Christmas in the time of coronavirus. Some of the biggest holiday markets in New York City cancelled this year. But, one northern suburb decided to “double down” with its most expansive holiday market ever. CBS2's Tony Aiello reports.
White Plains Holding Expanded Holiday Market With New Safety ProtocolsChristmas in the time of coronavirus. Some of the biggest holiday markets in New York City cancelled this year. But, one northern suburb decided to “double down” with its most expansive holiday market ever. CBS2's Tony Aiello reports.
Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lights Up New York City NightThe lights didn't stay on for long, but will be on every day through the new year from 6 a.m. until midnight. CBS2's Ali Bauman has more on the annual tradition, which was a lot different this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Goes TV-OnlyBecause of COVID, the ceremony and public viewing are a lot different this year. The closest you’re going to be able to get to the tree Wednesday is probably the distance to your television. CBS2's Ali Bauman reports.
Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting TonightThe annual lighting of the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree will be held tonight, but this year the ceremony is closed to the public.
Giving Tuesday Means Different Things To Different PeopleOne thing everyone agrees on about the movement is that in these troubling times many residents are showing extraordinary generosity. CBS2's Nick Caloway reports
Nassau County Officials Offer Holiday Fire Safety TipsThe 2020 holiday season is underway, with decorations going up even earlier in hopes of sparking joy during hard times. On Tuesday, there was an important reminder from fire officials that decking the halls can turn into a devastating house fire. CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
New York City's Holiday Grandeur Looks Different This YearThere's no place like New York City during the holidays, but many of the traditions are different this year. CBS2's Ali Bauman reports.
Tickets Required To View Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree This YearThe Rockefeller Center tree is up, but because of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are new guidelines for viewing the tree. CBS2's Ali Bauman reports.
Tickets Required For Rockefeller Center TreeThe Rockefeller Center tree lighting is coming up this week, but once the tree is lit, you won't be able to just drop by.
U.S. Tops 13 Million COVID-19 Cases As Holiday Season BeginsHealth experts are fearful as a new wave of COVID cases erupts during the holidays. The U.S. has now surpassed 13 million cases, with 4 million cases in November alone; Danya Bacchus reports for CBS2.
Westchester Winter Wonderland Holiday Lights Now On DisplayFriday marked the official opening and tree-lighting celebration for Westchester's Winter Wonderland.
NYC Christmas Tree Sellers Report High Sales After ThanksgivingBecause of the pandemic, some people are eager to get an early start on holiday decorations. Christmas trees are already hot items, sparking an increase in sales; CBS2's Cory James reports.
Holiday Shopping Season More Important Than Ever For Small Businesses This YearFor many small businesses, the holiday shopping season is make or break, and this year, it's more important than ever; CBS2's Nick Caloway reports.
Madison, New Jersey, Reimagines Annual Christmas Parade With Social Distancing, COVID Safety In MindDespite the coronavirus wreaking havoc on the holidays already, an annual Christmas tradition is going on in one New Jersey town with some special, socially distanced modifications; CBS2's Kiran Dhillon reports.
Health Officials, Local Leaders Preparing For Surge In COVID Cases Following ThanksgivingThere's been plenty of concern about COVID-19 superspreader events surrounding Thanksgiving weekend, and health experts say it could take days, if not weeks, to realize the true impact of the holiday; CBS2's Kevin Rincon reports.
Despite COVID Pandemic, Shoppers Head Out In Search Of Deals On Black FridayDespite the pandemic, many shoppers in the Tri-State Area stuck with tradition and hit the stores for Black Friday; CBS2's Tony Aiello reports.
Black Friday Scaled Back This YearThis Black Friday, stores have cut back hours and there are plenty of deals online. But as CBS2's Christina Fan reports, that didn't stop some shoppers from heading to stores for certain items.
Operation Santa Brings Holiday Cheer To Kids In Madison, N.J.Despite the coronavirus wreaking havoc on the holidays already, an annual Christmas tradition is going forward in Madison, New Jersey -- just with some special socially distanced modifications. CBS2's Kiran Dhillon reports.
Black Friday Buzz Not The Same This YearBlack Friday traditionally kicks off the holiday shopping season with big sales and a crush of customers. But hard-hit retailers are hoping customers will still line up for the deals, just in different ways because of the coronavirus pandemic. CBS2's Christina Fan reports.
SantaCon Pub Crawl Canceled In New York City Due to PandemicThe organizers of New York SantaCon announced the notoriously rowdy bar crawl will not be happening in December because of the pandemic.
Macy's Closed On Thanksgiving, Stores Open Early For Black FridayWith Thanksgiving now complete, shoppers are looking ahead to Black Friday.
New Jersey Diner Feeds All Patrons For Free On ThanksgivingA diner in New Jersey went above and beyond to help others during the holiday, feeding all of its customers for free on Thanksgiving; CBS2's Jessica Layton reports.
Despite COVID's Impact, Americans Celebrate Thanksgiving With Friends, Family And LoveThe pandemic impacted the way many celebrated Thanksgiving this year, but it was still filled with love and lots of thanks; CBS2's Ali Bauman reports.
After A Tough Year, Long Islanders Reflect On What They're Thankful ForThis year, Thanksgiving looks a lot different for many families because of the pandemic, but it's still a day to give thanks; CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.