Sunday was the famous Atlantic Antic and a group of us gathered at my place to form up, have a mimosa, and then head on out.
The Gathering Of The Herd
We didn't tarry too long before moving on out for the fun.
On The Way
As always there was plenty to see.
Hula Hooping In Front Of Last Exit
Belly Dancing Too
And A Band In Front Of Moxie
I once again started out the day by stopping into Montero which is just across the street from the official end of the Atlantic Antic. I think next year I might save this until the end because it is kind of a quick start.
Montero, A Block Too Far
Actually only three of us hit Montero. We really did need some adult supervision, though.
Bob, Bernie, And Bar Man
My old pal Pilar was there and she didn't help matters by insisting that she buy the first round. Of course we didn't help by making that round beers and shots.
Old Buddy Pilar
Then protocol required that we buy a round ourselves so without really hitting the fair we were already two beers and two shots into our day. Oh, yeah, and a mimosa or two.
The bartender was quite friendly, as everyone in this place always is. I am sure I asked her for her name, but somehow I forgot it.
Our Attentive And Attractive Bartender
Eventually we did make it back to the fair where Bob and Bernie studied their food options.
Hmm, What Looks Good
Grilled Shish Ka Bobs
Mexican Style Grilled Corn
These kids were having fun bringing out their inner Michelangelo.
Hmm, A Bit More Red, Perhaps
The streets were really packed so by the time I got to the Waterfront Ale House I had to stand behind the band to listen to the music. In my opinion, the best band in the whole Atlantic Antic.
Music At The Waterfront
There were a lot of old buses on the street too.
Do You Go To Macy's?
And, for those of you who remember and were fans of The Honeymooners, the bus that Ralph drove.
The Jackie Gleason Special
Well, I wish I had more for you, but after this we hit The Brazen Head.
and then wondered aimlessly before hitting Robin Des Bois for dinner.
Robin Des Bois
But I had lost my focus (and probably my ability to focus) and didn't take any more pictures. Well, now I know why I don't do this professionally.
Next year I promise I won't start at Monetero and will make a concentrated effort to do a better job of documenting my day.