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The History of Palisades Amusement Park

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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, 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, Chris tells a story about a run in with a pop star on the train. In Christmas Confidential, 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!

The History of Coney Island

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With tourism more or less cancelled 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 Confidental, the Chris's read a couple more anonymous Christmas confessions. Subscribe now so you don't miss an episode. Stay safe everyone.

A Brief History of Christmas in New York City

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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!

Links Christmas Past Podcast - My Dear Santa

Christmas Time in the City Podcast

Top 5 New York City Christmas Songs

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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! ✌️πŸ€ΆπŸŽ…πŸ‘
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

Chris was on Tinsel Tunes!

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Chris was featured on the latest episode of Tinsel Tunes. Huge thanks to Duane for having him on. Follow the link below to have a listen! 
Tinsel Tunes Episode 27

Truly, Madly, Deeply

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I'm dedicating this to anyone that needs it. I promise you won't be able to keep from smiling. We're all on this crazy ride together.
We here at Christmas Time in the City love you truly, madly, deeply 🀟🀢 ✌️πŸŽ…

We're on the latest episode of Totally Rad Christmas!

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Gerry D invited us to come on his awesome podcast to chat about Scrooged! It was an absolute blast! Follow this link or find it wherever you listen to podcasts ✌️πŸ€ΆπŸŽ…πŸ‘

Social Distancing II: Lost in New York - Christmas Tourism and revisiting Home Alone

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As the world slowly starts to think about opening up again, Chris & Kris close out their Social Distancing series by chatting about being tourists again. Kris delivers news about the future of Broadway and film/tv productions in NYC. They speculate about Christmas 2020 and how things might be different. In Listener Mail (14:08), they revisit Home Alone 2 and it's filming locations. Stay tuned until the end for an update on the tote bag GIVEAWAY. Stay safe, everyone. Next month is Leon Day!

Social Distancing with Chris & Kris

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It's our Social Distancing episode. We have a few laughs and chat about a few things we're excited to do when life goes back to normal, plus we read what some listeners are excited about. Stay tuned until the end as we give an update on our tote bag GIVEAWAY. Stay safe everyone.

St. Patrick's Day Parade

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Happy St. Patrick's Day everyone! In this episode we talk about the oldest running parade in the US, Manhattan's St. Patrick's Day Parade! In the news, we dish on Saltbae's new burger joint and put NYC's mild winter behind us. In the listener mail segment we talk about when the Holiday lights show up in the city. We also read a listener review and announce the winner of our first GIVEAWAY! Follow us on Facebook and Instagram to get notified about our next giveaway SLÁINTE!