October 14, 2009

Columbus Day 2009 revisited

Here are few bonus pix to supplement my previous post on Columbus Day.

A contingent from Padula salute hero cop and native son, Joe Petrosino.

More examples of the various regions represented in the parade.

It's not a party until the pipers arrive.
The Irish participants (above) and the Arbëreshët (below) prove that Italo-Americans don't have a monopoly on Columbus Day.

Arbëreshët beauties from 2008 Columbus Day Parade.

Photos courtesy of New York Scugnizzo