A look, and a few tastes, at the shops in Bryant Park, Union Square and Grand Central.
BY LIZ HARDAWAY & CARSON KESSLER
Most of the holiday shops are up and running, some since even before Halloween. We perused dozens, in Bryant Park, Union Square and Grand Central, to distil the best of the best. Here’s a guide to the gift spots, food and unique stores in the winter wonderlands.
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Five days after the downtown terror attack, the NYC Marathon gave New Yorkers something to cheer about.
With a rented truck, a lead foot and eight dead in an act of terror, flashbacks of last week’s fatal collision haunted the minds of New Yorkers as the NYC Marathon quickly approached.
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Director of the Village Halloween Parade reflects on the city’s spirit hours after the tragedy
There were lights. Reds, purples and blues danced across the made-up faces and costumes of intricate zombies, Marie Antoinettes, Pennywises, jedis and inflated T-rexes bobbing their heads above the spooky crowd. The fictional beings promenaded in throngs, the booming drums echoing down every block of Greenwich Village.
It was almost as if there hadn’t been an attack a mile away just four hours earlier.
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