Fight Cabin Fever in the Big Apple
February has just begun, and if you’re like us, you’re already feeling the symptoms of cabin fever. Here are our top 3 picks for escaping your apartment and avoiding the cold.
Chelsea Piers Sports & Entertainment Complex, the 28-acre waterfront sports village located between 17th and 23rd streets along Manhattan’s Hudson River, is home to a wide variety of athletic activities. They have everything. Gym? Check. Pool? Check. Spa? Check. But why not get a few friends together for a game of 2-on-2 on one of their many basketball courts, or conquer your fears in the largest indoor rock climbing gym in New York City? With a full bowling alley, indoor running track, batting cages, boxing ring, and even an indoor sand volleyball court, there is something for everyone!
And the Award Goes To…
Are you a Movie Maven? A Film Fan? With the Academy Awards just a few weeks away, it will be hard to find the time to watch all 9 Best Picture nominees before the big night arrives. Don’t worry, we have a solution for you: The AMC Best Picture Showcase. For the past 5 years, AMC has hosted a special event for motion picture maniacs to see all the Best Picture nominees on the big screen. With 9 nominees, the event has been split up into 2 special days, Saturday, February 18th & Saturday, February 25th, but if you’re brave, you can watch all 9 nominees back-to-back at the Best Picture Showcase Marathon on Saturday, February 25th. Lights, Camera, Action!
Each season, some of the best teams in the nation visit New York City to play on Madison Square Garden’s famed hardwood. In the final month of the college basketball regular season, St. John’s University’s Red Storm still have 4 games to play in “The World’s Most Famous Arena.” The Red Storm take on the Top Ranked Syracuse Orange on February 4th, the Cincinnati Bearcats on February 8th, the UCLA Bruins on February 18th, and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on February 25th. The 2012 Big East Championship will be the 30th straight held at The Garden, with its five-day tournament beginning March 6th through March 10th. Don’t miss out on a chance to witness history in the making!