New York City transforms in harmony with the changing weather: Coffee shops concoct seasonal specials, sidewalk cafes contract, rooftop bars are covered, holiday lights are strung up with the same urgency as they are removed, and so on, ad infinitum. But New Yorkers are dismissive of the weather in typically stubborn fashion -- the school system eschews snow days, fashionable folks slosh through slush in stilettos, and the tourists' hunger for our great city never ceases.
This winter in Gotham, The Nutcracker turns naughty, Prohibition turns 100, and Tinder interactions, well, remain brutal. Don’t let the fear of freezing over keep you from hitting the town -- here’s everything you need to do to overcome the seasonal slump. You can curl up by the fire with a good book when you’re dead.