The Queens St. Patrick’s Day Parade will step off saturday afternoon at 1 p.m. from Beach 129 Street and Newport Avenue. The parade will march east on Newport Avenue to Beach 116 Street and then south to Rockaway Beach Boulevard and east to Beach 90 Street. The reviewing stand will be located on Beach 95 street again this year. Local residents should note that there will be parking restrictions on Rockaway Beach Boulevard from Beach 129 Street to Beach 90 Street and on a number of other west end streets as well. Pictured, from last year’s parade, one of the many bagpipe bands that dominate the parade each year. See special pullout section in centerfold.