Q 2 What is common to "A Miracle on 34th Street", the world's largest department store, and the NY Santa Claus Parade?
Macy's. The world's largest departmental store occupies the entire block between 34th and 35th Street on Broadway.
The movie "A Miracle on 34th Street" - a christmas staple in the US, was roughly centred on the story of Santa Claus being hired as Santa Claus at Macy's.
The Thanksgiving Day Parade sponsored by Macy's is the NY Santa Clause Parade - much loved by New Yorkers.
Additional Trivia: The theme of the Thanksgiving Parade and the christmas shop window of Macy's for 2004 has the theme of "A Miracle on 34th Street".
References: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macy, Post Time]