by Lauren Daley
Beginning at 4 a.m., Sat., June 15, Liberty Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic between 9th and 10th Streets and Smithfield Street from Liberty to 7th for Pride in the Street. The streets will close Saturday morning and remain closed through 11 p.m. Sun., June 16, according to police. Pride in the Street runs from 5:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.
At 6 a.m. Sunday, police say the Liberty Avenue street closure will expand to 6th Street, Tito Way, 6th Avenue, 7th Street, Wood Street, 9th Street and 7th Avenue for PrideFest.
Also on Sunday, there will be limited closures for the Pride March that takes place from noon to 1 p.m. through downtown.
On-street parking will also be restricted Sunday on the Boulevard of the Allies from Grant Street to Market Street, Fifth Avenue between Grant Street and Liberty Avenue and Liberty Avenue between Fifth and Seventh.
The Port Authority has also announced bus detours and temporary stop changes for Pride events.