Creative folks turn out for worldwide park crusade

By Charles Sercombe

Last Friday afternoon and evening, you’d think there was a crazy street party happening on Jos. Campau.
Oh wait, there was.

Hamtramck took part in the worldwide art movement to celebrate parks and creativity by holding a PARK(ing) celebration.

Say what?

Yeah, it’s a highfalutin sounding way to say, hey creative folks, you can occupy a street parking space and do your thing.

In Hamtramck, that resulted in musicians holding jam sessions, a mini art gallery being set up, a reading room and a one-hole mini golf court.

Adjacent to this happening was the introduction of Hamtramck’s dog park, held in an empty lot near Belmont.

We caught up with Ben Yonko who was ambling down the avenue, and he asked a reporter what was going on.

After a brief explanation, Yonko nodded in agreement and liked the idea of people taking the place of cars.
“I’m sick and tired of seeing cars,” he said.

Honk if you agree with Ben.

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