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Behind The Macy's Balloons (PHOTOS)

Ken Hamm | Posted 01.26.2015 | New York
Ken Hamm

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons have been riding high since 1927 when Felix the Cat first took to the skies. As a kid I was fascinated by how these enormous titans were flown through the the narrow streets of NYC, and now as an adult I am fascinated by how they are created. VP of Macy's Parade Studios, John Piper was kind enough to give me an behind the scenes look at the making of these holiday icons. Enjoy the photos!

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AP/ The Huffington Post | By DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Giant balloons, floats, marching bands and clowns with confetti brought smiles to thousands of revelers Thursday eager to catch a glimpse ...