parades

De Blasio Declares State of Emergency in New York City: Live Updates

De Blasio Declares State of Emergency in New York City: Live Updates

The number of people who have tested positive continues to climb.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade Is Postponed in New York Over Coronavirus Concerns

St. Patrick’s Day Parade Is Postponed in New York Over Coronavirus Concerns

It is the first time the event, which draws about 150,000 marchers and two million spectators, will not go on as planned in more than 250 years.
One St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York Still Bans L.G.B.T. Groups

One St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York Still Bans L.G.B.T. Groups

“It is not a political or sexual identification parade,” the organizers of the event said.
Floating Parade Brings the Eccentric Art of Hieronymus Bosch to Life

Floating Parade Brings the Eccentric Art of Hieronymus Bosch to Life

Hieronymus Bosch is one of the most intriguing painters of the Northern Renaissance. Though little is known about his life, Bosch’s surreal and absurd paintings—which span the 15th and 16th
New Orleans Bans ‘Tandem Floats’ After 2 Are Killed Ahead of Mardi Gras

New Orleans Bans ‘Tandem Floats’ After 2 Are Killed Ahead of Mardi Gras

Mayor LaToya Cantrell announced the ban on Saturday night, after a man was struck by a float in the Krewe of Endymion parade.
New Orleans Bans ‘Tandem Floats’ After 2 Are Killed Ahead of Mardi Gras

New Orleans Bans ‘Tandem Floats’ After 2 Are Killed Ahead of Mardi Gras

Mayor LaToya Cantrell announced the ban on Saturday night, after a man was struck by a float in the Krewe of Endymion parade.
A Parade of Earthly Delights: Floating Bosch Parade Celebrates Painter Hieronymus Bosch in Spectacular Aquatic Event

A Parade of Earthly Delights: Floating Bosch Parade Celebrates Painter Hieronymus Bosch in Spectacular Aquatic Event

A floating parade dedicated to painter Hieronymus Bosch (previously) honors the artist’s fascination with the fantastical and absurd in an annual event that embodies his philosophy and aesthetic. The
Philadelphia Mayor Warns Mummers to End Blackface or Risk Parade

Philadelphia Mayor Warns Mummers to End Blackface or Risk Parade

Mayor Jim Kenney told leaders of the Mummers that their centuries-old tradition could lose the city’s support if they did not better police participants.
Philadelphia Mayor Warns Mummers to End Blackface or Risk Parade

Philadelphia Mayor Warns Mummers to End Blackface or Risk Parade

Mayor Jim Kenney told leaders of the Mummers that their centuries-old tradition could lose the city’s support if they did not better police participants.
The 72-Hour War Over Christmas

The 72-Hour War Over Christmas

The mayor of Charleston, W.Va., wanted her city to be more welcoming to all faiths and people, so she changed an annual celebration to the ‘Winter Parade.’ It didn’t last long.
The 72-Hour War Over Christmas

The 72-Hour War Over Christmas

The mayor of Charleston, W.Va., wanted her city to be more welcoming to all faiths and people, so she changed an annual celebration to the ‘Winter Parade.’ It didn’t last long.
Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade: Phew! Giant Balloons Fly — Just Not Very High

Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade: Phew! Giant Balloons Fly — Just Not Very High

At 8:12 a.m., the police department gave the all clear for the big character balloons that have made the event so famous.
Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade: Phew! Giant Balloons Fly

Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade: Phew! Giant Balloons Fly

At 8:12 a.m., the police department gave the all clear for the big character balloons that have made the event so famous.
An Enormous Red Sun Will Shine Above the Streets of New York in Thanksgiving Parade Balloon by Yayoi Kusama

An Enormous Red Sun Will Shine Above the Streets of New York in Thanksgiving Parade Balloon by Yayoi Kusama

If you haven’t had a chance to experience a Yayoi Kusama piece in person, the iconic Japanese artist will be debuting a sun-themed balloon in this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Kusama
Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade: Too Windy for Big Balloons?

Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade: Too Windy for Big Balloons?

The famous giant balloons haven't been canceled since 1971. That could change this year.
Why the Big Balloons Might Not Fly at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

Why the Big Balloons Might Not Fly at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

Winds could ground the giant balloons as officials hope to prevent a repeat of 1997, when a woman was seriously injured.
Why the Big Balloons Might Not Fly at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

Why the Big Balloons Might Not Fly at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

Winds could ground the giant balloons as officials hope to prevent a repeat of 1997, when a woman was seriously injured.
From Americanization to commercialism, Thanksgiving has always served a purpose

From Americanization to commercialism, Thanksgiving has always served a purpose

Thanksgiving as we know it isn't as old as most think—and it was invented to recognize the domestic "women's sphere." By contrast, adding football served to reaffirm masculinity, "to inject some
A Very Trumpish Veterans Day

A Very Trumpish Veterans Day

At the New York parade, the question was “Are you booing, or cheering?”
Veterans Day: Trump Returns to N.Y. for Parade, to Cheers and Boos

Veterans Day: Trump Returns to N.Y. for Parade, to Cheers and Boos

Supporters wore “Make America Great Again” hats while signs were posted in nearby building windows that read “impeach” and “convict.”