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Second Annual Caribbean Festival brought flare to Lincoln Commons

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A Caribbean flare was ringing at Lincoln Commons during Saturday’s Second Annual Caribbean Festival at Lincoln Commons. The Caribbean heritage celebrated included Jamaica, Haiti, Bermuda, Trinidad and Tobago.

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Shown from left to right: Takelia Cook, of Takelia’s Fashion & Beauty, based out of Saugus, Mark Boncore, 7 months, and Madhane Barrett sold indigenous beauty products using organic ingredients.
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Suzette Henry sold buzzim, a Jamaican pudding.
handmade soaps
Everett resident Chanda Williams, of KQs Buttas, sold handmade exfoliating massage body soaps.
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Clive Coke sold Jamaican fried chicken.
Event Organizers
Event organizers, pictured from left to right: Malden residents Tyrone Henry and Tyrone Howe organized Saturday’s Second Annual Caribbean Festival at Lincoln Commons.
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Emcee Ed Cora welcomed everyone to the event.
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Customer Dolores Akeson, of Malden, and vendor Pearline Crawford, who sold handmade mango pineapple vegan body butter
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Shown from left to right: event hosts Tyrone Howe, Sandra Faust, State Representative Paul Donato and Tyrone Henry during Saturday’s Second Annual Caribbean Festival at Lincoln Commons.

(Advocate photos by Tara Vocino)

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