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

Seasonal classics and must-do events.

61. The Addams Family
They’re creepy and they’re kooky—now the Addams clan is also musically inclined, in this highly anticipated Broadway show starring Nathan Lane and Bebe Neuwirth. Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, 205 W 46th St between Broadway and Eighth Ave (theaddamsfamilymusical.com). Previews start Mar 4, opens Apr 8; $51.50--$136.50.

62. “Anish Kapoor: Memory” at the Guggenheim
You’ll be impressed by Kapoor’s massive pieces, commissioned for the museum, in which gravity appears to be defied. 1071 Fifth Ave at 89th St (212-423-3500, guggenheim.org). Through Mar 28. $18.

63. “Tim Burton” at MoMA
Maybe the crowds will have thinned out. 11 W 53rd St between Fifth and Sixth Aves (212-708-9400, moma.org). Through Apr 26. $20.

64. ...and his Alice in Wonderland
Opens Mar 5.

65. Green Zone
Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass reunite for another action flick featuring Damon as a military operative who realizes he’s a pawn of the U.S. government. Opens Mar 12.

66. A meal at Park Avenue Winter
At this ode to the legendary Four Seasons, the design, the uniforms and the very name rotate along with the menu. Park Avenue Cafe, 100 E 63rd St between Park and Lexington Aves (212-644-1900, parkavenyc.com)

67. Make a hipster snowperson
You’ll need long twigs for skinny jean-covered legs, a bomber hat, BluBlockers or Wayfarers, an obscure paperback (put it in a Ziploc bag so it doesn’t get ruined) and something in buffalo plaid. Arrange your snowperson as you would yourself and let the compliments roll in.

68. Platform 2010: i get lost
In this varied performance series, Danspace Project presents the heady work of choreographer and multimedia artist Ralph Lemon. Through Apr 17. Go to danspaceproject.org for schedule. $9--$18.

69. Vampire Weekend
Touting their sophomore album, Contra, the indie darlings play three nights. Sun 17: United Palace Theatre. Mon 18: Webster Hall. Tue 19: Bowery Ballroom. $30, sold out.

70. Treat yourself to Winter Restaurant Week
Winter Restaurant Week begins January 25. Make your reservations ASAP to score wallet-friendly deals at many of the city’s best restaurants. Suddenly, Nobu is in your price range. ee nycgo.com/restaurantweek for a full listing of restaurants. Jan 25--Feb 7.


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