While nights may still be a little longer, there’s no reason to hibernate—or stay glued to the computer or the couch all day. In fact, residents of ARO’s Midtown West luxury apartments have ample opportunities for staying active and making the most of each day—from 40,000 square feet of on-site amenities to the everyday, luxe conveniences at home and some of the city’s most beloved and trendy establishments right around the corner. Whether it’s fitting in a workout or cooking a meal from scratch, or simply discovering a new favorite neighborhood bakery, here are a few of our favorite suggestions for making the most of a day at ARO.
Start the day with laps in either the indoor or rooftop pool* or stretch and elongate limbs in the dedicated yoga studio. For a full cardio workout on top-of-the-line treadmills, ellipticals, and bikes, and a suite of weight training equipment, head to the fitness center and bask under its soaring ceilings and walls of windows that let light stream in. To hit the links virtually, practice your swing at the golf simulator, or plan for a morning pickup game at the basketball court.
Now is also the ideal time to pick up a new hobby or perfect a few recipes to add to your cooking repertoire. A chef’s kitchen at home means you can prep fresh ingredients from the nearby farmers’ market on Caesarstone countertops in peak style. Roast the perfect chicken with seasonal root vegetables or a warming stew and bake a batch of your favorite family confection for dessert with the help of premier stainless-steel appliances. Enjoy the fruits of your labor with a glass of wine at your kitchen island, then savor a snack while taking in panoramic views of the city and Hudson River from your living room or terrace.
If you choose to venture outside the luxury confines of home, you’ll find ARO has an array of shops, bakeries, and restaurants within a few minutes’ walk. The nearby La Maison du Chocolat at Columbus Circle is a paradise for the chocolate-obsessed (and admirers of other cocoa-based delights). For a perfectly flaky Italian “cornetto” pastry or even just an afternoon espresso break, head to Masseria Caffe & Bakery. Or to bring home a special tart, cake, banana bread, or other sweets, try the inventive selection at Bibble & Sip.
Whether you pick up macaroons from a local purveyor or try your hand at making your own (we suggest both!), devote some time to a workout, or master and savor a new homemade dish, each day at ARO promises the perfect mix of activity and everyday elegance at home.
Contact the ARO team today to learn about the current leasing specials and embark on your new residential journey.
*Rooftop pool open during the summer months.