Grab a hot drink
City Bakery 3 W 18th St, between Fifth and Sixth Aves
Check out City Bakery’s Annual Hot Chocolate Festival. From the first of the month until the twenty-eighth the Bakery will serve special flavors of hot coco. “Happy” hot chocolate (2/15, 2/27), Sunken Treasure hot chocolate (2/16) and Bourbon hot chocolate (2/24). Pair any with one of their Pretzel Croissants or bakery items.
Watch the Wild Animals Frolic in the Snow
Bronx Zoo 2300 Southern Blvd
Bronxville may have a resident fox, but the Bronx Zoo has so much more. Lions, tigers and bears. OH. MY. Stay warm in the Zoos’ JungleWorld or stay out in the snow with the sea lions and the snow leopards. Do check their website, before wandering over as the Zoo does occasionally close on account of inclement weather.
Pay Homage to The Greatest Band Ever
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts 40 Lincoln Center Plaza
The New York Public Library started celebrating the 50th anniversary of Beatlemania on the sixth. “Ladies and Gentlemen…The Beatles!” honors the Beatles trip to the State in 1964 and the craze that they incited. Their legendary Ed Sullivan performance as well as the two years following the trip will be covered in this free multimedia exhibit.
Enact Your Own Winter Olympics
South Street Seaport 19 Fulton St, at Front St
If a successful skitter down down Bates Hill has left you convinced you that you have decent sea legs when it comes to winter weather then maybe it’s time you put your mouth is. This season has seen the addition of several new ice skating rinks. The Seaport Ice Rink is a now open and ready for you to showcase your mad skills. Release your inner Michelle Kwan!
Do Something Sarah Lawrence-y
Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art 26 Wooster St
Whether you concentrate in queer theory or not, this exhibition is worth the trip to Lower Manhattan. Focusing on the intersection of art and identify, “Queer Threads” showcases thread-based crafts from twenty-four artists. Come back with a new understanding of power hierarchies and appreciation for embroidery.