by MK Burnell
There’s more love than pollen in the air this spring! With flowers in bloom, trees bursting into greenery and sunshine melting away the last of the winter blues, this is the perfect time to spark up a romance to heat up your summer. So step outside, gather a gorgeous wildflower bouquet and surprise that special someone with an unforgettable date.
It’s no secret that we love New York City. There’s no better place to spend a romantic evening together, especially now that the season for sundresses and shades has returned. So why not grab your sweetie and…
Catch the sunset from the High Line
Chelsea’s hippest park stretches along a length of abandoned raised subway tracks, offering a gorgeous view of the Hudson. Start your night off right – grab a couple foamy, creamy iced lattes and some front row seats to the end of the day.
Sip on craft beers at Eataly’s rooftop Birreria
If you’ve never been to Eataly, Manhattan’s Italian food market, you’re in for a delicious surprise. Eataly is all about a love of outstanding food and fresh ingredients, and it’s a fabulous place to browse for some specialty cheeses, oils and herbs to enhance your kitchen at home. The cherry on top is the rooftop Birreria, where artisan ales and lagers are brewed just feet away from where you sit.
Shake it on the dance floor at Sullivan Room
This Greenwich Village underground hotspot has a reputation as an unpretentious place to get your groove on. Forget about waiting in line to be judged by the bouncer – all you need to be admitted to Sullivan Room is a small cover and a desire to dance the night away. For best results, show up fashionably late.
Grab a late night snack at Yaffa
Located on the far east end of St. Mark’s Place, Yaffa is a 24-hour eatery that boasts eclectic decor, a romantically lowlit, caravan-esque atmosphere and both front patio and back garden seating – so you can choose to snuggle up in an indoor booth, watch the late night crowd meander through the East Village, or hole up together in a private corner of the garden. The food is perfect for a post-party pick-me-up; hearty, creative, delicious and reasonably priced.
New York is a different city after midnight, and with the right partner in tow, it can be irresistibly romantic. Don’t just take our word for it, though… see for yourself!