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These Photos Show The Beauty Of Celebrating Our Dead

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 11.02.2015 | Latino Voices

The Day of the Dead is more than just sugar skull make-up and colorful getups; it's a day of remembrance. The Mexican holiday, celebrated on the firs...

Universal Orlando's Lora Wallace Is Always at Least One Holiday Ahead

Jim Hill | Posted 06.30.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

You know the old saying -- "April showers bring May flowers" -- right? Well, that's not how Lora Wallace -- who works as a show director for Universal Orlando Resort -- looks at her calendar.

Everyone Loves a Parade

Micah D. Halpern | Posted 07.13.2014 | Politics
Micah D. Halpern

In the Middle East, military parades are a means through which leaders show off their new weapons, display their old one weapons and sometimes display doctored old weapons to make them look like the new.

Mardi Gras Begins

Kenny Klein | Posted 03.09.2014 | Travel
Kenny Klein

If you have never seen a New Orleans parade, it's hard to explain the energy, the magnitude and the sheer excitement. The best way I could describe Krewe du Veiux upon seeing it for the first time was "a quarter mile of moving chaos."

Fireworks in the Fog

Will Durst | Posted 09.04.2013 | Comedy
Will Durst

Happy 237th birthday, America. Just want to say that in the right light, you don't look a day over 195. Although sometimes you still act like you're 137.

The Best Fourth Of July Parades In The Country

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 09.01.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

The best part about Independence Day parades? Small-town celebrations often rival big-city productions. A few of our favorites from both camps follow...

Petitioning For A Gay-Inclusive St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A Massachusetts Senate candidate is circulating an online petition asking South Boston officials to push for an all-inclusive St. Patrick’s Day Para...

WATCH: Kate The WASP Goes To The Puerto Rican Day Parade

Posted 06.13.2012 | Comedy

The annual Puerto Rican Day Parade is a time-honored New York City tradition as much as it's vaguely confusing for many of the city's inhabitants. Esp...

Making a Difference: The World of Giving Making a Memorable Memorial Day

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 07.23.2012 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

For many of us, it seems that Memorial Day may have lost some of its meaning. But there are some things you can do to change this that are relatively easy.

Your Turn: Parades

Posted 03.09.2012 | Women

We live on the park in New York, where there seems to be a parade at least a few times a month, for every nationality that there is. Have you ever mar...

How Fat Is Fat Tuesday? [GRAPHIC]

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 02.21.2012 | Business

Fat Tuesday, or Mardi Gras, may be celebrated by young and old, drunk and sober, but when it comes to economic impact, the celebration's moniker is no...

Chicago Rolls Back First Amendment Rights

Rev. Gregory Seal Livingston | Posted 03.20.2012 | Chicago
Rev. Gregory Seal Livingston

Recently the City Council voted to approve Mayor Emanuel's new protest ordinance. These restrictions are not only excessive, but they will also serve to prevent citizens from protesting and exercising their civil liberties.

PHOTOS: Colorful Mexican Folk Art In Alebrijes Parade

Huffington Post | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 01.06.2012 | Latino Voices

Last weekend Mexico City residents and art lovers watched as a parade of fantastic creatures wandered the streets. Since 2007 the Museo de Arte Pop...

Share Your Patriotism: Ways To Give Back On Independence Day

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 09.02.2011 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

The Founders made a difference and every day since Americans have found a way to do the same. What will you do this Independence Day Holiday to make a difference?

Michael McLaughlin

Beauties And The Beach: Behind The Sequins And Sand At The Mermaid Parade (PHOTOS) | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

The Mermaid Parade in New York City's Coney Island is like a cross between Mardi Gras and Christmas: The huge crowd wears wild and outrageous costumes...

A Canadian Summer: Nothing but Festivals

Marcello Arrambide | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Marcello Arrambide

It is no surprise that Canadians love to get out and play after the Canadian shield freezes them in the winter. I have never been to a country that is so balanced when it comes to work and play.

WATCH: At The 'Phil Collins Day' Parade

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Apparently, this actually happened. Tuesday was Phil Collins Day, didn't you know? Well 250 parade marchers in Greenpoint, Brooklyn sure took t...

Parties! Parades! 23 Great Halloween Events In Town

Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

You can put it off no longer -- Halloween is here! If you aren't able to take a spooky trip to Sleepy Hollow this weekend and you're not quite prepare...

The Everyday Patriot

Tom Morris | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Morris

Take action, do something good, and by your deeds as well as your words, you can live the patriotic spirit every day. This is one great reminder of the holiday we've just experienced, and the mindset it helps us to celebrate.

Two Parades. Two Coasts. One Hope.

Karen Bass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Bass

Just as Martin Luther King's dream could not have endured if it was his alone, President Obama's hope and promise can't endure if we don't help shoulder the burden.