Flushing had its Lunar New Year parade today and your faithful photographer was there in the bitter cold to document it.
View down Main Street before the parade
The participants gathered at 138th Street and 37th Avenue.
Practicing their chops on 139th Street
Warm for now
At 11am the parade began.
The giant dragon leads the parade.
Dragon on Union Street
In the belly of the beast
Lantern girl in action
Looking down Union Street
Falun Dafa (Falun Gong) devotees bearing flags
Flags on display
The parade concluded at 138th Street and 38th Avenue, none too early for the freezing participants.
At the finish line