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2009-10-22 16:03:00

Hotel Located on Avenue of the Americas (Sixth Avenue) at West 39th Street Offers New Parade View Packages NEW YORK, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The new route for the 2009 Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City puts the Residence Inn Times Square front and center for prime viewing, from select guest rooms and from the hotel's 3rd floor Bryant Park Suite and Studio 100 Bar/Lounge. The hotel's location on Avenue of the Americas (Sixth Avenue) at West 39th Street makes it a perfect...

2009-03-29 14:46:47

The annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade could soon travel a different route through New York, a Macy's spokeswoman says. Spokeswoman Elina Kazan said city officials are considering moving the parade's route off of Broadway to accommodate the large balloons used, the New York Post said Sunday. We're working with the city to identify a route that's best for everyone, Kazan said. The current parade route begins at 77th Street and Central Park West and turns onto Broadway at Columbus Circle....

2008-11-29 12:33:14

The families of Hollywood actor Tom Cruise and soccer star David Beckham spent Thanksgiving together in New York, witnesses say. People magazine said Friday that Cruise and his wife actress Katie Holmes were seen with their three children spending time with the Los Angeles Galaxy star and his family in New York. Among the Cruise family members in attendance was Cruise and Holmes' 2-year-old daughter, Suri, and her siblings, 13-year-old Connor and 15-year-old Isabella. Beckham was flanked by...

2008-10-22 21:00:12

The Smurfs are set to make their first appearance in the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York this year, Sony Pictures Entertainment said. The popular blue creatures were first featured in comic books by Belgian cartoonist Peyo on Oct. 23, 1958. They later inspired an animated television series, as well as lines of toys, games and collectibles. A 47-foot-high character helium balloon and Smurf-themed float will be included in the 82nd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade...

2008-10-22 18:00:17

NEW YORK, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Tomorrow will be positively Smurfy as the world marks the 50th Smurfday of the Smurfs, the blue heroes that first appeared in the comic books by Belgian cartoonist Peyo (a/k/a Pierre Culliford) October 23, 1958. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081022/LAW110) In honor of their Smurfday, the Smurfs will be celebrating as they make their first-time-ever appearance in the 82nd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade(R). As they make the journey...

2008-07-28 09:01:09

NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- From the Jungle of Nool to the canyons of Broadway, this Thanksgiving millions of New York City residents will feel like tiny little Whos in comparison to the larger-than-life proportions of Dr. Seuss' Horton the Elephant! On Thursday, November 27th at 9 A.M. Dr. Seuss' Horton will make his debut as a giant character helium balloon in the 82nd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade(R). New Yorkers and visitors alike will marvel at the lovable...

2005-11-24 14:33:17

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two spectators, an 11-year-old girl and a 26-year old woman, were injured on Thursday when a balloon in the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade hit a lamp post in Times Square, police spokesman Sgt. Steven Rodriguez said. "The 11-year-old girl was hit in the head and the woman suffered injuries to her shoulder" when portions of the light fixture were knocked loose, he said. Both were taken to Bellevue Hospital and are listed in stable condition. Their names have not been...

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2004-11-26 00:00:00

Across the country, millions of Americans gathered with family and friends on Thanksgiving to enjoy gut-busting feasts and take in holiday traditions such as football and parades. Despite 30-degree temperatures and biting wind, Carl Williams was up at sunrise Thursday to prepare turkey legs, bratwurst, hamburgers and hot dogs on an outdoor grill in Detroit before the city's annual Thanksgiving Day parade. He had a lot of cooking to do. Thousands of people braved the chilly weather for the...

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2004-11-25 21:00:01

Despite 30-degree temperatures and biting wind, Carl Williams was up at sunrise Thursday to prepare turkey legs, bratwurst, hamburgers and hot dogs on an outdoor grill in Detroit before the city's annual Thanksgiving Day parade. He had a lot of cooking to do. Thousands of people braved the chilly weather for the parade before football fans from the Detroit Lions-Indianapols Colts game across the street started showing up. "Shoot, this is the place to be," Williams said as he warmed his...

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2004-11-25 18:00:01

Across the country, millions of Americans gathered with family and friends on Thanksgiving to enjoy gut-busting feasts and take in holiday traditions such as football and parades. Despite 30-degree temperatures and biting wind, Carl Williams was up at sunrise Thursday to prepare turkey legs, bratwurst, hamburgers and hot dogs on an outdoor grill in Detroit before the city's annual Thanksgiving Day parade. He had a lot of cooking to do. Thousands of people braved the chilly weather for the...


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