Hartford's first open-streets festival kicked off on Sunday.
The festival named "DominGO!" ran until 3 p.m. and stretched from Farmington Avenue and South Whitney Street to Bushnell Park and Trumbull Street.
The two miles of streets were transformed into car-free public spaces that create new places for fun, healthy activities for all ages, city officials said.
Community members were able to bike, walk, run and exercise. Local businesses, neighborhood restaurants and activity hubs were also open.
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"It’s a great chance to be outside, on foot, bike or scooter, and to enjoy music and arts programming, visit some of our great restaurants and shops, or just meet some new friends and neighbors. We’re grateful to all of our neighborhood organizations and community partners, and we’re excited to bring people back together for so many great events this summer," Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin said in part in a statement.
Farmington Avenue was closed to traffic. Anyone driving in the area can cross at South Whitney, Sigourney, Broad and Spruce, according to Hartford Police.
DominGO! Hartford will continue on July 24 on Park Street and on August 28 on Main Street. More details can be found here.