Photos by David Rutherford. Follow @plainfieldview on instagram.
On July 18th, two teams battled in a softball league game at Cedarbrook Park. This was a base hit.
A men’s basketball league plays in front of a crowd on Sunday July 12 by the West Fourth Street subway station in the village.
A huge crowd assembled on Thursday July 16th to watch Plainfield’s own George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic outside NJPAC in Newark.
Former Newark mayor Sharpe James was on hand, signing copies of his memoir, “Political Prisoner”
The man for whom everyone was waiting
There was this sort of large crowd 180 degrees around the stage
Starchild’s nemesis, Sir Nose!
Yes, that is Newark Mayor Ras Baraka in the green tie
He didn’t see me, but I caught a glimpse of my favorite picture man in Plainfield, Elliott Simmons
On Thursday, July 16th, Mel serves the last of his popcorn to these two movie-goers during a screening of “The Lego Movie” at Hannah Atkins Park.
On Saturday July 11, I visited my other favorite city, Philadelphia
On the Camden side of the Delaware, at least fifty residents gathered in a downtown parking lot and played music on the eve of that city’s Puerto Rican Day parade
A jump shot at the First Ward Family Fun Day at Milt Campbell Field on Saturday, July 11
On Sunday July 12, members of the public gathered at Cedarbrook Park to enjoy Romeo and Juliet
Under beautiful skies, this branch unexpected fell from high above Woodland Avenue on Saturday July 18th.
Vendors at Cedarbrook Park on Sunday July 19th