Following the previous days celebration of Hispanic culture on 5th Ave., Columbus Day was a day to celebrate Italian heritage and contribution to the city and to America. 557 more words
Tags » Columbus Day Parade
NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of people have lined Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue for New York City’s annual Columbus Day parade.
Monday’s parade was organized by the Columbus Citizens Foundation. 107 more words
Living immigration and ethnic history in the October 12, 2014 Columbus Day Parade in South Philadelphia: As expected, Mummers, high school marching bands, and ethnic heritage societies happily dominated the parade, proudly reflcting the event’s Italian American theme and long history in South Philadelphia. 105 more words
By Mike Dougherty
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – While two American cities, Minneapolis and Seattle, have decided to remove Christopher Columbus’ name from the holiday, Philadelphia is sticking with tradition, and there was a parade in South Philadelphia Sunday to celebrate. 276 more words