5 Ways to Relax & Embrace the Peacefulness of the Season

The hustle and bustle of the season is upon all of us. Gifts to buy, wrapping to do, menus to plan, meals to prepare and people to connect with. What’s meant to be a relaxing, joyful season can often be just plain exhausting.

The folks at Midtown Crossing are here to help. We’ve narrowed down a list of five things you can do today to make your season a little brighter, a little less hectic and a lot more enjoyable.

1. Snuggle up with a cup of cocoa…

and warm up with the coziest holiday tune collection courtesy of all your friends at Midtown Crossing. You’ll appreciate the cozy, chill feeling you’ll get while listing to the Carol of the Bells, Auld Lang Syne and O Christmas Tree. Click here to listen.

2. It truly is the most wonderful time of the year…

…and what could be better than a delicious cup of coffee from Stories Coffee Company now open in Midtown Crossing? Located at 3201 Farnam Street, next to Makovicka Physical Therapy, Stories is currently operating with temporary hours 7 am to 2 pm, 7 days a week. Talk about cozy, you’ll love the warm feeling inside, the modern decor and the inviting fireplace.

3. How about a quiet evening at home…

…next to the tree! We’ve got you covered once again! Pick up takeout from your favorite Midtown Crossing eatery, snuggle up with a cup of cocoa and warm up with the coziest holiday tunes.

4. If you’re looking for an evening out on the town…

Stroll through the tens of thousands of lights adorning Turner Park trees, visit the beautifully decorated tree in Farnam Court or capture a perfect Instagram photo with friends inside Santa’s comfy sleigh in Turner Park. Indulge in a cozy dinner with friends and loved ones at one of the many eclectic neighborhood eateries

5. Easy. Simple. Time with friends and loved ones.

Pa Mas Taqueria and Grill gets it. That’s why they’ve recently introduced the perfect private gathering space in Omaha. It’s not too late to organize time with co-workers or friends. Your guests will love the fresh tacos, sizzling fajitas and house margaritas. Make this season a little easier and let Pa Mas do the work.

It’s all right here at the intersection of everything Omaha. Cozy and bright. A place you can unwind with the people who mean the most in your life. You deserve all the peace and tranquility of the season.

You belong here.

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