Friday 24th November 2017,

Have a Happy Valentine’s Day!

Looking for some unique ideas to spend with your Valentine this weekend?We have listed our top 5 picks for NYC and Boston.  

Furnished Quarters’ NYC Top 5 Valentine’s Day Ideas:

1. Romance Under the Stars – Friday, February 14 at 6 and 9:30pm

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a unique experience at the Hayden Planetarium at the Museum of Natural History. There will be a cocktail hour with open bar, champagne and hors d’oeuvres, and music performed by the Josh Rutner Quartet. Sit back and enjoy a view of the night sky.
http://www.amnh.org/calendar/romance-under-the-stars-2014

2. Ice Skating at Central Park- Friday – Sunday, February 16, Times Vary

Central Park is one of the most romantic places in the world. Take a stroll through the park and ice skate for a very romantic winter night. Rent skates or bring your own. To reach Wollman Rink, enter park at 59th Street and 6th Ave. Lasker Rink is located mid-park when you enter at 110th and Lenox Ave.
https://www.centralpark.com/guide/sports/central-park-ice-skating.html

3. Chocolate Tour- Friday – Sunday, February 16, Times vary

Take a Chocolate Tour of New York and stroll through some of New York’s most decadent dessert boutiques and chocolatiers. There will be 8 tastings included and you can try everything from salty caramels, dark chocolate almond bark, chocolate macaroons and more!
http://www.greatnewyorktours.com/gnyt/the-chocolate-tour-of-new-york.html

4. Valentine’s Day with wine and cheese – Friday, February 14, 5-11pm

Take your Valentine to Ardesia for a special night. Chef Casaus has prepared a cheese trio including “Love at Mast”- a triple cream cheese layered with Mast Brothers chocolate. They will be offering special bubbly to compliment the cheeses. Ardesia is located at 510 West 52nd Street.
http://www.localwineevents.com/events/detail/520397/

5. Couples Night Out, Saturday-Sunday, February 15 – 16 at 6 -10pm

Savor wine and chocolate pairings for a night of fun. Enjoy a romantic dinner with cozy candlelit tables covered in rose petals. Finish your evening with Jacques Torres famous chocolate truffles compliments of Ayza. Choose from 2 locations, Ayza Midtown and Ayza West Village.
http://www.ayzanyc.com/couples_night.html

FQ’s Top 5 Boston Valentine’s Day Ideas:

1. An Evening of Chocolate and Wine, Friday, February 14 at 6pm

Don’t miss Boston Chocolate School’s special Valentine’s Day event: An Evening of Chocolate and Wine featuring a 5 sample gourmet chocolate and wine tasting with special guest, Lia Sophia. You’ll learn how to expertly pair wine and chocolate. There will also be a jewelry raffle. The event is located at Forum at 755 Boylston St.
http://www.bostonchocolatetours.com/private-events/chocolate-wine-evening/

2. Live Jazz and Cocktails at the Bee Hive, Friday – Sunday, February 14 – 16, Times vary

The Beehive in Boston’s South End is hosting a weekend long Valentine’s Day celebration: Four Days of Lovin. Featuring inspired dishes from Executive Chef Marc Orfaly, signature cocktail specials and live jazz performances.  The event is located at 541 Tremont St.
http://www.bostonusa.com/includes/calendar-of-events/Four-Days-of-Lovin—Valentine-s-Day-Celebrations—at-The-Beehive/30872/

3. Romantic cruise around the Boston Harbor, Friday-Saturday, February 14 – 15, Times vary

Take a romantic cruise aboard the Odyssey around the Boston Harbor. Enjoy dinner and dancing, a champagne toast, live entertainment and complimentary roses on Valentine’s Day. There will also be brunch and dinner options for Saturday.
http://www.odysseycruises.com/Boston/valentines-day

4. Casablanca at Brattle Theatre in Harvard Square, Friday-Saturday, February 14-15, Times vary

Take your valentine to Brattle Theatre to see a screening of the 1942 classic film, Casablanca, directed by Michael Curtiz and featuring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman as star-crossed lovers. http://brattlefilm.org/2014/02/14/casablanca-15/

5.  Ice Skate at Frog Pond, Friday- Sunday, February 14 – 16, Times vary

Enjoy a fun time ice skating at Frog Pond in Boston Common. You can bring your own skates or rent them. Grab a hot chocolate at Frog Pond Café.
http://www.bostonfrogpond.com/