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Special discount: Radio City Christmas Spectacular

THERE IS NO BETTER PLACE TO BE THIS HOLIDAY THAN AT THE RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR®!   The radiant Radio City Music Hall® will be decked out for the season and the Rockettes® shine like never before in a breathtaking NEW FINALE that transforms the theater into a glistening winter wonderland.  The Rockettes modern choreography…

Top 5 Holiday Movie Moments Filmed in NYC

By Lauren Nicholson The holiday season is one of the most fantastic times of the year to visit New York City. With its sparkling lights, towering Christmas trees and abundance of ice skating rinks, the Big Apple shines brightly during the early months of winter. It’s among these reasons and more the city has been chosen as a backdrop for many well-known holiday movies. Join On Location Tours on a jolly joyride as we review the best holiday movie moments filmed in NYC. 1. The Plaza Hotel (768 5th Ave) – In “Home Alone 2: Lost in New York,” Kevin (Macaulay Culkin) stays at The Plaza Hotel during his trip to New York City. Upon entering the hotel, Donald Trump makes a cameo appearance when Kevin asks him where the lobby is. 2. Atlantic Grill (49 W 64th St) –…

How the Rockefeller Center Tree Became a New York City Icon

On December 4, thousands will gather around the Rockefeller Center Tree to witness the twinkling lights blink on, while millions more will crowd around television sets worldwide to see the event.The tree lights up midtown Manhattan and serves as a glowing beacon of the Christmas spirit. But its Depression-era birth turns out to be far more humble. On Christmas Eve in 1931, construction workers put up a tiny, 20-foot balsam fir on the meek and mucky site of what would soon become Rockefeller Center. They strung it with cranberries, paper, and even tin cans. Christmas lights went up two weeks later at the behest of a Rockefeller Center publicist. Sadly, the tree disappeared the following year. The first official tree emerged in 1933. Rising 50 feet tall into the gray winter sky, it stood in Rockefeller Plaza, where it would…