7 things to know about the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

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NEW YORK — It’s a Thanksgiving Day tradition: the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

The gathering is celebrating the 90th year of making its way down some major Manhattan thoroughfares to Macy’s flagship store at Herald Square. Hundreds of thousands are expected to see it in person; millions will watch from home.

Here are some things you should know about this treasured holiday tradition: