Columbus Day Parade

By Karen Petree

Petree_ColumbusDay_04The biggest celebration of Italian American culture took place in New York City today. The 69th annual Columbus Day Parade drew thousands of floats, marching bands and spectators to Fifth Avenue between 44th Street and 72nd Street in Manhattan. Over 35,000 people participated in the parade, including New York governor Andrew Cuomo and city council members. Click continue to open slideshow.

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