Valentine's Day in New York City
Romance in NYC
Valentine's Day, also called Saint Valentine's Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is an annual holiday celebrated on February 14. Valentines that were connected to February 14 were added to later martyrologies, including a popular hagiographical account of Saint Valentine of Rome which indicated he was imprisoned for performing weddings for soldiers who were forbidden to marry. In the United States, about 190 million Valentine's Day cards are sent each year. With the advent of time "Valentine's Day" has become increasingly commercialized and a popular gift-giving event. Here are some suggestions for having fun on Valentine's Day.Romantic Hotels and Intimate Restaurants Top Choice: Paramount Hotel 235 West 46th Street
Paramount is Ian Schrager's stylish, Art Nouveau hotel designed by Philippe Stark. Renovated in 1998, the hotel boasts well-furnished guest rooms that are comfortable and adorn the most modern, pop-nuevo style furnishings.