Friday, August 08, 2008

Downtown at Sundown


photos &copy Mark M. Hancock and The Dallas Morning News

Jamie (left) and Tyke Posey (right) watch performers and shoppers on 15th Street from the rooftop patio of Gregory's Restaurant during the Downtown At Sundown series in Plano on Saturday, June 14, 2008.


Fallon Franklin with the Austin-based band Blake and Fallon performs during the Downtown At Sundown series. The event features concerts, food vendors, an art walk and extended shopping.



Shoppers browse on 15th Street during Downtown At Sundown. The series was scheduled for the 2nd Saturday of each month, but the series was abruptly halted after this evening. Officials sited a slow economy and low turnout as reasons for halting the monthly celebration.


Bryan Padmore of Irving (left) talks with his sister Lynda James of Paramount, Calif. (right) during the Downtown At Sundown series.


Jerry Rizzi of Plano (left) talks with his son Benjamin, 7, (right) as they reflect in a storefront mirror during the Downtown At Sundown series.



Ronnie (left) and Barbara Richardson (right) of Lewisville stroll down 15th Street during Downtown At Sundown.


Roy Brown of Plano (left) and Martin Bowers of Dallas (right) talk and waive flies away from their beers outside Jorg's Cafe Vienna restaurant on 15th Street during Downtown At Sundown.


Brent Poe (center) plays guitar as Plano-based Scat Creek performs during Downtown At Sundown.


Devin Evans, 3, of Plano dances to the sounds of Scat Creek during the Downtown At Sundown series on 15th Street in Plano.



Please read, "Downtown Plano finds new life" and "Downtown Plano festivals canceled abruptly" by Annette Nevins.

1 comment:

Sonja said...

You have a nice blog with interesting insights being a pro photojournalist! Nearly perfect for people dreaming of doing this job:)

Best wishes
Sonja
(www.stadtrandleben.de)