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  1. A marching band livens up the parade (Photo: Bryan Smith for

    The Definitive Guide to the 2015 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

    The first-ever Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade actually took place on Christmas Day in 1924 as a gimmick to bring people into its store… and it worked. More than 250,000 people showed up ...
  2. A girl stands next to the Holiday Train Show inside the New York Transit Museum Store in Grand Central Station (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

    Weekend Hot List: Holiday Train Show, Bollywood, More

    Don’t miss out! Every weekend, picks the best things to do in New York City. ...
  3. 'Bell Labs Engineers working on Telstar 1', ca 1961. Courtesy of Alcatel-Lucent / Bell Labs

    On View: ‘Silicon City: Computer History Made in NYC’ at New-York Historical Society

    Silicon Valley may be synonymous with the computer age but New York played a central role in the digital revolution which transformed everyday life. ...
  4. The Foolproof Guide to New Year’s Eve in Times Square

    The Foolproof Guide to New Year’s Eve in Times Square

    Since December 31, 1907, Times Square has been the place to ring in the new year. ...
  5. Saks Fifth Avenue’s An Enchanted Experience holiday windows in New York City (Photo: Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Saks Fifth Avenue)

    The New York City Winter Bucket List

    At the beginning of the season, it’s time to assemble your bucket list. Winter wonderland doesn’t last forever -- and now is the time to gather friends and family for an afternoon of ice skating ...
  6. 'Swag Swag Krew' (from the 'Out and Bad' series) by Ebony G. Patterson. Courtesy of the artist and the Museum of Arts and Design

    On View: ‘Ebony G. Patterson: Dead Treez’ at the Museum of Arts and Design

    Ebony G. Patterson: Dead Treez at the Museum of Arts and Design allows visitors to experience the artist’s eye-popping palette and  features six tapestries designed with glitter, silk flowers, rhinestones and more. ...
  7. The Odyssey, by Chris "Daze" Ellis

    On View: Chris “Daze” Ellis at the Museum of the City of New York

    The five boroughs that comprise New York City are as distinctive as the people who inhabit them. Chris "Daze" Ellis: The City is My Muse, at the Museum of the City of New York, presents ...
  8. Volunteers on Thanksgiving day at Gods Love We Deliver (Photo: Gods Love We Deliver)

    5 Places to Volunteer in NYC for Thanksgiving

    It's a good time of year to give thanks and be joyful. What better way to spread that joy than by helping the communities around you. ...
  9. Columbus Circle Holiday Market (Photo: Urban Space Management)

    6 Terrific Holiday Markets in New York City

    Holiday markets are as much a part of winter as green markets are part of summers in NYC, but even better.  They not only sell seasonal food and drinks but also gifts and decorations.  ...
  10. Thanksgiving Cooking (Photo: iStockphoto)

    Take this Class: Thanksgiving Tutorial

    It's that season again where we start thinking about turkey, mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie, wine and place settings. Perhaps like many people trying to prepare for Thanksgiving 2015 you feel lost in it all, ...