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German-American Steuben Parade 2015

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By Britta Schmitz NEW YORK, Sept. 9 – On Saturday Sept. 19, Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue will take on a German flair for a day, hosting the annual German-American Steuben Parade. The colourful parade, organized by the German-American Steuben Parade Committee of New York, starts at noon and is the main event of celebrating the German-American friendship, regularly attracting several thousand visitors. “The Parade brings together the entire German-American community,” the organizers state on their official website. “The Steuben Parade has grown into the largest event of its kind in the United States.” Hundreds of traditional German-American organizations from nine marching [Read More]

Creativity is King at the NYC Easter Parade

Apr 5, 2015 News , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Stephanie Zawalski/ Europa Newswire April 5, 2015 NEW YORK — Today’s Easter Parade is little like that seen on the iconic 1948 film Easter Parade, starting Judy Garland and Fred Astaire. What hasn’t changed are the throngs of people strolling 5th Avenue either to see or be seen. Those with the most eye catching head gear get swarmed by professional photographers as well as amateurs snapping pics with their cell phones and iPads. The parade, which began as early as 1870, is said to have once been a reflection of American prosperity but it has since been transformed into something [Read More]

St. Patrick’s Day Parade paints Fifth Avenue emerald green for thousands of revelers

Mar 17, 2015 News , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Photos: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire Few holidays are as visual as St. Patrick’s Day. And no other American city celebrates St. Paddy’s Day quite like the Big Apple. The annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City was a visual delight this year, with the entire city seemingly awash in shades of emerald green as Fifth Avenue became home base for the festivities. Revelers in shamrock glasses, leprechaun hats and green boas began standing shoulder-to-shoulder to gain their vantage points along Fifth several hours before the parade began at 11 a.m. By start time, the area was packed with people decked [Read More]

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