Canyon of Heroes

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Schumer: Afghanistan, Iraq War Veterans Deserve NYC Parade

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.”

04/13/2014

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Inconsistency Doomed The Giants’ Playoff Hopes, Chance At A Repeat

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.

12/31/2012

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Report: ‘Confetti’ Dropped During Giants Parade Contained Confidential Information

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.

02/08/2012

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Day Of Celebration Puts Cap On Giants’ Incredible Championship Season

“This is better than TV,” one fan said. “I love the cop cars, the toilet paper and the ecstatic fans.”

WFAN–02/08/2012

Quarterback Eli Manning #10 (2nd R) of the New York Giants and Super Bowl XLVI MVP holds the Vince Lombardi Trophy as Justin Tuck #91 (R) of the New York Giants looks on during the Giants' Victory Parade on February 7, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NYC Honors Super Bowl Champion Giants With Ticker-Tape Parade

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.

02/07/2012

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Former Mayor Ed Koch Calls For ‘Canyon Of Heroes’ Parade For Iraq War Veterans

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.

02/07/2012

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Palladino: Giants Are The Best — Relatively Speaking

Best team? Does it really matter when all that counts is that silver piece of hardware?

WFAN–02/07/2012

Floats are prepared at Bond Parade for the Giants Super Bowl parade - Clifton, NJ - Feb 6, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

NYC To Celebrate Giants Super Bowl Win With Ticker-Tape Parade

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.

02/06/2012

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Here We Go! NYC Prepared To Party If Giants Win Super Bowl

After the hype, the bragging and the cheesecake-for-chowder bets comes the actual game: Giants vs. Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI.

WFAN–02/05/2012

Confetti is thrown from the windows of an office building during a ticker tape parade on November 6, 2009. The Yankees were celebrating their victory over the Philadelphia Philles in the 2009 World Series. (credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

City Denies Request For Ticker-Tape Parade Honoring 9/11 First Responders

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.

01/25/2012

Chris Christie (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images), Eli Manning (credit: Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Chris Christie: Giants’ Potential Victory Parade Should Be In NJ

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie just took one “Giant” leap for the Garden State.

WFAN–01/18/2012

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Washington So Far Wary Of ‘Canyon Of Heroes’ Parade To Honor Iraq War Veterans

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.

12/21/2011