Happy Monday, lovebirds. Whether you’re gearing up for date night, curling up with Netflix and a pint of ice cream, or popping bottles at wine night with the girls, it’s hard to ignore feelings of warm fuzzies and Hallmark greetings during Valentine’s season. Here’s what we’re crushing on this week.
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I can’t think past this weekend, nevertheless Fall 2013, but Fashion Week is officially in full swing with the debut of upcoming autumn collections. So far we’re seeing rich plum and merlot tones paired with surprising pastel manicures. If you can’t score tickets to the shows, it’s worth stopping by Lincoln Center for the people watching. Fashion Week concludes on February 13. 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY. More information here.
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I love a good boutique fitness sweat session and can’t wait to try out exhale mind body spa this week. The legendary core fusion class is a celebrity favorite and a great way to tone up after those Valentine’s chocolates. For new clients, you can purchase a pack of three classes on Gilt City for $35. Various locations in New York City. Click here.
Celebrate Humpday with three hours of brisket, BBQ, and beer. Dozens of acclaimed chefs with throw down for the crown of Brisket King 2014. A $75 ticket will get you beef, beer, wine and spirits from 6-9:30 p.m. 87 Lafayette St, New York, NY. Tickets here.
Ditch your cabin fever and get out of the house to mingle and imbibe at the fourth annual Good Spirits event by Edible Manhattan. The spirit-raising event pairs local drinks with neighborhood fare from restaurants such as Fort Reno, Northern Spy Co, and L&W Oyster Co. 82 Mercer St, New York, NY. Cheers!
Happy Valentine’s Day! If you procrastinated date night rezzies, New York Magazine published a great round up of some of the City’s best prix fixe Valentine’s Day menus. I’ve got my eyes on the churros con chocolate at Bitch-approved Boqueria.
The ultimate cure for your love hangover? Cupid’s Brunch of course. Hotel Chantelle in the Lower East Side is offering a ticketed brunch, which includes a two-course menu for $19.92 with 92 cent select brunch cocktails. That’s right—love potion for less than a dollar. 92 Ludlow St., New York, NY. Tickets here.
After a fun-filled week, I have a date with the gym and my laptop this Sunday. If Sunday Funday is off the table for you as well, try a healthy brunch today. Recently, Emily loved the kale salad and the affordable prices at Northern Spy Food Co. 511 E. 12th St., New York, NY.