The Dream Lives On

January 15, 2014

America celebrates Martin Luther King Day on Monday, Jan. 20. Established in 1983, this federal holiday recognizes the life, work and legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.     Many people think of Dr. King as a champion of the African-American community, but the fact is, he was champion for all communities….

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Wild, Wacky, Environmentally Friendly Christmas Tree Alternatives

December 18, 2013

Christmas trees are a beautiful tradition. They’re bright, cheery, festive, and they smell wonderful. They’re also, well, trees… or dead trees, to be exact — usually firs, pines and cedars that have been chopped down and moved from their natural environment via truck, sometimes traveling thousands of miles (burning thousands of gallons of gasoline), to…

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Everything You Need to Know About the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

November 26, 2013

How It Started: Originally called “The Macy’s Christmas Parade,” it came about in 1924, after first-generation Macy’s employees suggested a European-style festival to celebrate this very American holiday. It featured store employees as well as animals from the Central Park Zoo. It’s actually the second-oldest Thanksgiving parade in the U.S., tied with “America’s Thanksgiving Parade”…

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Spreading Cheer, Spreading Hope: Manhattan Mini Storage Partners With NYC Charities for the Holidays

November 11, 2013

MANHATTAN MINI STORAGE AND OTHER EDISON BUSINESSES TEAM UP WITH PARTNERSHIP FOR THE HOMELESS AND FEEDINGNYC FOR TOY DRIVE AND HOLIDAY MEAL DELIVERIES It’s become a holiday tradition: Instead of spending money on decorations, Edison Properties and its various businesses are once again teaming up with worthy charities this season to make the holidays brighter…

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