City officials are divided on the decision to march in this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Manhattan. But the annual Queens County St. Patrick’s Day Parade in the Rockaways brought in a slew of pols including Borough President Melinda Katz, State Senator Joseph Addabbo and Councilmember Eric Ulrich.
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Sunnyside and Woodside got all dressed up in green for the annual St. Pat’s for All Parade Sunday.
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BY ANTHONY O’REILLY With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, everyone is a little bit Irish. The culminating event of St. Patrick’s Day weekend is the 251st annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Manhattan. The city-wide parade will take place on Saturday, March 16 this year. It will start on 44th street at 11 a.m, [...]
BY MAGGIE HAYES & ANGY ALTAMIRANO I’m going to try and get into an Irish pub to get into the spirit. Phyllis Fischer I’ll probably watch some festivities and parades on television. For me, it’s just another day. Barry Skolnick I’ll be in Florida in the warm weather, playing golf on the green course. [...]
Ed McLoughlin was sitting at one of the tables set up on what is normally the warming track of Citi Field’s diamond. In a green-tartan kilt, white shirt and black jacket, he was telling stories of a musical band for the FDNY that dissolved in the late 1950s. As he continued to discuss how the [...]
Queens’ St. Patrick’s parades have passed and for those that want to avoid the madness of Manhattan there are a plethora of options right here in the borough. Bars around Queens borough are serving up St. Paddy’s Day specials, so revelers can save some green. Here are some spots around the borough to celebrate: Austin [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]