It’s Official: No Fleet Week

FLEET WEEK NY Canceled

NEW YORK – Coast Guard Cutter Hammerhead, homeported in Woods Hole, Mass., escorts a sailing ship during the Parade of Sails, Wednesday, May 23, 2012, the first day of last year’s Fleet Week New York. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Thomas McKenzie.

With the Federal budget slashed due to the sequester, and difficult choices being made, New York is not going to hold Fleet Week this year. This video news report from CBS NY provides more details, and even includes an interview with Mayor Bloomberg…

Source: cbslocal.com