Thanksgiving, 1997. The next float passed, its view partially obstructed by the silhouette in front of it. The person ahead of me was at least a foot taller. I looked up and saw people watching from the balconies. How’s the view from up there? No answer. So much for telepathy.
September 14, 2008. While it’s not a Manhattan high-rise, from my balcony, the Solano Stroll Parade looks like the following video, except less grainy: