Chille's Halloween pumpkin magically turns into his awaiting chariot.  For inner-city street cred, this is also known as a 'Gypsy Cab'.  I'm jus sayin'...  ;)

With the sun shining on a beautiful, crisp autumn day, Chille sets out for yet another NYC adventure...

"Times Square, please.  And step on it!  Mickey is waiting for me!"

"Times Square, please. And step on it! Mickey is waiting for me!"

46th and Broadway.  Perfect!

46th and Broadway. Perfect!

Ah. the bustling of Times Square on a Tuesday morning at 10 am...  *Note to tourists:  EXCELLENT time to experience all that Times Square has to offer!

Ah, the bustling of Times Square on a Tuesday morning at 10 am... *Note to tourists: EXCELLENT time to experience all that Times Square has to offer!

Hmm...   Which way to the Disney Store on Broadway?

Hmm... Which way to the Disney Store?

You never know WHO you will run into on the streets of New York. This was a random celebrity sighting. Chille recognized her Calvin's. No, seriously!

You never know WHO you will run into on the streets of New York. This was a random celebrity sighting. Chille recognized Brooke Shields' Calvins. No, seriously, Chille LOVES the ladies...

When, what to our wondering eyes should appear?!

When, what to our wondering eyes should appear?!

Chille dutifully takes his place: first in line for the grand opening!  All the better to plan out what Disney says will be the best 30 minutes of every child's day!

Chille dutifully takes his place: first in line for the grand opening! All the better to plan out what Disney says will be the best 30 minutes of every child's day!

Just a quick peek...

Just a quick peek...

Oh yeah!   SOMETHING is going on!

Oh yeah! SOMETHING is going on!

"No worries, Mama.  Watch as I move through the throngs of peeps and past the velvet ropes to show you how it is done!"

"No worries, Mama. Watch as I move through the throngs of peeps and past the velvet ropes to show you how it is done!"

VIP Chille gets positioned awkwardly to the side of the stage.  Why is this giant white thing blocking my view?!

VIP Chille gets positioned awkwardly to the side of the stage. Why is this giant white thing blocking my view?!

There is a lot of chatter and excitement among the Royalties present...

There is a lot of chatter and excitement among the Royalties present...

And a lot of chatter among the not so Royal, as well...

And a lot of chatter among the not-so-Royal, as well...

Who doesn't love a Phineas and Ferb sighting?

Phineas and Ferb create a buzz about the big reveal!

The Army Men from Disney's Toy Story stand in full attention as that secret white covering is removed!

The Army Men from Disney Pixar's 'Toy Story' stand in full attention as that secret white covering is removed!

CInderella GASPS as the sight!!

Cinderella GASPS at the sight!!

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I AM SPEED!!

Proximity to Speed?  1 meter, baby!

Proximity to Speed? 1 meter, baby!

Matching Disney Store racing jacket for VIP Chille?  $35

Matching Disney Store racing jacket for VIP Chille? $35

Happiest day of Chille's life?  PRICELESS

Happiest day of Chille's life? PRICELESS

Mr. Robert Iger, the President and CEO of The Walt Disney Company, takes the podium to welcome Lightning McQueen to NYC.

Mr. Robert Iger, the President and CEO of The Walt Disney Company, takes the podium to welcome Lightning McQueen to NYC.

As does NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg...

As does NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg...

And, of course, Buzz Lightyear...

And, of course, Buzz Lightyear...

And certainly, the most famouse of them all:  Mickey Mouse!

And certainly, the most famouse of them all: Mickey Mouse!

A quick thanks to his sponsors...

A quick thanks to his sponsors...

For making THIS all possible!

For making THIS all possible!

Naturally, after a HUGE production like THAT incredible Disney welcome...

Naturally, after a HUGE production like THAT incredible Disney welcome...

A crowd begins to gather and the usual people line up to request a photo with Chille...

A crowd begins to gather...

And the usual people and fans line up to request a photo with Chille...

And the usual people and fans line up to request a photo with Chille...

Mayor Bloomberg is first in line.  (Click on the photo to see the OFFICIAL Times Square website's coverage of the Disney Store opening with more photos of the Mayor and Chille!)

Mayor Bloomberg is first in line. (Click on the photo to see the OFFICIAL Times Square website's coverage of the Disney Store opening with more photos of the Mayor and Chille!)

Good Morning America's Robin Roberts is next!

Good Morning America's Robin Roberts is next!

And, last but not least, Mr. Lightning McQueen himself!

And, last but not least, Mr. Lightning McQueen himself!

Even I had to admit, having the Army there to escort us safely among the fans was super duper nice!

Even I had to admit that having the Army there to escort us safely among the fans was super duper nice!

Sometimes, having the honor of wiping Chille's bottom has its perks...

Sometimes, having the honor of wiping Chille's bottom has its perks. As Chille's Mama, I'm usually not photographed in this blog, but for Lightning McQueen, who could resist? Here's Mama and son!

As the Disney Family Reunion took place in the middle of Times Square...

As the Disney Family Reunion took place in the middle of Times Square...

We have the opportunity to meet the newest members from the upcoming 3D Disney movie 'Tangled'  hitting theaters nationwide on November 24th!  *Click on the photo to see the official trailer*

We have the opportunity to meet the newest members of the family from the upcoming 3D Disney movie 'Tangled' hitting theaters nationwide on November 24th! *Click on the photo to see the official trailer*

Mickey and Minnie and the gang is all ready for the Grand Opening of the new Disney Store!

Mickey and Minnie and the gang are all ready for the Grand Opening of the new Disney Store!

So Chille gives the 'thumbs up' to his brother-from-another-mother, Mickey..

So Chille gives the 'thumbs up' to his brother-from-another-mother, Mickey..

And the Disney gang basks in their joy about this incredible event happening right here in Chille's hometown.

And the Disney gang basks in their joy about this incredible event happening right here in Chille's hometown.

Since the Disney Princesses are looking mighty fine to lil' Chille from da Hood...

As the Disney Princesses prepare to unlock the new store...

Chille bids a fond farewell to his friends...

Chille bids a fond farewell to his friends...

But not before having a quick chat with Chille's new BFF about going right to turn left...

But not before having a quick chat with Chille's new BFF about going right to turn left...

... and going left to turn right...

... and going left to turn right...

...  and speed...

... and speed and Piston Cups to be had and won. After all, isn't it ALWAYS...

... and Piston Cups to be had and won.  After all, isn't it ALWAYS...

Just another ordinary day in an extraordinary city...