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Christmas

Morning Brief: December 26

Grey Skies, Silver Screen

What better day to kick back and watch a movie than the cloudy day after Christmas?  As usual, lots of films in the busy Christmas season are set in New York City, including American Hustle, Anchorman 2, Inside Llewyn Davis as well as The Secret Life of Walter Mitty andThe Wolf of Wall Street, which were just released yesterday.

Christmas History and Traditions

People flock to New York City during Christmastime for a variety of reasons, including to see the main attraction--the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree. But, when and how did that tradition begin?

From the tree at Rockefeller Center to the elaborate department store holiday window displays, Christmastime in New York City is a big deal. And it’s been a big deal here for a long time.