From LONG ISLAND – by Ann Parry (ann-parry.com)
March 24, 2013
The snow didn’t stop the thousands of people marching in the 252nd Annual NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade last Saturday, March 16, 2013, and well over a million people lined Fifth Avenue to watch and celebrate.
Because of massive ongoing restoration to St. Patrick’s Cathedral’s exterior, construction scaffolding pretty much ruled out picturesque photos of it, but I made sure to document the progress and the high, thin sign wrapped around the landmark: “ST. PATRICK’S IS OPEN,”
2013 NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade: GALLERY