- Posted October 8, 2012 by
New York, New York
NYC-Columbus Day Celebration
- zdan, CNN iReport producer
Edward Cardinal Egan was outside St. Patrick Cathedral greeting the participants as they made their way up the parade route. Mayor Bloomberg, Governor Cuomo and Police commissioner Ray Kelly along with other local politician were among the marchers.
Susan Lucci—aka Erica Kane of All My Children drove up the avenue to a screaming crowd and all of them shouting her name in recognition. A few blocks away a group of “Spinone Italiano” --an Italian dog breed-- stood waiting patiently to walked up the parade route.
The Columbus Citizens Foundation organizes the parade which runs on 5th Ave from 44th street to 72nd street.