Sunday, February 2, 2014

Street Scene: Sunset Park, Brooklyn, Year of the Horse Celebration


Year of the Horse celebration in Sunset Park Brooklyn, New York, began 11 o’clock in the morning at 60th Street and 8th Avenue. Two lions danced their way to the stage located at 50th Street, where the Brooklyn Chinese-American Association is located.

Looking west on 8th Avenue as the lions approach

Looking east as the crowd follows the lions

Stage with senior women singing

Stage with children performing

U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer speaking

NYC Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito presents proclamation

NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer speaking

Officials and guests on stage to watch the firecracker display



Firecrackers finish and balloons float away


Lion dancers mount the posts












Lion dancers dismount


Parade begins at 51st Street






Looking west, Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is in the background

Looking east as the crowd disperses

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