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Top Ten Things To Do In December

Take The Holid-A-Train Chug Along on Bar Car Nights While the New York Botanical Garden’s Holiday Train Show is fun for all ages, their Bar Car Nights, held from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. on 12/2-12/3, 12/16-12/17, 12/23, and 12/30, are an adults-only affair. Marvel at the display during special, extended evening hours, sip a [...]

‘Tis The Season For Brookfield Place

Downtown’s All-Encompassing Answer for a Holiday Haven What do you get when you combine the height of retail luxury, exceptional chef-driven restaurants, world-class lifestyle amenities, and exciting cultural experiences? Answer: Brookfield Place New York. This is a powerhouse combination any time of year, but add the spirit of the holidays in New York City and [...]

Tate’s Sweet Move Into Manhattan

Pop-Up at the Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park For some people, quality control isn’t a business practice; it’s a way of life. Take Kathleen King. Today, the polished Hamptons born-and-bred entrepreneur is widely recognized as the producer and purveyor of the country’s best chocolate chip cookies from Tate’s Bake Shop. When she [...]

Champagne Supernova

Bands To Get Bubbly With This Holiday Season It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and it’s no different for live music. Our featured interviews are with Cyndi Lauper who headlines the sixth annual “Home for the Holidays” at the Beacon Theatre December 3, and country duo Dan + Shay who light up the [...]

Concert Spotlight Interview: Cyndi Lauper

Queens Pop Icon Heads Home for the Holidays Pop music icon. Broadway disruptor. Voice of change. Cyndi Lauper remains one of New York’s brightest stars, a humanitarian who has taken her celebrity and songbook to raise awareness and celebrate equality for all. Lauper rounded up a range of talent like she does each year for [...]

Concert Spotlight Interview: Dan + Shay

Country Duo Is Obsessed With New York Three-time nominated CMA Vocal Duo of the Year Dan + Shay have hit it big ever since 2013 when their now-platinum feel-good single “19 You + Me” broke waves. The youthful love song about Myrtle Beach, S.C. positioned Pennsylvania native Dan Smyers and Arkansas native Shay Mooney as [...]

Christmas Movies On The Menu

For Film-loving Foodies, Here Are Four Restaurants to Visit This Season If someone were to calculate the percentage of all Christmas films that are set in New York, it would surely be a significant proportion. There’s just something about the holiday season that tinges the city with even more energy, more excitement, and—with the snow, [...]

Toast The Season

Where To Grab a Drink After Enjoying the City’s Hallmarks of the Holidays City sidewalks, busy sidewalks, dressed in holiday style…and no city dresses up better than New York. From Christmas lights strung through the streets of Little Italy to wreaths hung on lampposts in frosty Central Park, the city is filled with holiday season [...]

Dining Spotlight Interview: Il Mulino Prime

A Modern Steakhouse in SoHo The Il Mulino New York brand has become known amongst its diners for a certain measure of style and service in addition to the perfectly prepared and elevated Italian dishes. While some of those signature menu items are available at the o shoot Il Mulino Prime, here what’s most celebrated [...]

Seasons Greetings On Stage

Celebrate The Spirit of the Season with Live Arts in the Big Apple In keeping with its reputation as one of the world’s great cities, each year the Big Apple embraces the spirit of holiday season with the same world-class flair for which the city is known. From the lavish holiday-themed storefronts along 5th Avenue [...]

Broadway Spotlight: Interview with In Transit Creative Team

A Capella Original Arrives for the Holidays A capella has been inspiring fans at college campuses for decades, but it’s been building an entirely more professional profile in recent years with the film series “Pitch Perfect,” as well as NBC’s “The Sing-Off,” which crowned super- group Pentatonix the winners of the third season (they are [...]

Curations of Holiday Cheer

From Toy Trains to Post-Modern Design December is a great time to visit New York’s museums and institutions, as holiday-themed exhibitions transform galleries into magical worlds that can be enjoyed by the entire family. Each of these three shows observes this special time of year with a highly distinctive offering that is characteristic of its [...]