New York, New York Guide (B): Enchanted by the Winter Village at Bryant Park!

Enchanted by the Winter Village at Bryant Park!
I know almost all my recent posts are revolving around the festive theme but I can’t seem to hold myself back with everything happening around! 

It has been an unusually warm winter here… no sign of snow like I mentioned the other day. So I am taking full advantage of the situation. I mean I’m someone who gets cold even if the temperature drops just a little bit… arghh! (How I envy those joggers who go running in shorts when the sidewalk is filled with mountains of snow! I can’t even manage to walk properly without slipping 

So coming back to my post – Bringing some more holiday spirit to Midtown Manhattan is the ‘Winter Village’ at Bryant Park, New York City! This is one of my favorite places which transforms magically over the winter.

The Ice Skating Rink is the central attraction and a beautiful Christmas Tree serves as a perfect backdrop for your holiday photos! Ice skating is free for everyone and they also offer skating classes.

Ice skating rink – Bryant Park with Empire state in the background

There are close to 125 pop up shops/ kiosks in the Winter Village ranging from jewelry, gifts to even local food. It’s like a true shopper’s little paradise Here is a little sneak peek –

Unique scented candles

After strolling through the park and clicking a bunch of pics, I was a little hungry. So we decided to have mac & cheese at this kiosk called ‘Super Mac + Cheese.’ I was expecting it be awesome but it was just okay although ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Enchanted by the Winter Village at Bryant Park!
Guide Location: USA » New York
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Winter Village   Bryant Park  
Author: Shamira Deshpande
Read it on author's website: http://www.smilingnotes.com/2015/12/15/enchanted-by-the-winter-village-at-bryant-park/

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