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NYC Holiday Magic: Macy’s

Macy’s is a big name here in New York, especially with their absolutely enormous block long (and wide) flagship store on 34th Street. They put on the annual 4th of July fireworks show and the Thanksgiving Day Parade, which, of course, ends with Santa Claus’ arrival into Herald Square. So it is no wonder that […]

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NYC Holiday Magic: Bryant Park

You know how they say the holidays are “the most wonderful time of the year?” Well, here in New York City, the period between Thanksgiving and New Year’s is one of the most magical! This is when the city puts on its best face as it gushes on its holiday charm, and it is a […]

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A Shiny New…Fountain?

You’ve seen “The Producers,” right? No, I don’t speak of the musical, but Mel Brooks’ original classic movie. Remember that famous scene where Zero Mostel and Gene Wilder climb into Lincoln Center’s fountain. Ever since I first glimpsed the shimmering water on that screen, I looked forward to the day that I’d be able to […]

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Columbus Circle Charm

I know I’m a little late on doing a holidays in NYC roundup this year, but fortunately, everyone still has their holiday decorations up, so I’ve been getting my fill the past few days. I must admit that the novelty factor has really worn off, as everyone seems to do the exact same decorations every […]

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NYC Holiday Magic Part IV

Today I’m featuring the impressive holiday light display at Saks Fifth Avenue, right across from Rockefeller Center. The exterior of the store is covered in large light up snowflakes which are set to music. Below is a video of it followed by a few photos. Enjoy! And a couple other pictures too….on the left is […]

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More NYC Holiday Magic–Grand Central Light Show

Today I’m showcasing Grand Central Terminal (as it is officially called)’s Holiday light show, featuring projections set to music cascading over the walls and ceiling of the main concourse (you know…what Grand Central is famous for). It’s pretty cool, and manages to stop just about everyone dead in their tracks (umm…no pun intended…) to watch […]

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