Bronx Defenders hold block party in Melrose

There is an ice stand present, and coolers stocked with cans of soda and water bottles. (7/9/14)

THE BRONX - Residents in Melrose held a block party despite the humidity. 

The group hosting the party, the Bronx Defenders, made sure to include some ways to help all the attendees keep cool, such as a water balloon dunk booth. 

There was also an ice stand present, and coolers stocked with cans of soda and water bottles.

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Those in attendance could be seen wearing sunglasses and light clothing including T-shirts.

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