As part of the National Night Out initiative, the St. Marks community in Dorchester held their annual Block Party Potluck on July 2005. These yearly block parties have been organized by residents Barry Mullen & Kevin Barry (left) for over 15 years.
Attendees this year included hundreds of people from the community, as well as a number of Boston politicians and candidates, including
Mayor Thomas Menino,
City Councilor Maureen Feeney,
City Councilors-at-Large Maura Hennigan
and Stephen Murphy,
City Councilor-at-Large candidates Matt O'Malley
and Kevin McCrea.