Dumbo Valentine's Day 2009

(Jacques Torres in Dumbo)

Valentine’s Day is this Saturday already? Here are a few activities and gift ideas in Dumbo.


1) What: Single and Loving It
When: Friday, February 13, 2009, 7-9pm
Where: powerHouse Arena, 37 Main St, Brooklyn

The powerHouse Arena invites you to join them for a special pre-Valentine’s Day reading, discussion, and book signing with editor Jenni Ferrari-Adler and contributor Amanda Hesser of Alone in the Kitchen with an Eggplant, and editor Ben Karlin and contributor Andy Selsberg of Things I’ve Learned from the Women Who’ve Dumped Me.

2) What: Valentine’s Treats and Face Painting
When: Saturday, February 14, 2009, 1-3pm
Where: Half Pint, 55 Washington St, Brooklyn

Half Pint will have a face painter and will be giving out sweet treats for the whole family all day long.

Eats/Gifts for you and yours:

1) Water Street Restaurant & Lounge – Candlelight prix fixe Valentine’s dinner, $55 per person. Reservations: 718-625-9352 or info@waterstreetrestaurant.com. 66 Water St, Brooklyn

2) Hecho En Dumbo – Monoluna & Hecho En Dumbo bring you a very special Valentine’s Day Celebration featuring Chilean singer-songwriter, Gepe. 718-855-5288. 111 Front St, Brooklyn

3) And for a unique ‘in-home’ experience, try Yum Yum, a personal chef and catering service in Dumbo. They were featured in Daily Candy this summer. Bring a 4 star dinner delivered to your home. For $225 (delivery included), enjoy an elegant meal for two:

  • Salad of French Mache with golden beets, toasted pistachio, chevre, shallot
  • Sweet Butter Poached Lobster, creamy lobster broth, mascarpone-enriched orzo
  • Braised Beef Short Rib with wild mushrooms, truffle
  • Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

They are offering $20 of for Dumbo residents.

4) The Wellness Lounge gift certificate: enjoy a relaxing and rejuvenating one hour couples massage for $225. 133 Water St, Brooklyn, 718-875-1514

{Dumbo Valentine’s Day Guide 2007}