Past and present: balloons of Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
A storm bearing down on the East Coast with a messy mix of snow, rain and wind is threatening to ground giant balloon versions of Snoopy and SpongeBob SquarePants in the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
The iconic characters that soar between the Manhattan skyscrapers every year may not lift off Thursday if sustained winds exceed 23 mph and gusts exceed 34 mph, according to city rules enacted after fierce winds in 1997 caused a Cat in the Hat balloon to topple a light pole and seriously injure a woman spectator. (AP)
It turns out some old balloons were kind of terrifying.
Those throwback balloons are actually horrifying.
Banksy Takes Over the Streets of New York
Last week, English street artist Banksy (@banksyny) embarked on a month-long “artists residency on the streets of New York.” The world-renowned—and anonymous—artist is known across the globe for his satirical and often whimsical critiques of government and social issues.
The project, “Better Out than In,” brings Banksy’s signature site-specific stencil art to the streets of New York City and invites the city’s residents to seek out and document the pieces he unveils each day by posting their general location in his captions.
Follow Banksy’s project through Instagram: @banksyny.
New by Banksy in Lower East Side
Creepy Vintage costumes
Leaning from the best (at Halcyon)