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Monday, December 8, 2014
The New Christmas Tree
Days of yore, Stuyvesant Town had a real Christmas tree. Brought in like they bring in the tree at Rockefeller Center. Big and fresh. Impressive. Dazzling at night. Then, several years ago, came the "green" tree, a planting off to the side that was supposed to remain at the Oval year round and used as a Christmas tree during the holidays. That tree looked perpetually sickly; never got better, only worse. Now we have an artificial Christmas tree. Progress?