MONROE — To celebrate the start of summer, a pub crawl was held in downtown Monroe on Saturday afternoon (June 26).

There was live music, food trucks and giveaways. Participating businesses were: The Courthouse Self-Pour Beer and Wine; Franklin Court Grill; East Frank Superette; Hilton Vineyard and Wine Bar; Home Brew Craft Beer and Smoothies; Southern Range Brewing Company and Main Street Bistro — a new, Italian-American restaurant across from The Oasis Sandwich Shop.