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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade: What You Need to Know to Go

Every Thanksgiving, New York celebrates with the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade—a serious spectacle! The immense parade marches through the canyons of Manhattan with giant helium balloons, grand, elaborate floats, marching bands and performance groups, thousands of clowns, and celebrity performances. More than 3.5 million spectators attend the parade. Another 50 million viewers watch the national telecast.  […]

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NYC’s Gay Pride 2012

Sunday, June 24th NYC becomes even more colorful with the annual Gay Pride March, one of the world’s largest celebrations of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender pride. Click here for photos from last year’s Pride March. Heritage of Pride, a non-profit, volunteer-managed organization, oversees the March (aka Parade), which commemorates the Stonewall Riots (the 1969 […]

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NYC Gay Pride 2011

Every year the streets of NYC become even more fabulous on the last Sunday in June with the Gay Pride March.  The centerpiece of the city’s week-long Pride Festival, the March down Fifth Avenue into Greenwich Village commemorates the 1969 Stonewall Riots, which launched the Gay Rights Movement. With the legalization of Gay Marriage in […]

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