NYC Restaurant Week

If you are looking to enjoy the many wonderful restaurants that New York has to offer, Restaurant Week is the perfect way to see them all without breaking the bank.

DECEMBER 2014

New York

Performance Program at MoMA
Theatrical and staged elements have been a key feature of visual art throughout the 20th century. Movements like Futurism, Dada and Bauhaus employed theater, dance, music and poetry with live or broadcast performances to engage audiences.
STOMP!
STOMP has been a percussive favorite since 1994, performed by dancers creating complex rhythms with brooms, sticks, matchboxes, garbage cans and their own bodies.
How to Be a New Yorker
Do you want to learn more about the life of a New York City tour guide over dinner on Friday or lunch on Saturday? Drawing from their years of experience in the field, Margaret Copeland and Kevin James Doyle, who are comedians as well as licensed NYC tour guides, provide an in depth guide on how to be a “real New Yorker.”
Ahoy New York Food Tours
Explore six different tasting locations which fuse the elements of history, culture and food. The delicious food tastings for Chinatown and Little Italy are enough for lunch.

Philadelphia

Mary Poppins
Mary Poppins is the story of a mysterious nanny who magically appears at the Banks household in Edwardian London to care for Jane and Michael Banks.
Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol
Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is a tale of Ebenezer Scrooge. We all know this grumpy old miser’s response to holiday cheer is “Bah, Humbug.” Scrooge is a bitter old man who can no longer feel joy or affection, even for his family.
William Glackens at the Barnes Foundation
Philadelphia-born William Glackens, one of the founders of the Ashcan School of American art and a celebrated painter of realism, will have 90 major paintings on display in the first major comprehensive survey of Glackens’ extensive work.
Celebrate The Holidays at Philadelphia Museum of Art
Join family and friends throughout the holiday season as the Philadelphia Museum of Art celebrates with an array of festive programming such as caroling, holiday card-making, guided art tours that tell the timeless story of Christmas, and festivals of light.
The Christmas Village in Philadelphia
Immerse yourself in the Christmas spirit in an outdoor market designed as a European wonderland, where more than 60 vendors will display trinkets and handcrafted treats from all over the world. Enjoy performances from bands, dance companies, and more in this free and festive atmosphere.
The Comcast Holiday Spectacular
An annual tradition in Philadelphia’s holiday scene, the Comcast Holiday Spectacular brings viewers on a festive journey with scenes and music from classic favorites such as Jingle Bell Rock, The Twelve Days of Christmas, and select scenes from The Nutcracker, all displayed on the state-of-the-art Comcast Experience video wall.
New Year’s Eve Fireworks in Philadelphia
Join thousands of local residents in ringing in the New Year at the SugarHouse New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Delaware River Waterfront. Pick the perfect spot to enjoy two incredible light displays at 6 P.M. and midnight, along with music and local vendors.

DC

Downtown DC Holiday Market
Featuring an impressive display of more than 160 participants selling a diverse array of quality, handmade art and wares over 26 days, the Downtown DC Holiday Market (DHM) is a must-visit winter wonderland with interesting and unique gifts for everyone on your holiday shopping list.
Christmas at Mount Vernon Estate
Celebrate the holiday season at the restored home of America’s first president, George Washington. T
National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
Popular entertainers and a United States military band are on hand as the President of the United States lights the National Christmas Tree, a symbol of peace to the nation and world.

LA

Walking Tour: Art and Culture
People know Beverly Hills for shopping, dining and the celebrities, who regularly enjoy the city’s amenities, but many people are surprised to learn how much art, architecture and cultural attractions there are. Take a walk and enjoy the vast (and photo-worthy) collection of public art, art galleries and architectural gems.
Beverly Hills Farmers’ Market
Held weekly, the Beverly Hills outdoor certified Farmers’ Market offers the finest in California-grown fresh and seasonal fruits and vegetables, juices, breads, flowers and specialty items in the festive outdoor street setting.
Los Angeles Sightseeing City Tour
Get ready to be a part of Entertainment Capital of the world. There are few cities that offer as much entertainment, excitement and diversity as do the attractions in Los Angeles.
Reflecting Culture: The Francis E Fowler, Jr. Collection of Silver
Featuring over 251 objects representing 16th through 19th century Europe, Great Britain and the United States, this exhibition interprets silver in its social contexts.
Noahs Ark at the Skirball
This popular children’s and family destination is inspired by the ancient flood story, which has parallels in diverse cultures around the world. The interactive, one-of-a-kind exhibition invites visitors of all generations to have fun---and to connect with one another, learn the value of community, and help build a better world---all while aboard a floor-to-ceiling wooden ark filled to the rafters with whimsically handcrafted animals.
The Nutcracker Play
The essential holiday tradition continues. Join Clara and her beloved Nutcracker as she travels to the Land of Snow and to the Palace of the Dolls where all of her favorite doll companions come to life.

London

Winter Wonderland
Throughout the festive period, a corner of Hyde Park is transformed into a “Winter Wonderland’’ complete with fairground rides, a giant Ferris Wheel, circus, Christmas market, food and drink stalls, Santa’s grotto and, of course, an ice rink.
The Peter Pan Cup
Watch brave swimmers compete on Christmas Day. While children across London are eagerly waiting to unwrap their presents, members of the Serpentine Swimming Club are preparing to swim their traditional 100-yard Christmas Day race.
Christmas in London
London acquires a special sparkle around Christmas time. The weather is frosty, Christmas lights are twinkling, and shoppers line the streets.
New Year’s Eve
Celebrate New Year’s Eve in London with fireworks and fun! It’s one of London’s biggest party nights, with a host of festivities, fireworks and fun!
New Year’s Eve Fireworks
London’s spectacular New Year’s Eve fireworks display at the EDF Energy London Eye is famous around the world. At midnight, Big Ben's famous "bongs" will ring out, followed by the UK's largest annual fireworks display.