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NYC’s 23rd Annual April Fool’s Day Parade
The New York April Fools' Committee has announced that, once again, the city will host a parade on April 1st. But for those planning to attend, please note that "the parade route has changed temporarily due to construction in Washington Square Park. This year the parade will detour east across Fourteenth Street to Union Square where the post-parade festivities will begin."

This year, floats will include Michael Vick "taking bets on his Dog Fight Float with caged, snarling pit bulls," as well as "a dazed Britney Spears looking for the Halloween Parade."

Inquiries about the parade can be directed to the Committee Chair, Joey Skaggs.
April Fools Day
Posted by The Curator on Sun Mar 09, 2008

I'm sure the 2008 April Fool's Day Parade will be ever bit as spectacular as the previous 22. Joey Skaggs is tireless in his work as the Committee Chair, which is why the Parade always gets more than its share of media coverage.
Posted by Cranky Media Guy  on  Sun Mar 09, 2008  at  09:01 PM
Obviously Mr. Skaggs hasn't caught up with the NYC Parks Dept. changes. To get around the construction, he should hold the parade route on Fifth Avenue between Houston and 8th street- that route should be clear for all observers!
Posted by Andy  in  Brooklyn  on  Mon Mar 10, 2008  at  12:56 AM
I would pay dearly to see a parade on 5th Avenue between Houston St. and 8th St. Andy, would you have the marchers go THROUGH the arch at Washington Square Park or AROUND it?
Posted by Cranky Media Guy  on  Mon Mar 10, 2008  at  03:35 AM
Will the Museum of Hoaxes have a float in the parade? Or maybe a procession of trained jackalopes leading a precision drill team of Bigfoots (Bigfeet?)?
Posted by Big Gary  in  Thalia, Texas  on  Mon Mar 10, 2008  at  02:23 PM
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