troy river street festival 2013 wide

river_street_festival_2013_sidewalk_painting_2.jpg

river_street_festival_2013_sidewalk_painting_3.jpg

river_street_festival_2013_sidewalk_painting_4.jpg

river_street_festival_2013_sidewalk_painting_5.jpg

river_street_festival_2013_sidewalk_painting_6.jpg

river_street_festival_2013_sidewalk_painting_7.jpg

river_street_festival_2013_sidewalk_painting_8.jpg

river_street_festival_2013_sidewalk_painting_9.jpg

river_street_festival_2013_sidewalk_painting_10.jpg

river_street_festival_2013_sidewalk_painting_11.jpg

river_street_festival_2013_sidewalk_painting_12.jpg

river_street_festival_2013_sidewalk_painting_14.jpg

river_street_festival_2013_sidewalk_painting_15.jpg

river_street_festival_2013_sidewalk_painting_16.jpg

river_street_festival_2013_sidewalk_painting_17.jpg

river_street_festival_2013_sidewalk_painting_18.jpg

river_street_festival_2013_sidewalk_painting_19.jpg

river_street_festival_2013_sidewalk_painting_20.jpg

river_street_festival_2013_sidewalk_painting_21.jpg

river_street_festival_2013_sidewalk_painting_22.jpg

river_street_festival_2013_sidewalk_painting_23.jpg

river_street_festival_2013_sidewalk_painting_24.jpg

river_street_festival_2013_sidewalk_painting_25.jpg

river_street_festival_2013_sidewalk_painting_26.jpg

river_street_festival_2013_sidewalk_painting_27.jpg

river_street_festival_2013_sidewalk_painting_28.jpg

river_street_festival_2013_sidewalk_painting_29.jpg

river_street_festival_2013_sidewalk_painting_30.jpg

river_street_festival_2013_sidewalk_painting_31.jpg

river_street_festival_2013_sidewalk_painting_32.jpg

river_street_festival_2013_sidewalk_painting_33.jpg

river_street_festival_2013_sidewalk_painting_34.jpg

river_street_festival_2013_sidewalk_painting_35.jpg

Sidewalk painting from the 2013 River Street Festival

troy river street festival 2013 sidewalk painting

Matthew Ruotolo and his dad, Richard, had side-by-side panels. Matthew's panel (left) is based on a design by Connor Moran, a friend from Wynantskill suffering from Crohn's Disease. Friends of Connor are raising money for his treatment by selling t-shirts with his design.

Our favorite part of the annual River Street Festival in Troy is the sidewalk painting contest. It's fun to the finished panels, but it's even more interesting to watch as the talented artists -- both adults and kids -- carefully create their works with chalk and charcoal.

Here's a big batch of sidewalk panels from the festival this past Saturday...


Photos are in large-format above -- scroll all the way up.

Say Something!

We'd really like you to take part in the conversation here at All Over Albany. But we do have a few rules here. Don't worry, they're easy. The first: be kind. The second: treat everyone else with the same respect you'd like to see in return. Cool? Great, post away. Comments are moderated so it might take a little while for your comment to show up. Thanks for being patient.

What's All Over Albany?

All Over Albany is for interested and interesting people in New York's Capital Region. In other words, it's for you. It's kind of like having a smart, savvy friend who can help you find out what's up. Oh, and our friends call us AOA.

Search

Recently on All Over Albany

Thank you!

When we started AOA a decade ago we had no idea what was going to happen. And it turned out better than we could have... (more)

Let's stay in touch

This all feels like the last day of camp or something. And we're going to miss you all so much. But we'd like to stay... (more)

A few things I think about this place

Working on AOA over the past decade has been a life-changing experience for me and it's shaped the way I think about so many things.... (more)

Albany tightened its rules for shoveling snowy sidewalks last winter -- so how'd that work out?

If winter ever gets its act together and drops more snow on us, there will be sidewalks to shovel. And shortly after that, Albany will... (more)

Tea with Jack McEneny

Last week we were fortunate enough to spend a few minutes with Jack McEneny -- former state Assemblyman, unofficial Albany historian, and genuinely nice guy.... (more)

Recent Comments

My three year old son absolutely loving riding the train around Huck Finn's (Hoffman's) Playland this summer.

Thank you!

...has 27 comments, most recently from Ashley

Let's stay in touch

...has 4 comments, most recently from mg

A look inside 2 Judson Street

...has 3 comments, most recently from Diane (Agans) Boyle

Everything changes: Alicia Lea

...has 2 comments, most recently from Chaz Boyark

A few things I think about this place

...has 13 comments, most recently from Katherine