Big Bird threw the switch Friday to symbolically light up the Empire State Building in green and yellow to mark Sesame Street's 50th anniversary. Puppeteer Caroll Spinney was honored with a proclamation marking 'Caroll Spinney day'. (Nov. 8)

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