Photo Essays: Christmas on the Upper East Side

One thing I love about the Upper East Side? Store owners and residents really get into decorating for the season. There are beautiful flowers and window boxes in spring, pumpkins and ghouls galore in October, and now, for the holidays, every home and store is decked out to the nines in wreaths, ribbons, and greenery. I had a great (albeit chilly) time walking around this past weekend and taking in all the festive decorations, trying to stay warm with hot chocolate from the adorable cocoa cart outside The Mark Hotel. Read on to see a few more pictures:

photos by me

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  1. I love how festive everything is; the penguins on the steps are too cute!

    Sunday Brunch

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  2. Leslie wrote:

    So cute! The city is beautiful at Christmas time!

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  3. These look like pictures out of a movie! I wish it was this festive where I live!

    XX, SS || A Little Seersucker Sass

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  4. Holly wrote:

    These are so beautiful! I absolutely love Christmas, and one day I have to see New York City in person this time of year!

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  5. Debbie wrote:

    The penguins are just too cute!

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