Giants fans put the Super in Super Tuesday with ticker-tape parade

It's a big day for New York, luring not only passionate voters, but also NY Giants fans who are celebrating the Giants' Superbowl victory at the city's first-ever ticker-tape parade for a New York football team.

It's a big day for New York, luring not only passionate voters, but also NY Giants fans who are celebrating the Giants' Superbowl victory at the city's first-ever ticker-tape parade for a New York football team.

Yesterday, Brooklyn packing company Altas Materials procured 1,000 pounds of shredded paper for confetti, reports The New York Sun. Companies lining the route are also encouraged to throw shredded paper.

The New York Times explains that there could be a danger in not providing fans with confetti, especially those stationed high up in office buildings, as the excitement may possess fans to throw heavy objects such as phone books…OUCH.

The Times adds that the dual parade – after the New York parade, the Giants will celebrate with fans at their home field in East Rutherford, NJ – marks an improvement in interstate relations. When the Giants won their first Super Bowl in 1987, Mayor Edward Koch denied the Giants their parade, calling them a “foreign team” for moving to Jersey.

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