New York City's annual Gay Pride Parade was held on Sunday, June 24th 2012 and NYC Photo News photographers were there to cover it. The parade started at 36th Street & 5th Ave and ended at Christopher & Greenwich Streets and featured Cindy Lauper and George Takei along with dozens of politicians including Governor Cuomo and Mayor Bloomberg.

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Grand Marshall Cindy Lauper

Mayor Michael Bloomberg

The Naked Cowgirl

George Takei

The 2012 Mermaid Parade on Coney Island went off with nary a hitch on Saturday, June 23, 2012 and NYC Photo News was there to cover it in all its glory. Below are shots of mermaids and mermen who participated in the parade.

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NYC Photo News covered the annual National Puerto Rican Day parade on Sunday June 10, 2012 as it moved up Fifth Avenue from 44th Street to 79th Street in Manhattan. New York Giants' football superstar Victor Cruz marched in the parade along with special guest of honor NBA star Carmelo Anthony.

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On June 9, 2012 the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) hosted their annual Ratha Yatra (Festival of the Chariots) Parade down Fifth Avenue and NYC Photo News was there to document the event.

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NYC Photo News was there as the space shuttle Enterprise was floated up the Hudson River to her final resting place on at the Intrepid Air and Space Museum.

The 2012 Celebrate Israel Parade took place on Sunday, June 3rd, from 11AM to 4PM. Thousands lined Fifth Avenue to cheer the marchers and NYC Photo News was there to record the event.

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Start of the Celebrate Israel Parade

Stiltwalker in the Celebrate Israel Parade

Boys Carrying Large Israeli Flag

Unicyclist on a Star of David Unicycle