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Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland

January 01, 2019

New York City is an ideal place to stay busy in the winter. There is such a variety of events and activities throughout the city that there’s no way the cold weather should stop you from venturing out. We’ve selected a few for you to explore involving art, food, music, and travel:

ART:American Realness” is a performance art festival that will celebrate its 10 year anniversary from January 4-13. The festival presents fifty-nine performances from seventeen artists at twelve venues in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and The Bronx.

FOOD: The new year brings one of the city’s most renowned events: NYC Restaurant Week! Reservations open January 9. Don’t miss a unique 2 or 3-course experience at a whole range of dining establishments.

MUSIC: On January 25-27, catch free 30-minute performances from 42 pianists in the International Artists Competition. The public is encouraged to attend at Merkin Concert Hall in the Upper West Side.

GLOBETROTTING: It’s time to register for the ;" href="http://nyttravelshow.com/" target="_blank">New York Times Travel Show. On January 25-27, you’ll be able to set your wanderlust free among 550 exhibitors. Get travel tips from experts, watch cultural performances, and savor tastes from the world's most delicious destinations.