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GET THE LOOK: NEW YEAR’S EVE

This is it – one of the biggest parties of the year where no amount of bling is considered over the top. Square sequins move like fringe on this 1920’s inspired dress, paired with a modern jacket and high shine accessories. All that’s missing now is a little confetti, champagne and a midnight kiss.

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THE WEEKEND FIX: LACE YOUR SKATES

The Weekend Fix: Lace Your Skates
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The Weekend Fix Ice Skating at Rockefeller CenterGo Ice Skating at the Rockefeller Center Rink 

With room for only 150 skaters at a time, this intimate rink is the site of one of our favorite holiday traditions. Warm up with a hot chocolate, lace up your skates and grab your significant other (and maybe the railing) for a festive and totally New York experience.

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Express RecommendsChristmas Booth

Take festive”photos with Santa” around town and apply fun holiday themes to them before sharing to Facebook & Twitter. Don’t forget to tag them with #EXPownit so we can share in the fun.

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Winter wonderland? Check. Now it’s up to you to dress the part. A festive red trench and super-soft striped beanie will do the trick. Add a pair of rhinestud gloves and metallic scarf for the perfect finishing touches. 

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SANTA HAT BROWNIE BITESSANTA HAT BROWNIE BITES

Whip up some Santa-inspired sweets before heading out to the rink. 

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Winter in New York is no joke. Time to bundle. A sharp peacoat, knit beanie and marled stripe scarf are understated faves that will keep you warm. (Don’t forget the flip-top gloves so you can snap candids on your phone.)

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The Weekend Fix: Progressive Dinner

The Weekend Fix: Progressive Dinner
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DO/SEE Throw a 4th of July beach/pool partyRESTAURANT HOP FOR PROGRESSIVE DINNER

No need to argue over what restaurant to go to tonight, because you can dine everywhere! Hit up one spot for appetizers, another spot for entrees, a third for dessert – and of course, a few cocktails along the way.

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French 75

• 1 oz. gin or Cognac
• 1/2 oz. Cointreau orange liqueur
• 1/2 oz. lemon juice
• Champagne

Pour the lemon juice, gin, and Cointreau into a cocktail shaker with ice cubes. Shake well. Strain into a chilled Champagne flute. Carefully fill with Champagne.

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The leading app for finding and rating dishes, not just restaurants. With this visual guide to food in your area you can find whatever you’re craving, see what’s good at any restaurant and learn what FoodSpotters, friends and experts love wherever you go.

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Keep out the elements in style with a water-resistant military jacket. Fashion-forward twill flannel pants and a printed shirt polish off the look.

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Straight off the runway, this quilted skater dress is just the thing to wear downtown. A pair of killer boots and a double-breasted coat will keep you warm and dry when walking from spot to spot.

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The Weekend Fix: You’ve Got Good Taste

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Visit a Distillery Visit a Distillery

We chose Hangar One Vodka in Alameda, California for its farm-fresh ingredients, exotic flavors and so-smooth taste. Check out their site for tour times and tasting room hours.

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Bay Bridge

2 oz. H1 Buddha’s Hand Citron
1 oz. spicy ginger syrup
Pinch cilantro
Thin slice red Fresno chili
1 oz. lime juice

Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Shake with ice, strain into cocktail glass. Garnish with thin slice of red Fresno chili.

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The Put-Together Look

When you’re near the Bay, a cinched-up trench coat is the ideal top layer to keep out the chill. Ankle jeans and a cross-body bag will finish off this classic, put-together look.

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Express Recommends Taxi Magic AppTaxi Magic App
Be a responsible taster and use this app to book a cab ride for you and your party. Track your taxi on the map so you can time your departures just right. If that’s not magic, we don’t know what is.

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The Put-Together Look

When you’re near the Bay, a cinched-up trench coat is the ideal top layer to keep out the chill. Ankle jeans and a cross-body bag will finish off this classic, put-together look.

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Fully Equipped

Branch out without leaving your comfort zone in a sleek, weather-resistant trench coat. Dark-wash jeans and an extra layer for comfort will ensure you’re fully equipped for tasting.

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The Weekend Fix: Head For The Hills

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Barry’s Bootcamp Hit The Slopes

Whether you’re bound for the bunny hill or a black diamond, it’s time to suit up and get out there. If you need to sharpen your ski/snowboarding skills, don’t be afraid to sign up for a lesson.

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Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate

3 tablespoons caramel syrup, heated to luke warm
Hot chocolate, heated
Whipped cream
Pinch of medium coarse sea salt

Coat the inside of a mug with the caramel syrup. Add hot chocolate and stir. Top off with whipped cream, drizzle with remaining caramel, and sprinkle with sea salt.

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Snow Bunny

Hey there, snow bunny. Get the chalet chic look down pat with a snow-leopard print sweater and red-hot leggings. Add a fur trapper hat, and you’re ready for drinks at the lodge.

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Express Recommends Ski & Snow ReportSki & Snow Report
A must-have app for the 2012-2013 ski/snowboard season. Add your location with GPS or choose from a worldwide list of resorts, and find out snow conditions and trail openings all from your phone.

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Snow Bunny

Hey there, snow bunny. Get the chalet chic look down pat with a snow-leopard print sweater and red-hot leggings. Add a fur trapper hat, and you’re ready for drinks at the lodge.

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Brave The Elements

Brave the elements in style with rugged outerwear and functional accessories. A nylon tech vest with water-resistant coating will keep you warm and dry, both on and off the mountain.

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