Post Tagged with: "Halloween"


Hunts Point streets come alive for Halloween

A young participant at the South Bronx Halloween Parade.

Families from all over the city and beyond came to the neighborhood to celebrate Halloween in what has been a local tradition for more than three decades: the South Bronx Halloween Parade.


Costumed crusaders flock to Halloween Parade

The teenage zombie-nurse and even younger Spiderman may not know it, but they were marching for a good cause on Oct. 28. For the 26th year in a row, the New South Bronx Halloween Parade brought a mix of Halloween silliness to Hunts Point, along with a mission to improve […]


Video: Hunts Point’s heroes honored


In Hunts Point, Halloween celebrates rebirth

Parents and kids alike gathered on Simpson street with their “bobble-head figurines,” made in the likeness of Sister Thomas, Father Gigante and Dr. Izquierdo., who were being honored at the Oct. 22nd Parade

Sister Thomas was standing on a bandstand on Southern Boulevard when her “bobble-head” likeness passed by. Children from a SEBCO afterschool program fashioned the figurine of the well-known community leader from a papier-mâché orb, a pink cardigan and a photograph as part of their entry for this year’s New South […]


Goblins and ghouls parade through Hunts Point

A musically inspired set of costumes as the parade gets ready to roll.

The evening of Friday, October 22nd, marked the 25th anniversary of the New South Bronx Halloween Parade in Hunts Point, one of New York’s largest and longest running Halloween parades. As in the past, this parade provided much more than just an excuse for kids and families to get decked […]