10 Things We Love: Holiday Edition
'Tis the season for tacky Christmas sweaters, carols, and cocktails! Here are the RTR staff's top 10 holiday essentials, traditions, must-sees to make the most of this holiday season!
Holiday Trend Alert: Lace
Our favorite part of the holiday season? Dressing up for all the holiday parties...and this year, we're lusting for lace! Shop our favorites here
Emily can't wait to check out the Hudson Hotel's new restaurant/bar, Hudson Lodge
. The ski-resort themed lodge is the perfect place to break out that aprés-ski gear!
Holiday Market at Union Square
If you're in Manhattan this time of year, the Holiday Market at Union Square is a must-see. Every year, the red-and-white striped tents are filled with winter accessories, stocking stuffers, and quirky holiday finds!
Big Apple Circus
In Charles' family, while Mom shops for the holiday gifts, Dad takes the kids to the Big Apple Circus
It's not Christmas until you've seen The Nutcracker
, and Kaleigh can't wait to revisit this seasonal favorite at Lincoln Center
Ugly Christmas Sweaters
As much as we love dressing up, there's something to be said about a good old tacky Christmas sweater. Pile on the embroidery, winter animals and pom-poms, and invite your friends over for a fabulous Ugly Christmas Sweater party!
Handel's Messiah Sing-In
Neil and Jocelyn are getting their classical voice kicks at the National Choral Council's 45th annual Handel's Messiah Sing-In at Lincoln Center. Get your tickets
today, and join them on December 17th!
Dead Frog Shot
It's not Christmas Eve at Brad's house until the Dead Frog Shots are poured. For your own holiday cocktail, shake Rumple Minze, Bailey's Irish Cream, Kahlu and Green Creme de Menth with ice and pour...It's like Mint Chocolate Chip ice cream in liquid form!
Max Richter at Le Poisson Rouge
Max Richter is coming to Le Poisson Rouge this month with a modern interpretation of Vivaldi's Four Seasons. Take a listen
, and get your tickets here
The Spotted Pig
Be sure to check out The Spotted Pig
in the West Village for an amazing collection of holiday drinks. We're loving the Hot Toddy for the holiday season.