Ok, so November flew by and well, please take a moment to stop, breath, stretch, and take a 5 minute break from whatever you are doing right now.
December is hectic, whatever Holiday you celebrate make sure to reflect back and make a mental note of what good has happened to you this year. Bad things happen to everyone but we need to focus on the good memories.
Here are a few events going on in New York City and make sure to check our Miami blog later on in case you are in the area.
Attend Interior Design’s 11th annual Best of Year Awards, honoring the most significant work of the year and recognizing the best international designers, architects, and manufacturers in a live ceremony held at the IAC Building.
The internationally renowned Union Square Holiday Market returns to Union Square Park through December 24th with thousands of gifts made by local craftsmen and artists to be bought throughout that Market’s winding aisles.
Experience the Great Russian Nutcracker with the whole family at Kings Theatre in Flatbush. The international dance company is known for its stunning set design and choreography, as well as its devotion to world peace.
Co-founders of the Food52 website and co-authors Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs talk with bestselling author Gretchen Rubin about the balance of parenting and meal planning throughout the week while sharing helpful and creative cooking tips, followed by a book signing.
See Broadway legend Maurice Hines perform with the all-female DIVA Jazz Orchestra at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola and enjoy a memorable evening of song and dance in an intimate performance space.
Visit the Park Avenue Armory to view the intense and thought-provoking installation Manifesto, created by artist and filmmaker Julian Rosefeldt. Starring award-winning actress Cate Blanchett in a kaleidoscopic series of various characters, in 13 scenes that draw more than 50 manifestos by artists, architects, choreographers, and filmmakers woven together.
Explore the transformative potential of mindfulness at Intimacy With Awareness, an evening with best-selling author and founder of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Jon Kabat-Zinn at Lincoln Center.
Dance Theatre in Westchester performs its family-friendly version of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker set in colonial Yorktown at the Walt Whitman Theater. Simultaneous narration and enchanted characters ensure that young audience members will enjoy the classic ballet.
The Whitney Museum of American Art features Insider Focus: The Andy Warhol Film Program from 7:00-8:30 p.m. Assistant curator Claire K. Henry will introduce and discuss The Andy Warhol Film Project, a collaboration between the artist, the Whitney, and the Museum of Modern Art.
Experience Chanukah with the family at the 92Y during their Glow-in-the-Dark Chanukah Dinner! Grab a flashlight and enjoy a unique and magical evening full of music, latkes, glow sticks, and light. BUY TIXS HERE
Start your holiday shopping at the 13th annual Columbus Circle Holiday Market! Known as an international shopping destination, browse through aisles of home goods, art, jewelry, and food from local and international artisans and designers.
December 21st– Winter Solstice
ALL BOROUGHS – Make Music Winter is a magical musical celebration offering a dozen music parades on the streets and sidewalks of the city to celebrate the first official day of winter! Join in the music making or listen to wonderful sounds of the holiday season. FOR MORE INFO, CLICK HERE
Get into the holiday spirit at Bryant Park’s Winter Village, a family-friendly open-air market featuring products from around the world. The Holiday Shops are comprised of food and artisanal boutiques with gifts for the whole family.
Head to The New York Botanical Garden with the family for the iconic Holiday Train Show in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, which runs until January 16, 2017. The exhibition showcases model trains and iconic New York City structures crafted from natural materials.
Want to do something different for New Years? Check out this link and please remember to drink responsibly.