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Thousands Attend Coney Island’s 34th Annual Mermaid Parade

Photos, Video by Len Rapoport A 34 Year Tradition That tradition was brought back to life 34 years ago and the Mermaid Parade was born. So it was with great delight and anticipation that I was going to cover the parade again this year. Our correspondents couldn’t make it but my wife and I decided we would do it alone. …

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NYC Easter Parade 2016 – Way Over The Top

For the past two years we have covered the Easter Parade, aka the Easter Bonnet Parade in New York City. We love this parade now because it herald’s the coming of Spring, with the beautiful daffodils and tulips in bloom and the wonderful and welcome warm weather. Today we planned to cover the Easter Parade on 5th Avenue from 49th …

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NYC Turns Green At St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2016

St. Patrick’s Day is a cultural and religious celebration held on 17 March. It marks the traditional death date of Saint Patrick (c. AD 385–461), the foremost patron saint of Ireland.[1] The day commemorates Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland,[3] and celebrates the heritage and culture of the Irish in general. This years Grand Marshal was Senator George J. Mitchell of Maine who has had a remarkable career in public as well as …

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Keyport New Jersey’s 11th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2016

It was a beautiful Saturday afternoon, the perfect day for a parade. Our neighboring town Keyport made the day green with their annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Our area boasts a large Irish and Italian population, so one would expect nothing less than a parade to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. We decided to cover the parade this year, our first …

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Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade 2015 – 30 Min Video in Full HD + Hi Res Photos

Covering This Assignment As my readers know I cover a number of parades in New York and decided I would take a shot at covering the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade this year. I was concerned about the number of people there and with the recent terrorist attacks concerned for my safety. Both of these concerns were unfounded and it turned …

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What Would You Like To See On Our Pages?

We would like to know what you would like to see us publish at the Hazlet News, other then articles on the home and garden. As you can see we cover many events in New York and New Jersey for our other publications and want to publish some or all of them on this site. So take a moment now …

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Coney Island’s 33rd Annual Mermaid Parade Bare’s All

Photos, Video by Len Rapoport, Correspondents Andy Peeke and Amy Bursor Born In Coney I was born and grew up in Coney Island and remember the Coney parades each year when I was a young boy. My father used to bring home a large box of loose confetti and my brothers and I used to help mom and dad pack …

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Dance Parade 2015 New York City’s Best Parade Ever

Article, photos and video:  Len Rapoport and Andy Peeke Andy and I have covered many events and since last year a number of parades in New York City. I thought we had seen some of the best, but hands down the NYC Dance Parade is truly the best. No huge floats, hot air balloons, no celebrities or national coverage, it …

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New York’s 12th Annual Persian Day Parade Welcomes Spring

2015 Persian Day Parade Celebrates Iranian Culture Article, Photos and Video – Len Rapoport and Andy Peeke April 19, 2015….Many cultures celebrate the change in the seasons but those of Persian or as we know them today Iranian decent celebrate in dance, colorful costumes and a display of their culture by throwing one of the biggest parties New Years parties …

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