Slideshow: Easter in Astoria, 2012

Bunnies, and eggs. (Tom McGeveran)
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Astoria, the vast neighborhood of northwestern Queens, is full of sub-neighborhoods and ethnic pockets including Serbians, Croatians and Bosnians; Egyptians (there is a little Egypt here!); South Americans from lots of countries but especially Colombia (lots of empanadas!); and a surprising number of young Japanese. And of course, throughout, hipsters have made their mark. But the old immigrant wave of Italians and Greeks who made the neighborhood a famous food destination come to the fore prominently on holidays, perhaps most markedly at Easter.

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