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A Balloon Festival of a Different Sort: Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade Balloon Inflation Draws Thousands

A Balloon Festival of a Different Sort: Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade Balloon Inflation Draws Thousands

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com NEW YORK –This Thanksgiving, a magical march returns to the streets of New York City and to homes across the U.S. as the 91st Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade® kicks off the holiday season…

12th Annual Jazz Age Lawn Party on Governors Island Ends on High Note

12th Annual Jazz Age Lawn Party on Governors Island Ends on High Note

  By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com The 12th annual Jazz Age Lawn Party on Governor’s Island nestled between the tip of Manhattan and Brooklyn ended on a high note, Sunday, August 27. People of all ages, dressed to the…

Chinatown, NYC Celebrates Year of Rooster at 18th Annual Lunar New Year Parade

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com New York City’s Chinatown celebrated the Year of the Rooster with its 18th annual Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade & Festival. US Senator Charles Schumer of New York was the Grand Marshal. All…

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