Category Archives: New York City

Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade – a Reblog

I cannot believe next week is Thanksgiving. Where did the year go????? Revisited my three (3) 2012 Thanksgiving Parade posts and enjoyed them as much as when I wrote them last year. Thinking perhaps others will enjoy revisiting also, decided … Continue reading

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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade – Floating Down 6th Avenue

We had planned to watch the parade at Columbus Circle, but were blocked (crowd was too large) at the intersection of 57th Street and 7th Avenue and directed to go east on 57th Street. Imagine the sea of people going in the same … Continue reading

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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade – Inflating the Balloons

A tradition since 1927, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade giant character balloons are inflated and brought to life on Thanksgiving Eve on 2 carpeted city blocks surrounding the American Museum of Natural History (77th Street and 81st Street, between Columbus Avenue and Central Park West). … Continue reading

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Macy’s 2012 Thanksgiving Parade – Po from Kung Fu Panda

For years I have wanted to attend the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons inflation but never made it. This year I decided to be a dictator and announced earlier in the year that we, the whole family, were having Thanksgiving in … Continue reading

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New York City – The High Line

NYC High Line – A Public Park in the Sky The High Line, a public park, is built on an unused elevated 1930’s freight line that was destined to be demolished. Fortunately, in 1999, a group of community residents formed Friends of … Continue reading

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