Local Love for New York

This Valentine's Day weekend (Feb. 13-14), we're teaming up with eight local businesses to give New Yorkers the chance to eat, drink, shop and relax, all while saving some cash. We're calling it Local Love, and we even have a fancy logo to go with it! From discounts and freebies to in-store events like tarot card readings and Champagne, what's not to love?

Updated: February 10, 2010

Just Ask the Locals


7 W 20th St, New York, NY 10011

The only thing sweeter than an after-dinner drink is a free after-dinner drink. Citysearch readers who dine at Aleo on Valentine's Day weekend will get a homemade limoncello or other cordial on the house following their meal.

Acqua Beauty Bar

7 E 14th St, New York, NY 10003

Get ready to splurge with Champagne, mini cupcakes and a complimentary manicure with any spa treatment. Acqua will also be offering couple massages at the discounted rate of $170.

Philip Marie Restaurant

569 Hudson St, New York, NY 10014

Fall in love all over again with Philip Marie's decadent dark chocolate truffle fondue for two, paired with two flutes of bubbly. (The special Citysearch dessert is offered as part of the restaurant's Valentine's Day prix fixe menu in lieu of the standard dessert option.)

Maksim Spa

80 5th Ave, New York, NY 10011

Maksim-ize your relaxation by taking 15 percent off any service on Saturday, Feb. 13, at this cozy Union Square spa.

City Sun Tanning

50 E 13th St, New York, NY 10003

Summer may be far away, but you can look like a bronzed beauty anyway, with 14 percent off single tans, packages and products all weekend. Also exciting: free tarot card readings.

Core Pilates NYC

99 University Place, New York, NY 10003

Oh how quickly you abandoned that resolution to get into shape in 2010. Well now's your chance to get back on track, with a free mat class at Core Pilates. Use the promo code "CitysearchValentines" to book by phone or redeem online.

Bowlmor Lanes

110 University Pl, New York, NY 10003

The Union Square bowling alley is offering Citysearch customers two special V-Day packages. The Lover's Lane includes 1.5 hours of unlimited bowling along with assorted appetizers, a bottle of wine and shoe rentals for $99.95 per couple (two people per lane). The Singles Party includes all of the above, but with well drinks and bottled beer instead of wine, and costs $49.95 per person (four people per lane). Lanes can be reserved from 5pm to 6:30pm, 7pm to 8:30pm or 9pm to 11:30pm. Note: To get the discount, you must print the coupon on Bowlmor Lanes' Citysearch page and bring it with you.

Wedding Atelier

103 Fifth Ave 2nd Fl, New York, NY 10003

Calling all bridezillas! This upscale wedding outfitter is offering Citysearchers 20 percent off all dresses with a price tag of $3,500 or higher. For dresses between $1,900 and $2,600, get a free bias-cut satin trim veil (a $425 value!).