WSWD Plans

Consider Your Week Planned: January 18–24

“Absolutely No Spitting” (2020), directed by Judith Helfand/Image courtesy of Film at Lincoln Center

From multicolored prism art to new vegan eats in Chelsea, we’ve planned quite the week for you.

Monday, January 18

The Metropolitan Museum of Art celebrates the creative spirits and artistic talents of New York City’s public school students in its annual exhibition “P.S. Art.”

Tuesday, January 19

The Brooklyn Botanic Garden offers a safe way to go outside and get some fresh air (after nearly a year spent staying inside) during its Winter Nature Audio Walks through its many gardens.

weekly events NYC January 18–24 2021
Photo by Dave Allen/Courtesy of BBG
Wednesday, January 20

Make a stop at the Affirmation Station for some heavy meditation, guided by the musical compositions and positive affirmations composed and narrated by husband-and-wife duo Jamire and Asia Williams.

weekly events NYC January 18–24 2021
Photo by Aude-Andre Saturnio/Unsplash
Thursday, January 21

Rolo’s is the perfect spot for anyone who has ever (oddly) dreamed about a family-style restaurant that makes wood-fired meals and also moonlights as a grocery store. Now open in Ridgewood!

weekly events NYC January 18–24 2021
Photo by Adam Friedlander/Courtesy of Rolo’s Grocery
Friday, January 22

The 2021 New York Jewish Film Festival returns for a virtual celebration of the Jewish experience through various types of films, created by some of the best writers and directors in the business.

Then head to the West Village to bring a little beauty to those fingertips with a special Japanese gel manicure at Mellow Bar.

Photo courtesy of Mellow Bar/Facebook
Saturday, January 23

Welcome the most recent restaurant to open in Chelsea, Willow, a kosher-certified vegan spot (led by Beyond Sushi creator Guy Vaknin), where you can find comfort bistro fare made with plant-based ingredients.

weekly events NYC January 18–24 2021
Photo courtesy of Willow New York/Facebook
Sunday, January 24

The Garment District joins the dozens of neighborhoods that are hosting incredible works of outdoor art with Prismatica, a widespread installation of 6-foot-tall multicolored prisms, located between West 39th and 40th Streets.

Photo by Alexandre Ayer/@diversitypics for the Garment District Alliance

We can help plan your next NYC adventure!