Atlantic Antic packs Downtown Brooklyn

Live bands, grilled corn, sardines and sausages, belly dancing, beer, tables piled high with artisanal goods, ponies, vintage buses and Borough President Marty Markowitz were just some of the attractions at the 2013 Atlantic Antic. The weather was perfect for New York’s biggest street fair, and thousands thronged the avenue from Hicks Street to Fourth Avenue.

Betty Bakery sold mounds of baked delights

Max Manbeck, 5, honks the horn on the giant Tunnel Wash Truck. Max said he likes trucks “because I like them towing stuff.”

The Transit Museum’s vintage Double Decker "Z-type," circa 1930.

Boxers promote Monday night's fights at the Barclays Center

Members of the New York State Nurses Association gather thousands of signatures on a petition to keep LICH open as a full-service hospital.

Kids and some adults, too, made sun hats out of paper bags.

Dancing to a tune from Brandi & the Alexanders at Hanks Saloon.

Some horseplay at Atlantic Antic. Photo by William Balardelle

Photo by William Balardelle