“I’m breathless,” said Keenan Thompson of Jackson Heights. “I don’t have words to explain how happy I am right now.”
The Coalition to Ban Horse-Drawn Carriages held a demonstration Saturday afternoon at the corner of Central Park South and Fifth Avenue. But a horse-drawn carriage driver said accidents are rare and called the protest alarmist.
An exhibition on the history of lunch in New York City serves up some delicious tidbits. But you’ll need more time than your lunch hour to see it.
St. Patrick’s Cathedral, the New York City landmark and seat of the Archdiocese of New York, is about to undergo a huge restoration — the kind of facelift that only three years and $177 million can provide.
For the second Sunday in a row, Mayor Michael Bloomberg took to the pulpit of a Brooklyn church to defend the city’s stop-and-frisk policy. The mayor’s speech came hours before New Yorkers who are angry about the policy will take part in a silent march to call for an end to it.
Fifth Avenue once again turned into a sea of red, white and blue in honor of the Puerto Rican flag, as more than a million people are expected to turn up for one of the city’s largest parades when it’s all said and done.
Thousands of supporters of Israel surrounded New York City’s Fifth Avenue at 11 a.m. on Sunday for the annual Celebrate Israel Parade.
“The bricks are crumbling and falling. The renowned windows are rattling and splitting. The heat, the air and the plumbing is old,” said Cardinal Dolan.
Saint Patrick’s Day parade is a vibrant, colorful celebration of Irish culture, complete with flags, bands, Irish dancers and much more and it draws fans from all over the world.
The parade kicks off at 11 a.m. Saturday on Fifth Avenue at 44th Street and forecasters are calling for high temperatures of around 60 degrees.
Visitors can check out an original Steiff Teddy Bear from 1905, Monopoly from 1935, a Barbie doll from 1959 and an Easy-Bake Oven from 1964.
The museum plans to replace the faulty fountains, crumbling sidewalks and sick trees along its stretch on Fifth Avenue.
Events and parades throughout New York City Sunday will cause some road closures and traffic tie-ups.
Apparently the bird grew tired of the high-class digs this morning. It leaped from the ledge where it had been perched, and flew back to the zoo.
The bird’s Fifth Avenue appearance was quite the event on an otherwise quiet August afternoon.
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