Valentine's Day. You either love it or hate it. Whether you are spending the day with a lover or wincing at all things pink with a friend, there are plenty of ways to celebrate. We've got the best of the best activities going on in New York City for this romantic holiday. From the best prix fixe menus in town to fun ways to sultry cruises on the Hudson, we've got you covered.
Fall in Love Again at The Sanctuary Hotel: What better way to spend lovers' day than with a romantic getaway at this luxuury boutique hotel? The hotel's Fall in Love Again Package includes romantic dinner for two at Haven Rooftop, rose petals where it matters most (wink), melt in your mouth chocolate truffles, Mile High Tease Intimacy Kit, and a bottle of champagne upon arrival. Rates begin at $329 and the package is valid from February 10th- 17th.
Whether you've got a lover or a friend you can take a romantic getaway or staycay to celebrate your love. From New York City to California and all the way to the Caribbean, we've got eight naughty 'n' nice options for you to choose from. Enjoy!
Hotel El Convento: Located in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, this small luxury hotel is offering a Romantic Memories Package starting at $250 a night. The package includes deluxe accommodations, complimentary reception serving daily wine and hors d'oeuvres at La Veranda Terrace, a signature tote bag, bottle of champagne, rose petal turndown, and chocolate covered strawberries. Do with them what you will.
The electronic music blog, The UNTZ, is presenting the Made in Glitch Digital Festival, hosted on Mixify.com on January 23rd and 24th. There will be a handful of bass music DJs performing live over the course of the two day festival, which is accessible to all over the web. Participating DJs include Bass Science, Starkey, Samples, Unlimited Gravity, Knight Riderz and more!
Check out the tunes from some of the featured DJs below and to RSVP to the event, click here.
The Long Island legend, YouTube sensation, and GrooveFox radio host, Vinny the Chin, is now starring in his own movie. The film documents his daily life, clubbing and winter rituals as he preps to party in the Hamptons on Memorial Day Weekend. Vinny will be on the move from New York to Miami as too! Included in the film are his visits with Cocaine Cowboy star Mickey Munday and date night with video vixen Tammy Torres.
Additionally, Vinny is offering 10% of all sales that come from you spreading the word. You can check out the movie, soundtrack and help share the word here! The movie also comes with an original house music soundtrack with titles including "Stomp the Deck (STD)," "Pop Your Pecs," and "Today is Not Your Day." Sounds like it could double as the soundtrack to The Jersey Shore with all of it's fistpump worthiness!
Watch the preview clip below and you can buy the album on iTunes here!
Being healthy is...always a thing. It's hard at the start but once you've got a routine going along with daily bites that compliment your taste buds, you're all set! Sure, we all love to binge on pizza and beer, but the best trend of all this year is about eating right. It's time to kick obesity to the curb and we've rounded up some of the healthiest and tastiest ways to do it!
Health Warrior Chia Bars: This small snack bar will change your life. Chia Bars are 100% natural, nutrient-rich and are about 100 calories each. They are packed with the ultimate superfood you've never heard of called Chia. Believe it or not, chia seeds have more omega 3 fatty acids than salmon, more fiber than oatmeal, more protein than tofu, more calcium than milk, and more magnesium than broccoli. Yea, I bet you wish you'd heard of this powerful little seed sooner. The vegan, dairy and soy-free bars come in multiple flavors, including Acai Berry, Coconut, and Chocolate Peanut Butter. You can purchase a box of chia bars here for $23.50.
Restaurant Week. It's here and the foodies of NYC will be having a ball until February 8th. It's a great time to explore the various options that our city has to offer and obtain and new appreciation for food. What's better than enjoying a 3-course prix fix lunch for $25 or dinner for $38 (gratuity and drinks not included) at some of the finest dining establishments throughout NYC? We've rounded up a few hotspots so check them out below!
Ilili Restaurant: In addition to Ilili's special three course prix fixe menus for lunch ($25) and dinner ($38) that will be offered, all guests who visit for dinner during Restaurant Week will also be treated to a complimentary sampling pour from one of five exclusive Lebanese wineries. Each week will feature a different vineyeard.
With so much activity going on in New York City, it can be hard to narrow down the best things that are going on at any given time. Food lovers flock to this city for its wide array of cuisines and we don't blame them. Here are some of the things going on in the culinary world that you definitely don't want to miss!
Chili Cook Off: iAdventure.com is inviting you to tickle your taste buds with a fun chili cook off at Greenwich Village Country Club on January 20 from 12-3pm and 5-8pm. There will be chili galore - from mild to super spicy - for you to try, as well as plenty of seasonal craft brews to wash it down. Tickets range from $33-$43 and can be purchased here.