Christmas isn’t all about gifts, and Easter isn’t all about eggs. There’s chocolate bunnies too, and those cute yellow chick marshmallows that taste like styrofoam and take centuries to decompose – Little Peeps! As for Good Friday, it wasn’t really a very ‘good’ day for the main participant involved. Yet in aggregate, both holidays, or holy days actually, add up to a three-day weekend. For those not taking the G-5 down to Bermuda, these two holidays bookend a huge event on the Spring social calendar here in Long Island City: the annual Trinity Grace Church Easter Egg Hunt in Gantry Park.
This is the seventh year of the hunt, and though we have written previously about the juvenile frenzy – in adults – that the hunt evinces, I’m going to bring you up to date on the latest scientific data: Continue reading