Friday, December 4, 2009

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town At Roosevelt Island Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony - Have You Been Good This Year? Bruce Springsteen Wants To Know

Roosevelt Island Holiday/Christmas Tree At Blackwell House Plaza

Last night was a nearly perfect setting for the annual Roosevelt Island Holiday/Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Blackwell House Plaza. There was a big crowd of adults and children

Crowd At Blackwell House Plaza For Roosevelt Island Holiday Tree Ceremony

who enjoyed live holiday musical performances by the Westside Brass Quartet and Vocal Trio as well as Holiday Treats of hot chocolate, cider and small gifts from sponsors

Riverwalk Bar & Grill Roosevelt Island Gingerbread

while waiting for the arrival of Santa Claus.

Santa Clause Waiting To Greet Roosevelt Island Children

A very nice job by RIOC and the event sponsors including Amalgamated Bank, Starbucks, Riverwalk Bar and Grill, Hudson Related, Nonno's Pizzeria, Urban American, Becker & Becker, & Dental Love Associates

Roosevelt Island Christmas Tree In Front of Blackwell House

I also liked the blue lights strung on trees by the Blackwell Turnaround.

Blue Lights By Blackwell Turnaround

The only night's drawback, at least for me, was that it was a bit too warm for early December when I expect and like a chill in the air.

Have you been a good boy or girl this year? Santa Claus and Bruce Springsteen want to know.

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town With Bruce Springsteen & Southside Johnny



Anonymous said...

Santa Claus is a RIOC employee.

Can you guess who it is?

rakeback said...

Bruce is a living legend, and this is one of my favorite xmas songs.