Subway Riders Treated to Songs

Holiday Caroling, Roosevelt Island, Leading Up to Tree Lighting Ceremony

Warming an evening with song, greeting their neighbors with holiday carols, Roosevelt Islanders kicked off the holiday season.
Warming an evening with song, greeting their neighbors with holiday carols, Roosevelt Islanders kicked off the holiday season.
© David Stone / Roosevelt Island Daily

Showers caused Roosevelt Island Carolers to move earlier than planned to the shelter of the Subway Station where folks arriving for home and the Annual Tree Lighting were greeted with songs. Here's a look.

 

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Emerging talent, Roosevelt Island kids made the season bright.
Emerging talent, Roosevelt Island kids made the season bright.
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Holiday Caroling, Roosevelt Island, Leading Up to Tree Lighting Ceremony
© David Stone / Roosevelt Island Daily

 

For some very young guests, a first experience with caroling.
For some very young guests, a first experience with caroling.
© David Stone / Roosevelt Island Daily

 

RIOC VP stopped with guests on the way to the Tree Light Ceremony
RIOC VP stopped with guests on the way to the Tree Light Ceremony
© David Stone / Roosevelt Island Daily

 

Actor/Director Jacqueline Lucid-Cusick slipped quietly into the songfest.
Actor/Director Jacqueline Lucid-Cusick slipped quietly into the songfest.
© David Stone / Roosevelt Island Daily

 

Carolers refused to let cold or rain reduce the joys of song.
Carolers refused to let cold or rain reduce the joys of song.
© David Stone / Roosevelt Island Daily

Like to see the Tree Lighting events? Check out the Roosevelt Islander's post here.


 

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