10. Gifted: To NY, From NY Holiday Market at Times Square
The Times Square Marketplace. Image courtesy Urbanspace
On Friday, November 24, Urbanspace — the team behind various public markets in New York City — will unveil its newest holiday market in the center of Times Square. Called Gifted: To NY, From NY, the marketplace will run through to December 22, and feature 16 independent businesses and vendors, who all had their start in the Big Apple. The lineup this year includes larger retailers and craftspeople, ranging from popular ice cream purveyors, Ice & Vice, to clothing shop, Fineapple New York, and cat accessories shop, Meow Parlour.
According to TimeOut New York, the market will also feature a life-sized gingerbread scene, creatively put together by the students of the International Culinary Center. The display will help to tell the history and evolution of Times Square, from its gritty days through to recent times. Gifted: To NY, From NY (Broadway Plaza between 43rd & 44th Streets) will be open daily from 11am to 9pm, November 24 – December 22. For more information, click here.