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St. Patrick’s Day Parade

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De Blasio Says He Won’t March In Any Parade That ‘Excludes’ LGBT Community

After marching in the Brooklyn Pride Parade earlier this weekend, Mayor Bill de Blasio said he and his wife, Chirlane McCray, will not march in any parades that “exclude” the LGBT community.

06/15/2014

Gay rights supporters protest against the exclusion of the gay community from the St. Patrick's Day parade during the annual event in New York on March 17, 2014.  (credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP PHOTO/Getty Images)

Catholic League President Blasts Gay Pride Parade Organizers Over Mandatory Rules For Participants

The spat between gay rights groups and the Catholic League began ahead of the 253rd annual New York City St. Patrick’s Day parade on Monday.

03/21/2014

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

Revelers watch the 251st annual St. Patrick's Day Parade March 17, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

A Guide To The Fifth Avenue St. Patrick’s Day Parade

While you may have the luck of the Irish on your side, without a little planning and foresight, you’re day of celebrating could become a bit overwhelming. So here’s our guide to enjoying the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and all that the city has to offer.

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NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton speaks at a news conference on Feb. 27, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Bill Bratton Bucks Trend, Will March In St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Bratton, who’s Irish-American, was asked Thursday if he was planning to march during an unrelated press conference in Manhattan. He simply said “yes” and did not elaborate.

02/27/2014

Revelers cheer on the marchers during the 251st annual St. Patrick's Day Parade March 17, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

NYC Council Follows Mayor’s Lead, Steps Away From St. Patrick’s Parade

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito said the council won’t have an official presence at this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade because of rules that prevent gay and lesbian groups from identifying themselves while marching.

02/25/2014

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

De Blasio Won’t March In St. Patrick’s Day Parade

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he won’t partake in the parade along Fifth Avenue because of organizers’ refusal to allow participants to carry gay-pride signs.

02/04/2014

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Parades Honor St. Patrick’s Day In Brooklyn, Staten Island

The flagship parade on Fifth Avenue was held a day early, but two more parades were held in New York City Sunday to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.

03/17/2013

Revelers cheer on the marchers during the 251st annual St. Patrick's Day Parade March 17, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Crowds Hit Fifth Avenue For St. Patrick’s Day Parade

One of the great New York City traditions, the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, headed up Fifth Avenue Saturday.

03/16/2013

The Irish Dancing Music Association marches during the 251st annual St. Patrick's Day Parade March 17, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Street Closures For The St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Several major thoroughfares in Midtown will be closed for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

03/16/2013

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FDNY EMS Pipes And Drums Band To Play In New York, Dublin St. Patrick’s Day Parades

The FDNY EMS Pipes and Drums Band will march in Saturday’s New York City St. Patrick’s Day parade. Immediately after the parade, members of the band will head to John F. Kennedy International Airport to board a flight to Dublin.

03/11/2013

FILE - Members of the FDNY march in New York City's St. Patrick's Day Parade. (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Firefighter Group That Includes Members Of FDNY Banned From Savannah Parade

Savannah’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee General Chairman Brendan Sheehan said the group was denied permission to march because of past alcohol-related issues.

03/05/2013

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Multicultural St. Pat’s For All Parade Held In Queens

An early St. Patrick’s Day was held in Queens Sunday, by a group that says the Fifth Avenue Parade set to take to the street in about two weeks is not inclusive.

03/03/2013

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Revelers Around The Tri-State Area Don Green Apparel For Early St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

While the actual St. Patrick’s Day isn’t coming for a couple of weeks, a parade was held in the Rockaways Saturday as a source of hope for those affected by Superstorm Sandy.

03/02/2013

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