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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     @ Greenwich Education Group

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     @ Seaside Center

    Help us gather plankton and see what creatures are living in our ocean’s water! Examine microscopic organisms caught in our plankton net...

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    2014.07.10
     @ Kenise Barnes Fine Art

    (Gallery 1) Featuring artists:  Carla Goldberg, Melanie Kozol, Francis Sills, and Eve Stockton Summer exhibition at Kenise Barnes...

  • Pregnancy /Baby Fair

    2014.08.21
     @ Gigge Store

    Happy Healthy Pregnancy and Baby Fair August 21st ;30-8;30 pm Giggle BabyStore 102 Greenwich Ave. Greenwich CT Personlized shopping,...

  • Greenwich MakerBot Store Innovator Session with Jess Chung

    2014.08.21
     @ Greenwich MakerBot Store

    Teachers, students, parents, and everyone interested in modern education and technology is invited to hear Jess Chung, a teacher and MOUSE Squad...

  • Summer Vacation Day Programs- Grades K-6

    2014.08.18
     @ Stamford JCC

    Monday August 18 To Friday August 22, 8am – 6pm Monday-Baking a Mitzvah Tuesday-Scavenger Hunt Wednesday- Ice Cream Craze....

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    2014.06.21
     @ Stamford Museum & Nature Center

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  • Exhibit: Tales of Two Cities: New York & Beijing | Greenwich, CT

    2014.05.03
     @ Bruce Museum

    May 3 – August 31, 2014 Tales of Two Cities: New York & Beijing This exhibition focuses on two of the world’s leading...

  • Happy Hour Beauty Thursdays!

    2014.06.30
     @ ELLELA Cosmetics & Lashes

    Our Summer Happy Hour Beauty Thursdays are back at ELLELA Cosmetics! Hit the top of Greenwich Ave from 4pm to 8pm for the BEST Blowouts before...

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    2014.07.10
     @ Stamford Museum & Nature Center

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  • Wine Time Social Hour | Greenwich, CT

    2014.01.27
     @ Barcelona Greenwich

    $4.00 select wines, $4.00 well drinks, and $3.00 beers.

  • Happy Hour | Greenwich, CT

    2014.01.26
     @ Morello Italian Bistro

    Refresh yourself with our famous Red & White Sangria! Don’t forget that during happy hour every day 4:30pm-6:30pm your 2nd drink...

  • Greenwich Harbor Sunset Wine Cruise | Greenwich, CT

    2014.06.05
     @ Delamar Hotel Dock

    The boat "Prudence" departs from the Delamar Hotel Dock on 500 Steamboat Rd. All the wine is sponsored through VALS with food...

  • Seaside Center: Coastal Scavenger Hunt

    2014.07.03
     @ Seaside Center

    Timed for low tide exploration. A scavenger hunt for nature’s treasures. 11:00 am: July 3, 17, 31, Aug 14, 28 3:00 pm: June 26, July...

  • Seaside Center: Seaweed Pressing

    2014.07.18
     @ Seaside Center

    Look at the different seaweeds around Greenwich Point and learn about their role in the marine ecosystem. We will end with a seaweed pressing...

  • Seaside Center: Arts and Crafts

    2014.07.18
     @ Seaside Center

    Let your creativity float free! Practice the art of Gyotaku fish prints; make a sundial, a shell wind chime, or fish bowl! Activities vary every...

  • Vals Free Weekly In-Store Wine Tasting | Greenwich, CT

    2014.05.09
     @ Val's Putnam Wine And Liquors

    Each Friday we feature new wines just released and new to market for you to have an opportunity to taste and learn about through our sponsored...

  • Seaside Center: Story Time

    2014.07.19
     @ Seaside Center

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  • Saturday Vals Free Weekly In-Store Wine Tasting | Greenwich, CT

    2014.05.10
     @ Val's Putnam Wine And Liquors

    We will feature an array of new and different International wines that are selected by our staff as “Staff Picks Favorites” in...

  • Seaside Center: Naturalist's Choice

    2014.07.19
     @ Seaside Center

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