January 04, 2023

Start 2023 Off Right

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Happy New Year! Whether you've resolved to get in shape, give back to your community, improve your finances, or learn new skills, check out our guide below to see how you can fulfill your resolution here in our neighborhood.


And as always, check out our interactive neighborhood map for a full listing of neighborhood businesses, services, cultural attractions and more.


(Image via Sports Lab NYC, our neighborhood's newest gym at 295 Madison Avenue)


Getting Active


Sign up for a membership at any one of our neighborhood's high-quality gyms or fitness centers, including Blink FitnessBrick Crossfit Grand CentralEquinoxNew York Sports ClubSports Lab NYCTMPL, and others. 



Improving Your Finances


Visit the brand new Thomas Yoseloff Business Center at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (455 Fifth Avenue at 40th Street) for free financial, credit, and Medicare counseling and many other financial and business related resources. 



Learning Opportunities


Visit the AKC Museum of the Dog (101 Park Avenue at 40th Street) to view Fashion Dogs, their new exhibition featuring paintings, prints, sculptures, and photographs from the permanent collection.


Take a stroll down Library Way on 41st Street to  take in the beautiful bronze plaques that pay homage to literary giants like Woolf, Hemmingway, Borges, Dickinson, and others. 


Head to the Morgan Library & Museum (225 Madison Avenue between 36th and 37th Street) to enjoy their current exhibitions and other public programs


Sign up to take language classes at Rennert International (12 East 41st Street).



Giving Back to the Community


There are some great opportunities in our neighborhood to give your time, your energy or other resources to help others. One such opportunity is with the Grand Central Neighborhood Social Services Corporation, the largest homeless services provider in Midtown Manhattan. 


For more opportunities to lend your time to great causes all around the city, visit NYC Service.