Love Actually

Great and unique ways to show your honey that she, or he, is still the one



Old-Fashioned Fun

Grab your skates and a $15 off peak train ticket to Grand Central and hike the few short blocks to the Winter Village at Bryant Park. The ice rink is open until March 2 and admission is free. Take your sweetie for a spin around the rink under the romantic twinkle of city lights. Warm up with a snowjito or an apple cider margarita at the all glass pop-up restaurant Celsius. The lounges on both the first and second floors have gorgeous views of the ice rink, no reservations needed (or taken). Cocktails are around $13 each; throw in some spiced nuts for $7 and you’ve got a romantic night à deux for under $70. You’re welcome.

In Our Backyard

The Lodge at Woodloch is a world-class destination spa that’s a quick two-hour drive from Greenwich. Your own slice of secluded paradise is tucked into 150 wooded acres in the northern corner of the Pocono Mountains. With only fifty-seven guest rooms, you’ll feel like you are lord of your own country estate. The spa spans 40,000 square feet and features treatments that include herbal wraps, using ingredients grown on the resort’s farm, to a microbrew pedicure. The lodge has been recognized as one of the world’s best by Condé Nast and Travel and Leisure. Who knew it was right around the corner?
109 River Birch Lane, Hawley, PA; 570-685-8500; thelodgeatwoodloch.com

She Will!

An American Express survey revealed that 30 percent of those considering getting engaged planned to do it on vacation—now dubbed “engagementcations.” It is estimated that 10 percent of all wedding proposals happen over Valentine’s Day. Guys considering popping the question this V Day should take a cue from Greenwich native James Waters, who proposed to his bride on vacation in Maine (though not on Valentine’s Day). He took her out to the dock and told her how much he loved her and wanted to spend his life with her. To her surprise, he then offered her his Navy Trident pin, which he then fumbled and dropped in the water. Worst engagement story ever? Nope. He swam to the depths where he had previously hidden a stunning sparkler and emerged from the water with the best story ever. He went on to be a Navy SEAL so we don’t recommend trying this at home.

Sparkle & Shine

We all know diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but who knew they had the power to make you look younger too? At the über luxe Hotel St. Barth Isle de France you can enjoy a diamond (yes, we mean, diamonds) dust-infused mud wrap. In addition to feeling like Cleopatra, this treatment promises to eliminate the effects of electromagnetic pollution and stress caused by daily life while combatting the signs of aging.
isle-de-france.com                                         

 

Greenwich Agenda

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     @ Meli-Melo of Greenwich

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    2014.10.25
     @ My Cooking Party

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  • YMCA of Greenwich Harvest Art Week

    2014.10.18
     @ YMCA of Greenwich

    YMCA of Greenwich Harvest Art Week October 18 - 26, 2014 Join us for a week-long celebration of local art! Showcasing established and emerging...

  • Exhibit Ira BARKOFF

    2014.10.11
     @ Canfin Gallery

    “The beauty of the physical world becomes a metaphor for the capacity of the spirit to reveal itself". Ira Barkoff Evocation of...

  • Nigh Season: New Paintings By David Konigsberg

    2014.09.13
     @ Kenise Barnes Fine Art

    Dates: September 13 – October 31, 2014 Opening Reception: September 13, 6 – 8:30 PM  Public Invited   NIGH...

  • Undulate: Paintings By Julie Gross and Margaret Neill

    2014.09.13
     @ Kenise Barnes Fine Art

    GALLERY II Dates: September 13 – October 31, 2014 Opening Reception: September 13, 6 – 8:30 PM Public Invited...

  • Greenwich Hospital Gala

    2014.10.25
     @ Greenwich Country Club

    It will be a Gala worthy of a doge when retiring Greenwich Hospital president and CEO, Frank A. Corvino, will be presented with the...

  • Parties at the JCC Center

    2014.09.02
     @ Stamford JCC

    A place to celebrate birthdays and special occasions. Be a guest at your own party! The JCC offers a wonderful space for you and your guests to...

  • SPLURGE Matches Scarf Donations for Cancer Patients

    2014.10.01
     @ SPLURGE

    SPLURGE and the Cancer Institute at Greenwich Hospital are partnering to bring comfort and encouragement to cancer patients.  From October...

  • IMAGINE CANDY- SWEET TASTINGS!!!

    2014.10.24
     @ Imagine Candy

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  • The Wilton Fall Antiques Market

    2014.10.26
     @ Wilton High School Field House

    Barnstar Productions and the Wilton Historical Society will present the Wilton Antiques Market. More than 80 exhibitors are expected to...

  • Trunk-or-Treat For UNICEF

    2014.10.26
     @ Island Beach Parking Lot

    U.S Fund for UNICEF Greenwich Committee invites you to the 1st annual Trunk-or-Treat for UNICEF Join friends and neighbors for an afternoon of...

  • La Soirée d’ Automne at Bistro Versailles

    2014.10.27
     @ Bistro Versailles and Patisserie

    Wine dinners at Bistro Versailles are entertaining social events held on a regular basis. Socialize with friends and mingle with other attendees...

  • Flower Power

    2014.10.08
     @ SM Home Gallery

    SM Home Gallery show featuring two Greenwich based artists: Margaret Bragg and Penny Putnam. The art show runs thorough November 22nd....

  • Explore the Bruce Museum

    2014.10.28
     @ Stamford JCC

    Join us at the Bruce Museum for a private tour of the inaugural showing in the U.S. of “Northern Baroque Splendor: The Hohenbuchau Collection...

  • Educational Seminar - Effective Resume Writing & Interviewing Skills

    2014.10.29
     @ Greenwich Library

    Are you sure you are putting your best foot forward in your job hunt?  What will make employers pick your resume and ask you for an interview?...

  • Meet Bestselling Author Ayelet Waldman

    2014.10.30
     @ Organic Planet

    On October 30 at 10am, JCC Greenwich will present New York Times bestselling author Ayelet Waldman, who will discuss her latest novel Love and...

  • Flinn Gallery Art Opening

    2014.10.30
     @ Flinn Gallery 2nd floor

    FLINN GALLERY Opening Reception 'IN FOCUS' Thursday October 30, 6 - 8pm Seven artists share their visions - Carolyn Conrad,...

  • Laurel House Family Seminar Series

    2014.09.18
     @ Laurel House

    Thursday evenings, September 18, October 2, 16, 30, 6:30-8:00 pm Join us Thursday evenings for this four part Family Seminar Series as...

  • Harvest Fair and Gift Show

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     @ Second Congregational Church

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