Easter in New York

Easter Sunday isn't just for kids and the devout: Use it as an excuse to gawk at the parade, snack on chocolates or splurge on a special brunch.

Photograph: Virginia Rollison

Easter Sunday: The day of pastels, egg rolling and rabbity propaganda doesn't seem very "cool New York" at first blush, but as with all holidays in the city, it's as entertaining as you make it. You can gawk at the Easter Parade, seek out the city's tastiest egg dishes, or use it as an excuse for some leisurely day drinking. Below, a guide to all those options and more.

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Comments

2 comments
Catherine B
Catherine B

This is kind of silly because Easter Sunday, along with Good Friday, are the most crucial days for Christians. To reduce it to bunny rabbits and parades doesn't do it justice, especially since you could have easily had a section aimed at "the devout" which mentions churches where one can attend a beautiful Easter Sunday Mass. Just a thought.