On August 8, neighbors across the Northside will take to the streets for National Night Out, America’s night out against crime.

Across the country, communities are encouraged to host parades, block parties, picnics and police visits to encourage neighbors to get out in the street and heighten drug and crime prevention awareness.

In the past few years, different neighborhoods throughout the Northside have participated, including Historic Deutschtown, Brightwood, Brighton Heights, Observatory Hill and more.

This year, it’ll be an all day part in Historic Deutschtown. There will be a public safety street fair on East Ohio Street from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., a safety walk at 5 p.m. and a block party from 6-9 p.m. on Suismon Street between East and Middle streets.

Block party guests are encouraged to bring a covered dish to share.

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