Believe it or not, there have been quite a few ticker-tape parades in the Big Apple for non-New York sports teams and figures. Here are seven previous examples.
“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.
If you weren’t able to attend the Giants ticker-tape parade in Manhattan this morning, don’t worry. We have full coverage of the parade (broken down into 4 parts) so you can watch it on-demand whenever you’d like.
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.
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.
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.
Tens of thousands of baseball fans flocked downtown Wednesday to toast the San Francisco Giants in a ticker-tape parade reminiscent of the one held when the team moved west from New York 52 years ago.