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Saturday's Best Bet: Bloomfield Center Alliance Block Party

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield Center Alliance is inviting everyone to the BCA Block Party Saturday May 20 from 12 noon to 8 p.m.

Since the block party is a free event, There will be live music and games for everyone to enjoy.

Since the street is blocked off, some of Bloomfield's favorite restaurants set up food stations where some of their specialties will be available for purchase.

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The restaurant and food crafter line-up: :

- Satis Bistro 
- The Wooden Spoon 
- Wasi Food
- Villa Italiana
- Anthonys' Cheesecake
-Ahrre's Coffee Roastery
-Essex Junction Craft Kitchen & Bar
-Taqueria Los Gueros
-Tilted Kilt
-Rita's Ice
-The Pit BBQ
-Bloomfield Best Bagels
-Parkside/Casa Turano
-Biblians Cafe
-Tacos La Gringa

Free Parking will be available in the Farrand Street parking lot. 

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