Dina Rudick/Globe Staff
Hello there, NYE survivor. Glad to see you’ve emerged from your hellish aftermath. It’s the first day of a bright and shining new year, and it’s time that you get off your couch. Seize the day. Carpe that diem. Live your best life, etc., etc.
Hangover or not, we’ve assembled the easiest guide to giving yourself the detox you need to kick off your super fresh new year. It’s time to take on 2016, my friends. And do it by starting with brunch, a juice bar, or even a spa. Yes, a spa.
BRUNCH IS YOUR ELIXIRYou’re gonna have to eat at some point. Here are just a few places we picked out open at various times.
For the Early Risers: Bambara, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. 45 Edwin H Land Blvd., Cambridge
Bristol Restaurant & Bar, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. (Good food with a glorious view of the Public Garden.) 200 Boylston St., Boston
Gaslight, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. (Get normal brunch staples, and some with a twist of French cuisine.) 560 Harrison Ave., Boston
Bostonia Public House, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. (The Blood Mary bar isn’t bad.) 131 State St., Boston
For the Late Afternoon-ers: Rosebud, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. (Somerville’s favorite diner is open and ready to give you pie. All the pie.) 381 Summer St., Somerville
The Independent: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 75 Union Square, Somerville
East Coast Grill: 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. (They’ve got a la carte raw bar and DIY Bloody Marys.) 1271 Cambridge St., Cambridge
Scampo, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 215 Charles St., Boston
Foundry on Elm, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 255 Elm St., Somerville
The Butcher Shop, 12 p.m.-4:30 p.m. (For those who want breakfast and lunch options.) 552 Tremont St., Boston
The Harp, 12 p.m. 85 Causeway St., Boston
Breakfast for Dinner:Brass Union, 1 p.m.-10 p.m. (Chow down on homefries in your PJ’s.) 70 Union Sq., Somerville
La Brasa: 3 p.m.-6 p.m. (Have pancakes for a late brunch/earlier dinner.) 124 Broadway, Somerville
JUICE IS LIKE MEDICINE, BUT IT’S GREENSo a big meal just won’t do it for ya? Juice bar, it is. Here are the spots around Boston open for business.
Pure Cold Press, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. 326 Harvard St., Brookline
Fruitata Organic Juice, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. 800 Boylston St., Boston
Pressed, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. 120 Charles St., Boston
The Juicery, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. 66 Cross St., Boston
Liquiteria, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 1430 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
EXERCISE IS YOUR FRIENDThat’s probably the last thing anyone wants to hear. Below, some low-key ways to get of your place and get your muscles moving.
First Day Hikes Eleven state parks are carrying on the New Year’s Day tradition to provide free guided tours—some of which will have soup and hot chocolate. Various times and places; see the participating parks here.
New Year’s Day Yoga Mala Here’s a low-key vinyasa workshop to start the day. Akasha Studio is completing the 108 Sun Salutations, a stretching meditation that salutes new beginnings. Akasha Studio, 20 Birch St., Roslindale; 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.; see more info here.
New Year’s Day Yoga at JP Centre Yoga This chill yoga session is aimed at “quieting your nerves’’ and “cultivating quiet space.’’ JP Centre Yoga, 670 Centre Street, 3rd floor, Jamaica Plain; 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.; see more info here.
A SPA FIX IS NEVER TOO MUCHA spa day is never going overboard. For a detox that’s the real deal, these high-brow hotels are open — and they accept reservations from folks that aren’t hotel guests.
Chuan Body + Soul Boston, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. The Langham, Boston 250 Franklin Street Boston; book an appointment.
Spa InterContinental, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. InterContinental Boston, 510 Atlantic Avenue, Boston; book an appointment.
Rowes Wharf Health Club and Spa, 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Boston Harbor Hotel, 70 Rowes Whard, Boston; book an appointment.
Bliss Spa, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. W Boston Hotel, 100 Stuart St., Boston; book an appointment.
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