Bronx families celebrate Memorial Day at Pelham Bay Park

The smell of barbecue is in the air as Bronx families fire up the grills to celebrate Memorial Day. Crowds of people packed Pelham Bay

Parkgoers say they're having a fun day outdoors, while also noting the solemnness of the holiday.

Parkgoers say they're having a fun day outdoors, while also noting the solemnness of the holiday. (5/27/13)

THE BRONX - The smell of barbecue is in the air as Bronx families fire up the grills to celebrate Memorial Day.

Crowds of people packed Pelham Bay Park to enjoy their day off from work and school. Some even showed up extra early to claim their usual outdoor spots.

While enjoying the fun, parkgoers also say they're taking the time to note the solemnness of the holiday.
 

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