Brooklyn residents celebrate Bastille Day in Boerum Hill festival

Smith Street in downtown Brooklyn was red, white and bleu for Bastille Day.

Monday is the French Independence Day, but residents in Brooklyn celebrated Sunday with a street fair.

Aside from French food and wine, parts of Smith Street were covered in sand for a huge petanque tournament, which is similar to bocce ball.

The organizer of the day’s events says Bastille Day is a good...

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