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Revelers march in the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade along Fifth Ave in Manhattan on March 17, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NYC’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Marches Up Fifth Avenue Amid Controversy

The world’s largest parade celebrating Irish heritage set off down Fifth Avenue on a cold and gray morning, the culmination of a weekend of St. Patrick’s Day revelry.

03/17/2014

A band marches down Fifth Ave. during the St. Patrick's Day parade March 17, 2009 in New York. Thousands turned out for what is billed as the world's oldest and largest parade. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT

Guinness Pulls Sponsorship, LGBT Groups Plan Protests For St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Parade organizers have said gay groups are not prohibited from marching, but are not allowed to carry gay-friendly signs or identify themselves as LGBT.

03/16/2014

Mayor Bil De Blasio joined an inclusive St. Patrick's Parade in Queens on Sunday. (Credit Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Mayor De Blasio Joins Gay-Friendly, ‘St. Pat’s For All’ Parade In Queens

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has joined the gay-friendly St. Pat’s For All Parade in Queens, saying the parade celebrates inclusion.

03/02/2014

Hundreds learn how to be clowns for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Saturday, Nov. 16. (credit: Eileen Lehpamer/1010 WINS)

Hundreds Take Part In Clown University For Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

About 200 people attended Macy’s Clown University Saturday taught by the stars of the Big Apple Circus.

11/16/2013

Lady Antebellum (Roger Kisby/Getty Images)

Lady Antebellum to Perform During Thanksgiving Day Parade On CBS

Lady Antebellum will be joining forces with a slew of Broadway casts during The Thanksgiving Day Parade On CBS on Nov. 28.

11/13/2013

Members of the New York State National Guard carry a large flag during the annual Veterans Day Parade Novermber 11, 2013 in New York. (Photo STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Veterans Day Events Across Tri-State Area Honor Military For Service

On Veterans Day, Americans across the nation are honoring the sacrifices and service of the nation’s armed forces with parades, wreath-laying ceremonies and other events.

11/11/2013

Revelers participate in the annual Village Halloween Parade on Oct. 31, 2013 in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

Tens Of Thousands Hit The Streets For Greenwich Village Halloween Parade

Wacky witches, scary skeletons and masked madmen took over the streets on Thursday as tens of thousands of people marched in the Greenwich Village Halloween Parade.

10/31/2013

People walk along the boardwalk in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Miss America Pageant’s Boardwalk Parade Returns To Atlantic City

Some contestants will sport footwear that reflects their state. Miss Florida’s shoes depict alligators, Miss Indiana’s have basketballs and hoops, Miss New Jersey will sport sea shells and Miss Arizona’s have a cactus.

09/14/2013

Chairs lined up in Ridgewood ahead of the Fourth of July celebration (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Ridgewood Residents Get An Early Start On Fourth Of July

The parade was first staged in 1910 and kicks off an epic town-wide celebration, the festivities are capped off at night with a fireworks display.

06/28/2013

Mayor Bloomberg marches in the 56th Annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade.
June 9, 2013
(credit: Spencer T Tucker/Mayor's Office)

Millions Line Fifth Avenue To Take In National Puerto Rican Day Parade

The nation’s largest Puerto Rican celebration drew an estimated 1 million spectators on Fifth Avenue Sunday.

06/09/2013

(credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

NYC’s Puerto Rican Community Lashes Out At Coors Over Beer Logo

Councilman Fernando Cabrera called having the flag on a beer can “an absolute insult to all Puerto Ricans.”

05/29/2013

2012 NYC Greek Independence Day Parade (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Crowds Line Fifth Avenue For Annual Greek Independence Day Parade

The National Greek Parade stepped off at Fifth Avenue and 64th Street and continues its march up to 79th Street.

04/07/2013

Easter Bonnet Parade (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Wild Hats On Display At Annual Easter Bonnet Parade

Bright, colorful and sometimes wacky hats sat atop the heads of adults and children as everyone mingled and checked out the homemade creations.

03/31/2013

Lion Dance Marking Chinese New Year (credit: CBS 2)

Revelers Pack Lower Manhattan For Chinese New Year Parade

The 14th annual parade also featured what organizers hoped would be a Guinness World Record of dancers in a Lunar New Year parade.

02/17/2013

Dominican Day Parade 2012 (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Dominican Day Parade Rolls Up 6th Avenue

The parade ended at 2 p.m., but festivities will continue all afternoon and evening throughout the city, with lots of celebrating taking place in Washington Heights. Much of Sixth Avenue is expected to be closed off through the evening.

08/12/2012

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