12/20/12 2:00pm


Image source: NY Trees Direct – one of their trees all decorated in Christmas finery

Necessity is the mother of invention, and the Christmas season has encouraged it even further for two local friends. Enter NYC Trees Direct, a Queens-based startup company that delivers quality Christmas trees to New Yorkers at a discounted price. The NY Daily News reports that Astoria-based public school teacher Harold DeLucia and UWS-based construction foreman and Josh Lanzera realized that a Christmas tree delivery service had a real market after witnessing the success of Tyler’s Trees, a Manhattan-based tree delivery service now in its fifth year. (more…)