Canyon of Heroes
Schumer says it’s time to honor “America’s post 9/11 troops,” continuing the modern tradition of welcome-home parades down Broadway in lower Manhattan’s “Canyon of Heroes.”
There is an obvious reason why the Giants went from a Super Bowl champion to a frustrated team that missed the playoffs. It’s consistency.
It turns out that some of the “confetti” dropped from office buildings was actually unshredded paper containing personal information and records, including Social Security numbers and medical records.
“This is better than TV,” one fan said. “I love the cop cars, the toilet paper and the ecstatic fans.”
With the Vince Lombardi Trophy held high, Eli Manning passed by thousands of cheering Giants fans eager to get a glimpse of a piece of Super Bowl history.
With all the focus on the ticker-tape parade for the Super Bowl champion New York Giants, former Mayor Ed Koch is calling for the city to honor Iraq War veterans with a “Canyon of Heroes” celebration.
Best team? Does it really matter when all that counts is that silver piece of hardware?
Crews have already started building the stage for Tuesday’s celebration, which includes a ceremony at City Hall where Bloomberg will present the team with a key to the city.
After the hype, the bragging and the cheesecake-for-chowder bets comes the actual game: Giants vs. Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI.
A Queens man who did recovery work at ground zero has been pushing for months for a celebration in the Canyon of Heroes honoring 9/11 first responders.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie just took one “Giant” leap for the Garden State.
Now that the war in Iraq is officially over two local lawmakers are calling on New York City to honor those who fought there with a ticker tape parade down the “Canyon of Heroes.” But there seems to be some resistance in Washington.