by Tracy Kaler
If you're not in the holiday spirit by now, you're not going to be. 'Tis the night before Christmas and all through the city, New Yorkers have been scurrying about and buying last-minute gifts –– waiting in long lines for fruit cake and champagne. Okay, maybe they've skipped the fruit cake. (This is a dessert that's never been on my short list.)
But, if you're feeling a bit scrooge-like this holiday, we've got plenty of goodness and splendor for you to feast your eyes upon or sink your teeth into. Here are some of our holiday posts from the archives, and they seem to always read better the second time around!
Everyone should experience Christmas in New York
Macy's is always magical!
Don't miss the holiday windows at Lord & Taylor
The most glamorous holiday windows at Saks
Jolly follies at Bergdorf Goodman 2012
Rum cocktails and dessert with Chef Hugh Acheson
Bergdorf's Holidays on Ice! 2013
Eat Christmas dinner in NYC 2013
Wherever you are tomorrow: In New York or any other place on the globe, make it a day to remember. Fill your holiday with friends, family, and all things merry and bright.
Merry Christmas from all of us at Tracy's New York Life!
To our international followers:
Feliz Navidad----Joyeux Noël----Kala Christouyenna----Wesolych Swiat Bozego Narodzenia----Froehliche Weihnachten----God Jul and (Och) Ett Gott Nytt År----Buone Feste Natalizie----Sawadee Pee Mai----Pozdrevlyayu s prazdnikom Rozhdestva s Novim Godom----Sung Tan Chuk Ha----Mo'adim Lesimkha. Chena tova----Vrolijk Kerstfeest en een Gelukkig Nieuwjaar----Glædelig Jul----Kung His Hsin Nien bing Chu Shen Tan----Felices Pasquas Y felices ano Nuevo!
And, here are a few photos of last-minute shoppers crowding the new and improved Macy's Flagship and 34th Street. It wouldn't feel like Christmas Eve without them.