Christmas Tree Lighting

Protesters on the West Side Highway after the decision not to indict in the Eric Garner case. (Credit: CBS2)

Protesters Swarm West Side Highway, Try To Disrupt Tree Lighting After Garner Decision

Some protesters said they planned to disrupt the Rockefeller Center tree lighting — following a decision by a grand jury not to indict an NYPD officer involved in the apparent chokehold death of Eric Garner.

12/03/2014

The Christmas Tree is lit during 81st Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Dec. 4, 2013 in Midtown Manhattan. (credit; Getty Images)

Crowds Wowed At Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting

One of New York City’s favorite holiday traditions also means crowded streets and a high amount of traffic.

12/04/2013

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Tree Lighting, Obama Visit Force Day Of Gridlock For NYC Drivers

Between Wednesday night’s Christmas Tree lighting ceremony at Rockefeller Center and a visit by President Obama, commuters were better off sticking to mass transit.

11/30/2011