Parade

The history of St. Patrick and his parade
The history of St. Patrick and his parade
News Queens Courier Staff 3/16/2012 at 12:51PM

By Will Sammon On St. Patrick’s Day, almost everyone wants to be Irish, however, not everyone really knows why. New York City, from 44th Street to 86th Street, will be the biggest site of green attire and leprechaun attitude on March 17, the date of the annual holiday. But how does any of that, and [...]

Phagwah parade celebrates spring’s arrival
Phagwah parade celebrates spring’s arrival
News Alexa Altman 3/13/2012 at 9:58AM

In celebration of a fast-approaching spring, the Hindu community gathered in Richmond Hill to celebrate Holi at the annual Phagwah parade. Over 3,000 people shared in this joyous event, throwing brightly-colored liquid and powder on each other, a tradition that reminds the participants that spring is near. Holi is celebrated during the months of March [...]

Sunnyside and Woodside hold St. Pat’s For All Parade
Sunnyside and Woodside hold St. Pat’s For All Parade
News Billy Rennison 3/06/2012 at 12:54PM

Woodside and Sunnyside recently showed their Irish side. The 2012 St. Pat’s For All Parade was held on Sunday, March 4, beginning in Sunnyside at 47th Street and Skillman Avenue and ending in Woodside at 58th Street and Woodside Avenue. The parade featured a wide variety of marchers, from residents and elected officials to community [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup – 11/18/2011: Deadly Woodside House Fire
Queens’ Morning Roundup – 11/18/2011: Deadly Woodside House Fire
News Jay Lane 11/18/2011 at 8:59AM

Deadly Woodside House Fire A fire that broke out inside a house in Woodside early Friday morning claimed the life of one woman and injured four other people. The FDNY says the fire was reported at 1:15 a.m. at a two and one-half story house on 61st Street between Woodside Avenue and 43rd Avenue. Read [...]

Parade is source of (Italian) pride
Parade is source of (Italian) pride
News Toni Cimino 9/28/2011 at 3:46PM

Get ready to paint the town green, white and red this weekend. This Sunday, Howard Beach will be awash with Italian pride as the Howard Beach Columbus Day Foundation Inc. presents its 6th annual Columbus Day Parade. Beginning at noon on Cross Bay Boulevard, there will be floats, live entertainment, Italian delicacies and specialties (zeppole [...]