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Revelers brave the rain to march in Queens Columbus Day parade in Astoria

Queens Columbus Day parade (Photo by Walter Karling)

Oct. 9, 2023 By Michael Dorgan The annual Queens Columbus Day parade took place in Astoria on Saturday, Oct. 7, and it was well attended despite the heavy rain. The parade, now in its 45th year, celebrates the anniversary of Christopher Columbus’ arrival in the Americas on Oct. 12, 1492. It also coincides with Columbus… Read more »