Check Out These Ice Rinks Near Your Sagamore Apartment

Just because it’s cold out, it doesn’t mean you need to stay holed up in your Sagamore apartment – bundle up with your coat, hat and gloves and check out one of these ice rinks near the Upper West Side area. Plus, zooming around the rink, you’ll warm right up!

If you’re ready to have some fun this winter without being cooped up inside, these rinks are sure to be just what you need this weekend, plus many of them offer skates to rent. Make sure you get there early – they’re bound to be packed all winter long!

Wollman Rink, located at 830 5th Ave, New York, NY which is 10 minutes from your Sagamore apartment, is a seasonal ice skating rink in Central Park which boasts a panoramic view of the city skyline.

With programs that cater to the entire family, Wollman Rink continues to be at the top of every visitor’s list while also becoming a home to New Yorkers and local skating enthusiasts. From learning to skate to competitive hockey and their world-class private events, Wollman Rink’s experienced team will ensure that from the moment you step out on to the ice, your visit will be unforgettable.

Lasker Rink, located at 110 Lenox Ave, New York, NY which is eight minutes from your Sagamore apartment, is a Central Park attraction offering ice skating from November through March.

Adult and youth private lessons are available for both recreational and competitive skaters. Whatever your interest in skating, they have a specialized coach just for you. Plus, Lasker Skating Academy’s professional coaching staff and visiting coaches feature individuals with US National medalists and International competitors. 

Wollman Rink

830 5th Ave, New York, NY 10065

(212) 439-6900

Lasker Rink

110 Lenox Ave, New York, NY 10065

(917) 492-3856

These Upper West Side Bakeries Will Satisfy Your Holiday Cookie Cravings

It’s best to just forget your diet this month! December is known for its many decadent dishes, including one of our sweetest favorites – holiday cookies, which will find their way onto a plate for Santa, your holiday cookie gift exchange, delicious treats for your loved ones and more.

If you would rather give your Sagamore oven a break, then visit one of these Upper West Side bakeries which are sure to be baking delicious holiday cookies all month long. And don’t worry – no one needs to know you didn’t bake them yourself!

Levain Bakery, located at 167 W 74th St, New York, NY which is a seven minute drive from your Sagamore apartment, is known for their fresh breads, cookies and other baked treats served in a tiny shop that donates unsold goods to charity.

It all began with two great friends and a simple mission: create the world’s best chocolate chip cookie. 25 years later, the rest is history, baked fresh daily. The cozy shop has quickly became a neighborhood favorite and a destination for epicurious travelers from around the world, hungry for the world-famous six-ounce cookies. 

By the Way Bakery, located at 2442 Broadway, New York, NY which is a three minute walk from your Sagamore apartment, is a homey bake shop offering gluten-free and dairy-free versions of classic American treats.

By the Way Bakery is an old-fashioned bakery where everything is made by hand, from scratch, in small batches. Come visit them to find out why so many people have fallen in love with their bite-size little shop!

Levain Bakery

167 W 74th St, New York, NY 10023

(917) 464-3769

By the Way Bakery

2442 Broadway, New York, NY 10024

(212) 877-0806