See all of New York’s extravagantly designed holiday windows using Google VR

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New York’s annual tradition of rolling out incredibly elaborate holiday-themed store window displays in December is as much a part of the city’s seasonal tourism as the Thanksgiving Day parade or New Years in Times Square. 

But if you don’t have the time or resources to make the trip, you can now get a taste of the city’s art-meets-holiday spirit via immersive experiences offered by Google. 

The company teamed up with 18 of the best known New York retail stores with holiday displays and produced an online and mobile interactive tour of the most stunning store windows this season.  Read more…

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Muslim-owned restaurant is offering free meals to the homeless this Christmas

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A Turkish restaurant in London has decided to celebrate Christmas with a loving act of charity.

Shish Restaurant, which is Muslim-owned and based in Sidcup, is offering free meals to the homeless over the coming holiday period, The Telegraph reports.

Throughout the day, from noon until 6 p.m., the homeless and elderly will be able to enjoy a free three-course meal, with a main entrée choice of chicken casserole, vegetarian casserole or chicken shish (grilled chicken served on skewers), along with soup or cacik (Turkish yoghurt) and a dessert of rice pudding. Read more…

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