Tag: St. Pat’s

Crawl your way through Astoria’s Irish bars for St. Paddy’s

Mar. 8, 2024 By ishkurhan Mar. 8, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan St. Patrick’s Day is fast approaching on Mar. 17, and celebrations have already begun, with an array of events lined up for the following weekend to extend the festive spirit. The Wolfhound on 30th Ave. in Astoria is hosting its second annual bar crawl… Read more »

St Pat’s Parade, Enjoyed by All

Kids from the Bronx, gay activists, die-hard Irishmen and, yes, plenty of politicians, all turned out for the 11th St. Patrick’s Day for All Parade in Sunnyside/Woodside on Sunday. Mayor Michael Bloomberg endorsed the event. He said that “parades ought to be for everyone.” The statement referred to the history of the parade,…

Come one, Come all—to Sunnyside’s St Patrick’s Day parade

In the 1990s, Brendan Fay attempted to march in the St. Patrick’s Day parade along Fifth Ave. under a gay and lesbian group banner. Fay, who is gay, was greeted to a very cool reception. The police pounced, the handcuffs were slapped on and he got the message: not wanted.…