7 Ways to Have Fun on Blue Monday

BLUE MONDAY. Apparently it’s the saddest day of the year – Christmas is long gone and there’s nothing to look forward to other than the long, thankless slog towards spring.
So what better way to beat the blues by doing something FUN. Whether you’re after exquisite food or a bit of culture, here are 7 ways to have fun on Blue Monday.


Hip-hop Yoga

Ever imagine taking a yoga class in total darkness, at 90-degree temps, all while hip-hop music is blasting? If so, Y7 just made your yogi dreams come true. Started in 2013, this innovative yoga studio is just hitting its stride, and with classes starting at $22 a session it’s the perfect fitness trend to beat those blues.

Listen to live jazz

NYC is packed with amazing venues to catch live jazz – Jazz Standard, has been setting the standard. World-class jazz, warm hospitality, pitch-perfect sound, and award-winning Southern cuisine and barbecue in an intimate and comfortable environment. As one of the world’s top jazz venues, Jazz Standard hosts both legendary artists of today and bright stars of tomorrow.


Visit The Museum of Moving Image

Brighten up your January by heading out to Astoria to visit this media-focused museum is not only a great way to circumvent the lines at the Met, it’s also the best place to learn the history of movies, TV, video games, and other digital media.


Eat Well

Trying to stick the healthy eating regime in January? by CHLOEaims to share delicious, wholesome, plant-based food that fuels and energizes without compromising flavor, taste or satisfaction. Their menu features locally-sourced ingredients in their most natural form to create inspired dishes, made 100% fresh, daily. Passionate about feeding customers hearty, nourishing meals made from whole ingredients that can have a positive impact on their overall mind, body and health.


In 1907, cameras rolled for the first time in sunny southern California; 1923 brought a giant HOLLYWOODLAND sign advertising real estate. Learn more on a day-long sightseeing tour that takes in Tinseltown highlights, from celebrities’ homes in Beverly Hills to Hollywood’s Walk of Fame


Visit The Crystal Gardens

The Crystal Gardens, is a beautiful Indoor, one‐acre, botanical garden. This six‐story glass atrium with a 50 foot arched ceiling holds over 80 live palm trees, lush foliage, hanging ‘twinkle lights’ and dancing ‘leapfrog’ fountains. Located in Chicago, the famous Navy Pier, the Crystal Gardens provides spectacular views of the Chicago Skyline, Lake Michigan, the Ferris wheel, and Navy Pier’s Dock Street.


The New York
Public Library

It’s easy to overlook the public library, but the Schwarzman Building on 42nd Street and 5th Avenue is one of the city’s architectural gems. It’s not only free to visit, but it also hosts exhibits, docent-led tours, and talks with acclaimed authors





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