Oktoberfest Returns to Grand Central

 After a year’s hiatus, the Grand Central District resumed its annual celebration of beer and October-related fun with a retooled Oktoberfest celebration. The celebration, held on September 20 at the intersection of 28th and Central Avenues, started at 1 p.m. and ran well into the evening with live music, authentic German food from the German-American Society, and, of course, beer.

The Grand Central District Association chose not to have an Oktoberfest last year and this year’s celebration marked a change in the way the district celebrated Oktoberfest. Instead of closing the streets for a district-wide party, the Association chose to confine the festivities to two vacant lots owned by Tunity Properties, who allowed the district to use their facilities and properties at no cost.

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