The four ton, five story Giglio was exuberantly lifted by a team of brawny guys in Williamsburg once again this weekend, as part of the annual Italian-American festival outside Our Lady of Mount Carmel church on Havemeyer Street.
Old school Brooklyn at its best: watch 125 men lift a four ton tower bearing the statue of Saint Paolino, as well as a brass band, and carry it down the block.
Over 150 brawny Italian guys lifted the Giglio and made it "dance" through the streets.
On Sunday, in accordance with tradition, it was lifted and paraded through the streets with great fanfare.
Today's lift begins at 1 p.m. at the church, which is on North Eighth Street and Havemeyer, and lasts until 6 p.m.
The 123rd Annual Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel and Saint
The 12-day, 121st annual Feast of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel and
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