New York really knows how to celebrate Christmas even compared to London it was amazing!
|The city looms in the distance at JFK airport|
|The traditional tree at the Rockefeller Centre. |
The crowds around the centre were unbelievable
and the NYPD cops had to close the side roads
at the weekend!
Another tree by offices on one of the
Avenues - very similar to the Rockefeller tree!
|Beautiful reindeer on top of the door |
canopy at one of the big hotels.
|Wreaths and swags galore at Union Square Market.|
|Radio City Hall's multicolour changing tree - red...|
|and a mixture as it changes!|
|The huge Swarovski star at the Rockefeller Centre.|
|Christmas soldiers on 5th Avenue.|
|Golden decorations adorn this building.|
|Bloomingdales city skyline complete with |
Times Square ball!
|The ball moved up and down and changed colour.|
|Louis Vuitton window (I think!)|
|A lovely tree in an office atrium.|
|Saks 5th Avenue store had magnificent window displays|
|This lovely NY skyline dress caught |
my eye for its imaginative design.
|A closer look at the sequins.|
|A huge tree in the red lit courtyard at |
The New York Palace Hotel.
|Inside Saks 5th Avenue the store was decked out as a |
winter wonderland with frosty figures. It reminded me of the
wonderful Christmas displays I have seen at KaDeWe in Berlin.
|Another look at the Rockefeller tree |
from the avenue of angels that they
always have. So pretty.
|The Rockefeller Centre had lots of |
toy soldiers "on guard"
|Inside Radio City Hall they had this |
beautiful twirling crystal Christmas
tree suspended above the foyer.
|The Radio City Hall stage - looking like a radio set, this is one huge |
stage and theatre!
|The Radio City Christmas spectacular |
was just that SPECTACULAR!
|Santa's Christmas stockings...aka |
The Rockettes showing a leg or two!
|The Sugar Plum Fairy - not quite as I know her LOL!|
|These cute bears were part of the "Nutcracker"!|
|The famous Rockette soldiers.|
|Doing a star turn.|
Then their party piece falling very slowly like dominoes.
|I do not know how on earth the girls managed this but it was incredible to watch!|
|All fall down!|
|Next the Rockettes took us on a sight seeing tour of NYC!|
|Hundreds of dancing Santas.|
|A real camel appeared in the nativity!|
|It was really nice to include the Nativity in the show. |
The story line throughout the show was a teenager
who didn't believe in Santa or the magic of Christmas so Santa
and his little brother set out to change his mind.
|Bryant Square tree decked out in red, white and blue.|
|Decorations on sale in the Christmas|
market at Bryant Park.
|2 Salvation Army Cadets were dancing their hearts out outside |
Bloomingdales they were great and certainly pulled in the donations too!
From the Bees Gees Staying Alive to Feliz Navidad they were great.
|Cartier's new building on 5th Avenue - sorry |
not quite as nice as their old one with a proper
ribbon, they've gone LED now!
|Huge candy canes adorn the back of Bergdorf Goodman.|
|One of BG's windows this one is captioned |
"Film" - the theme was the arts.
|"Architecture" this one was fabulous close up.|
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|Van Cleef & Arpels (I think)|
The Tiffany Christmas lights design
incorporated the yellow Tiffany Diamond
|One of Tiffany's windows with moving skaters. If you look closely|
you will see it is a mini version of the Rockefeller tree and skating rink!
And the tree inside Tiffanys in Tiffany blue.