mike Veitenhans for some of the photos!

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