Posted earlier today about the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade balloon inflation event that’s taking place on the UWS on Wednesday. If you want to get an idea of just how popular this event is, take a look at the photo above sent in by MUW reader Audrey, who snapped this from her apartment on W. [...]
UPDATE 8:00 pm – UWS Photo Of The Day: Big Crowds Expected At Annual Macy’s Balloon Inflation On Wednesday The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade takes place on Thursday morning, which means one of the great Upper West Side Thanksgiving traditions is happening tomorrow (Wednesday, 11/20): The inflation of the parade’s balloons.
UPDATE 5/31: UWS Photo Of The Day: Manhattanhenge From 72nd & CPW I’ve posted previously about the uniquely New York phenomenon of Manhattanhenge (local photographer Michael Huitt sent in this photo following last May’s occurrence). Brilliant MUW reader Lourdes pointed out that it’s time of year again and I missed Day 1 yesterday, but have [...]
While not on the Upper West Side, the annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony takes place this evening. I used to work at 50 Rock and wouldn’t wish my worst enemy to endure the crazy crowds that will be there tonight, but to each their own… Here’s the official site if you’re looking for [...]
While it’s not specific to today’s Macy’s balloon inflation, if you’re going to be in the area of the Museum of Natural History for the inflations, you might be interested in the laser art show projected on the Hayden Planetarium sphere (West 81st, between Central Park West & Columbus). It’s visible from the street and [...]