Watching the parade now on TV and I have a memory of Mo Rocca participating in the TV coverage of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade once in the 90s or 00s. He was talking to some kids on the street along the parade route. He said something to them like "So how about those smallpox blankets, kids?" and then the camera cut away. Wait, really? [more inside]
Help, New York MeFites! My daughter and 359 of her closest friends are participating in a little shindig you guys throw at Thanksgiving. Her 20th birthday is right in the middle of all the festivities, and she's sad about being away from home on her birthday. Help me figure out how to make her day special in the midst of the hubbub. [more inside]
Can anyone find a working link to livestream the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade? NBC promised, but I honestly can't find it. Other avenues not productive.
Is everyone in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade lip-syncing? [more inside]
The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, help me fulfill a childhood wish: Where are the best places on the route to stand? And how early should I get there? [more inside]
Can you point me to video of police swarming the Barney balloon in the Macy's parade, knifing it to ribbons? Probably from 1997. [more inside]