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Based in New York City, hosts Chris and Kris explore the history and traditions of the Holidays in NYC and beyond ✌️🎅🤶👍

Christmas Time in the City Chris & Kris

    • Places & Travel
    • 4.9 • 20 Ratings

Based in New York City, hosts Chris and Kris explore the history and traditions of the Holidays in NYC and beyond ✌️🎅🤶👍

    Ghostbusters 2!! (w/ Gerry D)

    Ghostbusters 2!! (w/ Gerry D)

    Too hot to handle, too cold to hold. You called the Ghostbusters and they're in control! 
    Chris & Kris have a real treat for you. They've partnered up with Gerry D. from Totally Rad Christmas for a crossover of ghostly proportions. In this episode, Chris & Kris and Gerry take a deep, slightly nitpicky look at the 1989 classic Ghostbusters 2. They talk about the filming locations, glaring geographical errors, deleted scenes, and abandoned storylines. If that's not enough, head over to Totally Rad Christmas after to listen to the companion episode where our hosts chat with Gerry about their memories, feelings, and overall nostalgia of this classic film. 
    There's some really fun stuff planned for the rest of the year so subscribe now so you don't miss an episode. 

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    Totally Rad Christmas on Facebook
    Christmas Time in the City Podcast

    • 1 hr
    Halloween in New York City

    Halloween in New York City

    It's the Christmas Time in the City Podcast's one year anniversary and a slew of Christmas podcast hosts have sent in messages to help mark the special occasion! Chris & Kris talk about the past year and how they've grown as podcasters. Kris talks about how Halloween in New York City will be this year and how it used to be. In Listener Mail, they talk about the best place to meet Santa Claus in the city and a fun German Christmas Market in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Subscribe now so you don't miss an episode. Watch out next week for a very special crossover event featuring a scene by scene breakdown of a classic ghostly sequel 😉🤫

    • 20 min
    The History of Palisades Amusement Park

    The History of Palisades Amusement Park

    As we enter the Bermonths, we bid farewell to the summer of 2020 with a look at an amusement park that closed on this day in 1971. The story of Palisades Amusement Park isn't just it's history but also the foundation of all amusement parks that have come since. 
    In the News (11:45), Kris and Chris discuss the reimagining of the Thanksgiving Day Parade and the lengths people are taking to get a little taste of Broadway.
    In Listener Mail (15:54), Chris tells a story about a run in with a pop star on the train. 
    Finally, in Christmas Confidential (19:22), they disclose a sweet story about a dad trying to keep the magic of Christmas alive and a slightly awkward story about a close mom and son. Stay tuned and subscribe if you haven't already. Stay safe and Happy Holidays!

    • 22 min
    The History of Coney Island

    The History of Coney Island

    With tourism more or less canceled in New York City this summer, and the Bermonths right around the corner, Chris and Kris take a trip down memory lane and talk about the history of Coney Island. Chris makes a "chilling" announcement. In the News, they talk about the closing of the Rockettes show and the opening of the Top of the Rock Observation Deck. In Listener Mail, Kris talks about living away from family and how to make it work. And finally, in Christmas Confidential, the Chris's read a couple more anonymous Christmas confessions. Subscribe now so you don't miss an episode. Stay safe everyone.



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    Christmas Time in the City Podcast

    • 21 min
    A Brief History of Christmas in New York City

    A Brief History of Christmas in New York City

    Happy Christmas in July! There's no better way to celebrate than by talking about the history of Christmas in New York City and how it has impacted Christmas traditions all over the world. In this episode, Chris and Kris talk about the history of modern day Santa Claus, the origin of the most well-known Christmas poem of all time and much more. They recap NYC's 4th of July fireworks celebration, talk about Coney Island and the annual hotdog eating competition. A new segment is introduced called, "Christmas Confessional" and Chris calls out Kris on a "noggy" little secret. Stay safe everyone!

    • 21 min
    Top 5 New York City Christmas Songs

    Top 5 New York City Christmas Songs

    Happy Leon Day everyone! We're officially halfway to Christmas and to celebrate, Chris and Kris are marking the special day by presenting the Top 5 New York City Christmas songs! They break some big podcast related news, read a listener review, and answer a couple questions from the mailbag about their potential plans for celebrating Christmas in July. Stay tuned until the end for the results of the tote giveaway. Stay safe everyone!

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    Music featured in this episode

    Fairytale of New York - The Pogues

    Christmas in New York - Joe

    Silver Bells - Bing Crosby

    New York Christmas - Rob Thomas

    Christmas in New York - Lea Michele

    Christmas in Hollis - Run DMC

    Links

    Fairytale of New York (Cover) - Ed Sheeran

    Fairytale of New York (Cover) - Ronan Keating

    Merry Little Bexmas - YouTube Channel

    Christmas Time in the City Website

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
20 Ratings

20 Ratings

Manny315 ,

Travel to NYC without leaving your seat

Have you been to NYC?
If you haven't had the pleasure then listen to this podcast and it will transport you there.
Been there before?
I have too and guess what? I should have started listening to this podcast before and my Christmas vacation would have been complete with Chris and Kris as tour guides!

benjipear ,

A fresh cheese pizza just for me!

I am loving this podcast! The only time I have ever been to NYC was at Christmastime, so for me, the city is always Christmas. While there I made sure to get “lost in New York.” Thanks for putting together just a great podcast that combines the excitement of Christmas in the City with fun new facts for me to explore. Well done!

Holli Cuomo ,

Awesome podcast!

Chris and Kris do a great job making informative and fun content!

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