Thought that new "Beacon of Progress" at the redesigned 55 Water St. public plaza was just going to sit still and hold that pose? Well, guests at last night's dedication learned otherwise. Organizers flipped the switch and the box of LEDs started flashing - with colors to match a whole calendar of holidays - and loudspeakers started pumping out music - including Arlo Guthrie's song "Alice's Restaurant" (to represent Thanksgiving, of course). That Empire State Building better watch out: There might just be another seasonal showoff in town.
· 55 Water Street Park Update: 'Progress Toward What?' [Curbed]
· Lighting Schedule [ESB]