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1. Idiotarod: A Brooklyn event that's kind of like the Alaskan Iditarod, only instead of dogs and sleds, they use people (idiots)...  
2. Mermaid Parade: The Mermaid Parade, Coney Island's tribute to its own forgotten Mardi Gras, is a slightly bizarre celebration desig...  
3. San Gennaro Feast: The Annual Feast of San Gennaro in Little Italy is NYCs oldest and biggest religious street festival.  
4. Macy's Day Parade: Short for Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, this extravaganza is a Thanksgiving Day tradition in NYC. The three-hour ...  
5. Marathon, The: The NYC Marathon is the world's largest and usually takes place in November.  
6. Columbus Day Parade: One of the larger NYC street parades, it takes place in early October and comes complete with food and music to rou...  
7. Pulaski Parade: Short for the Pulaski Day Parade in October, a celebration of the NYC Polish community and culture.  
8. Puerto Rican Day Parade: Also called The National Puerto Rican Day Parade, this televised event spans Fifth Avenue each June accompanied by ...  
9. Macy's Firework Display: The city's best Fourth of July fireworks are launched from the East River.  
10. Street Fairs: One of NYC's unique customs, a sort of amped-up flea market with food, music, and a variety of other celebratory ac...  
11. Empire State Building Run-Up: For some reason, New Yorkers find it entertaining to stage their own type of marathon: a race to the 102nd floor of...  
12. Nathan's International Hot Dog Eating Contest: A televised annual competitive eating event held at the original Nathan's on Coney Island in Brooklyn, generally co...  
13. Blizzard of '96: The storm came from a nor'easter that swept through the East Coast, dropping over 20 inches on New York City!  
14. 9/11: The date that commemorates the biggest terrorist attack in American history.  
15. Pride Parade: NYC is quite tolerant of many unique lifestyles and cultures, but the annual (Gay) Pride Parade is the strongest sh...  
 
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