valentine’s guide

8 Places for a Romantic Greenpoint Dinner Date this Weekend…

Love Donuts at the ready...

If you came to our fabulous Valentine’s Market yesterday you’ll be well aware that the annual celebration of love etc. is fast approaching.  And the fact that it falls on a Saturday this year means that it’s even harder than usual to opt out by ‘working late’.

In case you’re in line for a romantic dinner à deux (or trois, or dix), here’s a run down on some of Greenpoint’s finest who’re laying on special menus for the occasion (as well as their usual fare):

Adelina’s (159 Greenpoint Ave)
Greenpoint’s coziest Italian is offering a four-course prix-fixe for $60 with seatings at 7pm and 9pm.
Highlights include:
-Burrata, prosciutto, balsamic fig jam and mint
-Pollo al limone: Free range chicken breast with lemon & red onion puree
-Chocolate hazelnut mousse / 347-763-0152
*** They also have some very beautiful, affordable flower arrangements available for pre- order ($25-$60)***

Esme (999 Manhattan Avenue)
Esme are marking their first V-day celebrations with a three-course modern American menu for $55 (+ $25 wine pairing)
Highlights include:
-Beef carpaccio, mustard greens, purple mustard, pecorino
-Red snapper, lobster, celery root, lemon
-Dark chocolate, pistachio, cherries
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People of 2morrow Valentine’s Fete Tomorrow! (2/13)


February 13th, Valentine's Fete at People of 2morrow

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, one of our favorite new vintage shops in Greenpoint – People of 2morrow – is having a Valentine’s Fete this Thursday 2/13/14 from 6-9pm. Support local artisans at this warm festive gathering and shop for you lover or your fine self.  Continue reading

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Awakening NY: Valentine’s Gift Guide

Awaken your love this Valentine’s Day at Awakening NY Wellness Center (607 Manhattan Ave).  

Chocolatier Couples Massage $279
Chocolate body wrap (20 min), followed by side by side massage in private room (60 min) with rose petals & sparkling wine.
Roses Heaven $199
Awaken your love in a steam room for 2 with aroma therapy (20min) followed by side by side massage (60min) in room with rose petals & sparkling wine
Steam Heaven &Massage $75 for 1 / $150 for 2
Steam Shower filled with wild rose essential oils and phototherapy to set the mood (20 min) followed by signature massage (side by side or for 1) (60 min)
Cleopatra/Odysseus Dream Bath & Massage $99
Melt into our full sized bath with jets and hydrotherapy, filled with wild rose essential oils (20 min) followed by signature massage (60min)

(Spa Specials & Packages valid : 2/4-2/17)

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One more day to not be a jackass…

It’s one more day until Valentine’s Day, and if you have a lover they will be expecting a few things tomorrow. The most important of which won’t be mentioned here, but Greenpointers has worked with local businesses to create a Valentine’s Gift Guide so you don’t have to look like an empty handed jackass tomorrow and you can score (wink wink) everything right here in Greenpoint!

Thanks to: Human@Ease, Paulie Gee’s, Kill Devil Hill, Calyer, Cafe Grumpy, From the Source, Fanaberie, The One Well, Dusty Rose Vintage & Hotel Williamsburg for sponsoring the gift guide!

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Cafe Grumpy Valentine’s Day Gift Box $30
½ lb Heartbreaker Espresso
1 Café Grumpy signature demitasse
2 Raaka chocolate bars – 71% with Sea Salt & Black Coffee Bar

Cafe Grumpy
193 Meserole Ave

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Valentine’s Guide: From the Source

From The Source wishes you a Happy Valentine’s Day by offering a 10% discount in stores for any of your purchases until February 14, 2012. Just mention “Greenpointers” *.

Here’s our Top 5 Valentine list:
1. Reclaimed Teak Fern Tray $50
2. Banana Leaf Vases $35-$65
3. Upcycled Antique Batik Pillows $55
4. Upcycled Antique Batik Tote Bag $45
5. Distressed Teak Vase $95

*Valentine’s Day Discount cannot be combined with other offer.

From the Source
69 West St

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Join the one well on Thursday February 9th from 6-8pm for a Whiskey & Chocolate Tasting & Friday February 10th from 7-10pm for an Opening Reception for Artist Chris Platt. More info below…

Don’t forget, the one well features many excellent Valentine’s Day gifts including: yummy local goat milk caramel sauces (perfect for Valentine’s dessert), one-of-a-kind vintage heart boxes, pillows, baskets, & dishes, recycled paper Valentine’s Day cards & gift wrap, an incredible selection of jewelry, (because isn’t that what she really wants?!) and an entirely organic shaving needs line (because isn’t that what he really needs?!)

Chocolate & Whisky Tasting
Thursday, February 9th, 6-8. With expert Jonathan Wingo from the Whiskey Shop. Great deals on all killer vintage glassware with the purchase of a bottle of whisky. (After all, what better Valentine’s Day gift than booze and special glassware?!)

Opening Reception: Artist Chris Platt
Friday, February 10th, 7-10. Chris’ stunning yet subtle works draw attention to the laws of physics, and what amazing art is made in nature. Stop by and enjoy bites, sips, and jams from good friend and DJ extraordinaire Scott Kiernan.

the one well
165 Greenpoint Ave

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