In addition to interactive stations, such as a Brooklyn Nets bus with a basketball hoop attached, there were many vendors selling home made items that were relevant to the theme of the festival. One gentleman, Alan Bunao, had a stand full of Hip-Hop themed tee shirts, all of which he made. He has been making these shirts for about eight years, citing being raised within L.A. Hip-Hop culture as his inspiration. One of them read “Yeezus Is My Homeboy” while another had a large image of Eazy-E. There were food vendors as well, among them a stand representing Mrs. Dorsey’s Kitchen, selling grilled cheese. Ron Johnson, owner of MDK, told me that this was his second year working with Ebonie and Wes, as well as receiving recognition for their contributions to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. Mrs. Dorsey’s Kitchen was founded in 2011 and they hope to become a well-known aspect of the Brooklyn food community.
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