Is it just me, or did we transition from pumpkins and spiced lattes to Christmas trees in a matter of three days?! As if the city isn’t difficult enough weaving around the tourists, now we have half the city carrying home ambitious-sized trees on their shoulders. But I won’t get all bah humbug on you..this is the best time of the year, after all. Check out our picks to get you through your first week back post holiday.
Happy Winter’s Eve! Say goodbye to fall and start to welcome winter at New York’s largest holiday festival. Catch live performances, ice-sculpting demonstrations, circus performers and tastings from more than 30 Lincoln Square restaurants. More info here. Broadway between Columbus Circle and W 68th St
Anyone else still feeling that turkey? I’m spending my evening at Barry’s Bootcamp, getting my butt in gear. I suggest you do the same. Multiple locations in NYC
It’s here! The 2015 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree will be lit for the first time tonight, with live performances from 7–9pm, at Rockefeller Plaza. Between West 48th and West 51st Streets and Fifth and Sixth Avenues.
White truffle fans rejoice! Colicchio & Son’s Chef de Cuisine, Chris Lavey and Pastry Chef, Stephen Collucci have designed a five-course White Truffle Dinner celebrating our favorite time of the year with pairings by Beverage Director, Patrick Bennett. This is a night you won’t want to miss. Find more info here. 85 10th Ave
The Bitches recently celebrated our weekend at Queen of the Night, feasting our stomachs on a delicious meal and our eyes on some pretty incredible performances. It was the ultimate Friday evening, and a must-try for any New Yorker. 235 W 46th St
Right in time for the winter seasons, Stanton Social has launched a brand new “SociaLight” brunch that is a perfect location for your weekend meal. With specials such as Croque Monsieur ‘Satays’, and Peanut Butter & Jelly ‘Twinkie’s, there is something on the menu for every indulgence. 99 Stanton St
Is your company skimping on the holiday parties this year? Have no fear, Lavo is here! Check out their champagne brunch every weekend for a really great time. Our review, here. 39 E 58th St