Valentine’s Day

Did You Spend $22 at Tower Records on Valentine’s Day 1985?

Posted February 14, 2019 at 5:07 am

Here’s a fun find. Local music ephemera from 1985. Bowery Boogie contributor Robert Carmona discovered this pristine receipt from Tower Records while working a residential construction job on East 3rd Street. Date of the archaic transaction is Valentine’s Day 1985, most likely at the store nearby on East 4th Street (RIP 2006). One item was […]

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Cafe Grumpy Joins Sean Casey Animal Rescue for Valentine’s Adoption Event at Essex Street Location

Posted February 12, 2015 at 9:19 am

Cafe Grumpy moved the kitchen equipment from its sidecar annex at 13 Essex Street last week. The space that once housed an on-premise bakery is apparently now a destination for pop-ups. The first contender is a co-sponsored Valentine’s Day event with Sean Casey Animal Rescue. In particular, a “Pet Snuggle and Adoption Event.” Sorta channels […]

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Musical Kama Sutra in “Prelude du Fornication”

Posted February 14, 2013 at 10:22 am

Imagine eighth notes getting it on with quarter notes and sixteenth notes.

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1st Annual Chinatown Jewelry Week is Upon Us

Posted February 7, 2013 at 10:27 am

Timed to coincide with the Lunar New Year and Valentine’s Day, Chinatown is expecting that its inaugural Jewelry Week makes a splash.

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Bishop203 Paints Valentine’s Day Murals on Mulberry Street

Posted January 30, 2013 at 10:20 am

Ahead of Valentine’s Day this year, a pair of new love-inspired murals are in the works for Mulberry Street directly across from one another.

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SoHotel Flower Advertising on Bowery

Posted March 1, 2011 at 6:18 am

Some leftover Valentine’s Day-themed advertising from the SoHotel was spotted at the southeast corner of Bowery and Broome.

Stefon’s Valentine’s Day Recommendations on SNL [Video]

Posted February 14, 2011 at 3:03 pm

Tweaked-out club correspondent Stefon recommends the best Valentine’s date spots.

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Heartbreak on Valentine’s Day

Last modified February 14, 2011 at 11:50 am

We have an extremely important Valentine’s Day question.

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The Kisses Down Houston Street

Last modified February 12, 2010 at 12:22 pm

In anticipation of Valentine’s Day, a number of the bell-shaped abutments along the West Houston median were transformed into life-sized Hershey Kisses. Each tag has its own love-themed message, along with the requisite website shoutout.