Thousands come out in the sunny weather for the Columbus Day Parade

Thousands lined the streets of Morris Park today to watch the 35th annual Columbus Day Parade.The parade honors explorer Christopher Columbus and the contributions of

THE BRONX - Thousands lined the streets of Morris Park today to watch the 35th annual Columbus Day Parade.

The parade honors explorer Christopher Columbus and the contributions of Italian-Americans.

Many watching the parade also enjoyed the warm sunny weather.

The parade's grand marshal was Dr. Joseph Scelsa, who grew up in The Bronx and now runs the Italian-American Museum in Little Italy.

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