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Only In Print: All Roads Lead Back to Bensonhurst and the Feast of Santa Rosalia

Alexa D’Aquino, princess of the 2021 Feast of St. Rosalia in Bensonhurst, was accompanied by Kayla Suarez (left) and Crescenza Nardulli (right), kindergartners from Visitation Academy who dressed in the role of St. Rosalia on Aug. 29. (Photo: Erin DeGregorio)

BENSONHURST Red roses and Italian flags held aloft, as well as a cannon spewing gold-colored confetti, marked the return of a beloved neighborhood tradition that had been sorely missed last summer the Feast of Santa Rosalia.

The resumption of the legacy of a ten-day celebration

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