FOR ALL BY ESTELLE PYPER
As the first Hallmark holiday of the year brings red hearts and chocolates to pharmacies and
restaurants citywide, you might find yourself asking, “What should I do for Valentine’s Day?”
That’s right — it’s time to emerge from our January hibernation and hit the town.
Whether you have a special someone in your life, a dear group of friends, or you just really
need some quality me-time, we have a plan for you. From X-rated storytime to aerial yoga,
make this Valentine’s one to remember.
You and Your S.O.
1. The LetLove Inn
27-20 23RD AVE., ASTORIA
A cozy jazz bar with a vintage feel, the LetLove Inn
offers an extensive collection of craft cocktails and local
beers on tap. The day before Valentine’s (Tuesday,
Feb. 13), swing by to hear cover band Tired Hookers
belt out ‘90s heartbreak songs, starting at 9 p.m. Cuddle
up with your person, enjoy a drink or two, and feel
free to sing along.
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Photo via Instagram/@abcditmars
Photo via Instagram/@theletloveinn
2. Astoria Bier and Cheese
34-14 BROADWAY AND 35-11 DITMARS, ASTORIA
This neighborhood watering hole boasts plenty of … you guessed it,
beer and cheese. Nothing’s better than chowing down on these staple
comfort foods on the day of love. Grab your sweetheart and sample
ABC’s impressive array of cheese plates and grilled cheese sandwiches,
and don’t forget to pair your meal with a pint of quality craft beer
(many of them locally brewed!).