Ten years after 9/11 1
Members of the American Brotherhood motorcycle club, whose
president lost his brother in the attacks, at an event in Astoria’s
McManus Park on Sept. 8, 2011.
Ten years after 9/11 2
A mural on 61st Street at Roosevelt Avenue commemorates the 34
Woodside residents who died in the 9/11 attacks.
Ten years after 9/11 3
Workers at Doughboy Park in Woodside erect a banner on Sept. 11,
Ten years after 9/11 4
At 5Pointz, the famed graffiti building in Long Island City, a
woman takes a 9/11 mural’s message to heart on Sept. 11,
Ten years after 9/11 5
Friends and neighbors hold a candlelight vigil at the McManus
event in Astoria on Sept. 8, 2011.
Posted: Thursday, September 15, 2011 12:00 pm
Updated: 2:19 pm, Thu Sep 22, 2011.
From Astoria to Sunnyside to Long Island City, residents of
western Queens commemorated the 10th anniversary of 9/11 last
A “Never Forget” mural appeared at 5Pointz, the graffiti
building in LIC, while another mural honoring Woodside residents
who died was unveiled on 61st Street at Roosevelt Avenue.
Ceremonies in several parks took place, including Astoria’s
McManus Park, where residents and politicians, including state Sen.
Michael Gianaris (D-Astoria) and Councilman Peter Vallone Jr.
(D-Astoria) held a candelight vigil.
Thursday, September 15, 2011 12:00 pm.
Updated: 2:19 pm.