The 13-foot tree's theme is drawn from the movie "Night at the Museum."
Organizers claim they are working with local authorities, but the community board had not been notified.
The 2014 Rockefeller Center Christmas tree, a Norway Spruce, is 85-feet tall and 46-feet wide.
The New York City Rescue Mission hosted New York Cares' 25th annual coat drive on Wednesday.
The third annual Woks and Lox will be held at Nom Wah Tea Parlor in Chinatown on Dec. 28.
New York was expected to receive some bouts of rain and record-high temperatures days before Christmas.
The nonprofit Pantomonium company aims to bring holiday theater to underprivileged children.
Local businesses didn't pay for lights to be hung for the first time in decades, officials said.
Participants can decorate holiday cookies with the owner of Sugar Flower Cake Shop.
What to do when you're struggling to deal with loss during the holiday season.
Sugary versions of the Empire State Building, Gracie Mansion and other landmarks are on display.
The Museum at Eldridge Street will hold a concert, tours and a scavenger hunt to celebrate Christmas.
Five free musical performances will "bring holiday cheer" to locations across Midtown.
The group kicked off the Christmas season with a sing-along of Handel's "Messiah."
Where to Turn is reopening its free toy store for Sandy victims once again this year.
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