By now, most Christmas trees have been thrown to the curb, recycled, or boxed up and packed in the attic. Here in the city, the masses of tourists have already started to thin out. Pretty soon, the store windows will change from mistletoe and holly, to hearts and cupids. I've even removed the four plus hours of holiday favorites from my ipod. Although I'm kind of glad that all the holiday madness is behind us, I must admit, New York City at Christmas is certainly something special. So to bid farewell to this years yuletide joy, here are a few of my favorite posts from the holiday season.