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PhotoPlus 2017 Hot New Gear You Want To Own

About The Show New York….PDN PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo’s started in 1983, and is the largest photography and imaging event in North America. The show features over 100 educational seminars, Photo Walks and Master Classes, special Filmmaking and Drone sessions. the show has over 200 exhibitors and brands displaying thousands of the latest equipment, products, and services for you …

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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 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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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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New York City’s 9/11 Memorial Museum – A Magnificent Tribute And A Sobering Experience

From History.com… On September 11, 2001, at 8:45 a.m. on a clear Tuesday morning, an American Airlines Boeing 767 loaded with 20,000 gallons of jet fuel crashed into the north tower of the World Trade Center in New York City. The impact left a gaping, burning hole near the 80th floor of the 110-story skyscraper, instantly killing hundreds of people …

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New York Comic Con 2015 You Won’t Believe Who Attended

The Greatest Show On Earth – Day One Photo Gallery on Flickr…The Fans… As our readers know we cover many consumer and trade events at the Javits Center in New York. From the New York Auto show to the International Beauty Show and many others. None of these shows can compare to the record crowds we saw at Comic Con …

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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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Discovery Times Square, New York-Body Worlds Pulse and Marvel Avengers Station

Covering many attractions, trade and consumer shows, parades and other events in New York is a big task and with all the years living in the New York area, I simply haven’t covered all of them. Tourists may not know about many exciting or educational attractions or exhibits so it is my job to help inform them of one discovery …

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