I wasn't going to do it this year. I thought maybe the stores didn't even decorate......BUT I WAS WRONG. A friend encouraged me to go, so I grabbed my mask and took a short walk. 5th Ave was lit like they had been doing for years, with these little characters dotting the Avenue. This is 5th Ave from 53rd - 57th Streets.
The day I went to see the tree it was raining, but that didn't matter the crowd was thick with taking photos and enjoying the Holiday spirit. Read more from Wikipedia: https://bit.ly/2kGAUqW The first Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center was erected in 1931, during the Depression-era construction of Rockefeller Center, when workers decorated a smaller 20 foot balsam fir with "strings of cranberries, garlands of paper, and even a few tin cans" on Christmas Eve. With the lighting of the 50-foot-tall first official tree two years later, the tree became what Rockefeller Center dubbed "a holiday beacon for New Yorkers and visitors alike." A skating rink was opened below the tree in the plaza in 1936.