Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree

The Rockefeller Center tree is one of those attractions that I’ve seen every year since I’ve lived in New York. ¬†According to Wikipedia, the tradition started in 1933, when 30 Rockefeller Plaza opened. We overheard a teenage girl confidently tell her friends that several small tree branches were used to construct one giant tree (ha!), […]

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Every year, my roommate from grad school, Stephanie, and I do something fun around the holidays. Back then, we didn’t have the time or money for gifts, so we decided that instead of buying something for each other, we would do something fun instead, such as seeing a movie, or going out to dinner. To […]

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