McElderry Park Community residents came out to enjoy "The Last Taste of Summer Festival". The East Baltimore community block party was presented by the East Monument Main Street Merchants and included the McElderry Park Community Association and the Safe Streets East program. The event featured live entertainment, face painting and a back to school drive.
Safe Streets East Director Gardnell Carter spoke on the event and what it meant to the community.
2011 Mayoral candidate Catherine Pugh and Baltimore City Council District 13 candidate Shannon Sneed addressed the crowd.
Baltimore City Council District 13 candidate Antonio "Tony" Glover
Publisher's note: This event took place Saturday, August 20th.