101 things to do in the winter in New York City 2009

Seasonal classics and must-do events.

31. Accomplice: The Village
This interactive performance sends you on a wild sidewalk chase with food, drink and enough mystery to keep you riveted. accomplicetheshow.com.

32. Toby Driver at the Stone
The impresario behind avant-garde group Kayo Dot curates a month’s worth of pop, classical, improv and metal performances, including two by his own band on February 6. The Stone, Ave C at 2nd St (thestonenyc.com). Feb 2--28, $10--$20.

33. Tea and pastries at Podunk
Choose from more than 85 types of tea (try spicy ginger-verbena or iced strawberry-hibiscus) and 22 “informal tea meals,” featuring freshly baked vanilla cupcakes, lemon-ginger cookies and cranberry-pecan scones. 231 E 5th St between Second and Third Aves (212-677-7722)

34. Lost: Season 6 Premiere Party
Indulge in Lost-inspired snacks and cocktails while taking in the band Previously on Lost, whose song lyrics recap past episodes. The Bell House, 149 7th St between Second and Third Aves, Gowanus, Brooklyn (718-643-6510, thebellhouseny.com). Feb 2 7--11pm; $10, advance $7.

35. Aziz Ansari
The Parks and Recreation star returns to stand-up with six shows at Comix. Comix, 353 W 14th St between Eighth and Ninth Aves (212-524-2500, comixny.com ). Feb 4--6, $30--$35.

36. Unsound Festival New York
A satellite version of the experimental sonic fest held anually in Krakow, Poland, this massive electronic-music showcase will involve film screenings, workshops, panel discussions and exhibitions, as well as concerts and club nights galore. Various venues throughout the city; unsound.pl/en. Feb 4--14.

37. Super Bowl parties
The Bell House (149 7th St between Second and Third Aves, Gowanus, Brooklyn; 718-643-6510, thebellhouseny.com), Mullholland’s (312 Grand St between Havemeyer and Roebling Sts, Williamsburg, Brooklyn; 718-486-3473, mulhollandsbklyn.com) and Croxley Ales (28 Ave B between 2nd and 3rd Sts; 212-253-6140, croxley.com) are all hosting big-game-watching bashes. Feb 7.

38. Jazz or cabaret at Caf Carlyle
Woody Allen sometimes sits in on clarinet with Eddy Davis and his New Orleans Jazz Band on Monday nights; call ahead to confirm. To drink in the atmosphere without spending quite as much, try Bemelmans Bar across the hall. 35 E 76th St at Madison Ave (212-744-1600, thecarlyle.com)

39. Barneys Warehouse Sale
Merch is marked down 50 to 75 percent; after two weeks, select items are knocked down another 20 to 40 percent. 255 W 17th St between Seventh and Eighth Aves (212-450-8400, barneys.com). Feb 11--28.

40. B.B. King and Buddy Guy
Two electric-blues legends throw down. United Palace Theatre, 4140 Broadway at 175th St (212-685-1414). Feb 12, $49--$99.


101 things to do this winter
Seasonal classics and must-do events.