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December 13th, 2006, 07:34 PM
Wired New York - December Edition
Editor Leyna Inberg
Seasons Greetings! From seasonal window displays to spending time with Santa in a castle, this Holiday season is sure to be jammed packed with great events! Take a look and be sure to e-mail me at leyna[at]wirednewyork.com for any comments or additions you would like to make.

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December Events in New York --------------------------------

Worlds Largest Menorah
First light December 15
Corner of 59th St and 5th Ave
Come see the world’s largest menorah as it shines bright for the eight nights of Hanukah.

Saturday, December 16, 3:00 - 5:00 pm
Tuesday, December 19, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mid Central Park at 79th St
Bring your kids to Central Park for an interactive Chanukah event.

Friday, December 22, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday, December 23, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sunday, December 24, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mid Central Park at 79th St
Fun for kids and adults, this free Central Park event is held in New York City’s only nineteenth century castle.

Friday, December 29, 6:30 pm
Charles A. Dana Discovery Center at 110th St
Join the Poet Laureate of Harlem for a discussion about one of the lesser popularized Holidays.

Holidays at the Zoo
Bronx Zoo
Until January 7th
This year, the celebration features Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar game and the Bug Carousel. The zoo has decorated with over half a million lights and more than 150 animal and scenic lighted sculptures.

Holiday Market
All Season
Union Square
This season dozens of independent craftsmen and woman come together to showcase their homemade soaps, perfumes, jewelry, clothes, treats, and everything else in between. Prices range but you can bet no one else will be wearing it!

Flickr ---------------------------------------------------

Horse drawn carriages and skaters in Wollman Rink are the topic of the ethereal images taken by Edward in Central Park

Freebie of the Month ------------------------------------

Skating at Bryant Park Pond
Every Day 8 am-10 and Friday until Midnight
Bring your own skates and enjoy a free skate around the 170’ x 100’ ft rink. Open until January 15.

Light Show at Grand Central Terminal
Grand Central Station
December 1- January 1 11AM-9PM
Watch the stunning kaleidoscope turn the walls of Grand Central into a snowy mirage. Shows begin every half hour.

Window Displays
Saks Fifth Avenue at 611 Fifth Avenue to Lord & Taylor at 424 Fifth Avenue
Tiffany & Co. at 727 Fifth Avenue
FAO Schwarz at 767 Fifth Avenue
Bloomingdale's at 1000 Third Avenue
This holiday season, take a stroll down fifth avenue to marvel at the colorful displays from New York City’s finest department stores.

Music ---------------------------------------------------

Sean Lennon
Bowery Ballroom
December 19

Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Continental Arena
December 21

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