A Brief History of Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Like many American traditions, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade began in the hearts and minds of immigrants. In 1924, store employees with European roots asked their employer if they could stage an Old World style holiday procession to honor their new country. The idea seemed particularly appropriate for Macy’s. Sales were booming, the new Seventh Avenue wing made it “the world’s largest department store,” and its Christmas windows were … [Read more...]

Is a Pickup Truck Your Next Family Car?

Pickup trucks used to be all work and no play, but not anymore. As their advertising is sure to point out, they still haul, carry, tow uphill and drive through mud. However, with all the features and amenities available inside the cabs of new pickup trucks, they can offer the same comfort as any sedan, minivan or SUV. Choose a model with a four-door cab, and a pickup truck can seat a family of five. 1. Newer Trucks Have Plenty of Passenger Space In The Cab - Do … [Read more...]