The West 148th Street Block Association held its first-ever block party on Saturday. The event was on W. 148th Street between Adam Clayton Powell Blvd. and Frederick Douglass Blvd.

The block association received the “Love Your Block” award from Citizens Committee for New York City. The organization provides the opportunity for city residents to transform and spruce up their neighborhoods.

Residents were treated to several events and activities for kids and adults, including a boot camp, games and activities for children, music and food trucks. Residents also received information about local businesses, health screenings and cooperative farms.