Month: November 2018

What date is the lighting of the Rockefeller Christmas Tree 2018?

What date is the lighting of the Rockefeller Christmas Tree 2018?

This Wednesday November 28, 2018 will be the lighting of the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center in New York City. The tree comes from Wallkill, NY, almost 120 km from Manhattan. It will have 50,000 lights and a star at its tip with 3 million Swarovski crystals! The Tree Lighting Show is one of the […]

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New York Black Friday Shopping Tips 2018

New York Black Friday Shopping Tips 2018

Black Friday is a date in which different NYC stores offer huge discounts¬† for Christmas and holiday shopping. This event takes place on the fourth Friday of the month of November, right after thanksgiving. Lately many businesses open their doors at 6:00 pm on the Thursday of Thanksgiving until the wee hours of Friday morning […]

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Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2018

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2018

Every fourth Thursday of the month of November, the department store Macy’s presents its incredible Thanksgiving day parade to celebrate the the annual holiday and thus start the most magical time in the city, Christmas. This particular parade that has been performed since 1924 and attracts locals and tourists alike. More than 3.5 million people […]

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Dyker Heights Christmas Lights 2018 Information

Dyker Heights Christmas Lights 2018 Information

Something you can’t miss doing in New York if you’re traveling in the month of December is to visit the Christmas decorated homes in the neighborhood of Dyker Heights in the borough of Brooklyn. The locals of this neighborhood, from the first days of December, in some cases after Thanksgiving,¬† begin to decorate their homes […]

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things to do in chinatown and little italy nyc

Things to do in Chinatown, Little Italy and SoHo in NYC

There are three neighborhoods in the downtown section of New York City that are usually visited together since they are close to each other, they are: Chinatown, Little Italy and Soho. Each one is very different from the other, but since they are not so extensive, they can be covered in a mid-morning. We can […]

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