The Fifth Avenue in English – Fifth Avenue – is one of the busiest streets of New York, in midtown Manhattan.
Known as the shopping street par excellence, especially in the section between 34 th and 59 th street, is a symbol of wealthy New York. And this is precisely equal to the stretch of Oxford Street in London, the Champs-Élysées in Paris, Via dei Condotti in Rome, in Via Montenapoleone in Milan.
And is waiting for Christmas this stretch of road becomes impassable from the crowds of people going to find out the different shops for Christmas shopping. The Saks, Tiffany & Co stores, Gucci, Abercrombie, Banana Republic, Armani, Zegna and many more are inside the buildings that light up this road and magic attract millions of tourists especially during the Christmas period. And ‘in this period that shopping you can switch to the spectacle: choreography animations are projected on the buildings and people stop to take pictures, video – resume, comment, observe.
We must arm of calm for a closer look at some of the showcases breathtaking. The fitting-shops of the hurdles in front of the windows to avoid disputes between the people and the wait is about 10 to 20 minutes, depending on time of day.
The delight of the eyes especially satisfied with the lower class population. For many, especially the lower middle class American, with wages below $ 30,000 a year, the rule for Christmas this year is: ‘Look but do not buy’. The savings is the predominant trend. The fact 60% of Americans think the economy will not improve in 2012.
The percentage of expenditure are higher if you look at the statistics of the ‘All-America Economic Survey’. 800 upper-middle class Americans will spend this year for Christmas gifts $ 751 or more than 22% since last year. The number, however, refers only to 4.6% of the population.
The holiday season has officially opened its doors in New York last night with the lighting of the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Plaza 2011. Thousands of people rushed from all over the world to experience these few seconds of emotion: a tree devoid of light that suddenly shines. The streets of NYC have been swamped at 3 in the afternoon. Hard to get close to the square of Christmas best-known of the Big Apple. Several people who do not miss the …
The race started Christmas shopping. It balances well. To kick off the ‘black friday’ – Black Friday, because the next day waiting for the Americans to Thursday’s Thanksgiving. In Manhattan, as in many other large cities of the United States, Black Friday has opened its doors at midnight. Malls and shops were prepared to work the evening of Thanksgiving Day. Queues formed outside of shopping centers are often interminable, but convenience is ensu …
La Quinta Strada in inglese – Fifth Avenue – è una delle vie più frequentate di New York, nel centro di Manhattan. Conosciuta come la strada dello shopping per eccellenza, soprattutto nel tratto tra la 34ª e la 59ª strada, è il simbolo della ricca New York. Ed è proprio questo il tratto al pari di Oxford Street a Londra, degli Champs-Élysées a Parigi, di Via dei Condotti a Roma, di Via Montenapoleone a Milano. Ed è in attesa del Natale che questo …
Many wait for the lighting of the Christmas each year is brought to Rockefeller Plaza – intersection of Fiftieth Street and Fifth Avenue – to be ‘dressed’, embellished, colored and then worshiped. They come from different states to flock to the event’s most successful year yet shorter. Waiting for hours by the lucky people who can take between the hurdles of the square in the afternoon, is rewarded by a special effect that lasts a few seconds. Th …
The colors of autumn days are numbered. New York stands with its yellow green and red crumbling but the winter weather almost counteracts the external environment. The autumn with its spectacular colors and distinguishable that the Big Apple offers is the best time of year to visit, even for mild temperatures or not frozen, and no crowds of tourists that usually fill the summer months . There are many activities to follow during the autumn period …