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“Here’s how retailers are reimagining the seasonal tradition for an unusual year.
Many holiday traditions will be (rightfully, necessarily) put on hold in 2020, but one forges on in midtown Manhattan.
Despite a difficult year in retail, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bergdorf Goodman, Bloomingdale’s and other fashion companies with flagship stores and brick-and-mortar presences in New York City are unveiling their annual holiday window displays. These debuts may be less flashy (and less crowded) than in past years, but, in many cases, they aim to convey feelings of optimism and reflect the wishes many have for the upcoming year.”
“The best things to do in NYC this week, includes ice skating, renting a cozy cabin at Pier 17 and more
If you’re looking for the best things to do in NYC this week or even today, there are tons of options (so long as you can social distance and wear a mask). Start by grabbing an amazing hot chocolate from Maman’s holiday pop-up or renting a cozy cabin on Pier 17 with your quar-pod. Finish up with a visit to LuminoCity on Randall’s Island and shopping locally for the whole family at the holiday markets open this year. For more ideas, scroll down to see this week’s best things to do in NYC.”
“At a holiday market, NYC offers the best decorations, food and winter activities to get you in the merriest of moods
Shopping for holiday gifts for your clan can be stressful, so you might as well enjoy yourself while hiking up that credit card balance. And you will, as long as you nab presents from vendors at the best holiday markets in NYC. While fancy Christmas window displays may entice you, these winter bazaars offer many perks such as free-admission ice-skating, mouthwatering treats for purchase, supporting local small businesses this year and more in addition to one-of-a-kind gifts for your loved ones.”
“Looking for the perfect gift this holiday season? Look no further because NYC offers only the best of the best when it comes to fashion, home goods, art, food and more. This year may look different than the rest; however, some of the city’s most iconic holiday markets are still open for business and have adjusted procedures to enforce social distancing so that families can shop safely and enjoy the holiday cheer outside of the house. You can purchase everything from home-made to name-brand at these holiday markets in NYC!”
“Our guide to holiday stage fun in 2020, with plenty of streaming Christmas Carols and Nutcrackers to yuletide you over.
Christmas shows are on everyone’s mind as New Yorkers prepare for the holidays. Theaters are still closed this year, and how can you have Christmas in New York without a generous array of Nutcrackers and A Christmas Carols? With that in mind, we’ve scoured the internet to find dozens of the best holiday-themed theater and dance shows that you can stream this year to help you stay in high spirits, from shows aimed at kids to a few that are definitely not. Check out our chronological list of holiday shows and find the ones that are right for you.”
“The pandemic crisis has had a devastating effect on the performing arts. Broadway has shut down until at least June, and the ban on large gatherings in New York currently extends to all other performance spaces as well. So the show must go online—and streaming video makes that possible. Here are some of the best theater, opera, dance and cabaret events from across the country (and around the world) that you can watch today without leaving home, many of which will help you support artists and worthy charities. Scroll past the day-by-day listings to find events that have already premiered but can still be seen for a limited time. We update this page on a weekly basis.” (TONY)