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Travel Advisory for Flushing Lunar New Year Celebration


| jlane@queenscourier.com


The Asian Lunar New Year will be celebrated in Flushing this weekend with a parade and fireworks display set for Saturday, February 4. No. 7 trains will operate between Queensboro Plaza and Flushing-Main Street, but will be suspended between Queensboro Plaza and Times Square-42ndStreet.  Parade-goers coming from Manhattan should take the “N” or “Q” to Queensboro Plaza and transfer to the Flushing-bound No. 7.  There will be extra “N” service and “Q” service will be extended to Ditmars Boulevard to provide more connections to the No. 7.  Customers may also take the “E” or “F” to Jackson Heights-Roosevelt Avenue and transfer to the Flushing-bound No.  7.

The parade kicks off at 11 a.m. on 39th Avenue between Main Street and 138th Street.  It proceeds east on 39th Avenue and turns right on Union Street traveling south to Sanford Avenue and then east to Main Street.  From there, the parade travels north on Main Street to conclude at 39th Avenue.  The fireworks display will take place at the Queens Crossing Mall at 39th Avenue beginning at 12:30 p.m.

The following bus routes operate in the area of the parade route and may be subject to reroutes:  Q12, Q13, Q15/15A, Q16, Q17, Q19, Q20A, Q20B, Q25, Q27, Q28, Q44, Q48, Q50, Q58, Q65 and Q66.

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