Yesterday I witnessed a truly fine block party for the residents of Marshall Street. Sponsored by a number of Asylum Hill organizations this party was a total success. Many people gathered to delight in hot dogs, hamburgers, ice cream, soda and cotton candy. Yet food was not the only attraction because there were games, trampolines, face-painting and free books. As a resident of Asylum Hill I was in wonder of the many countries represented by the people who now call Hartford home.
It took great restraint for me not to cut in line for the cotton candy. It always speaks summer to me and clearly it brought smiles to all who ate it!