Lower Manhattan Is Where The Heart Is

Valentine Day City Blossoms

By: Samantha Orszulak

Looking for the perfect spot to celebrate Valentine’s Day this weekend? Head to Lower Manhattan! There’s lots of fun stuff you and your sweetheart can enjoy downtown, along with dining specials and a chance to win great prizes by entering some fun contests.

Enjoy delicious Valentine’s Day meals at some of our finest restaurants. Fraunces Tavern, South West NY, Manhattan Proper and Smorgas Chef are all offering great menus for you and your date.

Have your pick of two ice skating rinks Valentine’s Day! The Seaport Ice Rink is offering a 2-for-1 skating special on Valentine’s Day.  The Rink at Brookfield Place offers spectacular views of the Hudson River and Lady Liberty.

Check out more Downtown Deals for great ideas on gift-giving and other great specials our neighborhood retailers are offering.

Why not pucker up for a chance to win some great prizes?

Pasanella & Son’s 2nd annual Kissing Contest is taking place on Friday February 13th from 6:30 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.  Test your love for a chance to win a case of wine!

Get caught kissing in front of Lower Manhattan’s Selfie Kiosk! Simply snap a kiss pic using our Selfie Kiosk — Tweet it to us using @downtownnyc and #LMKissCam, share it on our Facebook page, or email it to us at selfie@downtownny.com. We are selecting one lucky couple to be awarded a romantic dinner for two at Merchants River House and a bouquet of flowers from City Blossoms.

Photo must be taken on February 14th at our kiosk located at Albany Plaza (corner of Greenwich and Albany streets) in Lower Manhattan.

Happy Valentine’s Day!