2012 New York Columbian Day Parade in Photos

by Sachyn Mital

31 July 2012

Pictures from the 2012 Colombian Day Parade.
 
When in the Jackson Heights area of Queens over the weekend, I had sought out some samosa chaat in the South Asian enclave, but soon found myself hearing about a parade about to begin not far away on Northern Boulevard. Heading up the street, I found the Colombian Day Parade. And some protestors upset over presumably Coca-Cola’s labor practices (Coke had a giant float just for their brand). Plus the same strange person dressed in a neon green dress and the roller-blader / ball spinner that I’ve witnessed at other NYC parades. The parade itself was not too long, but I had time to capture some of the preparations as well as the entirety of the parade.
  

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