Extreme Easter bonnets on Long Island, NYC

Pat Llano of Manhattan models her hat during
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Pat Llano of Manhattan models her hat during the annual Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, Sunday, April 05, 2015. The pageant is a New York City tradition that stretches back to the 1870s. (Credit: Newsday / John Paraskevas)

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Bigger is always better when it comes to Easter bonnets. Whether riding in a classic car in the annual Garden City Easter parade or marching down Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, ladies -- and even a few fellas -- don everything from feathers, flowers and furry stuffed bunnies in the contest to have the most over-the-top hat. Here are the most creative bonnets from New York City's 2015 Easter Parade, as well as the best hats from past Easter celebrations on Long Island and around the city.

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