Breakfast Buzz: Thousands Gathered in New York for Easter Sunday

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Thousands gathered in the streets of New York Easter Sunday wearing outrageous hats and costumes for the annual Easter Day parade. That story tops this morning’s breakfast buzz

The event is more of a promenade than a parade where people showcase their creativity through extravagant hats. The New York tradition dates back to the 1800’s.

Marshmallow peeps are a mainstay in Easter baskets and now Texas brewers are using them to brew beer!! A new sour ale called “Peep this Collab” will use peeps to flavor the beer as well as vanilla and lemon peel. The purple-hued beer will also have edible glitter added to it. 

A Florida homeowner found a big surprise in the swimming pool. An eleven-foot long alligator was floating in the water. The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office posted video and pictures on its Facebook page. A trapper had to be called in to safely remove the creature from the pool and the neighborhood.

A 37 year veteran of the Arizona Department of public safety signed off for the last time and his emotional final radio call is making the rounds on social media. Arizona trooper Mark Gilberg began his career with the agency on March 11, 1981. Listen to the exchange as he calls into dispatch for the last time: Gilberg’s daughter Rachel shot the video and posted it on social media. A spokesman says Gilberg was the agency’s longest-serving trooper.

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