Looking Back at 2011

Sammy is a little kid at heart exploring New York City, like watching a family tour NYC for the first time. Whenever we prepare his traveling bag for the day he starts spinning in circles with excitement. Every adventure that Sammy goes on is met with the same enthusiasm as if it was his first. Sammy is very mischievous and rambunctious but sweet and considerate at the same time. It’s the perfect combination. He is there to make people happy with his bubbly personality and... Read More

The New York Palace

During the Holidays the New York Palace is beautifully decorated inside and out. Visitors and New Yorkers step into the Hotel Courtyard and lobby to check out the breath taking views.  You might recognize the New York Palace from the TV Show “Gossip Girl” which is shot throughout the Hotel and courtyard. The Palace is located in the heart of Midtown on Madison Avenue and steps away from Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, Saks Fifth Avenue and Rockefeller Center. Christmas... Read More

What is Christmas Made Of

With the theme “What is Christmas Made Of?” Lord & Taylor asked children from Women In Need shelters and local schools to draw what they believe Christmas is made of.  The structures of the holiday window displays were inspired by their art and feature 125 of the original drawings. The displays feature illustrations drawn by children in response to Lord & Taylor question. Scenes represents the kids’ ideas of “What is Christmas Made Of?” Skating Santa... Read More

Union Square Holiday Market

Union Square Holiday Market takes place now through December 24th, 2011 - Urban Space management handles the operations.  The market is opened between Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve.  There are over 100 vendors that offer great holiday gift items from handcrafted jewelry, cloths, toys, arts and so much more.  The market at the very least is such a great place to browse.  This is the markets 18th year anniversary; it’s become a holiday staple of Union Square.  This is one... Read More

Park Avenue Tree Lighting

The Park Avenue Tree Lighting held their 66th Annual lighting on Sunday December 4th.  This tradition started way back to 1945 in honoring men and women who lost their lives in World War ll.  Now it it’s a symbol for all who have died defending our country as well as the holiday season.  The lighting will take place at 6:30 PM and will be followed by a ceremony outside the Brick Presbyterian Church at 91st Street and Park Avenue.  The lights will remain lit until mid January... Read More

Rockefeller Christmas Tree

The 74 foot, 75 year old Norway Spruce is going to be ready for its close up! On November 30th the tree will be more than spruced up with 30,000 LED environmentally friendly lights, and topped off with Swarovski crystals, 25,000 of them to be exact, in the shape of a star. The tree lighting ceremony draws a crowd well into the tens of thousands and that’s not including the at home viewers watching the broadcast across the globe. To be sure you get the most spectacular view,... Read More

Christmas in New York

Christmas in New York, where dreams are made of…  It’s no wonder why its the most magical time of the year in the city. With 30,0000 lights glittering on the Rockefeller Christmas Tree and Ice Skaters gliding on the magical ice. It’s not surprising New York City is one of the best holiday destinations in the world. You have Holiday Shopping along Fifth Avenue and breath-taking window displays. The city offers free holiday concerts and events, street vendors roasting... Read More