Let it snow! Now that we’ve had our first snow of the season, we’re in full-blown winter mode. Bring on the holiday markets and spiked cider. Our top events going down in the city, below.
Take game night to another level with one of fashion’s finest. Join Tim Gunn at The Bell House for the latest round of Ask Me Another, an interactive event that blends brainteasers and local pub trivia night with comedy and music. Play along with Gunn and other special guests as they answer fun trivia questions written especially for them. More information here. 149 7th St. Brooklyn, NY
Don’t go through the holiday shopping season without scoring something special for yourself. At Tanya Taylor’s online sample sale today, you can get 70 percent off exclusive styles that’ll brighten up your wardrobe. Shop the sale here.
Jump start your Hump Day with an early morning dance party. At Daybreaker’s third birthday celebration, which doubles as its ugly sweater holiday party, you can wake up with a yoga session that’s followed by a two-hour dance party featuring live music, performance artists, breakfast treats, and special holiday surprises. Additionally, in the spirit of the holidays, Daybreaker is hosting a coat drive, so bring some warm winter clothing to donate to those who need it most. More information here. 17 Irving Place New York, NY
Holiday shopping doesn’t have to be stressful. Head to Artists & Fleas tonight for a shopping party where you can find unique gifts for everyone on your list while enjoying a few drinks and music. Sip on cold beers by Sixpoint and snack on tasty bites from Sweet Dames Artisan Confections while you wrap up your holiday shopping. More information about the event here. 88 10th Ave. New York, NY
If you can’t check everyone off your shopping list at Artists & Fleas, head to Astoria’s iconic Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden for another holiday market full of unique treats and gifts. Browse for clothing, accessories, pottery, chocolates, and more at this holiday market, and don’t forget to fill up on the restaurant’s “Grandma’s Kitchen” menu, which features dishes like homemade soups, assorted pork and sausage platters, and homemade apple strudel. Wash everything down with some egg nog or hot apple cider. More information here. 29-19 24th Ave. New York, NY
Tis’ the season for pumpkin-flavored everything, bagels included. At Bantam Bagels, you can now enjoy a slew of holiday-themed treats, including Apple Pie, a cinnamon Nutmeg bagel stuffed with apple spice cream cheese and topped with baked apple crisp, and Pumpkin Pie, a pumpkin spice bagel stuffed with pumpkin pie spiced cream cheese and topped with crumbled graham crackers. Additionally, today only, stop by the Bleecker Street store to get your picture taken and eat bagels with Santa or Mensch on a Bench. All proceeds will go to Food Bank of NY. 283 Bleecker St. New York, NY
It’s brunch time, don’t waste it on a poorly planned reservation. We recently named our Best (and Worst) Brunches of 2016 as well as Best Bites of 2016. Your favorite brunch spot not listed? Let us know where to brunch for 2017 in the comments!