Hempstead Moving Toward Ban Of Balloons Released IntentionallyThe folks who clean up Long Island beaches and waterways say they're not just finding a balloon here and there; they're finding many many balloons on a regular basis.
Helium Shortage Forcing Party Stores To 'Balloon' PricesThere's a limited supply of helium, most of which is stored deep inside the Earth. Demand for the gas is up and suppliers are struggling to fill orders.
Crowds Marvel As Thanksgiving Parade Balloons Start To Take ShapeOn the eve of the parade, spectators watch the giant balloons get inflated on the Upper West Side.
New Balloons Go On Test Run Ahead Of Macy’s Thanksgiving Day ParadeSix new balloons set to float down the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade route took a test run on Saturday.
New Balloons Take Test Flight Ahead Of Macy's Thanksgiving Day ParadeThe new stars include the Pillsbury Doughboy, Pikachu, Paddington, the Red Power Ranger, Skylander's Eruptor, and Thomas the Tank Engine.
Balloons Fly For Macy's Thanksgiving Day ParadeDespite earlier concerns about the wind, the balloons flew as planned for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Thursday.
NYPD Official Says Forecast Looks Promising For Macy's BalloonsThe iconic characters can't lift off Thursday if sustained winds exceed 23 mph and gusts exceed 34 mph.
Hello Kitty, Papa Smurf To Appear In Balloon Form At Macy's ParadeChildren of the 1980s will get a nostalgic reminder of that era’s Saturday morning cartoons later this month, as Hello Kitty and Papa Smurf appear in giant balloon form in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Nationwide Helium Shortage Could Put A Damper On Summertime PartiesA nationwide helium shortage could cause parties to fall flat, as some shoppers have begun to see limits on the number of balloons that they can purchase.
Giant Balloons For Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Take Shape On Upper West Side Watching the balloons being inflated has become as big a Thanksgiving tradition as the parade itself.
Macy's Watches The Forecast, Might Scrap Parade BalloonsThe 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.
Balloons Cause Power Outage In Atlantic CityThe outage affected 5,200 customers, had police manually directing traffic, and forced a casino hotel tower to use an emergency generator.
New Yorkers Mistake Balloons For UFOs?A lot of people saw it, but no one's quite sure what it was. We’re talking about something in the sky spotted over Manhattan on Wednesday afternoon.