Feast of Santa Rosalia kicks off

The Feast of Santa Rosalia kicked off in Bensonhurst Thursday night. The festival celebrates Italian-American heritage and covers several blocks with lights, rides and lots

The Feast of Santa Rosalia kicked off in Bensonhurst Thursday night.

The Feast of Santa Rosalia kicked off in Bensonhurst Thursday night. (8/20/15)

BENSONHURST - The Feast of Santa Rosalia kicked off in Bensonhurst Thursday night.

The festival celebrates Italian-American heritage and covers several blocks with lights, rides and lots of Italian food.

The 10-day feast has been held annually for more than 70 years.

It runs along 18th Avenue until Aug. 30.

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