We can all thank George Washington for an extended weekend to recover from the perpetual winter storms making this February even more miserable. I hope you are all reveling in an extra day to sleep in and cozy up indoors. If you decide to be adventurous and endure the ominous dark puddles that mark our street corners, read on to find your best options for this week.
Take advantage of the extra hours out of the office to cook yourself a fabulous meal and start your week off on the right foot. I recently shared my most favorite cilantro lime chicken taco recipe. Check it out here.
Fifty years ago, the Beatles landed in JFK and took New York, and the rest of the U.S.A, by storm. The New York Public Library commemorates this momentous occasion with their “Ladies and Gentlemen, the Beatles” exhibit, covering the years the Beatles ran rampant in America. 40 Lincoln Center Plaza (behind the Met Opera), running now through May 10th.
Us Bitches love all things boutique fitness, but as a frequent attendee of SoulCycle, I recognize it can be slightly overwhelming to walk into a class where newbies stick out like sore thumbs. Lucky for you, SoulCycle just introduced Soul 101, a beginner’s program that consists of three one-hour classes that will help you get used to the choreography, lingo, and rhythm of the bike. More info here, offered at various NYC studio locations.
Need a great spot for your Thirsty Thursday? Check out newly-opened Peacock and enjoy posh English snacks and quality cocktails in the library, or try downstairs, the Shakespeare, for a more casual British pub atmosphere. In an area starved for bars that don’t include 4 A.M. karaoke and college reunions, this brings a refreshing drinking destination to our classier Murray Hill residents. Cheers! 24 East 39th St., (646) 837-6776
February is Pancake Month, which makes this month a little less terrible. Avoid the typical two-hour waits for weekend brunch and try breakfast for dinner at Clinton St. Baking Co, known for its ridiculously amazing pancakes. Try the chocolate chunk version, and you’ll be combining breakfast, dinner and dessert! 4 Clinton St (646) 602-6263
Today marks the commencement of Sweaty Saturday, a day dedicated to bringing together the city’s best fitness studios, health brands, and wellness experts. There is an overwhelming amount of great studios offering special Sweaty Saturday events. Make sweating sexy, Bitches! More info here.
Bitch in the City Ally loved her Bitch-approved brunch at the Cleveland in Nolita, and with new Executive Chef Max Sussman running the kitchen, you will too! 25 Cleveland Place (212) 274-0900