Welcome to February, where it may snow in a vortex in one hour. Thankfully the weather warmed up a bit, for now.
Have fun outside while you can. From concerts to making pizza check out our weekend guide for a good time.
All Weekend long
Sourced Adventures is offering trips to Hunter Mountain starting at $89, where you can either snowboard or ski, making the best weekend getaway this winter.
Bring a friend or go solo, either way, there are opportunities to meet new people and create great memories without breaking the bank.
Sourced Adventures provides transportation, helpful guides, and plenty of weekend options that are sure to fit your schedule. So if you’re seeking an escape from the city, look no further.
With over 25,000 registered restaurants New York City is a food capital of the world.
Taste the most gourmet the city has to offer without breaking the bank during restaurant week running now through February 8.
Friday, February 1
Musician Spencer Ludwig at FREEHOLD (45 S 3 St, Brooklyn @ 9 PM)
Musician Spencer Ludwig's highly anticipated immersive live music performance, Le Trumpet will kick off his new monthly residency.
The five-part series from January-May 2019 will pair surprise musicians, dancers and DJ's making Le Trumpet one of the most anticipated curated experiences in New York City this coming year.
Enthusiastic Dad’s Winter Formal (224 Franklin St, Brooklyn @ 10 PM)
Ever wanted to spend a night in an early nineties winter formal? Throw on your best powder blue suit and hit the town with friends, or with a date.
The blast from the past evening includes open bar punch bowl cocktails, wine, wine coolers, beer, house cocktails and Zima of course.
A DJ will spin contemporary and throwback tunes to get everyone on the dance floor and the party will rage until the early morning.
Don't worry, there will be a completely awkward winter formal photo booth to capture this sure-to-be epic night out.
Make Pizza Drink Wine (77 Fulton, Manhattan @ 7 PM)
Get schooled by world-renowned pizza chefs Roberto and Giorgia Caporuscio at Kesté’s Fulton Street location, where you’ll spend hours with us learning how to make (and taste, obviously!) authentic Neapolitan pizza.
Not only will you gain hands-on experience from the cream of the pizza-making crop, but did we mention you’ll also enjoy sipping on complimentary glasses of house red and white wines for the entire night while learning about the incredible history of Neapolitan pizza-- plus you'll have delicious appetizers like fried burrata and fresh mozzarella served family-style!
Saturday, February 2
JUST Frank Ocean. at Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe St, Brooklyn @ 11 PM)
Bowl to the tunes of Frank Ocean, all night long.
Winter Warmer (75 Noble St, Brooklyn @ 1:30 PM)
Top local chefs will be on-site serving up your favorite winter comfort foods - truffle mac n’ cheese, anyone? The music, games & seasonal comfort foods will bring you that just-off-the-slopes feeling without all the windburn.
The boozy wonderland will feature games, live music, and plenty of festive antics too. Guests are invited to top it all off boogie in your buzz at the after party at Schimanski in Brooklyn after the event. .
Super Vegan Weekend (625 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn @ 11 AM)
Smorgasburg is highlighting some of the best vegan food at Smorgasburg and adding vegan pop-up vendors Monk's Meats and Rips Malt Shop to the mix.
Plus find delicious options from our regular vendors, like EVERYTHING from Chickpea & Olive, vegan pho at Pho Cup, mushroom Ramen Burger, Impossibao from Mao's Bao, and lots more!
An Iranian Cooking Class: Classics from Tehran (Park Slope, Brooklyn @ 4 PM)https://www.instagram.com/p/BnqbezAg4Q9/
Prepare Ash-e-reshteh (An ancient soup of mixed beans and greens), Fessenjoon (tender meatballs robed in a deeply rich walnut pomegranate sauce), Shirin polo (Fluffy rice pilaf festooned with candied sour orange and carrots and crowned with a glorious, saffron-stained tahdig), and Ferni (A delicate rice flour pudding scented with rosewater and cardamom) with Nasrin Rejali from Tehran.
The 3.5 hour class will be followed by a family style meal.
Sunday, February 3
The Big Game Viewing Party at the Dream Midtown (210 W 55th St, Manhattan @ 5:30 PM)
Watch The BIG Game (and all the great commercials) while "FISHBOWL gaming lounge at the DREAM HOTEL Midtown.
An unparalleled experience, this is the perfect venue to watch a major sporting event or bowl a round or two, all while enjoying your favorite beverage.
Kathy Chen: The Neuroscience of Meditation (828 Broadway, Manhattan @ 1 PM)
Have you ever debated quitting your job and starting a new life? Kathy is a Vedic Meditation teacher, writer, and business consultant based in NYC who did just that. All due to the magic of meditation touts a whole host of benefits, including mental clarity, reduced stressed, increased happiness, and greater compassion. How does a meditation practice produce these experiences?
In this session, we will explore the chemistry and neuroscience of meditation, and how practice affects us on the level of the mind, body, and consciousness.