With the flip of the calendar page, there’s no denying that winter is here. Whether you’re Team Winter or not, we’ve talked to some locals and assembled a list that will have you embracing the season or at least grinning while you bear it from the first snowfall to the last.
Come on, doesn’t the first glimpse of swirling flurries cause your heart to stir just a little bit? Remember the days of being a kid and the excitement of a potential day off from school (Operation: Snowball, anyone?). Sure, as adults, dealing with the logistics of a snowy day can be a drag, so be prepared as best you can and you’ll be able to roll with the squalls a bit better.
Your go-to destinations for hot cocoa, coffee, and more
Follow these steps to be better prepared
Cozy up with some DIY art projects
Top places to hit the hills for sledding fun
Sip and savor by these restaurants' hearths
Take advantage of e-books, movie streaming, and more at your local library