Alive by the Bay is back in Bay Shore for year two.

The summer festival series kicked off for the Summer of 2018 on Tuesday, July 10, drawing thousands to Main Street. Scroll down for 25 photos from reporter Nicholas Esposito.

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The Bay Shore Restaurant Committee, which is part of the Chamber of Commerce of Greater Bay Shore, will be running the street festival three more times over this summer: July 24, Aug. 7, and Aug. 21.