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

The Christmas Tree has arrived at Rockefeller Plaza

The 74-foot Norway spruce made its way from Mifflinville, Pa, to Manhattan today. The 75-year-old tree weighs 10 tons and it was donated by the Keller family.  The holiday season in NYC is a magical time and the Rockefeller Christmas tree is at the heart of it all.  The tree will be lit on Wednesday November 30th.  There will be approximately 30,000 lights on the tree. Tony Bennet and Justin Bieber will be performing for NBC’s annual live Christmas tree lighting ceremony... Read More

Ice Skating at Rockefeller Center

Ice Skating at Rockefeller Center is a New York City experience and a romantic spot during the holidays.  Its a magical place when the giant christmas tree is lit with 18,000 multicolored lights and christmas music is playing at the center- a New York City attraction for New Yorkers and visitors during December. www.rockefellercenter.com, 212-332-7654, Open from mid – October to early April. December    Read More

Wall Street

Wall Street, the home of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE Euronext, Inc.) is the financial center of the world.  The Wall Street area is filled with trendy restaurants, museums, galleries, Tiffany & Co and other speciality merchants. Located in Lower Manhattan. Sammy at the New York Stock Exchange Statue of George Washington Federal Hall National Memorial is a museum where George Washington took the oath and it was also where the United States Bill of Rights was introduced.... Read More