Top 10 Things to Do This Winter

From enjoying a tasty hot chocolate or a cozy fireplace to skiing or ice-skating one last time, discover Brooklyn's top 10 things to do before the spring thaw.

Updated: December 27, 2006

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The Top 10

Five Spot Soul Food Restaurant

459 Myrtle Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205

Loose-fitting pants and a bulky sweater permit you to indulge your craving for comfort food at this Bed-Stuy cafe.

Innerspree Day Spa

203 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11211

The holidays eventually end, but the gift of a well-earned massage is never out of season.


79 Hoyt St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

At Boerum Hill's inner-city ski lodge, romantic couples snuggle up by the fireside for a pint or two--or three.


70 N Sixth St., Brooklyn, NY 11211

Film enthusiasts supplement the blockbusters and Academy Award nominees with an art-house film at Williamsburg's renegade theater.

Gorilla Coffee Inc

97 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Hot cocoa is the quintessential winter drink, but java with Brazilian beans gives this old standard a bit more zip.

Zombie Hut

273 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Cheaper than airfare to Polynesia, this tiki bar is a tropical holiday that's just down the block from Carroll Gardens.


269 Pacific St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Request a fireside table before spicing up the Mexican cuisine with plenty of salsa.

Harbor Fitness Center Bay Ridge New York

9215 Fourth Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11209

Keeping fit is a year-round endeavor and for Bay Ridge residents, 24-hour gym access means there's always time for exercising.

Harry Bolands Pub

297 9th St, Brooklyn, NY 11215

When the cold nips at your finger tips, warm yourself with an Irish coffee at this Park Slope pub.