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Moms Rule: Meals & Deals to Celebrate Mother's Day

Mother's Day is right around the corner, and instead of waiting last minute to make your plans, we've got a list of great deals going on in the concrete jungle that are sure to make your mom's heart melt. From cruises to shows and of course plenty of grub, here's your guide to giving your mother a day she will surely remember!

  • Make your mama's heart melt this Mother's Day by booking a two hour brunch or three hour dinner cruise aboard the Hornblower Hybrid. May 13th at 12pm, the ship will sail along the New York Harbor for brunch and at 7pm for dinner, both featuring live entertainment. The ship sails from Pier 40 at the Westside Highway and Houston Street. The perfect gift for the eco conscious mom, this Hybrid has both stunning architectural design, as well as environmentally friendly elements including repurposed and recycled materials, recycled glass Vetrazzo countertops, and low voltage LED mood lighting. The ship also has oversized windows, a viewing atrium, and two outdoor sundecks, giving prime viewing opportunities to guests.
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Boozing & Cruising: Hit the Water for Drinks & Eats

Hornblower Cruises & Events will debut all new Saturday and Sunday cruises aboard the sustainable Hornblower Infinity on July 1st -- just in time for summer! Launching from Hornblower Landing on Pier 40, the two-hour brunch cruises board at 11am and sail from 12-2pm on Sundays, while the three-hour dining cruises sail Saturdays from 7-10pm with a 6pm boarding time.

Dining cruise goers have the option to choose from either the Starlight Dinner Cruise of the Sights & Sips Cruise. The Starlight features a four-course seated meal for $85 with a premium open bar option for $120 and the Sights & Sips offers up light appetizers for $65 or the Cocktail Cruise with a complimentary signature drink for $45.

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For Singles & Lovers: Valentine's Day Plans for Every Personality

It can be hard to plan the perfect Valentine's Day for your significant other, but luckily, we've narrowed down your search. Choose the best option from the list before for you and your dude/gal (or just you) and hurry to book your reservation! Best of all, most options don't go too late so you have plenty of time to go home and, er, celebrate, this special day.

For the hard to please...

Spice Market's executive chef Anthony Ricco has prepared a special prix fixe menu for you and your special someone, exclusively for V-Day. Perfect for those who like the best of the best, this $66 (per person) menu features high-end dishes such as steamed lobster, spice chicken samosas, shaved tuna with chili tapioca, and of course a scrumptious dessert to follow. Call 212.675.2322 to book your reservation.