Chamber Block Party Celebrates Central Business District

Central Avenue merchants cut the ribbon celebrating the re-opening of Central Avenue Saturday between 15th and 20th streets. The main street of Los Alamos has been closed this summer for improvements. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost
 
The Los Alamos Hill Stompers entertain the crowd at Saturday’s Central Avenue Block Party. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost
 
Primo the Pizza Slice from Home Run Pizza does the shimmy with one of the Hill Stompers. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost
 
Chamber Manager Nancy Partridge welcomes the crowd and introduces the speakers at the ‘Cash Mob’ Block Party hosted by the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost
 
Dist. 43 Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard explains how she helped shepard the Manhattan Project Restaurant’s liquor licence applicaton through the Alcohol and Gaming Commission process where it had been stuck. Owner Victor Medina will go before County Council Oct. 10 to complete the next step. Councilor Rick Reiss, right, followed Richard at the microphone saying ‘Many of the benefits are under your feet beneath the new pavement.’ Solving drainage issues and doing utility work were part of the project. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost
 
Andy Fox of CB FOX was one of the merchants who spoke at the Block Party. He thanked the loyal customers who supported the store and other Central Avenue businesses by shopping during the construction. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost
 
A child gets a new look at the face painting booth. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost
 
Executive Director of Los Alamos MainStreet, Suzette Fox, center, poses with restraunt owners Ruby Alexander of Ruby K’s and Victor Medina of the Manhattan Project. MainStreet has secured a $70,000 grant to furnish benches and lightening on Central Avenue. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost
 
Kids get busy at Saturday’s Block Party. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost
 
Players line up to spin the wheel for discounts at CB FOX. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost

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