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Neighbors jump over fire to celebrate the season during ancient tradition on Avenue C

Posted: 12:51 AM, Mar 14, 2018
Updated: 2018-03-14 01:13:11-04

A community garden at the corner of East 9th Street and Avenue C welcomed neighbors to a celebration of the new season and the new year.

For the ninth time, they gathered to commemorate an event that accompanies the Persian New Year, which is celebrated at the spring equinox.