Brooklyn Botanic Garden is one of How To Beat The Winter Blues in NYC.

1. Brooklyn Botanic Garden

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Botanical Garden · Prospect Park · 990 Washington Ave (at President St), Brooklyn, NY

MetroFocusMetroFocus: A landscape architect designed the walking paths in the Japanese Garden with winter in mind, according to Spevack. Escape here to beat your winter blues, check out other suggestions on MetroFocus. Read more.

Battery Park City Esplanade is one of How To Beat The Winter Blues in NYC.

2. Battery Park City Esplanade

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Park · Battery Park City · Battery Park City (From Chambers St. to Battery Park), New York, NY

MetroFocusMetroFocus: Head to the Battery Park City Esplanade for a beautiful sunset and beat your winter blues. Check out MetroFocus for some other useful tips. Read more.

Carolines on Broadway is one of How To Beat The Winter Blues in NYC.

3. Carolines on Broadway

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Comedy Club · Theater District · 1626 Broadway (btwn 49th & 50th St), New York, NY

MetroFocusMetroFocus: A checkup at Carolines Comedy Club may be just what the doctor ordered. Hardy har har. Read more on MetroFocus. Read more.

SPiN New York is one of How To Beat The Winter Blues in NYC.

4. SPiN New York

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Bar · NoMad · 48 E 23rd St (btwn Park & Madison Ave), New York, NY

MetroFocusMetroFocus: $10 per half hour per table before 6 p.m. and $20 thereafter at SPiN where nightclub meets table tennis. Read more on MetroFocus Read more.

Russian & Turkish Baths is one of How To Beat The Winter Blues in NYC.

5. Russian & Turkish Baths

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Spa · East Village · 268 E 10th St (at 1st Ave), New York, NY

MetroFocusMetroFocus: Never underestimate the power of a good “schvitz” to revive your spirits. $35 for all-day admission- Learn of other deals on MetroFocus Read more.

Spa Castle is one of How To Beat The Winter Blues in NYC.

6. Spa Castle

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Spa · College Point · 13110 11th Ave (at 131st St), College Point, NY

MetroFocusMetroFocus: $35 admission on weekdays and $45 on weekends at the mothership of all New York City spas. Lounge by the lazy river or groove on one of several waterfalls. Check out MetroFocus for more deals Read more.