NYC Life:  Restaurant Week, Two-fers, Fashion & More

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Now that the tourists have left, January is a great time to play tourist in your own town. And for the first time, you can get two-fers for all kinds of NYC attractions. And hurry to the Met’s current Costume exhibit before it closes at the end of the month. Here are few highlights of things to do that will keep you excited this winter.

Jan. 17-Feb. 5. The first-ever NYC Attractions Week

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This great opportunity to play tourist with discounted admission to popular tours, culture and performing arts at 74 participants across all five boroughs, including Madame Tussauds New York, Brooklyn Museum, Museum of Modern Art, One World Observatory, Bronx Zoo, Museum of the Moving Image, and many more.  Get the details.

Jan. 28. Singer, Lynn Henderson in Benefit Performance for Sanctuary for Families

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The lovely and delightful Lynn Henderson will reprise her critically lauded cabaret show, ‘T’Ain’t Nobody’s Bizness If I Do, at Don’t Tell Mama on Saturday, January 28th for one show only. This special performance is a benefit for Sanctuary for Families. Showtime is 4pm. There is a $35 cover  ($20 cover for MAC members) and 2-drink minimum per person. All proceeds will benefit Sanctuary for Families. Don’t Tell Mama is a CASH ONLY room at 343 West 46th Street, NYC. For reservations, please call:  212-757-0788 (after 4:00 pm) or visit donttellmamanyc.com.

Jan. 23-Feb. 10. Restaurant Week is Back

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Reservations are now open for NYC Restaurant Week®.  You’ll find great deals at more than 375 participating restaurants in 41 neighborhoods across the City. Diners can enjoy three-course prix-fixe lunches for $29 and three-course prix-fixe dinners for $42 (excluding beverages, gratuities and taxes). Saturday dining is excluded from the program and Sundays are optional. To view a full list of participants, make reservations, browse menus and more, visit nycgo.com/restaurantweek.

Now- Feb. 5.

03MasterworksEarlyTwentiethCenturyGalleryViewThis is the last call to head to the Met to view The Costume Institute’s fall 2016 exhibition.  The exhibition, in the Anna Wintour Costume Center, highlights approximately 60 masterworks from the early 18th century to the present that represent the highest aesthetic and technical quality, including iconic works by designers who have changed fashion history and advanced fashion as an art form. The Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch Gallery is organized chronologically with ensembles shown on platforms resembling oversized packing crates. Each object—primarily women’s wear, as well as some men’s wear ensembles and a selection of accessories—is accompanied by an in-depth explanation of its significance within the canon of fashion history. Get more details.

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