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FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT WWW.QNS.COM FEBRUARY 9, 2017 • VALENTINE’S DAY • THE QUEENS COURIER 37 valentine’s day Five special ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Queens BY THE QUEENS COURIER STAFF firstname.lastname@example.org/@QNS Valentine’s Day is coming up and it’s time to start figuring out how you’re going to spend the day. Whether you are spending the day with your friends or with that special someone, there are many places in Queens that can help you make the holiday a day that you’ll never forget. Here are five ways that you can make your Valentine’s Day special. 1. Order a conversation heart cake from Denise Makes Cakes We all know those conversation hearts that show up every Valentine’s Day. Leave that candy behind and get a conversation heart cake instead! Special for Valentine’s Day by Denise Photo: Shutterstock Give your valentine the gift of free beer with the Queens Beer Book Makes Cakes: Conversation Heart cakes, customized with any message in a variety of color choices for that special someone. Three sizes are available: small (6-inch, 6-8 servings) for $50; medium (8-inch, 15-18 servings) for $100; and large (10- inch, 25-30 servings) for $165. Custom orders are also available! All orders must be placed by Feb. 8 to be guaranteed by Feb. 14. All orders must be delivered; pick-up not available. Delivery fees not included. 2. Have a romantic dinner made for you by SaladMaster (Forest Hills) Give your sweetheart a night off from the kitchen, and let SaladMaster do the cooking! Book a reservation with them for a FREE romantic dinner for two and discover the world’s leader in healthy cookware. SaladMaster | 105-09 Metropolitan Avenue | Forest Hills, NY 11375 | 718- 268-6400 3. Unlock your creativity at a Wine and Paint Night (Long Island City) If you’re looking for a unique date night idea or going out with your friends and want a fun night out, try out this wine and paint class in Long Island City! Studios LIC is hosting a special paint night on Valentine’s Day. An instructor gives you step by step instructions, so you don’t need any painting experience. All are welcome! Click here to get tickets for a night of fun! 4. Bring home delicious chocolate from the pros (Woodhaven) Chocolate is one of the classic Valentine’s Day gifts. Why not pick up some from a great local shop? Schmidt’s Candy has all sorts of great options to choose from. Whether you choose from their variety of chocolate to make a special box, order some chocolate-covered strawberries or chocolate roses, your valentine will love it. 5. Take a romantic walk through a local park (Queens) You don’t have to go all the way to Central Park for a romantic stroll. There are plenty of parks in the borough that have gorgeous views, especially in the winter! Hike the trails, take a rest and look at the waterfront. Sometimes it’s the simple things that makes the day special. BY EMILY DAVENPORT email@example.com @QNS Valentine’s Day is coming up soon. While everyone else is rushing out to finding traditional gifts like roses, chocolates and stuffed animals, why not something get them something less cliché? Leave the traditional gifts behind and get the special someone in your life the gift of free beer with the Queens Beer Book! For $30, the book contains coupons for more than 30 beers at over 30 of the best bars, breweries, beer halls and restaurants across the borough. The Queens Beer Book is good until April 15, 2017, so it’s the perfect gift to share with your valentine to get you through the final months of winter together! There is still a limited number of Queens Beer Books up for sale. Visit www.brokelyn.myshopify.com to order your book today!