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Holiday Markets

November 11, 2016

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As it gets closer and closer to the holidays there are more holiday markets open. The one in Bryant Park is already open and many of the others will be opening very soon. These are great places to get unique crafts, jewelry, art, and more for your loved ones during the holidays! 

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Bryant Park's Winter Village

October 31, 2016

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It's getting colder outside and the holidays are fast approaching. Get a head start on some of your holiday shopping at Bryant Park's holiday shops, which are already open. In addition to the holiday shops, the skating rink is open too so you can enjoy that before or after your shopping. Skating is free unless you need to rent skates. Have fun!

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Hoboken Arts & Music Festival

September 23, 2016

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If you want to get out of Manhattan for the day but don't want to go too far, Hoboken is having their semi-annual Arts & Music Festival this Sunday. Browse or even buy some arts and crafts, listen to live music, taste some local food. If you have the kids there's a special children's section with rides, games, and crafts on 3rd Street. 

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Macy's Flower Show

March 18, 2016

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Celebrate spring at the Macy's Flower show at Macy's Herald Square. You'll be able to see and smell spring while you're shopping. Also check out some special events during this time, like a wreath making seminar, flower arranging, meet and greets, and breakfast with the Easter Bunny on March 26 & 27. For more information on the show and various events being held, visit the official website.

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Holiday Window Shopping

December 16, 2015

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Every year around the holidays the major stores in New York City have fabulous and creative displays in their windows. Here are some of this year's highlights:

Macy's- This year's theme is Peanuts in honor of the 50th anniversary of "A Charlie Brown Christmas" and the new movie. 

Saks Fifth Avenue- See wintry versions of the world's greatest natural and man-made wonders. Like a snowy Great Wall of China, a frozen Great Barrier Reef, and more.

Bergdorf Goodman- See displays in all out Swarovski crystals in honor of the crystal-maker's 150th anniversary. This one will really shine!

In addition to those mentioned above, don't forget to check out Tiffany & Co., Lord & Taylor, Henri Bendel, Barneys, and Bloomingdale's for more holiday displays! Enjoy and grab a hot chocolate while you're at it to keep warm!

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Cranksgiving

November 18, 2015

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Cranksgiving
is an annual food drive done with bicycles throughout the city. This year's starts at Hudson Yards at 11th Avenue and 24th Street on Saturday at 3pm. Registration begins at 1:30pm on the East side of 11th Avenue between 34th and 35th Streets. There's no pre-registering online, so you will need to go register before you start. The event is also a scavenger hunt and all the food you find will benefit needy families around Thanksgiving. All you need is a bag, a bike, a lock, and about $15-20 cash for food buying. It's a fun way to get exercise and help those in need! Who's in?

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Holiday Markets

November 11, 2015

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As it gets closer and closer to the holidays there are more holiday markets open. The one in Bryant Park is already open and this weekend the Grand Central Holiday Fair opens on Saturday while the Union Square market will open on November 19. These are great places to get unique crafts, jewelry, art, and more for your loved ones during the holidays! 

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Holiday Window Shopping

December 19, 2014

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Every year around the holidays the major stores in New York City have fabulous and creative displays in their windows. Here are some of this year's highlights:

Macy's- This year's theme is "Santa's Journey to the Stars." Watch Santa show Christmas on other planets!

Saks Fifth Avenue- See classic fairytales with an NYC twist. Like Snow White being tempted by an apple on Broadway, or Sleeping Beauty resting in Central Park.

Lord & Taylor- Their theme this year is "Enchanted Mansion" so you can see things like dressed-up mice in the library, cardinals baking cakes, and fairies and other magical creatures.

In addition to those mentioned above, don't forget to check out Tiffany & Co., Henri Bendel, Bergdorf Goodman, Barneys, and Bloomingdale's for more holiday displays! Enjoy and grab a hot chocolate while you're at it to keep warm!

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Black Friday

November 25, 2014

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The day after Thanksgiving can either be your worst nightmare or your best friend, depending on how you feel about Black Friday. The deals can be worth it for some people, but others would rather pay full price to avoid the madness. If deal hunting is your thing, then look into the deals you're interested in, make a plan, stick to it, and get out fast. Here's a website that can help you find some of the deals being offerend. Remember to be safe out there. Getting a good deal is not worth sacrificing your safety or somebody else's!

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Cranksgiving

November 19, 2014

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Cranksgiving
is an annual food drive done with bicycles throughout the city. This year's starts at 23rd Street and the East River at Solar One at 2:00pm on Saturday. Registration begins at 12:30pm. The event is also a scavenger hunt and all the food you find will benefit needy families around Thanksgiving. All you need is a bag, a bike, a lock, and about $15-20 cash for food buying. It's a fun way to get exercise and help those in need! Who's in?

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