Guide to Valentine’s Day in NYC

nycgo.com staff

Still searching for Valentine’s Day plans? We’ve got you covered with many options including concerts, romantic spas and, of course, plenty of dining suggestions. Read on for more ideas.

Classic NYC Romance

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Classic NYC Restaurants

Indulge

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NYC’s Fanciest Desserts

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Chinatown Dining

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Chinatown Dining

Eat your way through Manhattan’s Chinatown at these restaurants.

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Free Bar Food

Skip the Chocolate and Flowers

Best Madison Avenue Boutiques

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Best Madison Avenue Boutiques

With stores like Ralph Lauren, Dolce & Gabbana and Tom Ford, Madison Avenue is a prime shopping destination in NYC.

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Wooster Street Shopping

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Wooster Street Shopping

This Soho street is full of swank, independent boutiques.

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Essential Soho Shops

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Essential Soho Shops

Here’s our guide to the best shops to visit right now in Soho.

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OK, Chocolate and Flowers

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Slice of Brooklyn Chocolate Tour

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Starbright Floral Design

Starbright is an anchor of the flower district, but it’s less of a florist’s shop than a full-blown garden emporium, selling shrubs, outdoor plants from fruit trees to bamboo, indoor tropical plants and, of course, flowers.

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Jacques Torres Chocolate—DUMBO

Formerly an award-winning pastry chef at renowned NYC restaurant Le Cirque, the self-proclaimed “Mr. Chocolate” has whipped up a sweet paradise for cocoa bean lovers at his eponymous shops.

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Things to Do

Jul
1

Arts & Culture
Nancy Baker Cahill: Liberty Bell

Liberty Bell reflects on the evolution of liberty, freedom and democracy and encourages viewers to do the same.

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Jul
30

Arts & Culture
Ana Flores: Forest Dialogue

Take a seat in one of the pair of bronze chairs positioned amid the dawn redwood and bald cypresses in front of Wave Hill’s Glyndor Gallery.

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Sep
24

Arts & Culture
Hispanic Society Museum & Library: Treasures on the Terrace

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (which runs mid-September to mid-October), this exhibition features large-scale photographic reproductions of 19 works from Spain, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Peru drawn from the museum's collection.

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Oct
2

Arts & Culture
Brooklyn Hi-Art! Machine: Inspired by "What Is Left"

This text-based installation by Brooklyn Hi-Art! Machine, a Crown Heights–based arts collective, uses the words of the late poet Lucille Clifton to convey resiliency and perseverance.

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Oct
29

Arts & Culture
Madison Square Park: Abigail DeVille: Light of Freedom

Abigail DeVille’s Light of Freedom serves as a centerpiece for Madison Square Park Conservancy’s exploration of the roles of public art and civic spaces in these times.

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Nov
23

Arts & Culture
Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership and Van Alen Institute: Studio Cooke John: Point of Action

A set of upright metal frames linked by concentric circles on the ground gives pedestrians the chance to rethink what it is to see and be seen.

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Nov
27

Museums & Galleries
Bruce Davidson: Outsider on the Inside

More than 100 images from Davidson's work in photojournalism are on display at the Queens Museum.

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Nov
27

Arts & Culture
Women of the Nation Arise!

Staten Island's role in the suffrage movement is examined.

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Nov
27

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Harlem Renaissance 100 Events

Celebrate the centennial of the Harlem Renaissance with a year of events uptown.

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Nov
27

Museums & Galleries
The Nature of Color

an exploration of the many roles of color

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Nov
27

Arts & Culture
Sophie Calle: Here Lie the Secrets of the Visitors of Green-Wood Cemetery

Near Green-Wood's main entrance, artist Sophie Calle has created an ongoing site-specific installation in the form of a headstone.

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Nov
27

Arts & Culture
Asiya Wadud: Echo Exhibit

Brooklyn-based poet Asiya Wadud conceived of a series of phone conversations between writers and stranger that served to produce poetry.

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Anti-Valentine's Day

Jul
1

Arts & Culture
Nancy Baker Cahill: Liberty Bell

Liberty Bell reflects on the evolution of liberty, freedom and democracy and encourages viewers to do the same.

More Info
Jul
30

Arts & Culture
Ana Flores: Forest Dialogue

Take a seat in one of the pair of bronze chairs positioned amid the dawn redwood and bald cypresses in front of Wave Hill’s Glyndor Gallery.

More Info
Sep
24

Arts & Culture
Hispanic Society Museum & Library: Treasures on the Terrace

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (which runs mid-September to mid-October), this exhibition features large-scale photographic reproductions of 19 works from Spain, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Peru drawn from the museum's collection.

More Info
Oct
2

Arts & Culture
Brooklyn Hi-Art! Machine: Inspired by "What Is Left"

This text-based installation by Brooklyn Hi-Art! Machine, a Crown Heights–based arts collective, uses the words of the late poet Lucille Clifton to convey resiliency and perseverance.

More Info
Oct
29

Arts & Culture
Madison Square Park: Abigail DeVille: Light of Freedom

Abigail DeVille’s Light of Freedom serves as a centerpiece for Madison Square Park Conservancy’s exploration of the roles of public art and civic spaces in these times.

More Info
Nov
23

Arts & Culture
Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership and Van Alen Institute: Studio Cooke John: Point of Action

A set of upright metal frames linked by concentric circles on the ground gives pedestrians the chance to rethink what it is to see and be seen.

More Info
Nov
27

Museums & Galleries
Bruce Davidson: Outsider on the Inside

More than 100 images from Davidson's work in photojournalism are on display at the Queens Museum.

More Info
Nov
27

Arts & Culture
Women of the Nation Arise!

Staten Island's role in the suffrage movement is examined.

More Info
Nov
27

Things to Do
Harlem Renaissance 100 Events

Celebrate the centennial of the Harlem Renaissance with a year of events uptown.

More Info
Nov
27

Museums & Galleries
The Nature of Color

an exploration of the many roles of color

More Info
Nov
27

Arts & Culture
Sophie Calle: Here Lie the Secrets of the Visitors of Green-Wood Cemetery

Near Green-Wood's main entrance, artist Sophie Calle has created an ongoing site-specific installation in the form of a headstone.

More Info
Nov
27

Arts & Culture
Asiya Wadud: Echo Exhibit

Brooklyn-based poet Asiya Wadud conceived of a series of phone conversations between writers and stranger that served to produce poetry.

More Info

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