NYC LIFE: Broadway, Museums, Holiday Fun
The holidays are roaring in and we have some suggestions to light up your season. There’s Lights at the Bronx Zoo, the Holiday Trains at New York Botanical Gardens, and two amazing light shows. A Christmas Carol is back on Broadway for a limited time, and Valerie Smaldone says it’s fabulous! Ellen Easton has the scoop on the new fashion exhibit at the MET featuring the private collection of Sandy Schreier. And we have a special invite for Tomatoes to a holiday networking event too.
Dec. 3. Manifest What You Want
Our friend Judy Goss, TV Host of AWE’s “Behind The Gates” is hosting a holiday networking spectacular in Tribecca that you won’t want to miss! The guest speaker is Cathryn Marshall, America’s #1 weigh loss expert, manifestor, influencer and author. Hurry there are only 9 spots left. RSVP here.
Nov. 23-Jan. 26. The Holiday Train Show
Head to the NY Botanical Garden for the best holiday train show. Marvel at model trains zipping through an enchanting display of more than 175 famous New York landmarks—imagine the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, Rockefeller Center, and other favorites—each delightfully re-created from natural materials such as birch bark, acorns, and cinnamon sticks.
This year’s show—presented in an immersive indoor winter wonderland adjacent to the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory—showcases Central Park, with its iconic landscape fashioned in mosses and hollies, and architectural treasures such as Belvedere Castle. Get the details.
Nov. 29-Jan. 5. Lights at the Zoo
The light show is back at the Bronx Zoo. Spend a magical evening viewing the animal lanterns, animated sculptures, and colorful designs lit by LEDs. There’s a holiday train, roaming carolers, and ice carvers. Get the details.
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Two Must See Holiday Light Shows
There are so many wonderful sights to take in during the season but there two special ones that are not always t the top of the list. There’s Holiday Under the Stars at the Shops at Columbus Circle and the Luminares at
Holiday Under the Stars at The Shops at Columbus Circle
This is the largest specialty crafted exhibit of illuminated color mixing in the world featuring twelve 14-foot stars that hang from the ceiling of the 150-foot Great Room overlooking iconic Central Park. The free, indoor colorful spectacle with stunning views of Central Park is an ideal destination during the cold, shorter days of winter. The destination also will offer extended shopping hours. The light show is performed daily from 5:00pm until 11:00pm (every half hour on the hour).
The Luminaries at Brookfield Place
This is a spectacular light installation and holiday tradition. Visitors are immersed in the suspended canopy of glowing lanterns that change in color and intensity within the Winter Garden. This interactive exhibit features three Wishing Stations where touch-activated wishes can be sent to the canopy of lanterns above, activating a magical display of lights and colors. Visitors are encouraged to watch light shows every hour and send wishes to the canopy above from the glowing wishing stations. Brookfield Place will donate $1, up to $25,000, for every wish made during the holiday season to Cookies for Kids’ Cancer, a national non-profit that is committed to raising funds for research to develop new, improved and less toxic treatments for pediatric cancer. Get the details.
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