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December 2016

New Year’s Eve in Manhattan

The New Year is headed our way, and the final night of 2016 can be one to remember if you’re in town for the holiday. There’s lots to do on New Year’s Eve in Manhattan for your happiest new year yet.

Winter Holiday Events in NYC for a Happy New Year

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The Ball Drop at Times Square
Be part of a famous tradition that is known all around the world. The Ball Drop is not just an iconic midnight countdown, it’s also an evening-long event where the streets of Times Square are full of music, wishes, and cheers.

Show up early to get a good spot. (The streets around One Times Square start filling up as early as 12 p.m. on New Year’s Eve!)

Winter Jazzfest
Warm up with some hot music at this buzzy festival that features endless jazz talent at clubs across Brooklyn. The six-day fest, running from January 5-10, will also include a two-day jazz marathon.

NYRR Midnight Run 2016
This special run ends the year on a runner’s high. Join in at 10 p.m. for music and dancing, and then get ready for a four-miler that will begin at the stroke of midnight. The run will be accompanied by fireworks and will take place at the inner loop at Central Park.

New Year’s Eve Concert for Peace
Held inside the beautiful nave of The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, this concert is a beloved annual event that was started by Leonard Bernstein in 1984. The program will include a range of music, from Haydn to Bach to traditional spirituals by African-American composers. The concert begins at 7 p.m. on New Year’s Eve.

We hope winter holiday events in NYC will end your year with a bang. From everyone at The Manhattan Club, have a very happy New Year!

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Winter Holiday Events in NYC

The holidays are upon us, and there is no better time to spend a magical weekend enjoying winter holiday events in NYC. See famous attractions and iconic landmarks dressed up for the season, and enjoy a cup of cheer as the year comes to a close.

Things to Do for Your Holiday Getaway in Manhattan

SEASONS_WINTER_Young-winter-coupleHoliday Train Show at New York Botanical Garden
See magnificent model trains chug along through familiar New York City landmarks in miniature, like the Brooklyn Bridge and Statue of Liberty. Explore further to experience a wondrous winter garden and special tours, live performances, poetry readings, and kids’ activities. The show is open through January 16.

The Radio City Rockettes
Catch a show starring the storied Rockettes, who have been gracing Radio City Hall with fun performances and kick lines since the 1940s. In particular, drink in holiday magic when you see their Christmas Spectacular, which features tap-dancing rag dolls, Santa’s reindeer, and marching toy soldiers. The holiday show runs through January 2.

Winter Village at Bryant Park
Bryant Park becomes a winter wonderland during the holiday season. Visit the Winter Village’s holiday shops for a European open-air market experience, then take a break for a skate at The Rink. Finally, fill your belly with delicious food from the Snackbar, Public Fare restaurant, or various kiosks throughout the park. Visit through January 2.

The Rink at Rockefeller Center
Glide on the ice beneath the giant Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center, the centerpiece of the holiday season in NYC. General admission is open on a first-come, first-served basis. Book one of their ice skating packages to combine a skate with a show or a meal.

Your holiday getaway in Manhattan will be merry and bright with any of these events. Everyone at The Manhattan Club wishes you and yours a very happy holiday season!

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Sample and Savor New Flavors During NYC Winter Restaurant Week

Winter Attractions in NYC: All About Restaurant Week

NYC winter Restaurant Week
Escape the winter blahs and liven up your taste-buds  when you attend NYC Winter Restaurant Week.

It’s a time when leading New York City restaurants will offer excellent deals on delicious food in the form of prix fixe menus. This means you can get a tasty three-course meal at an affordable, fixed price.

Restaurant Week for 2017 will fall on January 23 through February 2.

What’s Included
Participating eateries for Restaurant Week will be pulling out all the stops to offer diners a fine menu of their best selections for lunch and/or dinner. At a minimum, each restaurant will offer three choices for the first and second courses: three appetizer choices, and three entrée choices. A minimum of two dessert options for the final course will also be presented.

Restaurants may vary in their additional offerings. Some may have drink specials to wet your whistle, or a la carte items available for an extra price.

Reservations or Walk-In? For most restaurants, it’s recommended that you make reservations. Walk-ins will be accepted, but participating restaurants will not be able to guarantee you a table at the time you arrive. Enjoy some old favorites or explore something new this winter!

The winter doldrums that tend to set in after the holidays end are can be forgotten – especially if you partake of winter attractions in NYC. Have fun exploring the city and new tastes, and forget about the long winter.

While you’re enjoying the colder months in New York City, stay with us at The Manhattan Club, and brighten up your season.

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Winter Attractions in NYC for After the Holidays

Cold Weather Events in New York City

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When the snow flies and the temperatures drop, there’s still lots to do in the city. Bundle up and discover all of the unique winter attractions in NYC.

Winter Jazzfest NYC
January events in Manhattan wouldn’t be complete without Winter Jazzfest NYC featuring a jazz marathon, with over 150 jazz performers playing over two days. Check it out January 5-10.

New York Boat Show
The New York Boat Show well be held at Javits Convention Center from January 25-29. Here you will see every kind of boat imaginable, from yachts and speed boats to canoes and fishing boats. There will also be fishing seminars, boat schools, and kids activities – build a toy boat or meet a pirate!

Winter Jam
Winter Jam is the ultimate snow day in Central Park. Go sledding. Learn how to snowshoe, ski, or snowboard and browse the Taste NY Winter Market. Equipment will be provided free, or you can bring your own. (Date TBA)

The Met Cloisters
Step back in time to the medieval period when you visit The Met Cloisters. Here you will find, the art, gardens, and architecture from European medieval times. This special ode to history is open from November to February from 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

The Rink at Rockefeller Center
Head to The Rink at Rockefeller Center for an NYC winter tradition. Lace up some skates and glide on the ice to your heart’s content. If you’re a novice, you can even try some skate lessons.

Bryant Park Winter Village
Ice Skate in the Winter Village at Bryant Park, open through March. Enjoy the frosty atmosphere, then head to the Snackbar for a hot cocoa or a tasty treat.

Keep the winter doldrums away when you stay at The Manhattan Club and enjoy cold weather events in New York City.

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