#MustDo in NYC: January Events
January 1, 2019
Now that the holidays are over, it’s the season for resolutions. Some have vowed to exercise more, eat healthier or drink more water, but there are also those that are committed to staying the same and we totally respect that.
For this month’s #MustDo in NYC, a roundup of events to set the tone for your resolutions – whether that be a new you or the same you that leaves the apartment more often.
Get into Podcasts
The Brooklyn Podcast Festival, a celebration of innovative, engaging, and informative podcasts of all genres is just the place for you to finally get into the podcast craze. Meet the artists who create them and the communities that support each one. Some notable mentions include NPR’s Ask Me Another and Pop Culture Happy Hour, #Adulting, Jezebel’s Dirtcast, and more.
Thursday, January 10th through Sunday, January 13th varying hours
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Yoga, But More Fun
Whether yoga is your thing or not, Y7 Studio’s classes are unlike any other. The 60-minute classes combine the intensity of hip-hop with the strength and deep breathing of yoga in a candle-lit atmosphere. Shake up your typical routine and leave feeling on fire to embrace the day and new year.
Days and times vary
Be Bold This Year, Don’t Wear Pants
The No Pants Subway Ride started as a prank by Improv Everywhere, but this day has now become an annual tradition with over 25 countries that take part! Why join? Because it’s fun. Here is the basic premise: “the idea behind No Pants is simple: Random passengers board a subway car at separate stops in the middle of winter without pants. The participants behave as if they do not know each other, and they all wear winter coats, hats, scarves, and gloves. The only unusual thing is their lack of pants.”
Sunday, January 13th 2019 at 3pm
Take an Intentions class at MNDFL and get your brain in boot camp. This beautiful meditation studio is the perfect spot to get you aligned and help you work on the mind, perfect for beginners and experts alike. With locations in Greenwich Village, Upper East Side and Williamsburg, the studios are a haven of zen in our busy city.
Days and times vary, multiple locations
Make New Friends
Join us for our monthly happy hour series, created for locals and visitors to get together, throw back a couple cold ones and make new friends. This month, we’re partnering with Jeannette Ceja of Jet Set with Jeannette at a locally-owned and women-run venue, the Subject.
P.S. There will be cupcakes…boozy ones!
Wednesday, January 23rd from 7pm onwards
Get Inspired to Travel
Take on your travel bucket list at the New York Times Travel Show, with over 550 exhibitors representing more than 170 destinations. Get travel tips from a variety of experts, enjoy cultural performances, taste food from around the world and book your next adventure all under one roof at the Javits Center.
Friday, January 25th through Sunday, January 27th varying times
Set the tone for Your Food and Beer Goals
Brave the chill for the Best of Brooklyn Food & Beer Festival, a collection of the best local craft brews, food tastings and more. More than 45,000 locals voted across 128 categories to bring you the top picks Brooklyn has to offer.
Saturday, January 26th 2019 from 11am to 9pm
Looking for more inspiration on local digs and events? Be sure to follow us on Instagram @nycurbanadventures.