The blaze started at around 3:15 p.m. in the basement of the flagship store, which was evacuated for more than 2 hours.
The sounds of waterfalls and tropical birds drown out the rumble of subway trains and car horns at Herald Square as hundreds of thousands of plants and flowers create a Brazilian Garden of Paradise.
For shoppers in Rockland County, today marks the official end of an era as the Nanuet Mall closed its doors for redevelopment.
This is the second year of 24-hour shopping for Toys “R” Us and the fifth year for Macy’s. Many other stores are also joining in and there may be big benefits to waiting so late.
It’s Super Saturday, the last Saturday you have to shop before Christmas and retailers are taking advantage of what promises to be a big day for holiday sales.
The storm that is blowing through the Tri-State area is expected to leave behind some blustery winds Thanksgiving morning, threatening to ground the magical Macy’s giant balloons.
The company announced Tuesday that its flagship store in Herald Square will undergo a four-year, $400 million renovation beginning next spring.
Burton says that he has “always had a fascination with balloons” and that he was honored to be given the opportunity to design one for the parade.
The studio had formally been housed for over 40 years in a 40,000-square-foot building in Hoboken. But it outgrew that site, which could not be expanded to fit the company’s needs.
Over 100 New York City business leaders have written a joint letter to the leaders in Congress, asking that they not cut homeland security funding for the world’s biggest terrorist target.
When Palisades Center opened in West Nyack, the nearby Nanuet Mall fell into its figurative shadows.
Technicians have been hard at work for almost two weeks making sure all 40,000 digitally-assigned fireworks launch on queue tonight.
Broadcast live on 1010 WINS, the official radio station of Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular, the show promises more than 20 minutes and roughly 70,000 pounds of explosions.
The Macy’s folks say this year’s show is going to be a 25-minute show with more colors, shapes and effects.
Macy’s and the union representing workers at its flagship Manhattan store and three other New York locations have reached a tentative contract agreement following all-night negotiations.