48 THE QUEENS COURIER • VALENTINE’S DAY • FEBRUARY 8, 2018 FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT WWW.QNS.COM
These Queens fl orists will create something
special for your darling on Valentine’s Day
BY MADELINE NELSON
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Valentine’s Day is all about showing
your appreciation and love to the special
people in your life. What could make
Valentine’s Day any better than a bouquet
of fresh fl owers that show how much your
love blossoms for them?
Here are nine fl orists in Queens that are
sure to make your love bloom even more.
LIC Florist, 38-02 Ditmars
If you’re reading this on Valentine’s
Day gift less, reservationless and wondering
what could possibly do this late, LIC
Florist is taking same-day orders on Feb.
14. If you live in the Astoria, Bayside,
Flushing, Long Island City, Sunnyside or
Woodside areas, LIC Florist can also deliver
if you order before the late aft ernoon!
Dana’s Flower Shop, 118-01
Queens Blvd., Forest Hills
Does your Valentine live in another
state? Dana’s Flower Shop in Forest
Hills delivers nationwide! Since 1948,
Dana’s has provided a wide variation
of guaranteed fresh fl oral arrangements.
Even if you may not be able to see your
Valentine, you can send them fresh fl owers
to show them that you’re thinking of
Ultima Florals, 81-02 37th
Ave., Jackson Heights
Looking for a fl orist in Jackson Heights
with modern arrangements for your
modern sweetheart? Ultima Florals has
beautiful fl ower arrangements inside and
outside glass vases for modest prices.
Ultima Florals also does next-day delivery
if you’re in a rush!
Creative Florist, 93-01
63rd Dr., Rego Park
Creative Florist is one of the few fl orists
in Rego Park with high-quality bouquets
for decent prices. Creative Florist off ers a
wide variety of options under $40 that are
sure to please your signifi cant other.
AB Gardencenter and Florist,
162-24 Northern Blvd., Flushing
Are you more of an in-person fl ower
shopper? Do you want to personally
deliver fl owers to your Valentine? AB
Gardencenter and Florist in Flushing is
a completely in-store experience and you
can choose what you want with the help
of gardening experts.
Floral Explosion, 101-05 120th
St., South Richmond Hill
Does your sweetheart love traditional
red roses or tulips? Floral Explosion is the
place for you. Th eir rose and tulip selections
for Valentine’s Day are gorgeous,
and if those don’t fi t your budget, the
owner will fi nd you something that will!
Sunnyside Florist, 40-05
Queens Blvd., Sunnyside
Looking for a fl orist in Sunnyside?
Sunnyside Florist has beautiful reasonably
priced selections, especially their
best-selling pink roses. Th ey also deliver!
fLorEsta, 51-02 Vernon
Blvd., Long Island City
Looking for unique and gorgeous bouquets
in Long Island City? fLorEsta provides
modern vases and fl ower selections
that are rare to fi nd at a fl orist. You can
order online, or visit their shop to experience
the beauty and rarity that is fLorEsta!
Studio Arts Florist, 106-14
71st Ave., Forest Hills
Want to go all out? Studio Arts Florist
have a large bouquet of roses available for
delivery and pick-up that are sure to put a
smile on your Valentine’s face.
Take your sweetheart out for dinner at this Queens restaurants
BY EMILY DAVENPORT
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Valentine’s Day is in two weeks — have
you made your plans yet?
If you’re looking to have a fun night
out on Valentine’s Day with your friends
or loved ones, we’ve got you covered.
Here are a few places in Queens where
you can celebrate Valentine’s Day this
Russo’s on the Bay, 162-45
Cross Bay Blvd., Howard Beach
Dance the night away at Russo’s on the
Bay during their special Valentine’s Day
Dinner and Dance. For $85, guests will
enjoy an open bar, a full dinner with an
antipasto, pasta, seven choices of entrees
and a mini dessert assortment.
Bourbon Street Queens,
40-12 Bell Blvd., Bayside
Enjoy a romantic evening of Cajun and
creole food at Bourbon Street Queens! All
night long, they’ll have Wolff er Estates
Cider Rose to go with their dinner specials,
so make your reservation today!
Marbella Restaurant, 220-33
Northern Blvd., Bayside
Th e Marbella Restaurant has a special
night planned for all lovers on Valentine’s
Day. From 6 to 11 p.m., the ballroom
will have a DJ, dancing, buff et and open
bar for those who reserved their spot. In
the dining room, there will be a harpist
to accompany your romantic dinner.
Tickets cost $75 and all guests must put
down a $25 deposit per person with your
Red Pipe Cafe, 71-60
Austin St., Forest Hills
Singles and couples alike are welcome
at Red Pipe Cafe’s Valentine’s Day Soiree.
Th eir food is vegan and organic, so no one
has to miss out on the fun. Th e night will
feature live music, a specialty menu and
interactive games. Space is limited, so be
sure to reserve your spot ahead of time by
Southern Girls Soul Food, 218-
28 Merrick Blvd., Laurelton
Test your speed-painting skills at a
special Valentine’s Day Paint & Sip at
Southern Girls Soul Food. Enjoy a night
of free wine tasting while painting, making
new friends and indulging in allyou
can-eat soul food. Tickets are available
for $40 at https://www.eventbrite.
Tu Casa, 30-10 Steinway
Spend a romantic evening at Tu Casa’s
Astoria location. For $125, which includes
tax and gratuity, diners will receive one
appetizer, two entrees and dessert and
your choice of a pitcher of sangria or
a bottle of wine. If you purchase your
ticket through Eventbrite (https://www.
tickets-42686779306?aff =es2), you’ll
receive two free glasses of champagne to
go with your meal.