"I saw people of all ages, all backgrounds and all physical abilities enjoying the open street," Kenney said. "I saw a father on roller blades pulling his young son on a tricycle, and an elderly gentleman who moved his chair from his porch to the middle of Broad Street to be immersed in the positive energy created by people, not cars."
So it's back to North Broad in August. Four miles of it will be closed to cars, from City Hall to Butler Street, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Temple University is a chief sponsor, and Vice President Bill Bergman hopes for a big crowd again.
"The Broad Street that we once knew is not what it is now, and this is a chance to see everything new that's going on on Broad Street," Bergman said.