You can still ice skate in Central Park, Rockefeller Center, or Bryant Park. Catch the Knicks, Nets, Rangers or Islanders. You can still see the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree until 1/10), the New York Botanical Garden Holiday Train Show runs until 1/23, and the Big Apple Circus until 1/30.
Meet at 200 Water St. in South Street Seaport, to see this colorful new art installation “Ziggy” created by New York-based architecture, art and design studio Hou de Sousa. 27,000 feet of iridescent cord. It’s an amazing sculpture, but you must be going soon.
Brooklyn artist Tom Fruin has created seven stunning new sculptures at Gansevoort Plaza in the Meatpacking District! “Bombora House” is the latest addition to Fruin’s Icon series, which features everyday objects “reinvented and reinterpreted in steel, colored acrylic glass and specialized lighting”. This installation presents a large illuminated house flanked by smaller sculptures of “satellite” houses. They are all made from colored acrylic glass, which gives them a stained glass-like appearance. You can see the colorful houses until April 2021, 24 hours a day, on Gansevoort Plaza at 38 Gansevoort St. in Meatpacking.
1/13 -22: Winter jazz festival. This musical marathon spans 150 groups including more than 600 artists on 20 stages over 10 nights in downtown Manhattan and Brooklyn. Schedule, program and tickets: winterjazzfest.com
1/14: Billy Joel at Madison Square Gardens.
1/17: Martin Luther King Jr Day is a national holiday with the closure of all public schools, post offices and government buildings. There are many ways to celebrate the good life of this inspiring man including: Martin Luther King Weekend in Harlem, Martin Luther King Jr. Day Anti-Hunger Serve-a-thon, and often a village tour of Central Park Seneca.
1/18 – 2/13: Broadway week in New York Get two-for-one tickets to the most popular Broadway shows, including Aladdin, Book of Mormon, Harry Potter, Lion King, Villain and more.
1/18 – 2/13: Winter New York Restaurant Week Reservations open January 11. Restaurant Week returns this winter. The summer 2021 program introduced a new trio of pricing options ($ 21, $ 39, $ 125), which restaurants offered during their meal times of choice (lunch, dinner, or both), so look for it again.
1/22 -26: Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show No spectators will be allowed at Pier 36 or in the Madison Square Garden (MSG) benches area.
1/26 – 30 at the Jacob Javits Center on New York National Boat Show. With over 100 years of history, this show is THE place to see the latest and greatest in boating, yachts, cruisers, bass and pontoon boats, canoes and kayaks and fishing boats.