The giant Christmas tree in Union Square is extra green this year — so green that it’s artificial.
The evergreen that dazzles holiday shoppers was not cut down in a forest. Instead, the 83-foot Southern beauty that Macy’s bought came from a company in Georgia. Assembled like a giant jigsaw puzzle, the faux fir will be the star of Macy’s 22nd annual Great Tree Lighting Ceremony tonight. Read More